Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Brian Cassidy for Assessor

This county’s tax payers, especially small businesses, need change – they need fair and accurate property valuations that represent actual value rather than inflated unrealistic values that add … more

Letter to the editor: Colorado kids deserve better

I was a Jeffco 3rd grader the last time Colorado was near the national average in per pupil funding — 35 years ago. Today, we trail $2,800 below the national average in per pupil funding. Colorado … more

Letter to the editor: Vote No on Jeffco 5A & 5 B

According to a previous Jefferson county school board member, school bonds are used exclusively to build new schools for newly constructed housing. A subsidy for out-of-control housing growth … more

Letter to the editor: Dahlkemper has proven history

As an engaged Jefferson County resident, here’s my local voting practice: the closer to my backyard, the less I care about party and platform; the more I care about Proven History, Prudence, … more

Letter to the editor: We cannot delay on 5A and 5B

In the course of my life, I have been a Jeffco student, teacher, principal, and now proud school board member. This November, a YES on 5A & 5B helps secure quality education today and for … more

Letter to the editor: Jeffco students deserve 5A and 5B

It was with great dismay that I watched two years ago as other metro area districts passed their bond and mills, while Jeffco did not. Adams 12, Cherry Creek, Aurora, Denver and Englewood schools … more

Letter to the editor: Dahlkemper has leadership experience

I support Lesley Dahlkemper for Jeffco Commissioner. She was the best thing to ever happen to our School Board when, as a parent of a Jeffco student, I felt our Board had hit bottom. Lesley was a … more

Letter to the editor: George Stern for County Clerk

I am excited to have received my general election ballot, and I am doubly excited to cast my vote for George Stern for JeffCo Clerk and Recorder. I hope you’ll do the same. George and I … more

Letter to the editor: State says oil and gas rules suffice

As an Arvada resident who works in the oil and gas industry, I not only care about the products my company produces and the state of our economy, but I also deeply care about the health and safety of … more

Letter to the editor: Voting for schools and students

I am a Jeffco parent and I will be voting YES on Amendment 73, 5A and 5B because strong public schools are the backbone of healthy communities, preparing students to be good citizens who make … more

Letter to the editor: Support for Frank Teunissen

Once again we are heading into uncertain financial times. The finances of Jefferson County are as much at risk as our personal finances. This is one of many reasons I support Frank Teunissen for … more

Letter to the editor: Let’s ride this wave

“I have a vision that the morning after the election’s headlines will read, “Mid-Term Election Turn Out at All Time High.” There is a wave coming, and it’s a wave of justice, equality, … more

Letter to the editor: Brauchler wrong for Colorado

George Brauchler wants voters to elect him as Colorado’s top law enforcement official. Colorado voters who value freedom and due process should not vote for DA Brauchler. Brauchler was a … more

Letter to the editor: Arvada fire chief in favor of ballot measure

Arvada Fire does not receive funding from either Arvada or Wheat Ridge. We are funded primarily through property taxes collected within the fire district. It’s a constant challenge to stretch … more

Letter to the editor: Danielson for senate

This election is crucial for Colorado. We need the voice of Jessie Danielson in the Colorado Senate. She has been a very hard working and involved state representative and she deserves to be … more

Letter to the editor: Thank you to citizens of Arvada

I would like to express my gratitude to you for helping me accomplish my Boy Scout Eagle Project. You may have seen me at the “BSA Rhino Eagle Project” tent during the June and July 2nd … more

Letter to the editor: Brianna Titone for HD 27

During this time of political turmoil, I would like to offer a positive message for our community. Since early this year when Brianna Titone announced her candidacy for HD27, I have had the great … more

Letter to the editor: Wilson For District L

Voters have an excellent opportunity to place an extremely qualified candidate on the RTD Board of Directors in District L. Bob Wilson, a Colorado registered Professional Engineer, has a … more

Letter to the Editor: Measure 2E is good for democracy

This year’s Golden Ballot Measure 2E invites 16- and 17-year olds into our community’s democratic process, voting on hometown issues and familiar candidates under family and school guidance. … more

Letter to the editor: Facts in favor of 5A/5B

Approximately 70 percent of households in Jeffco don’t have students in school—many are seniors. Strong schools benefit all residents by protecting property values and attracting businesses, … more
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