Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Please support Arvada Fire

One late September day two years ago, a teen driver ran a red light and plowed into my husband’s car as he was driving our younger daughter to school. The Arvada Fire Department responded … more

Letter to the editor: Think of heating costs with Prop 112 vote

When it comes to considering Prop 112, which would increase setbacks for new oil and gas drilling operations from 500 feet to 2,500 feet, one of the things I keep coming back to is our home … more

Letter to the editor: Support for Titone

House District 27 has the opportunity to elect a women with the knowledge we need to solve the problems confronting our state. Briana Titone was a geologist, with degrees in physics, computer … more

Letter to the editor: More of Gwyn Green’s accomplishments

When the Governor proposed completing the Denver Beltway from C-470 in Golden to the end of the NW Parkway, Gwyn became the main voice in opposition. She frequently reminded everyone that the … more

Letter to the editor: Critiquing the critique

In the Sept. 18 edition columnist Michael Alcorn wrote the column “Big Projects, like moving a school grade, have a lot of little steps.” As noted by the author, neighborhood schools were … more

Letter to the editor: Opposition to school funding perplexes

I must say those who do not support the school funding measures on the ballot this November perplex me. Many of these letters promote half-truths, misinformation or outright lies. First off, these … more

Letter to the Editor: Triple tax threat

Jeffco Schools $567 million bond will cost $1 billion to retire. With the $33 million mill levy in addition, taxes will be a deadly drag on our local economy. Prioritization of needs is vague or … more

Letter to the Editor: Praise for Pyne

House District 27 has lost an even-handed and thoughtful candidate with Lang Sias moving over to run for Lt. Governor with Walker Stapleton. We are fortunate to have another candidate with a … more

Former school board members urge support for Amendment 73

As former Jeffco School Board members, we’ve all experienced the stress of deciding what cuts to make to our district’s already very limited resources. None of us can recall a time when it … more

Letter to the Editor: Teachers need more help

I was happy to read the letter from the gentleman regarding education and “critical thinking” (“The Bandwagon effect,” Aug. 30.). As a substitute teacher, I see teachers everyday … more

Letter to the Editor: Colorado could use Amendment 73

Amendment 73 leverages Colorado’s strong economy to benefit our communities by asking the highest earners and “C” corporations, to contribute more to Colorado’s public schools, the … more

Letter to the Editor: Take action against drug addiction

Last year, 959 people died of a drug overdose in Colorado, according to the Colorado Health Institute, an increase of 83 percent from 2001. To put this number into perspective, the number of overdose … more

Letter to the Editor: Jeffco wants another billion

Jeffco already has a billion-dollar-a-year budget and that is not enough! Jeffco’s school board wants: Another $33 million in local tax dollars. Additional $134 million a year in statewide money … more

Letter to the Editor: Weldon for Coroner

The Jefferson County Coroner’s office provides vital services regarding deaths in our community. A professional medicolegal death investigation along with a deep compassion for families … more

Letter to the Editor: School funding is community funding

A letter writer last week objected to the cost of the Jeffco Schools District’s funding request. His objection is that it “takes money out of the local economy.” Where on earth does he think … more

Letter to the Editor: Next steps to stopping overdose deaths

Thanks for your attention to Overdose Awareness Day, which is recognized internationally on Aug. 31. In recent years, Colorado has made strides in enacting policies to curtail overdose deaths. … more

Letter to the Editor: Fellman for school funding measures

As a retired math teacher and administrator, former school board member, parent of two successful Jeffco graduates, and a grandmother, I’ve dreamed of the day we’d have an opportunity to … more

OpEd — Arvada can do better on recycling

Arvada is falling behind on Recycling, we can do better! Did you know that Arvada’s recycling rate is a mere 13 percent? It’s embarrassing. The majority of our waste stream is recyclable or … more

Letter to the Editor: Per the recycling OpEd last week

Thank you for bringing this issue to the attention of the city again. I wish you every success in getting city council to pay attention. I have worked on the issue of the trash haulers from the … more

Letter to the Editor: Picking a fight

I have gay/transgender friends, but I have little sympathy for Autumn Scardina because it is patently obvious she/he went looking for a fight. Masterpiece bakery has been headline news for … more
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