Letters to the editor
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Letter to the Editor: Questions raised by teacher walkout

Now that Jeffco’s million dollar School Superintendent has declared April 26th a ‘’non-contact-day’ enabling District teachers to play hooky and head for the Capitol, should we not … more

Letter to the Editor: Journalism has only itself to blame

I am writing in response to the column “Stand by your newspaper, because it stands by you” written by Lisa Schlichtman. She laments the claims of “fake news,” attacks on the news industry … more

Letter to the Editor: “Reasonable” is the key word in gun control

Someone using the NRA lies about a “far-left gun grab,” shows no credibility on the students and gun safety issue. The Supreme Court has guaranteed that law abiding citizens may possess guns for … more

Letter to the Editor: Teachers didn’t need to walk out

To be clear, I support wholeheartedly any worker seeking better wages and working conditions. And particularly support teachers petitioning legislators. However the scam being perpetrated on the tax … more

Letter to the Editor: Teaching conditions are rough

In response to a recent letter regarding the excellent pay, benefits and retirement package that teachers in Colorado currently have, I must say bunk. My daughter has been teaching for just over … more

Letter to the Editor: Some points about PERA

In the March 29 edition, in letters to the editor, a couple letters suggested Colorado let PERA go bankrupt; as if they, and the state, 1) were separated from, and not a part of PERA, and 2) that … more

Letter to the Editor: Another look at those student protestors

Another look at those student protests Have you wondered how many students walked out of school for a so-called gun protest with a clear workable plan in mind? Watching and reading news reports I … more

Letter to the Editor: School of Mines' gain is Golden's loss

Residents of Golden should realize that as the Colorado School of Mines continues to expand, the City of Golden loses both residential and commercial properties. Not only does the city need … more

Letter to the Editor: So thankful for STEM story

Thank you for Christy Steadman’s excellent article about girls (and women) in STEM courses and careers in last week’s issue. The American Association of University Women’s (AAUW) 2010 … more

Letter to the Editor: Expect trouble from teachers

We hear that Oklahoma’s teachers are on strike because, the average salary of $45,276 requires second jobs to keep off food stamps. We know many folks who work twice as hard and would be pleased … more

Letters to the editor

Time to end PERA’s plight Regarding  Public Employee’s Retirement Association plight, how often have we heard its beneficiaries, legislators, and state office seekers aver that ‘the taxpayer … more

Letter to the Editor: About Alcorn and the need for education evolution

Michael Alcorn’s March 1 editorial on his thinking on the “Concept of Institutional Trust” was enjoyable but his conclusions of importance to parents and students in Drake Middle School’s … more

Letter to the Editor: We need to defend civil rights

Recently three state legislators – Senator Lundberg(R), Senator Lambert(R), and Representative Rankin(R) – defunded the Colorado Civil Rights Division (CCRD). In order to insure the CCRD … more

Letter to the Editor: A troubling question about school shootings

A troubling question about school shootings Has it occurred to anyone to ask; “Why are school shootings and violence occurring exclusively in Public Schools” and “Why is this mostly … more

Letter to the Editor: A negative state

Watching the State of the Union address by President Trump was an eye opener regarding the state of society. No matter what your political belief, it would seem that you would want your country to … more

Letter to the Editor: A gentleman does not patronize

Regarding Michael Alcorn’s “Battle of the Sexes” column... I am a 70 yr.old bipartisan, grandmother from Golden, politically active since the 60’s.Michael … more

Letter to the Editor: Cannot legislate morality

In response to “not facing the problem” letter to the editor last week: There is nothing wrong with the letter writer’s moral compass, however, you cannot legislate morality or … more

Letter to the Editor: Not facing the problem

Not facing the problem It is good and right that Colorado state lawmakers are “Facing the Problem” of opioid addiction and the resulting overdose deaths. As reported in the Jan. 4 newspaper … more

Letter to the Editor: Jeffco gets less transparent for parents

Why, at their Jan. 11 meeting, did the Jeffco school board take it upon themselves to swiftly pass a consent agenda item making it more difficult for parents to know if their children’s … more

Letter to the Editor: The JP stands alone

Mayor Sloan’s letter is informative on Golden’s participation in the WestConnect Coalition, planning transportation improvements from Kipling/C-470, through Golden, and up to Boulder via … more
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