Letters to the editor
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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

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

Letter to the Editor: We love Mines and the big ‘M’ but...

We loved it more before LED lights were installed a couple years ago, substantially increasing the lumens. Now the bright glow masks the beautiful star-filled skies. The other night we spent three … more

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Letter to the Editor: Fight gerrymandering

I have faith that when our democratic elections are protected from unfair practices like gerrymandering, that our government will represent the will of the people. When we vote this November, we will … more

Letter to the Editor: Rollback of clean car standards

Please contact the Colorado Air Quality Commission to encourage them to adopt the low emissions vehicle standards that Governor Hickenlooper proposed and ask that they put said rules into the … more

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to Alcorn

I want to sincerely thank Michael Alcorn for his article on 8/9/18 regarding the state of our educational system. It is heartening to see that there are teachers who have the insight to recognize the … more

Letter to the Editor: Thanks EPA!

When I used to visit Colorado in the 1960’s and ‘70s, you could hardly see the mountains from Denver because of the brown cloud. By 1985 it was so much better! You could see the mountains most of … more

Letter to the Editor: Graffiti ghoul a gonner

Last Friday we (my pooch and I) encountered a ghoulish sight down under the 44th Avenue bridge that heads into Anderson Park: I can only describe it as an unpleasant clown-devil face with a gaping … more

Letter to the Editor: Tough to tolerate the tailgate

I shared some of the same experiences with tailgaters as Mr. Smith. If you slam on your brakes in retaliation, it can be considered as aggressive driving. Occasionally, I would feel so appreciative … more

Letter to the Editor: How much should it cost

The other day as we were checking out of the grocery store the clerk told us we had saved $47, thanks to our coupons and value customer card. When I use one of my credit cards I can save by way … more

Letter to the Editor: Remembering Chuck

When my wife and I moved to Golden in December 1997 one of the first people we met was Dr. Frank Schowengerdt of the CSM. He invited me to a meeting of Save The Mesas activists where I met Marcie … more

Letter to the Editor: Regarding Alcorn’s immigration comments

I supported President Reagan’s immigration law as a reasonable approach to the roughly three million illegal aliens in the country at that time. Years later, 11 million. A law designed to solve … more

Letter to the Editor: Geezer goals

I enjoyed Mary Stobie’s accurate fine points of geezer qualifications (How to be a Geezer, July 5 edition). Strict standards, to say the least. A status I’ve often tried to achieve might be a … more

Letter to the Editor: Summer break scrutiny

In paraphrase, ‘Have we not a School Board that lives in a shoe, which has so much money that it knows not what to do?’ In his first year on the job, has Jeffco’s “Million Dollar … more

Letter to the Editor: Allowing children on Rocky Flats should be a crime

Scientists and medical doctors around the world have researched the impacts of plutonium and have found significant risks attached to inhaling a microparticle of plutonium, invisible to the human … more

Letter to the Editor: Kudos on clean car call

I am writing to commend Governor John Hickenlooper on his Executive Order for Colorado to join 13 other states in adopting the Advanced Clean Cars standards. As his term comes to an end, it is … more
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