Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Big announcement’s hard costs

How is it that nowhere in the “Xcel Energy’s 100 percent carbon free’ 2050 pipe dream” is the cost of reinventing the power grid mentioned? Shouldn’t every household in Xcel’s iron … more

Letter to the editor: Enough with the new system

Wow, seeing all my fellow Citizens frustrations, ideas and issues in this past two year late opening of passenger rail to Wheat Ridge and Arvada, the “G Line” is strange?This line gives our area … more

Letter to the editor: Applause for Alcorn

I just wanted to say how much I enjoy and appreciate Michael Alcorn’s columns in the paper. Not only is he a good writer, but his common sense and values are a shining light compared to what is … more

Letter to the editor: Gold Line lingers

The Denver Post reports that the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has now threatened to sue RTD (and thus its developer the Denver Transit Partners) about their failure to solve crossing … more

Letter to the editor: Bond to waste $150 Million

5B, the $567 Million bond tax ask to improve school buildings passed. In 2012, when voters passed the “warm, safe, dry” bond ask for $99 Million, Jeffco actually financed $117 Million, 18 … more

Letter to the editor: New bond money spending priorities

Jeffco schools presented a lot of information on what upgrades schools would receive if this $567 Million bond passed. Board members talked a lot about having “equitable schools” and making … more

Letter to the editor: Proud of Pomona theater performances

Proud of Pomona theater performancesWanting a cheap date with my husband, I perused the local options and came across an ad in your newspaper from Pomona High School’s Catwalk Theater and found … more

Letter to the editor: Midterm election lessons

Here are a few lessons and questions from the midterms that we can begin discussing prior to the 2020 election season: 1) The problems with democracy are once again uncovered. How many races … more

Letter to the editor: Celebrating American Indian heritage

During this month, our nation and the Lakewood Blue Spruce Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of the Native Americans who were the … more

Letter to the editor: Sad about 73 outcome

Coming from a family of teachers in Colorado, we are saddened and heartbroken about the lack of support Colorado voters gave to Colorado public schools, educators and students in our state in voting … more

Letter to the editor: End of election relief

We can all breathe a sigh of relief that the onslaught of political ads are over, at least for the moment. My hope now is that our elected officials do not go right back to business as usual. The … more

Letter to the editor: Jeffco tax cut setting us up to fail

One reason that the Jeffco budget may be cut is the loss of revenue caused by a two to one vote by the County Commissioners to eliminate the County portion of the Business Personal Property Tax. To … more

Letter to the editor: Lakewood deserves more from bond

Lakewood Schools Deserve More from the nearly one billion dollars in new debt from the bond. A quick look through the proposed new Lakewood school projects leaves us wondering why millions are … 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 worked … more

Letter to the edtitor: Supporting all three ed measueres

Supporting all three ed measures 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 … more

Letter to the editor: Regarding 5A and 5A

Sometimes it’s right to spend some money on stuff. In Jeffco, we’re encountering a couple of bonds on the ballot. Some may look at it and say, “Not me.” You know, school safety bond things. … more

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: 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
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