Letters to the editor
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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

Letter to the Editor: Climate should be the top issue

Climate should be the top issue Journalists; TV, radio, print, on-line; and concerned citizens, when questioning political candidates from all parties and at all levels on their positions on … more

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for helping to stop evil

Thank you to all journalists who are reporting on and making sure the American public knows about the atrocities our government is engaged in as they separate children from their families. Please … more

Letter to the Editor: Education overcomes fears

Your Rocky Flats article noting the difference between the 5,000 acre buffer zone (now mostly the US Fish and Wildlife Refuge) surrounding the 1,300 acre former core production area is indeed … more

Letter to the Editor: Troubled by child separation

I am deeply troubled by the Trump administration’s policy which has led to the separation of children from families at the United States’ southern border. While President Trump has signed a … more

Letter to the Editor: Parkway study flaws

Careful reading of the Parkway study reveals some flaws that lead to invalid projections of revenue. The most glaring error is the definition of other highways near the proposed JP route. The … more

Letter to the Editor: Spending for spending’s sake?

In the last few editions there have been many letters about the financial shenanigans of the Jeffco School District. Why is the current school board racing to create significant expenditures and … more

Letter to the Editor: Good job Wheat Ridge parks crew

Kudos to the Wheat Ridge Parks’ Green Belt crew for their meticulous attention to Anderson Park and the Green Belt trail, and for always responding to my requests over the last couple years to … more

Letter to the Editor: Cassidy for Assessor

I am supporting Brian Cassidy for Jefferson County Assessor, and here is why you should too! I met Brian and his wife, Ann, 26 years ago. Through the years they have been steadfast neighbors and … more

Letter to the editor: Enough is enough

Do we need yet another Santa Fe or another Columbine High School gun incident killing our leadership of tomorrow to address reasonable gun control in our nation! Killing is wrong! Killing our youth … more

Letter to the editor: Jeffco admin projected to grow by 8 percent while enrollment declines

As teachers march for higher pay, Jeffco’s school board was busy allocating more administrators to their already top heavy administration. In reviewing the proposed 2018/2019, administrative … more

Letter to the editor: Still no Gold Line!

We in Arvada and the rest of the Gold Line (despite a fully electrified line and a huge bi-level parking lot, in downtown Arvada) is two years overdue, and we are still waiting for train service … more

Letter to the editor: Good news for parents

I’d like to thank the state legislature for passing the Expand Child Care Expenses Income Tax Credit bill, HB18-1208, which will make child care more affordable for more families across the … more

Letter to the Editor: Cat-astrophy averted

On May 9, thanks to the valiant efforts of Officer V. Burton of Wheat Ridge Police and the Arvada Fire EMS crew, we were able to rescue my neighbor’s yellow-striped tomcat who had somehow managed … more

Letter to the Editor: Glass fans flames of teacher unrest

Recently, in a guest column, Jason Glass made it seem that if the state repaid the “budget stabilization” factor the Jeffco school district could hire 1,000 more teachers or all teachers could … more

Letter to the Editor: Teachers pay, schools, and fairness

The May 10 article on full day kindergarten was revealing, yet left some truths unsaid. Noted was the fact that by the second or third grade students tend to equalize the benefits of full day … more

Letter to the Editor: Ridiculous letter

Calling out former President Obama for being a communist is ludicrous. The letter writer hasn’t matched any of Barrack Obama’s actions with the qualifications for being a communist. Perhaps, next … more
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