Letters to the editor
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Letter to the Editor: Measure 2E is good for democracy

This year’s Golden Ballot Measure 2E invites 16- and 17-year olds into our community’s democratic process, voting on hometown issues and familiar candidates under family and school guidance. … more

Letter to the editor: Facts in favor of 5A/5B

Approximately 70 percent of households in Jeffco don’t have students in school—many are seniors. Strong schools benefit all residents by protecting property values and attracting businesses, … more

Letter to the editor: A singletrack mind

I’m really excited about the concept of Single Track Sidewalks. I love the way they scream, “come and play!” For me, and my hopeful two little kids, they would provide a sanctuary of fun, … more

Letter to the Editor: Concerned about Prop 112

I am a Colorado Native with two boys that are 6 and 3. I am blessed to live and work in my state. I love my job, my company, and my industry. I am very passionate about my job and all that it does … more

Letter to the editor: Danielson for senate

This election is crucial for Colorado. We need the voice of Jessie Danielson in the Colorado Senate. She has been a very hard working and involved state representative and she deserves to be elected … more

Letter to the editor: Voting for Walker Stapleton for better health care

Health Care Op Ed Health care is the most important issue to me in this election. For that reason, I will be voting for Walker Stapleton. As a mother, grandmother, county commissioner and Chair … more

Letter to the editor: This John Johnson supports Jeffco 5A/5B

In the Oct. 25 issue of the paper I read a letter titled "Remedial math." A clarification: My name is John E. Johnson. I am a colorado native, a resident of Arvada, 44 years old, and a retired … more

Letter to the editor: George Brauchler for State AG

George has the vision, ethics and integrity that make him the right choice for Colorado Attorney General. He is currently District Attorney for the 18th Judicial District, the largest in the … more

Letter to the editor: Superintendent supports Amendment 73

As the former superintendent of Jeffco, I support Amendment 73 which supports our school districts in meeting the mission to educate all of our children. I want to speak with my heart. When I … more

Letter to the editor: Support setbacks for oil, gas drilling

Support setbacks for oil, gas drilling Why support 112? It puts our families’ and kids’ health first, ahead of industry lies. Per independent university research, toxic risks from fracking … more

Letter to the Editor: Lower Golden’s voting age?

Golden council has referred a proposed City Charter amendment this election that would change the minimum voting age (for municipal elections only) to 16. The ballot question reads: “SHALL THE … more

Letter to the editor: Hopeful support for school measures

I’d like to say I live in a world of hope. A world where a school district in obvious financial need wouldn’t have to post pictures of sewage leaks at Columbine HS to try and encourage its … more

Letter to the editor: Perhaps time for pencil sharpening in school budget

This ballot will be loaded with critical financial and political issues. Shouldn’t we all be taking a closer look at school finances and budgets? Where is the money really going? Jeffco already … more

Letter to the editor: I’ll be voting Yes on Amendment 112

Why? Who paid young people to interfere with petition gathering? Who paid signature gatherers to stop collecting and violate their contract with Colorado Rising? Who has fought common … more

Letter to the editor: Why I care about 5A/5B

Why should I care if the mill levy override and bond package (5A/5B) passes)? I’ve lived in Jefferson County for over 54 years, I’m in my late 70’s, I’m retired, I’m on … more

Letter to the editor: Cook for RTD board

Shelley Cook, running for RTD District L, is the best candidate to represent Arvada in my opinion. Shelley founded and operated the A-Line Shuttle from Arvada to DIA for 13 years. When RTD cut … more

Letter to the editor: No Vote = No Democracy

Vote. It is your responsibility to your city, state, and nation. Ensure that you are registered to vote by checking the Secretary of State web site: … more

Letter to the editor: Keep Jeffco schools from falling behind

Parents, grandparents, neighbors, community members, local business owners - all Jeffco residents should value investing in our students and our schools and vote Yes on 5A and 5B, the mill levy … more

Letter to the editor: Weiser is best pick for attorney general

I am voting for Phil Weiser for Attorney General. I got to know Phil while he was Dean of the University of Colorado School of Law. Phil is brilliant, thoughtful, courageous, humble and humane. … more

Letter to the editor: Vote Brauchler for AG

I’ve known him for more than 25 years. I’ve seen him in the courtroom, the classroom and the boardroom. I’ve seen his skill and zeal at work and I know his character. George Brauchler will … more
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