Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Anti-death penalty

It is time to end the death penalty in Colorado. It is expensive, unfairly applied, and unnecessary for plea bargaining. As a librarian within the criminal justice system, I have come to know several … more

Letter to the editor: Murder in our name

Is it a tragedy or downright evil, that Iranian General Soleimani was murdered by the US shortly after arriving in Baghdad on a commercial flight, bearing his Government’s response to a Saudi … more

Letter to the edtor: Bury the death penalty

  My college boyfriend was murdered in 1979. That same year, my manager at the bookstore I worked at was murdered. More than a decade later, a client I represented in a divorce proceeding was … more

Letter to the editor: Thank you for making our Secret Santa a success

On behalf of Project STAR (Serving Teens At Risk) and Need for Clean, we want to thank so many Golden-area residents for supporting last year’s Secret Santa initiative. We are pleased to tell … more

Letter to the editor: Disappointed in Perlmutter

  Democrats have desired to impeach President Trump since Election Day. Many publicly stated as much. This gave rise to the Russia collusion investigation and subsequent appointment of … more

Letter to the editor: Duped on the decade

  We are constantly hearing that this is the end of the decade, unfortunately many TV and radio commentators seem to have forgotten basic math. A decade is 10 years. The first year is one, … more

Letter to the editor: Violated his oath

The President of the United States takes an oath of office required by our Constitution. Every President from George Washington to Abraham Lincoln to Franklin Roosevelt has affirmed this oath. They … more

Letter to the editor: Enough of impeachment

Had enough TV coverage of people with nothing to say, opinions of Harvard leftists, cover-up of the corruption of Joe Biden, known mainly as the comedians’ livelihood for decades? Hasn’t all of … more

Letter to the editor: Reliable witnesses for impeachment

The impeachment hearings are bringing out far more than I expected, from incredibly reliable nonpartisan witnesses, both diplomats and constitutional scholars. It has been made clear that our … more

Letter to the editor: Something stinks

Our community and our state need to deal with our methane problem. Methane is 80 times more potent than carbon dioxide as a greenhouse gas and therefore, a major driver of climate disruption, in the … more

Letter to the editor: What are we paying for?

Do we really understand what “we are paying for” with the taxes we pay? Our Governments, Employees and Representatives don't always appear to be transparent or clear in where taxes go. Laws and … more

Letter to the editor: HOPE bill for Alzheimer's help

Today, 73,000 Coloradans are living with Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia. Last year, 252,000 of their family members and friends provided 287 million hours of unpaid care to support their … more

Letter to the editor: Getting what we pay for

The defeats of state Proposition CC and Jefferson County 1-A are a continuation of Colorado taxpaying voters refusing to pay for revenue increases needed for important services. When we got … more

Letter to the editor: How to fill the 1A shortfall

Now that Jeffco’s stealth tax-revenue-increasing Issue 1A has been roundly rejected, what are the distraught 88,422 voters who favored it to do? Rather than sock themselves and their already … more

Letter to the editor: Is Jeffco Generations the Right Program for Jeffco?

As a concerned Jeffco citizen I find the academic growth scores decreasing for the 2nd year in a row concerning. Our Superintendent (Dr. Glass) was from Eagle and he implemented “Eagle … more

Letter to the editor: A chance for schools to do better

We should all be concerned about the decreasing academic growth scores the students in our school district have earned in the last several years. They are falling behind other metro area students … more

Letter to the editor: Writing ‘against’ 1A nonsense

Some of the AGAINST comments regarding Ballot Issue 1A, sent to all registered Jeffco voters, were written to purposely confuse and mislead voters. They were submitted by campaigners for its … more

Letter to the editor: Too much, too late

Jefferson County’s Initiative 1A, which wants to keep excess funds over the TABOR (Taxpayers Bill of Rights) limit, is too much too late. Unless the voters approve, no governmental entity may keep … more

Letter to the editor: Joining with JJ

I saw her name on the signs, but I didn’t make the connection until now. JJ Trout is the same person I met at the Golden Rec Center (likely 12 years ago), the same person who, even earlier, I … more

Letter to the editor: Cameron has my vote

Don Cameron has my vote for Mayor of Golden. Don supports the issues that are important for Golden including acquiring and protecting Open Space, affordable housing and addressing development … more
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