Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Teachers work hard

  Say what you will about the decision to open schools or not — I know it’s a choice that’s fraught on either side with unfortunate compromises - but I find it laughable to … more

Letter to the editor: Waiving late fees

  As your County Treasurer, I have been making every effort to assist Jeffco property owners in paying their property taxes in Jefferson County based on the unprecedented COVID virus … more

Letter to the editor: Question for teachers

  Let me get this straight. grocery store workers can show up to do their jobs, interact with hundreds of strangers daily, so you can buy food to feed yourself and your children, but you … more

Letter to the editor: A dismal reading

  Michael Alcorn paints a dismal picture of an “alternate” US history without the 3/5th person compromise. In his imagined version of history, all people of all races would have … more

Letter to the editor: Growth is not inevitable

  Somehow, highly credentialed leaders in Colorado seem to think that our state can continue unlimited growth. There’s no question that leaders in the Golden community think that every … more

Jeffco letters to the editor for July 30

Trump’s First Amendment flip-flop I write to admit that my perception of our First Amendment’s right to free speech must be flawed. On one hand, President Trump tells us that free speech would be … more

Letter to the editor: Believe experts about masks

Believe experts about masks I read with deep concern and disappointment that the Mayor of Littleton chose not to support a mandate for wearing face masks. The article talked about how council members … more

Letter to the editor: Thank you, Governor Polis

Thank you, Governor Polis Thank you Governor Polis for issuing the statewide mask order. Although it will not ensure 100% compliance, studies have shown it can increase compliance by 8% to 16%. I’d … more

Letter to the editor: Don’t believe Fox News

Don’t believe Fox News Fox News continues to spew out untruthful, hateful comments about Democratic positions and about Vice President Biden’s statements. Fox is a TV network that is totally … more

Letter to the editor: Delegation should back vaccine work

Delegation should back vaccine work My father has been battling stage four prostate cancer for a long time, which unfortunately has metastasized to his lungs. Because of this, he is extremely high … more

Letter to the editor: Don’t obscure Antifa tactics

Don’t obscure Antifa tactics This weekend I watched with sadness as Antifa “protesters” turned on Coloradans with violence. Regular folks from around the state peacefully gathered at the sixth … more

Jefferson County letters to the editor for July 23

Please wear a mask Wearing a mask is one thing you can do to help people around you avoid the Coronavirus. A mask doesn’t do much to protect the wearer but it keeps the droplets you might expel … more

Letter to the editor: Lock up coronavirus rule-breakers

Lock up coronavirus rule-breakers Gathering in crowds, without face coverings or distancing, is just plain criminal! Such actions risk not only the health and lives of those who do so. Many others … more

Jefferson County letters to the editor for July 16

Paying it forward I want to again thank the gentleman who paid for my purchase at Walmart on June 28, at 11:57 a.m. He was in front of me with just two items. I had $50 worth. He paid cash and left. … more

Letter to the editor: Don’t buy Gardner’s ‘green’ pose

Don’t buy Gardner’s ‘green’ pose Cory Gardner is attempting to “greenwash” his reputation to improve his chances for reelection in 2020; however, Gardner’s voting record and unwavering … more

Letters to the editor: Jefferson County, July 7 edition

Don’t blame the victim Letter writer Russell Haas shown that with a quick visit to Wikipedia, one can find anything to blame a prone, handcuffed man for dying under the weight of three police … more

Letter to the editor: Support McCorkle, give Buck the boot

Support McCorkle, give Buck the boot Guns and safety will be a big topic in the next legislative session and it’s important that Coloradans have their voice heard. Our state laws are evidence-based … more

Letter to the editor: Wrong approach on surprise bills

Wrong approach on surprise bills Federal COVID-19 relief efforts have helped many small businesses survive, but our health-care workers remain hard hit. In April, more than 1.4 million lost their … more

Letter to the editor: Civil War statue was part of Colorado’s story

Statue was part of Colorado’s story Meet my great-grandfather, John Dare Howland, designer of the Civil War statue that stood near Colorado’s Capitol. “Jack” Howland, was born in Zanesville, … more

Letters to the editor: Jefferson County

Prioritize kids As an educator, and as a parent, I have witnessed the incredible and far-reaching impact early childhood education has had on my daughter, and on kids in my classroom. Most of a … more
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