Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Where’s Don Quixote when you need him?

There’s a little patch of ‘guidance concrete’ at the corner of 10th and Ford which has irritated me for quite a while. I wrote a little poem about it: There is some careful … more

Letter to the editor: Let’s be sustainable

Climate change is one of the most important challenges facing Colorado in the coming years. Our community, and the rest of the state, are already feeling the impacts that will only grow. Forest … more

Letter to the editor: What’s wrong with dog owners?

It’s that time of year again, nice weather, blooming flowers. Unfortunately, bags of dog poop are also blooming along walks and trails. What’s wrong with dog owners!? Dogs are great, … more

Letter to the editor: Important climate details

I’d like to respond to the Letter to the Editor from the March 28th issue regarding climate change. As a community member who has a master’s degree in atmospheric science and spent nearly … more

Letter to the editor: Clearing the air

With the soaring Rocky Mountains, the Great Sand Dunes, the endless green forests and the fields of vibrant flowers, Colorado’s diverse landscapes and climate make it an exceptional place to … more

Letter to the editor: Growth at any cost

Certain paradigms create self-fulfilling destinies. In America, “economic development”, another word for “growth,” remains the mantra for every politician in Colorado and … more

Letter to the editor: Mile High opportunity

Thousands of people flock to Colorado every year for a better life. The Census Bureau estimated a 1.4 percent growth rate for Colorado last year, over double the 0.6 percent national rate. This … more

Letter to the editor: Act now on climate

I am currently a junior in high school in Arvada, and love my state.The mountains are gorgeous, as are the colorful skies we get to see. So it makes me so sad to know what we are doing to our … more

Letter to the editor: Time to end death penalty

Time to end death penalty A society that respects life does not deliberately kill human beings. The death penalty sends the message that violence is the most effective solution to problems. The … more

Letter to the editor: Should continuity trump achievement?

Do Jeffco parents and taxpayers know that the number or our K-3rd graders with 'Significant Reading Deficiencies' had increased to 11 percent last year rather than decreasing to 9 percent as was … more

Letter to the editor: Fight factory farming

All over the United States, we maintain an endless amount of factory farms- in 2012 there was a recorded 2.1 million factory farms in America alone. In Colorado, we participate in nationwide … more

Letter to the editor: Bill would help reduce suicide

Bill would help reduce suicide As a one-time state lawmaker who had an “A+” NRA rating and a former Republican candidate for governor, I’m strongly supportive of HB-1177 — a bill that would … more

Letter to the editor: Astor House ancestor

My name is Heather Robinson Ross, Janet Livesay Robinson’s daughter and great great great granddaughter of Seth Lake. I am writing to express our support for the Museum of Reinterpretation … more

Letter to the editor: Greetings Colorado!

How are you doing today? I am writing to you as part of a class project for the novel “The Watsons Go To Birmingham.” My classmates and I are contacting newspapers across the country in a … more

Letter to the editor: Beltway blues

I am a mom and resident of Leyden Rock — A majestic community where my family of 4 (and two pups) have made lifelong friends and become part of a cohesive community. Or, so we thought. At … more

Letter to the editor: Hunters against gun violence

I’ve owned a rifle and hunted since I was 14 years old. I taught my four children about gun safety and we still hunt together. After the massacre at Columbine High School, people started … more

Letter to the editor: Not transparent on Glass

On March 7 the Jeffco School Board met and once again violated their obligation to transparency. The agenda contained an extension to Superintendent Glass’s contract. The contract had not been … more

Letter to the editor: Jefferson Parkway plan will slow Indiana

The proposed Jefferson Parkway is a tollway to be funded and operated by a private enterprise. The current plan is to re-align Indiana Street and will include a roundabout. A roundabout is a … more

Letter to the editor: Legislative shell game

Why would any Coloradan want to be bound by the votes of Chicago? Why is it a fraud, and no less a felony, to rig a voting machine to flip a percentage of the votes from one candidate to favor … more

Letter to the editor: Be informed and improve education

I appreciate the local news and information I get with my Transcript. I also learn from city and county meetings. Things like citizen’s academies are exceptional. I say the same for Jefferson … more
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