Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: JJ Trout my choice

JJ Trout will serve Golden well as District 1 City Councilor. I respect my former colleagues on the Golden Good Government League (GGGL) who interviewed all the candidates, deliberated, and … more

Letter to the editor: GGGL gives council endorsements

After interviewing all candidates for contested seats in the 2019 Golden City Council election, the Board of Trustees for the Golden Good Government League (GGGL) endorses Laura Weinberg for … more

Letter to the editor: 1A doesn’t decrease crime

Proponents of Jefferson County’s Proposition 1A argue a small tax increase will stem the supposed wave of rising crime and maintain public safety. Citing vague statistics along with the “keep … more

Letter to the editor: Not so easy to erase debt

And just how might the local realtor, who writes a weekly ‘infomercial’ for his agency in several local newspapers or inserts, propose to pay for his proposal (9/19) to cancel all college student … more

Letter to the editor: Cameron my choice

As a Golden resident for the last 15+ years, I support Don Cameron’s platform of responsible, accountable and sustainable growth and the future of what Golden could look like with the right … more

Letter to the editor: Cameron for mayor

I moved to Golden, CO in June of 2018 from downtown Denver. Downtown Denver is a vibrant, fun place to live but I was looking for the same vibrancy with less crime, noise, traffic, etc. Golden was … more

Letter to the editor: Exponential growth pattern

After traveling through 40 states this summer, and more than 20 of our overpopulated cities, I discovered more reasons for Golden’s City Council to pass a “Golden Population Stabilization … more

Letter to the editor: Health centers deserve support

Health centers deserve support Health care is a top issue here in Colorado and across the U.S. – and with valid concern. Everyone seems to have a story about how difficult it is to see a doctor, … more

Letter to the editor: Cycle safety

True, bicycles have every right to use our roads, but should they? Do you really want to take your life in your hands by mixing your cycle with automobiles? Our son witnessed a cyclists’ death … more

Letters to the editor: Fighting Alzheimer’s

One in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. My grandma Patti was one of them. I know how devastating it is for the person living with it and everyone around them. My grandma was … more

Letter to the editor: The sheriff that lived in a shoe

The sheriff that lived in a shoe Whereas both our Jeffco County Commissioners and Sheriff are crying that they will not have enough money to keep a portion of our jail staffed and open; and … more

Letter to the editor: Microplastics a big problem

Plastic for decades has found its way into our oceans, we're now finding it falling on our heads in the mile high city. Earlier this year micro plastics were discovered in our rainwater. We have … more

Letter to the editor: TABOR under attack

We are about to receive a double attack regarding the Tax Payor’s Bill of Rights (TABOR). Not only is Jefferson County attempting to put a hold on TABOR, so is the State of Colorado with … more

Letter to the editor: How effective would they be?

Given the multiplicity of new so-called ‘gun control’ measures, now being trumpeted by public figures; had they presently been in force, would they have identified, much less impeded the … more

Letter to the editor: Supporting Alcorn

I want to commend Michael Alcorn for his continued articles in the Transcript. I always enjoy reading them. He is a logical and a deep thinker and it is worth the time taken to enjoy what he has … more

Letter to the editor: Great pancakes but bad campaign

This past Saturday was another wonderful Golden Fire Department pancake breakfast punctuated by seeing old friends, fine food and great weather along with a few pesky flies and unfortunately one … more

Letter to the Editor: Why not Coors Day?

Is it time to honor Adolph Coors for their family’s countless contributions to Golden? Do they better characterize our Heart and Soul values than does “Buffalo Bill”? Adolph came here in … more

Letter to the editor: Columbine culture

Now that the fiscally irresponsible prospect of demolishing and resurrecting Columbine HS has been put to bed, should we not consider prominent imagery to repel the misguided gawkers?If continuous … more

Letter to the editor: Alcorn again

In the words of someone famous, “there you go again.” Glossing over the abuses and behaviors of Trump, blaming a bunch of folks who show up at Right Leaning rallies for the cause of … more

Letter to the editor: Creek demands caution

I read the Transcript article, ‘River safety is no Joke.’ It reminded me of of an incident about three or four years ago. It was December and Clear Creek had a hard crust of ice over it. … more
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