Letters to the editor
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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

Letter to the editor: Against change to presidential voting

I write this in opposition to SB-42 which unbelievably cancels Colorado’s presidential election results if the state’s results are different than the national results. How can anyone who is … more

Letter to the editor: Lead on environment

I’m a health enthusiast, for both human health and the environment. In my opinion, the two are inextricably linked. I’m concerned because the most recent professional health advice from … more

Letter to the editor: Salvation Army says thanks

The Golden Salvation Army Service Extension Unit would like to offer its sincere thanks to everyone in Golden who either helped ring the bells for the red kettle fundraising campaign over the … more

Letter to the editor: Kindergarten change is fairer

One reader wrote to ask why 5 year-old kids should be kept inside for an additional 4 hours a day, with the new plan to fund all-day kindergarten. Although I favor very limited academics for young … more

Letter to the editor: Wait six years for safety?

I was astounded with the newspaper article on Jan. 17, where the Jeffco school district man in charge of facilities and construction that it will take six years to complete the recent bond issues … more

Letter to the editor: Why hold kids captive longer?

Is it tragic or comical that with lower income parents decrying the lack of grass and green spaces in their neighborhoods, conditions which are consigning their children to vegetate inside before … more

Letter to the Editor: Jefferson Parkway disconnect

With great fanfare Arvada (The Arvada Report December 2018/January 2019) announced the final actions before construction begins on the Jefferson Parkway after 50 years of planning and concludes … more

Letter to the editor: About free speech

A letter in the 10 Jan. edition conflates free speech with freedom of the press. Yes, both are protected by the First Amendment, but we all know that free speech essentially means the government … more

Letter to the editor: Something to the classic excuse

Have you heard the students excuse for not presenting his homework? ”The dog ate my homework”. This is a 100 percent valid excuse for not presenting the documents. I retired from medicine … more
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