Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: New Columbine plan disgraceful

New Columbine plan disgraceful I find the entire idea of a “new Columbine” to be disgraceful and an insult to the memory of the deceased. This seems to be a cowards’ way out of the situation by … 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: 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: 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

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Not Jeffco’s money

Please tell the Jefferson County Commissioners they can’t lose something they never had! Your May 23 article quotes the commissioners news release saying “the loss of this surplus funding has … 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: 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

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: 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: 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: 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: 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

Letter to the editor: Vote no on 1A and Prop 66

I’m urging a no vote for both Jeffco 1A and Prop 66. On 1A and 66 we are literally writing the county and state a blank check to go over budget and not be accountable. The county tells us that … more
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