Letters to the editor
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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

Letter to the Editor: Cancerous growth

You’re family chose to live in Golden for decades because its lifestyle was consistent with your “heart and soul” values.You know many of your neighbors and have watched their … more

Letter to the Editor: An optimistic Golden thank you

The Golden Optimists thank all of the people who supported our annual fundraising Christmas Tree sale. [[tab]] We successfully sold out of trees in a little over two weeks. [[tab]] We had the … more

Letter to the editor: A retort to the freedoms of the press

It’s about time ... for supporting the free press, written by Andrea Doray greatly confuses this issue. Exactly who is a part and where does a “Free Press” exist? Why … more

Letter to the editor: 14 years of taxes for nothing

Have you read the complaints about the Arvada/Wheat Ridge “G” Line being behind schedule? On Jan. 1 we will have been paying a regressive tax for this rail line for 14 years, not 2 years. Has … more

Letter to the editor: Say no to proposed heroin injection site in Denver

Please, Denver — and the Colorado General Assembly, we don’t need another “Colorado first” with the proposed heroin injection site — surely soon to be followed by sites all over Denver, … more

Letter to the editor: Christmas kindness

On Christmas Eve, my husband and I went to Malone’s for breakfast. When it was time to pay our server, we were told that another couple had treated not only us but two other tables in the … more

Letter to the editor: A bookish boon

In the spirit of gift-giving, I like to play a game that flies in the face of technology. Occasionally, I might leave a book at a bus stop. It could be of mixed genre but one I hope would be of … more

Letter to the editor: Health tax trouble

Recently, I left my job and with it my health insurance. I’m very concerned about the cost of purchasing my own or finding another job with benefits. Now there’s reason to worry both … more

Letter to the editor: Big announcement’s hard costs

How is it that nowhere in the “Xcel Energy’s 100 percent carbon free’ 2050 pipe dream” is the cost of reinventing the power grid mentioned? Shouldn’t every household in Xcel’s iron … more

Letter to the editor: Enough with the new system

Wow, seeing all my fellow Citizens frustrations, ideas and issues in this past two year late opening of passenger rail to Wheat Ridge and Arvada, the “G Line” is strange?This line gives our area … more

Letter to the editor: Applause for Alcorn

I just wanted to say how much I enjoy and appreciate Michael Alcorn’s columns in the paper. Not only is he a good writer, but his common sense and values are a shining light compared to what is … more

Letter to the editor: Gold Line lingers

The Denver Post reports that the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has now threatened to sue RTD (and thus its developer the Denver Transit Partners) about their failure to solve crossing … more

Letter to the editor: Bond to waste $150 Million

5B, the $567 Million bond tax ask to improve school buildings passed. In 2012, when voters passed the “warm, safe, dry” bond ask for $99 Million, Jeffco actually financed $117 Million, 18 … more
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