Letters to the editor
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Letter to the Editor: Thanks EPA!

When I used to visit Colorado in the 1960’s and ‘70s, you could hardly see the mountains from Denver because of the brown cloud. By 1985 it was so much better! You could see the mountains most of … more

Letter to the Editor: Graffiti ghoul a gonner

Last Friday we (my pooch and I) encountered a ghoulish sight down under the 44th Avenue bridge that heads into Anderson Park: I can only describe it as an unpleasant clown-devil face with a gaping … more

Letter to the Editor: Tough to tolerate the tailgate

I shared some of the same experiences with tailgaters as Mr. Smith. If you slam on your brakes in retaliation, it can be considered as aggressive driving. Occasionally, I would feel so appreciative … more

Letter to the Editor: How much should it cost

The other day as we were checking out of the grocery store the clerk told us we had saved $47, thanks to our coupons and value customer card. When I use one of my credit cards I can save by way … more

Letter to the Editor: Regarding Alcorn’s immigration comments

I supported President Reagan’s immigration law as a reasonable approach to the roughly three million illegal aliens in the country at that time. Years later, 11 million. A law designed to solve … more

Letter to the Editor: Geezer goals

I enjoyed Mary Stobie’s accurate fine points of geezer qualifications (How to be a Geezer, July 5 edition). Strict standards, to say the least. A status I’ve often tried to achieve might be a … more

Letter to the Editor: Summer break scrutiny

In paraphrase, ‘Have we not a School Board that lives in a shoe, which has so much money that it knows not what to do?’ In his first year on the job, has Jeffco’s “Million Dollar … more

Letter to the Editor: Allowing children on Rocky Flats should be a crime

Scientists and medical doctors around the world have researched the impacts of plutonium and have found significant risks attached to inhaling a microparticle of plutonium, invisible to the human … more

Letter to the Editor: Kudos on clean car call

I am writing to commend Governor John Hickenlooper on his Executive Order for Colorado to join 13 other states in adopting the Advanced Clean Cars standards. As his term comes to an end, it is … more

Letter to the Editor: Climate should be the top issue

Climate should be the top issue Journalists; TV, radio, print, on-line; and concerned citizens, when questioning political candidates from all parties and at all levels on their positions on … more

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for helping to stop evil

Thank you to all journalists who are reporting on and making sure the American public knows about the atrocities our government is engaged in as they separate children from their families. Please … more

Letter to the Editor: Education overcomes fears

Your Rocky Flats article noting the difference between the 5,000 acre buffer zone (now mostly the US Fish and Wildlife Refuge) surrounding the 1,300 acre former core production area is indeed … more

Letter to the Editor: Troubled by child separation

I am deeply troubled by the Trump administration’s policy which has led to the separation of children from families at the United States’ southern border. While President Trump has signed a … more

Letter to the Editor: Spending for spending’s sake?

In the last few editions there have been many letters about the financial shenanigans of the Jeffco School District. Why is the current school board racing to create significant expenditures and … more

Letter to the Editor: Getting drastic about plastic

In response to Ethan Cohen’s letter, May 31, I couldn’t agree more. So what are we going to do about it? Here’s a couple ideas that very few people are going to like. First, mandatory … more

Letter to the Editor: Good job Wheat Ridge parks crew

Kudos to the Wheat Ridge Parks’ Green Belt crew for their meticulous attention to Anderson Park and the Green Belt trail, and for always responding to my requests over the last couple years to … more

Letter to the Editor: Cassidy for Assessor

I am supporting Brian Cassidy for Jefferson County Assessor, and here is why you should too! I met Brian and his wife, Ann, 26 years ago. Through the years they have been steadfast neighbors and … more

Letter to the editor: Enough is enough

Do we need yet another Santa Fe or another Columbine High School gun incident killing our leadership of tomorrow to address reasonable gun control in our nation! Killing is wrong! Killing our youth … more

Letter to the editor: Jeffco admin projected to grow by 8 percent while enrollment declines

As teachers march for higher pay, Jeffco’s school board was busy allocating more administrators to their already top heavy administration. In reviewing the proposed 2018/2019, administrative … more

Letter to the editor: School funding going up, so why is administration getting so much?

Jeffco schools board gave initial approval for the proposed budget which has more growth in administrators. In fact administration has grown over 25 percent in the last few years. Included in the … more
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