Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: A New Vision for Lakewood

Growing up in Lakewood, I loved our mountain views and open space. Now that I’m the Mayor, I have been working hard with our Council to keep pace with our growing community and preserve all … more

Letter to the editor: Lakewood deserves more from bond

Lakewood Schools Deserve More from the nearly one billion dollars in new debt from the bond. A quick look through the proposed new Lakewood school projects leaves us wondering why millions are … more

Letter to the editor: George Stern for County Clerk

I am excited to have received my general election ballot, and I am doubly excited to cast my vote for George Stern for JeffCo Clerk and Recorder. I hope you’ll do the same.George and I worked … more

Letter to the edtitor: Supporting all three ed measueres

Supporting all three ed measures I am a Jeffco parent and I will be voting YES on Amendment 73, 5A and 5B because strong public schools are the backbone of healthy communities, preparing students … more

Letter to the editor: Regarding 5A and 5A

Sometimes it’s right to spend some money on stuff. In Jeffco, we’re encountering a couple of bonds on the ballot. Some may look at it and say, “Not me.” You know, school safety bond things. … more

Letter to the editor: Brian Cassidy for Assessor

This county’s tax payers, especially small businesses, need change – they need fair and accurate property valuations that represent actual value rather than inflated unrealistic values that add … more

Letter to the editor: Colorado kids deserve better

I was a Jeffco 3rd grader the last time Colorado was near the national average in per pupil funding — 35 years ago. Today, we trail $2,800 below the national average in per pupil funding. Colorado … more

Letter to the editor: Vote No on Jeffco 5A & 5 B

According to a previous Jefferson county school board member, school bonds are used exclusively to build new schools for newly constructed housing. A subsidy for out-of-control housing growth … more

Letter to the editor: Dahlkemper has proven history

As an engaged Jefferson County resident, here’s my local voting practice: the closer to my backyard, the less I care about party and platform; the more I care about Proven History, Prudence, … more

Letter to the editor: We cannot delay on 5A and 5B

In the course of my life, I have been a Jeffco student, teacher, principal, and now proud school board member. This November, a YES on 5A & 5B helps secure quality education today and for … more

Letter to the editor: Jeffco students deserve 5A and 5B

It was with great dismay that I watched two years ago as other metro area districts passed their bond and mills, while Jeffco did not. Adams 12, Cherry Creek, Aurora, Denver and Englewood schools … more

Letter to the editor: Dahlkemper has leadership experience

I support Lesley Dahlkemper for Jeffco Commissioner. She was the best thing to ever happen to our School Board when, as a parent of a Jeffco student, I felt our Board had hit bottom. Lesley was a … more

Letter to the editor: Bear Creek would benefit from bond

As the parent of a Bear Creek High School graduate and a current Bear Creek student, I encourage voters to vote yes on 5A and 5B, the mill and bond for JEFFCO schools. Both the mill and bond will … more

Letter to the editor: George Stern for County Clerk

I am excited to have received my general election ballot, and I am doubly excited to cast my vote for George Stern for JeffCo Clerk and Recorder. I hope you’ll do the same. George and I … more

Letter to the editor: Voting for schools and students

I am a Jeffco parent and I will be voting YES on Amendment 73, 5A and 5B because strong public schools are the backbone of healthy communities, preparing students to be good citizens who make … more

Letter to the editor: Support for Frank Teunissen

Once again we are heading into uncertain financial times. The finances of Jefferson County are as much at risk as our personal finances. This is one of many reasons I support Frank Teunissen for … more

Letter to the editor: Let’s ride this wave

“I have a vision that the morning after the election’s headlines will read, “Mid-Term Election Turn Out at All Time High.” There is a wave coming, and it’s a wave of justice, equality, … more

Letter to the editor: Brauchler wrong for Colorado

George Brauchler wants voters to elect him as Colorado’s top law enforcement official. Colorado voters who value freedom and due process should not vote for DA Brauchler. Brauchler was a … more

Letter to the editor: Danielson for senate

This election is crucial for Colorado. We need the voice of Jessie Danielson in the Colorado Senate. She has been a very hard working and involved state representative and she deserves to be … more

Letter to the Editor: Measure 2E is good for democracy

This year’s Golden Ballot Measure 2E invites 16- and 17-year olds into our community’s democratic process, voting on hometown issues and familiar candidates under family and school guidance. … more
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