Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Lakewood politicians support 5A/5B

Recognizing that our city cannot thrive without quality schools that attract new residents, ensure quality of life and serve as community anchors in our neighborhoods, and that successful schools … more

Letter to the editor: Hopeful support for school measures

I’d like to say I live in a world of hope. A world where a school district in obvious financial need wouldn’t have to post pictures of sewage leaks at Columbine HS to try and encourage its … more

Letter to the editor: Perhaps time for pencil sharpening in school budget

This ballot will be loaded with critical financial and political issues. Shouldn’t we all be taking a closer look at school finances and budgets? Where is the money really going? Jeffco already … more

Letter to the editor: I’ll be voting Yes on Amendment 112

Why? Who paid young people to interfere with petition gathering? Who paid signature gatherers to stop collecting and violate their contract with Colorado Rising? Who has fought common … more

Letter to the editor: Why I care about 5A/5B

Why should I care if the mill levy override and bond package (5A/5B) passes)? I’ve lived in Jefferson County for over 54 years, I’m in my late 70’s, I’m retired, I’m on … more

Letter to the editor: Cook for RTD board

Shelley Cook, running for RTD District L, is the best candidate to represent Arvada in my opinion. Shelley founded and operated the A-Line Shuttle from Arvada to DIA for 13 years. When RTD cut … more

Letter to the editor: No Vote = No Democracy

Vote. It is your responsibility to your city, state, and nation. Ensure that you are registered to vote by checking the Secretary of State web site: … more

Letter to the editor: Keep Jeffco schools from falling behind

Parents, grandparents, neighbors, community members, local business owners - all Jeffco residents should value investing in our students and our schools and vote Yes on 5A and 5B, the mill levy … more

Letter to the editor: Weiser is best pick for attorney general

I am voting for Phil Weiser for Attorney General. I got to know Phil while he was Dean of the University of Colorado School of Law. Phil is brilliant, thoughtful, courageous, humble and humane. … more

Letter to the editor: Vote Brauchler for AG

I’ve known him for more than 25 years. I’ve seen him in the courtroom, the classroom and the boardroom. I’ve seen his skill and zeal at work and I know his character. George Brauchler will … more

Letter to the editor: Vote Brauchler for AG

Vote Brauchler for AG I’ve known him for more than 25 years. I’ve seen him in the courtroom, the classroom and the boardroom. I’ve seen his skill and zeal at work and I know his character. … more

Letter to the editor: Supporting Net Neutrality

Because of the recent federal ruling to remove net neutrality protections, we may soon see “throttling” or slowing down of selected applications like Netflix or Facebook. ISPs may start … more

Letter to the editor: Think of heating costs with Prop 112 vote

When it comes to considering Prop 112, which would increase setbacks for new oil and gas drilling operations from 500 feet to 2,500 feet, one of the things I keep coming back to is our home … more

Letter to the editor: More of Gwyn Green’s accomplishments

When the Governor proposed completing the Denver Beltway from C-470 in Golden to the end of the NW Parkway, Gwyn became the main voice in opposition. She frequently reminded everyone that the … more

Letter to the editor: Critiquing the critique

In the Sept. 18 edition columnist Michael Alcorn wrote the column “Big Projects, like moving a school grade, have a lot of little steps.” As noted by the author, neighborhood schools were … more

Letter to the editor: Opposition to school funding perplexes

I must say those who do not support the school funding measures on the ballot this November perplex me. Many of these letters promote half-truths, misinformation or outright lies. First off, these … more

Letter to the Editor: Triple tax threat

Jeffco Schools $567 million bond will cost $1 billion to retire. With the $33 million mill levy in addition, taxes will be a deadly drag on our local economy. Prioritization of needs is vague or … more

Former school board members urge support for Amendment 73

As former Jeffco School Board members, we’ve all experienced the stress of deciding what cuts to make to our district’s already very limited resources. None of us can recall a time when it … more

Letter to the Editor: Teachers need more help

I was happy to read the letter from the gentleman regarding education and “critical thinking” (“The Bandwagon effect,” Aug. 30.). As a substitute teacher, I see teachers everyday … more

Letter to the Editor: Colorado could use Amendment 73

Amendment 73 leverages Colorado’s strong economy to benefit our communities by asking the highest earners and “C” corporations, to contribute more to Colorado’s public schools, the … more
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