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: 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: 200 a small price to pay

The article Q&A with Teo Nicolais in the Aug. 8 Sentinel presented Mr. Nicolais’ opinion on passage of 200. If 200 makes new construction less affordable as Mr. Nicolais and the opponents of 200 … more

Letter to the editor: Thanks for 200 coverage

I, and I’m confident a multitude of other Lakewood citizens are quite thankful for the Sentinel’s unbiased and thorough coverage of 200! Your reporting undoubtedly advanced the cause of this … 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: 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

Letter to the editor: New Voices Needed for Jeffco Kids

As a mom of three, I want my kids to receive the best education possible. I’ve spent a lot of time wondering where I will try to enroll my three-year-old daughter because I can’t count on my … more

Letter to the editor: School board endorsements

Four years ago, the Jeffco community came together for our students and for public education, electing our five-member school board. Serving Jeffco in this capacity has been an honor. While we are … more

Letter to the editor: Supporting CC

This November we all have a chance to start fixing our roads and funding our schools by voting yes on Prop CC. If passed, Prop CC would let the state keep excess tax revenue in the good years … more

Letter to the editor: HOPE bill for Alzheimer's help

Today, 73,000 Coloradans are living with Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia. Last year, 252,000 of their family members and friends provided 287 million hours of unpaid care to support their … more

Letter to the editor: What are we paying for?

Do we really understand what “we are paying for” with the taxes we pay? Our Governments, Employees and Representatives don't always appear to be transparent or clear in where taxes go. Laws and … more
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