Letters to the editor
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Letters to the editor: Jefferson County

Prioritize kids As an educator, and as a parent, I have witnessed the incredible and far-reaching impact early childhood education has had on my daughter, and on kids in my classroom. Most of a … more

Letter to the editor: Jeffco Schools fall opening

  The plan for Jeffco schools this fall is very confusing. Teachers, often the most vulnerable in the classroom, teach some students in person, while teaching the majority online. Will … more

Letter to the editor: Prevent elder abuse

  Age is the greatest risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease. As Colorado’s population ages, our state is expected to see a 21% increase in the number of Coloradans diagnosed with … more

Letter to the editor: A sharp distinction

  The media, with an agenda, purposefully conflate legal immigrants with illegal immigrants when they talk about economic contribution and crime statistics. Now we see the same thing … more

Letter to the editor: COVID-19 impacts health and hunger

  Unemployment rates are unprecedented, leaving people across the country facing food insecurity for the first time, including families in our neighborhoods. Community Table is working … more

Letter to the editor: Legal issue behind case

  In the past few days, a number of conservatives have been publishing op-eds supporting changes to qualified immunity, which prevents officers from being sued in civil court for actions … more

Letter to the editor: Salute to strong Highlands Ranch teen

Patrick Boland, your story left me in awe and quite humbled by your strength in coping with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS (the story: “Highlands Ranch teen’s a … more

Letter to the editor: Voting procedures scrutinized

Voting procedures scrutinized I read a letter to the editor last week claiming there was no fraud in mail-in voting. While that may be so, I have had personal experience with some deficiencies in our … more

Letter to the editor: Supporting Jake for DA

 I support Jake Lilly for DA for Jefferson & Gilpen Counties (JD1) because he’s been for Criminal Justice Reform before it was cool.    Jake believes our … more

Letter to the editor: Help prevent suicide in America

Help prevent suicide in America In this time of uncertainty, it is especially important to take care of our mental health. more

Letter to the editor: We can be better on race

As a white woman, I attended a middle school where I was the minority. In high school (1970s), I went to Mississippi to help rebuild a black community and became friends with … more

Letter to the editor: Wear mask to demonstrate care

Wear mask to demonstrate care In response to the letter by Smith Young, you claim that your opposition to wearing a mask is “obstructing choice.” Is wearing a seat belt “obstructing choice” … more

Letter to the editor: COVID fever?

  Would much, if any, of the post Minneapolis event mayhem, now occurring in Denver and other cities, have happened, if the frustrated, fear driven, and unemployed rioters still had their … more

Letter to the editor: Polis should stop

  Here we are 2-3 weeks after the Water’s Edge Winery and C&C Café openings without a single related COVID-19 incidence being exposed in the media. It is highly unlikely that … more

Letter to the editor: Next steps for COLEG

  As a candidate for County Commissioner, one of my top priorities is a flourishing environment for Jefferson County businesses. Little did I know when I made that commitment that our … more

Letter to the editor: What a bargain

  Given the onerous rules suggested for students returning to school such as six foot spacing of desks, no cafeteria, dividers everywhere and daily temperature monitoring, many families might … more

Letter to the editor: Fair Tax Initiative support

  If you’ve been reading about the extreme loss of tax revenue due to our new COVID economy, you will already know that Colorado is in trouble.For 11 years, our outdated tax laws have … more

Letter to the editor: Life before liberty

  In 1909 a woman named Mary Mallon sued the New York City Dept. of Health in a case that was eventually heard by the Supreme Court. That court ruled that local authorities do have the right … more

Letter to the editor: Are online high schools the future?

  If several highly rated universities can be completely online, is it just possible high schools could be as well? Capella university, for example, offers BA’s to PhD’s online … more

Letter to the editor: Mail voting should be right

A recent story from 9News hails Colorado as a leader in mail-in ballot voting (April 9). The law went into effect in 2013 and allows all voters to get a ballot in the … more
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