Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Violated his oath

The President of the United States takes an oath of office required by our Constitution. Every President from George Washington to Abraham Lincoln to Franklin Roosevelt has affirmed this oath. They … more

Letter to the editor: Enough of impeachment

Had enough TV coverage of people with nothing to say, opinions of Harvard leftists, cover-up of the corruption of Joe Biden, known mainly as the comedians’ livelihood for decades? Hasn’t all of … more

Letter to the editor: Reliable witnesses for impeachment

The impeachment hearings are bringing out far more than I expected, from incredibly reliable nonpartisan witnesses, both diplomats and constitutional scholars. It has been made clear that our … more

Letter to the editor: Something stinks

Our community and our state need to deal with our methane problem. Methane is 80 times more potent than carbon dioxide as a greenhouse gas and therefore, a major driver of climate disruption, in the … 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

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: Getting what we pay for

The defeats of state Proposition CC and Jefferson County 1-A are a continuation of Colorado taxpaying voters refusing to pay for revenue increases needed for important services. When we got … more

Letter to the editor: How to fill the 1A shortfall

Now that Jeffco’s stealth tax-revenue-increasing Issue 1A has been roundly rejected, what are the distraught 88,422 voters who favored it to do? Rather than sock themselves and their already … 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: 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: Too much, too late

Jefferson County’s Initiative 1A, which wants to keep excess funds over the TABOR (Taxpayers Bill of Rights) limit, is too much too late. Unless the voters approve, no governmental entity may keep … more

Letter to the editor: Defend Initiative 200

Passage of Initiative 200 on July 2 officially positioned the citizens of Lakewood at the development-process decision table, enabling them to join with the Lakewood City Council in determining what … 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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
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