Letters to the editor
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Letter: Nothing is free

What one critic of the Republican healthcare plan didn't say in last week's letter to the editor is that she wants socialized medicine. What she and others don't seem to know is that single payer … more

Letter: Bereft of NREL's cost benefit

How is it that after almost 40 years of hoopla re NREL no one has ever reported a cost benefit analysis on the so-called 'National Renewal Energy Lab'? What actually are the annual and total … more

Letter to the Editor: Athens, Sparta, or worse?

Athens, Sparta, or worse? Will the proposed 4th of July military parade in D.C. reported today emulate those of the old Soviet Union and the present N. Korea with ranks of goose stepping soldiers, … more

Letter to the Editor: Tax cut truths

Knowing the truth about any issue is difficult there are typically two polar opposite portrayals. Even with an objective view of the tax cut plan, gauging its effects is hard. Thus, I don’t … more

Letter to the Editor: In need of more nice guys

Nice guys don’t finish last, though we may have been told otherwise in our youth. I am amazed that people think that sensitivity and workplace training will really help or are needed.If you … more

Letter to the Editor: Do people change?

The case of Roy Moore brings to our attention a much bigger problem and puzzle for humanity. Do people change? Repent? Are you the same person now you were 30 or 40 years ago? If we assume people do … more

Letter to the Editor: Balancing board

Isn’t it time balance returned to the Jeffco school board? Don’t we need a couple of board members willing to ask what needs to happen to improve student achievement? I think yes, and … more

Letter to the Editor: Board change needed to improve

For anyone who did not know, the Jefferson County school board recently released CMAS state test results. I was happy to see some gains but shocked that 50 percent of third graders do not meet the … more

Letter to the Editor: Don't be fooled again

Don’t be Fooled AgainThis fall voters will be asked to select a school board. Two years ago, all community members, teachers and students were misled into recalling three school board members. … more

Letter to the Editor: Jeffco candidates vague on vouchers

At the Sept. 14 Jefferson County School Board forum, there was much agreement across all candidates with respect to their support of many issues including school choice, transparency, student … more

Letter to the Editor: More support for charters

As a parent of a child who attends a public charter school in Jeffco, I was very disappointed in Rupert’s, Harmon’s and Mitchell’s response regarding public charters at candidate … more

Letter: No to Trumpcare

The American people deserve comprehensive healthcare at low prices that is provided in other countries. It is time to model their plans and that will make America strong. We should not be going … more

Letter: Don't disparage Dan

We Jefferson County taxpayers and parents look forward to school management by new superintendent Dr. Jason Glass. He's friendly and talented, as was his predecessor Dan McMinimee. But let's not … more

Letters to the Editor — West Metro Oct. 19 edition

Alarm bells about school board racesUntil 2015, school board races got little to no attention. In fact, in 2013 school board races had so little attention in Jeffco, three candidates were elected … more

Letters to the Editor — West Metro Oct. 26 edition

School board is effective We need effective government in all areas. That’s exactly what we’ve seen from the Jeffco School Board these past two years. This diverse, five-member board has given … more

Letter to the Editor: Strings attached to this tax cut

Congress describes their proposed tax cut as a wonderful Christmas present for all of us. This sounds delightful, but it is only half of the story. Although the middle class may enjoy minimal tax … more

Letter to the Editor: A lot of mumbo jumbo from Jeffco

In response to Dr. Glass and his invitation for a conversation. I don’t know if it was me, and I have a Masters in Poli /Sci, but I didn’t really understand what Dr. Glass was talking … more

Letter: Agency needs to be protected

July 21 was the birthday of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The CFPB is a federal agency with the sole purpose of protecting the average consumer from being taken advantage of by big banks … more

Letter to the Editor: Colorado needs more renewable energy

The use of renewable energy is becoming a big problem. To the east side of Golden, you can see a brown horizon because of the smog coming from Denver. Colorado is a beautiful place and we can’t … more

Letter to the Editor: Good point on communication

Mary Stobie brought out a very important point with her article “Two men talking about North Korea.” The fact that two men were talking, and even more important listening to each other, … more
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