Letters to the editor
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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: 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: Reach Act can save kids’ lives

As a parent, I’m thankful my child was born healthy and has received medical care throughout his life. Unfortunately, millions of children worldwide do not have the same access to care. … 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 to the Editor: Biblically speaking

I read with interest the Sept. 7 article by Jessica Gibbs on The State of the Bible in 2017. It is of course no surprise that most people who read the Bible are older. Many youth (not all) today and … more

Letter: Seniors should be supported

I am requesting that your newspaper publish an editorial urging your state's U.S. Senators to preserve in the repeal / replace of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provisions in the ACA that have … 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: 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

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

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: 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: Power of words

While savoring each word in the art of positive thought in last week’s column by a renowned coach and speaker, I couldn’t help but feel a hint of sardonic humor in the light of remarks … more

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 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: 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: 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: 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. 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
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