Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: George Brauchler for State AG

George has the vision, ethics and integrity that make him the right choice for Colorado Attorney General. He is currently District Attorney for the 18th Judicial District, the largest in the … more

Letter to the editor: Superintendent supports Amendment 73

As the former superintendent of Jeffco, I support Amendment 73 which supports our school districts in meeting the mission to educate all of our children. I want to speak with my heart. When I … more

Letter to the editor: Support setbacks for oil, gas drilling

Support setbacks for oil, gas drilling Why support 112? It puts our families’ and kids’ health first, ahead of industry lies. Per independent university research, toxic risks from fracking … more

Letter to the Editor: Vote ‘yes’ on 6E

Growth in Arvada is occurring everywhere; it’s not just out west. Even vacant lots in the older parts of Arvada are being developed. Voting yes on 6E will help the Arvada Fire Department keep … more

Letter to the editor: Hopeful support for school measures

I’d like to say I live in a world of hope. A world where a school district in obvious financial need wouldn’t have to post pictures of sewage leaks at Columbine HS to try and encourage its … more

Letter to the editor: Perhaps time for pencil sharpening in school budget

This ballot will be loaded with critical financial and political issues. Shouldn’t we all be taking a closer look at school finances and budgets? Where is the money really going? Jeffco already … more

Letter to the editor: I’ll be voting Yes on Amendment 112

Why? Who paid young people to interfere with petition gathering? Who paid signature gatherers to stop collecting and violate their contract with Colorado Rising? Who has fought common … more

Letter to the editor: Why I care about 5A/5B

Why should I care if the mill levy override and bond package (5A/5B) passes)? I’ve lived in Jefferson County for over 54 years, I’m in my late 70’s, I’m retired, I’m on … more

Letter to the editor: Cook for RTD board

Shelley Cook, running for RTD District L, is the best candidate to represent Arvada in my opinion. Shelley founded and operated the A-Line Shuttle from Arvada to DIA for 13 years. When RTD cut … more

Letter to the editor: No Vote = No Democracy

Vote. It is your responsibility to your city, state, and nation. Ensure that you are registered to vote by checking the Secretary of State web site: … more

Letter to the editor: Keep Jeffco schools from falling behind

Parents, grandparents, neighbors, community members, local business owners - all Jeffco residents should value investing in our students and our schools and vote Yes on 5A and 5B, the mill levy … more

Letter to the editor: Weiser is best pick for attorney general

I am voting for Phil Weiser for Attorney General. I got to know Phil while he was Dean of the University of Colorado School of Law. Phil is brilliant, thoughtful, courageous, humble and humane. … more

Letter to the editor: Vote Brauchler for AG

I’ve known him for more than 25 years. I’ve seen him in the courtroom, the classroom and the boardroom. I’ve seen his skill and zeal at work and I know his character. George Brauchler will … more

Letter to the editor: Vote ‘yes’ on 6E

Growth in Arvada is occurring everywhere; it’s not just out west. Even vacant lots in the older parts of Arvada are being developed. Voting yes on 6E will help the Arvada Fire Department keep the … more

Letter to the editor: Fixed income in favor of 6E

I’m a Senior Citizen on a fixed income and I am encouraging everyone I know to vote yes on 6E. First of all, the fire department’s proposal is not a residential property tax increase. As … more

Letter to the editor: In support of fire measure

I’m voting yes on the Arvada Fire Department ballot issue because it is not a homeowner’s tax increase. All the fire department is asking for is for us to continue to pay the same amount of … more

Letter to the editor: Supporting Net Neutrality

Because of the recent federal ruling to remove net neutrality protections, we may soon see “throttling” or slowing down of selected applications like Netflix or Facebook. ISPs may start … more

Letter to the editor: Think of heating costs with Prop 112 vote

When it comes to considering Prop 112, which would increase setbacks for new oil and gas drilling operations from 500 feet to 2,500 feet, one of the things I keep coming back to is our home … more

Letter to the editor: More of Gwyn Green’s accomplishments

When the Governor proposed completing the Denver Beltway from C-470 in Golden to the end of the NW Parkway, Gwyn became the main voice in opposition. She frequently reminded everyone that the … more

Letter to the editor: Critiquing the critique

In the Sept. 18 edition columnist Michael Alcorn wrote the column “Big Projects, like moving a school grade, have a lot of little steps.” As noted by the author, neighborhood schools were … more
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