Letters to the editor
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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: Jeffco gets less transparent for parents

Why, at their Jan. 11 meeting, did the Jeffco school board take it upon themselves to swiftly pass a consent agenda item making it more difficult for parents to know if their children’s … 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: A troubling question about school shootings

A troubling question about school shootings Has it occurred to anyone to ask; “Why are school shootings and violence occurring exclusively in Public Schools” and “Why is this mostly … more

Letter to the Editor: We need to defend civil rights

Recently three state legislators – Senator Lundberg(R), Senator Lambert(R), and Representative Rankin(R) – defunded the Colorado Civil Rights Division (CCRD). In order to insure the CCRD … more

Letter to the Editor: About Alcorn and the need for education evolution

Michael Alcorn’s March 1 editorial on his thinking on the “Concept of Institutional Trust” was enjoyable but his conclusions of importance to parents and students in Drake Middle School’s … 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 to the Editor: A gentleman does not patronize

Regarding Michael Alcorn’s “Battle of the Sexes” column... I am a 70 yr.old bipartisan, grandmother from Golden, politically active since the 60’s.Michael … more

Letter to the Editor: A negative state

Watching the State of the Union address by President Trump was an eye opener regarding the state of society. No matter what your political belief, it would seem that you would want your country to … more

Letter to the Editor: Cars, not coal plants, are the worst

Yes, renewables as an alternative to coal is good. Colorado is doing a good job toward that end. From 2010 to 2016 our electricity from renewables doubled, now at 20 percent of total. We ranked … 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
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