Letters to the editor
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Westminster voters should be heard

Westminster voters should be heard There are three vacancies on Westminster City Council. Ms. Pinter and Ms. Bird have been elected to different public offices and Ms. De Cambra has taken a position … more

Electric cars make sense

Electric cars make sense Electric cars would be so popular once they can give us the same flexibility as gas vehicles. Much less can go wrong under the hood, they don’t leave noxious gasses, make … more

Keys to drunk driving

A key to limiting drunk driving Just hearing the words don’t drink and drive hasn’t made a difference. According to Alcohol Alert and Tiftickjian Law Firm, in 2010 there were 142 deaths. In 2017, … more

Letter to the editor: Gold Line lingers

The Denver Post reports that the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has now threatened to sue RTD (and thus its developer the Denver Transit Partners) about their failure to solve crossing … more

Letter to the editor: Bond to waste $150 Million

5B, the $567 Million bond tax ask to improve school buildings passed. In 2012, when voters passed the “warm, safe, dry” bond ask for $99 Million, Jeffco actually financed $117 Million, 18 … more

Letter to the editor: New bond money spending priorities

Jeffco schools presented a lot of information on what upgrades schools would receive if this $567 Million bond passed. Board members talked a lot about having “equitable schools” and making … more

Zero emission is the way to go

Zero emission is the way to go Colorado should adopt Zero Emission Vehicle standards. General Motors, Ford and Volvo have made commitments to selling more electric vehicles. In fact, by 2022 there … more

Letter to the Editor: Questions about water rates

Questions about water rates Regarding Bill Christopher’s Oct. 25 column (“Westminster recall clock starts ticking because of water rates”). I had tremendous respect for your handling of … more

Letter to the editor: Lakewood deserves more from bond

Lakewood Schools Deserve More from the nearly one billion dollars in new debt from the bond. A quick look through the proposed new Lakewood school projects leaves us wondering why millions are … more

Letter to the editor: George Stern for County Clerk

I am excited to have received my general election ballot, and I am doubly excited to cast my vote for George Stern for JeffCo Clerk and Recorder. I hope you’ll do the same.George and I worked … more

Letter to the edtitor: Supporting all three ed measueres

Supporting all three ed measures I am a Jeffco parent and I will be voting YES on Amendment 73, 5A and 5B because strong public schools are the backbone of healthy communities, preparing students … more

Letter to the editor: Regarding 5A and 5A

Sometimes it’s right to spend some money on stuff. In Jeffco, we’re encountering a couple of bonds on the ballot. Some may look at it and say, “Not me.” You know, school safety bond things. … more

Letter to the editor: Brian Cassidy for Assessor

This county’s tax payers, especially small businesses, need change – they need fair and accurate property valuations that represent actual value rather than inflated unrealistic values that add … more

Letter to the editor: Colorado kids deserve better

I was a Jeffco 3rd grader the last time Colorado was near the national average in per pupil funding — 35 years ago. Today, we trail $2,800 below the national average in per pupil funding. Colorado … more

Letter to the editor: Vote No on Jeffco 5A & 5 B

According to a previous Jefferson county school board member, school bonds are used exclusively to build new schools for newly constructed housing. A subsidy for out-of-control housing growth … more

Letter to the editor: Dahlkemper has proven history

As an engaged Jefferson County resident, here’s my local voting practice: the closer to my backyard, the less I care about party and platform; the more I care about Proven History, Prudence, … more

Letter to the editor: We cannot delay on 5A and 5B

In the course of my life, I have been a Jeffco student, teacher, principal, and now proud school board member. This November, a YES on 5A & 5B helps secure quality education today and for … more

Letter to the editor: Jeffco students deserve 5A and 5B

It was with great dismay that I watched two years ago as other metro area districts passed their bond and mills, while Jeffco did not. Adams 12, Cherry Creek, Aurora, Denver and Englewood schools … more

Letter to the editor: Dahlkemper has leadership experience

I support Lesley Dahlkemper for Jeffco Commissioner. She was the best thing to ever happen to our School Board when, as a parent of a Jeffco student, I felt our Board had hit bottom. Lesley was a … more

Letter to the editor: George Stern for County Clerk

I am excited to have received my general election ballot, and I am doubly excited to cast my vote for George Stern for JeffCo Clerk and Recorder. I hope you’ll do the same. George and I … more
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