Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Support and counseling

  For 332,000 Coloradans affected by Alzheimer’s disease (76,000 living with the disease and 256,000 unpaid caregivers), the coronavirus (COVID-19) has created new challenges. Caring … more

Letter to the editor: Durkin for DA

  I consider myself an average, but informed citizen. Quite frankly I have been very disturbed lately by the news I am seeing regarding violent felons who have been released back into the … more

Letter to the Editor: Burkas for Coronovirus

Burkas for Coronovirus Our government has been slow to protect its population against this virus—which is a failure in our national security. There aren’t test strips, and trustworthy information … more

Letter to the Editor: City must get water rates right

City must get water rates right In July - August 2019, the water bill for my residence was $472. The water conservation group evaluated the sprinklers and perennials for the flower beds are from … more

Letter to the Editor: March for education

March for education It's called the Budget Stabilization Factor. That's right, the BS Factor, or Negative Factor, has left schools in Colorado underfunded by hundreds of millions of dollars. Google … more

Letter to the Editor: Uplands is a downlands

Uplands is a downlands development I am a 50-year resident of our current beautiful, peaceful, clean living and spacious City of Westminster. I am unequivocally opposed to the Uplands development. … more

Letters to the Editor

Time to meet your precinct neighbors Do you know Colorado is only one of 10 states that still has a local precinct committee meeting every two years (caucus)? It is a social venue where you can meet … more

Letter to the editor: No fair on fairgrounds

Get it together Jeffco Commissioners. Closing the fairgrounds, an active part of ongoing Jeffco history, is not an option.  I am a suburban guy but the fairgrounds closing would be a travesty … more

Letter to the Editor: Restore our parks

Time to restore our parks Colorado’s national parks are seeing record visitation, but unreliable funding over the years means their infrastructure desperately needs to be repaired. That’s why I … more

Republic to Oligarchy

Republic to Oligarchy At the close of the Constitutional Convention in 1787, Ben Franklin said, “We have a Republic, if we can keep it.” We maintained it for 233 years; through a civil war, two … more

Letter: Fair trial necessary

Fair trial necessary I am a daughter of a World War II veteran who fought for human rights — which includes the right of people to have honest representatives and accurate information, both of … more

Letter: Answer my questions

On Nov. 25, 2019 I asked the Westminster City Council five questions about water rates. In light of the Council’s claimed values of openness and transparency, I thought they … more

Letter: Online school

Online school works for Abri My granddaughter Abri has had to overcome a lot of obstacles to get to where she is today. Growing up she missed a lot of school due to instability at home. As a result, … more

Letter: Gardner no friend to Colorado

Gardner no friend to Colorado Two years ago, Cory Gardner supported Donald Trump’s Republican tax bill in which wealthy individuals and corporations received breaks that dramatically reduced or … more

Impeach the president

Impeach the president I am writing in support of the impeachment of Donald Trump. Yes, impeachment is, as his supporters say, an overturning of the election. Trump won the election fair and square … more

Support for impeachment

Support for impeachment I am writing in support of the impeachment of Donald J. Trump. President Trump has repeatedly asked for foreign interference in our elections both before he took office with … more

Letter: Traffic main argument against Uplands

Traffic main argument against Uplands I have appreciated the various opinions and facts Bill Christopher has written in the Westminster Window regarding the proposed Pillar of Fire development which … more

Letter: Ranked choice voting

Let’s try ranked choice voting Reading the election results in this week’s Sentinel, I am struck by the fact that in the three Mayoral races (Federal Heights, Northglenn, and Thornton) none of … more

Letter to the editor: Getting what we pay for

The defeats of state Proposition CC and Jefferson County 1-A are a continuation of Colorado taxpaying voters refusing to pay for revenue increases needed for important services. When we got … more

Letter to the editor: How to fill the 1A shortfall

Now that Jeffco’s stealth tax-revenue-increasing Issue 1A has been roundly rejected, what are the distraught 88,422 voters who favored it to do? Rather than sock themselves and their already … more
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