Letters to the editor
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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

Letter: Environment concerns must include arctic

Environment concerns must include arctic As a Colorado native, I have watched this state grow for over thirty years. I spend a lot of time outdoors recreating in Colorado’s State Parks. Therefore, … more

Letter to the editor: Development concerns

Development concerns I have followed the “Cross Current” Columnist's inside view of the City of Westminster's plans for both aggressive level development vs maintaining a goal of expanding the … more

Letter to the Editor: Don’t drill in the Arctic

As an engineering student who has made mitigating the effects of climate change his number one priority, I feel strongly that the threat of possible oil and gas drilling … more

Letter to the editor: Is Jeffco Generations the Right Program for Jeffco?

As a concerned Jeffco citizen I find the academic growth scores decreasing for the 2nd year in a row concerning. Our Superintendent (Dr. Glass) was from Eagle and he implemented “Eagle … more

Letter to the editor: A chance for schools to do better

We should all be concerned about the decreasing academic growth scores the students in our school district have earned in the last several years. They are falling behind other metro area students … more

Letter to the editor: Writing ‘against’ 1A nonsense

Some of the AGAINST comments regarding Ballot Issue 1A, sent to all registered Jeffco voters, were written to purposely confuse and mislead voters. They were submitted by campaigners for its … more

Letter to the editor: Too much, too late

Jefferson County’s Initiative 1A, which wants to keep excess funds over the TABOR (Taxpayers Bill of Rights) limit, is too much too late. Unless the voters approve, no governmental entity may keep … more

Letter to the editor: New Voices Needed for Jeffco Kids

As a mom of three, I want my kids to receive the best education possible. I’ve spent a lot of time wondering where I will try to enroll my three-year-old daughter because I can’t count on my … more

Letter to the editor: 1A doesn’t decrease crime

Proponents of Jefferson County’s Proposition 1A argue a small tax increase will stem the supposed wave of rising crime and maintain public safety. Citing vague statistics along with the “keep … more

Letter: Polis recall shows broad support

Polis recall shows broad support Yes, the recall effort fell short! A waste of time, energy, resources? Hardly! For years Republicans as a party have wrestled with the question of, “How do we reach … more

Letter: Pillar of Fire plan terrible

Pillar of Fire plan terrible I read the article on the Oread Development proposal on the “Pillar of Fire” farm (“Pillar of Fire developers making the rounds,” Westminster Window Sept. 12, … more

Letter to the editor: The sheriff that lived in a shoe

The sheriff that lived in a shoe Whereas both our Jeffco County Commissioners and Sheriff are crying that they will not have enough money to keep a portion of our jail staffed and open; and … more

Letter to the Editor: Vote for candidates, not parties

My kudos to Bill Christopher for his August 29 “Cross Currents” column. In these politically-divisive times, it is indeed important that we participate in our … more

Adams County drilling rules unnecessary

There’s permitting freeze on energy development in Adams County today. The freeze is needed, officials say, to write new local regulations in reaction to Senate Bill 181, which Governor Polis … more

Letter to the editor: How effective would they be?

Given the multiplicity of new so-called ‘gun control’ measures, now being trumpeted by public figures; had they presently been in force, would they have identified, much less impeded the … more

Letter to the Editor: Making climate progress

Cities, state make climate progress The Colorado General Assembly completed their 2019 legislative session a few months ago. Tackling climate change, which is already impacting our lives in … more

Water plan is vital for Colorado way of life

Water plan is vital for Colorado way of life Colorado’s Water Plan sets a new path for a secure water future to protect our state’s rivers, secure water for our communities, and preserve our … more
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