Letters to the editor
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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

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
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