Letters to the editor
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Letter: Our great local people

In June, we went to a concert at the Amphitheater at Carpenter Fields in Thornton. As we came in from the parking lot, the basket on my walker was full but I put my compact red umbrella on top to … more

Letter: Gregory Hill tanks unfair to residents

Regarding the water tank project on Gregory Hill: City engineers believe this is the only place two massive water storage tanks can be built and above ground is the only possible configuration that … 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: Climate efforts commended

As a ten-year resident of Westminster, I want to commend Mayor Atchison and the City Council for their efforts to take action on climate change. The city already has a lot to be proud of for their … more

Letter: New rules costly

As a Thornton resident, I'd like to thank Councilmember Kulmann and Mayor Williams for their "no" votes on the new proposed oil and gas regulations. They seem to have Thornton's best interests at … more

Letter: Pirates don't deserve a festival

Northglenn continues to make a bold statement with their pirate festival. After all, it is bold for a city to host an homage to murderers, rapists and thieves! While many people may think of … more

NORTH 0928 LTE Taxpayers

What about taxpayers? The September 21 Northglenn Thornton Sentinel included articles lauding a new school clinic, full day preschool, and funding for CHP+. A few months ago it was a story about expansion of the school lunch program to provide … more

NORTH 0928 LTE EPA

Protect the EPA Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have stunned a nation asking itself how it will face the next big one. Fact is, climate change is making high intensity storms significantly more likely. Now is the time for a game plan. It’s why … more

Letter: Gregory Hill tanks unfair to residents

Regarding the water tank project on Gregory Hill: City engineers believe this is the only place two massive water storage tanks can be built and above ground is the only possible configuration that … 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: 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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Letter: Worried about fossil fuel extraction

I attended the Thornton town hall meeting with interest in the oil and gas regulation( Art X, Chapter 18) on July 25, 2017. I listened to both sides, having researched the topic prior to the … more

Letter: Write more about little church

I am writing this email in response to the article posted on June 5, 2017 regarding the Our Lady of Visitation Catholic Church ("The Fate of Our Lady of Visitation"). I am new to the Denver area … more

Letter: Excited for Glass

I'm excited to welcome Dr. Jason Glass to Jeffco Schools and even more excited about the fresh ideas and possibilities he will bring our students. Dr. Glass brings experience from a wide variety … more

Letter: A sad day at little church

The closing of Our Lady of Visitation will not be good for the Hispanic community which has benefited from the service it has provided during the past years. I was married there, had all my four … more

Letter: Railroad park prompts questions

Thanks for the June 22 in-depth article on the Westminster Station Park at 7000 Hooker St. When the plan was presented to city council we were all amazed by the plan. Of course, when I began to ask … more

Letter: Health care bill does not work

How does the Better Care Reconciliation Act compare to the ACA? It's pretty obvious that it is better for the rich and worse for the poor, old and sick. Let's start with the better for the rich. … more
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