Letters to the editor
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VA wait-list woes

VA health care scandals are going to happen again and again and again because government ownership of the means of production doesn’t work. And it won’t work regardless of how many rules Congress … more

Letter to the Editor: PUC should support the Colorado Energy Plan

It is a confusing time in our country as the Trump Administration works to shutter the burgeoning renewable energy market and I find it daunting to think about the economic and environmental impacts … 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

Letter to the Editor: Yes on 3D

Yes on 3D With less than a week to go before ballots are due on Tuesday, November 7, we want to encourage you to Vote Yes on 3D if you have yet to cast your ballot! 3D is School District 27J’s mill levy override question that will generate $12 … more

NORTH 1102 LTE Baker responds

Downtown incentive a mistake I was troubled by a glaring misstatement, minimizing and omission in Bill Christopher’s column in the Westminster Window of October 26, 2017. When speaking of incentives to developers at the New Downtown, Mr. … 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

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

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 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

NORTH 1005 LTE Housing burdened

We need a housing fund Did you know that according to federal guidelines, if you are paying more than 30 percent of your income towards housing costs, you are housing burdened! Most Westminster residents are paying that and more. Without … 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 to the Editor: Biblically speaking

I read with interest the Sept. 7 article by Jessica Gibbs on The State of the Bible in 2017. It is of course no surprise that most people who read the Bible are older. Many youth (not all) today and … 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: 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: 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

Letter: No info about school ballot

In his column, Mr. Christopher ("Local campaigns are on us," Aug. 7) noted and lamented the fact that only two incumbents have filed for the two open school board positions in the Westminster Public … more

Letter: Fight open primaries

A little more than one third (38 percent) of Colorado's electorate passed Proposition 108, thus opening the primaries to unaffiliated voters. Each of the two major parties can opt out of the open … more

Letter: Praise for Humenik

As a resident of Adams County for the past 30 years, I am grateful for the way State Sen. Beth Martinez Humenik represents us as her constituents. During a time when there is so much political … more

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
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