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Jeffco letters to the editor for July 30

Trump’s First Amendment flip-flop I write to admit that my perception of our First Amendment’s right to free speech must be flawed. On one hand, President Trump tells us that free speech would be … more

Letter to the editor: Believe experts about masks

Believe experts about masks I read with deep concern and disappointment that the Mayor of Littleton chose not to support a mandate for wearing face masks. The article talked about how council members … more

Letter to the editor: Thank you, Governor Polis

Thank you, Governor Polis Thank you Governor Polis for issuing the statewide mask order. Although it will not ensure 100% compliance, studies have shown it can increase compliance by 8% to 16%. I’d … more

Letter to the editor: Don’t believe Fox News

Don’t believe Fox News Fox News continues to spew out untruthful, hateful comments about Democratic positions and about Vice President Biden’s statements. Fox is a TV network that is totally … more

Letter to the editor: Delegation should back vaccine work

Delegation should back vaccine work My father has been battling stage four prostate cancer for a long time, which unfortunately has metastasized to his lungs. Because of this, he is extremely high … more

Letter to the editor: Don’t obscure Antifa tactics

Don’t obscure Antifa tactics This weekend I watched with sadness as Antifa “protesters” turned on Coloradans with violence. Regular folks from around the state peacefully gathered at the sixth … more

Letter to the editor: 5G set to invade Lakewood

  A pro-industry wireless zoning ordinance is on the Lakewood City Council Agenda for a July 27 vote, in spite of assurances from Mayor Adam Paul that no vote would take place until an open … more

Letter to the editor: Lock up coronavirus rule-breakers

Lock up coronavirus rule-breakers Gathering in crowds, without face coverings or distancing, is just plain criminal! Such actions risk not only the health and lives of those who do so. Many others … more

Letter to the editor: Don’t buy Gardner’s ‘green’ pose

Don’t buy Gardner’s ‘green’ pose Cory Gardner is attempting to “greenwash” his reputation to improve his chances for reelection in 2020; however, Gardner’s voting record and unwavering … more

Letters to the editor: Jefferson County, July 7 edition

Don’t blame the victim Letter writer Russell Haas shown that with a quick visit to Wikipedia, one can find anything to blame a prone, handcuffed man for dying under the weight of three police … more

Letter to the editor: Support McCorkle, give Buck the boot

Support McCorkle, give Buck the boot Guns and safety will be a big topic in the next legislative session and it’s important that Coloradans have their voice heard. Our state laws are evidence-based … more

Letter to the editor: Wrong approach on surprise bills

Wrong approach on surprise bills Federal COVID-19 relief efforts have helped many small businesses survive, but our health-care workers remain hard hit. In April, more than 1.4 million lost their … more

Letter to the editor: Civil War statue was part of Colorado’s story

Statue was part of Colorado’s story Meet my great-grandfather, John Dare Howland, designer of the Civil War statue that stood near Colorado’s Capitol. “Jack” Howland, was born in Zanesville, … more

Letters to the editor: Jefferson County

Prioritize kids As an educator, and as a parent, I have witnessed the incredible and far-reaching impact early childhood education has had on my daughter, and on kids in my classroom. Most of a … more

Letter to the editor: Jeffco Schools fall opening

  The plan for Jeffco schools this fall is very confusing. Teachers, often the most vulnerable in the classroom, teach some students in person, while teaching the majority online. Will … more

Letter to the editor: Prevent elder abuse

  Age is the greatest risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease. As Colorado’s population ages, our state is expected to see a 21% increase in the number of Coloradans diagnosed with … more

Letter to the editor: A sharp distinction

  The media, with an agenda, purposefully conflate legal immigrants with illegal immigrants when they talk about economic contribution and crime statistics. Now we see the same thing … more

Letter to the editor: COVID-19 impacts health and hunger

  Unemployment rates are unprecedented, leaving people across the country facing food insecurity for the first time, including families in our neighborhoods. Community Table is working … more

Letter to the editor: Legal issue behind case

  In the past few days, a number of conservatives have been publishing op-eds supporting changes to qualified immunity, which prevents officers from being sued in civil court for actions … more

Letter to the editor: Salute to strong Highlands Ranch teen

Patrick Boland, your story left me in awe and quite humbled by your strength in coping with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS (the story: “Highlands Ranch teen’s a … more
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