Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Xcel should speed transition

The climate emergency demands that we quickly replace fossil fuels with low-carbon renewables. Unfortunately, Xcel plans to operate the Comanche 3 coal-fired power plant in Pueblo until 2040, making … more

Letter to the editor: Congratulations to Healeys

Congratulations to Healeys Congratulations to Jerry and Ann Healey! You know when it’s time to move on. I commend you! However, afford me the opportunity to thank you for a job well done! Years … more

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for school food article

  Thank you for highlighting local programs that provide free food to our Jeffco kids. Food insecurity is often an “invisible issue” to many. It is good to see acknowledgement of … more

Letter to the Editor: Why so scared of racial equity?

  The letter by Mr. Salley in your May 20 edition was so appallingly offensive with so many broad-brush bigotries, it’s impossible in this limited space to refute every ignorant … more

Letter to the Editor: Questioning equity

  How many Jeffco residents are aware that the Virginia State Board of (so-called) Education has proposed a major overhaul on how High School math is taught? Will it be for the worse or the … more

Letter to the editor: Not a union fan

Regarding the May 13 teachers union story... The worst thing about the teachers union — national and Jeffco — is they don’t care about children. It’s all about themselves, … more

Letter to the editor: Re: Chauvin conviction

Perhaps last week’s letter writer who claims Derek Chauvin was convicted to appease a mob will join me in condemning all mob violence – in the streets of Minneapolis and by the … more

Letter to the editor: Aghast at letter

  I am a resident of Golden and as I was perusing the Transcript today, I happened upon the Voices page. I read the Letter to the Editor written by Russ Haas and I am totally aghast. … more

Letter to the editor: A wagging tail on the trail

  This morning, I was hiking in Alderfer/Three Sisters Open Space Park, when a gentleman came up the hill behind me with a medium-sized dog. The first thing the gentleman said was, “Is … more

Letter to the editor: Re: Derek Chauvin’s conviction

  Jew or white, what difference does it make when the mob wants one that it ‘targeted’? Doesn’t the nationwide ‘schadenfreude’ (taking pleasure re the … more

Letter to the editor: Take action now on climate

I’m a mom and, like every Coloradan parent, my number one issue of concern is my kids. I want to give them the world. I want them to have opportunities, find a good job, be healthy, enjoy the … more

A gifted veterinarian and genuine humanitarian

It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of Dr. Tana Hetrick. Her contributions to the Evergreen community of animals, certainly, but their humans as well, are worthy of richly deserved … more

Letter to the editor: Praise for Stern words

  Hats off to George Stern. I didn’t vote for him in 2018 and don’t agree with him on all (or even most) policy areas, but after seeing his response article in last week’s … more

Letter to the editor: Not so fast no filibuster

  I am amazed by how many people think that changing our constitution and rules will make America a better place. Careful changes have been made during our history. Such as the amendments to … more

Letter to the editor: One victory at a time

  I am beginning to worry about the haves and have-nots of COVID-19 vaccinations. People who get vaccinated are rightfully very glad and excited, which is right and good. It is a victory … more

Letter to the editor: 1964 fact check

  In a recent letter to the editor, a letter writer made the assertion that Republicans were opposed to the 1964 Civil Right Act and tried to filibuster the legislation to prevent its … more

Letter to the editor: Being clear about accountability

  I am not quite sure what Michael Alcorn was trying to say in his column of 02/18. I am in agreement with him that we as citizens need to hold all officeholders, from local to national, … more

Letter to the editor: The party of “no”

  In his first few months as Senate Minority Leader, Mitch McConnell has given us a preview of how Republicans will behave for the next four years. They will use every tool at their disposal, … more

Letter to the editor: Not so open spaces

I was disappointed to hear on the news of closure of several Open Space trails in Golden for six months beginning Feb 1. Reported reasons were to allow the local elk herds privacy for birthing and to … more

Letter to the editor: Remember Wisconsin?

  How many remember that a raucous mob was allowed to occupy and trash the Wisconsin State Capitol for several weeks in 2011 (vs hours in DC)? How is it that previous disruptive protests, … more
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