Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Our forgotten history

  We must not panic over Critical Race Theory, a legitimate idea worthy of discussion at the college graduate level. Its six tenets, as stated by Michael Alcorn, seem reasonable topics for … more

Letter to the editor: Land of confusion over Reagan legacy

  In response to Joe Webb’s letter on Ronald Reagan.Joe wrote “…what Reagan achieved as president was meant for all Americans without exception.All Americans benefited from … more

Letter to the editor: LWV favors masks in schools

  The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County strongly supports a requirement that all persons appearing on school premises be required to wear masks for the coming year. The League of … more

Letter to the editor: When it comes to masks, whose style is being crimped?

My house is on the Vista Trail open space a few hundred yards east of the Platte River Academy on South Colorado Boulevard. more

Letter to the editor: Stay on track with vaccinations

  When most Coloradans hear of vaccinations today, they think of the pandemic and COVID-19. Remarkably effective and safe vaccines have helped us to return to more normal lives and saved so … more

Letter to the editor: Easy and simple climate steps

  Climate change is obvious to us now as the Earth warms and weather changes. It is a complex problem that might not be solvable. But each of us can help to slow climate change so that future … more

Letter to the Editor: Conifer needs a standalone library

On behalf of the Conifer community, the Conifer Area Council thanks the Canyon Courier for its recent story about the community’s desire for a stand-alone library in Conifer. We also appreciate … more

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
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