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Letters

  • Our Readers Write

    New school board is actually more open than the old one
    Editor:
    In response to Greg Romberg’s column of Dec. 25: Maybe Mr. Romberg should investigate the actual facts.
    First, the board has had its own attorney. In the past, the hiring of said attorney was done behind closed doors with no public notice. We should be applauding the new board majority for hiring an attorney in public and increasing transparency.

  • Our Readers Write

    Kind gesture jump-starts giving
    Editor:

  • Our Readers Write

    A review of some traffic rules
    Editor:
    These are some issues facing area drivers. We have a good number of merge lanes at stop signs and traffic lights. Many people don’t yield when merging onto the road, causing traffic to slow or even stop. It might be a good idea to review some of these rules for many longtime and new drivers.

  • Our Readers Write

    It’s time for the penny to buy the farm
    Editor:
    If it costs 3 cents to mint a penny, why not do away with the penny?
    I mean, after all, does it make sense? Or cents?
    Of course, you realize this would mean our costs would go up. For instance, instead of something costing $1.03, now it would cost $1.05. But hey, just think of the possibilities. It could help pay for health care or even help reduce our national debt.

  • Our Readers Write

    Keep off-leash dogs away from others

    Editor:

    As a frequent user of open space around Evergreen (both Jeffco and Denver parcels), I see a lot of folks with their dogs off leash. Others can debate the propriety, but all I ask is that these off-leash dogs don’t bother other people and/or their dogs.

  • Our Readers Write

    A word of thanks to veterans

    Editor:

    The average citizen today, myself included, does not comprehend what our country’s veterans have endured. I feel the importance to help the public become more mindful of these incredible people.

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    Organizers of Empty Bowls say thanks
    Editor:
    A sincere thank-you to the hundreds of sponsors, volunteers and participants in the 2013 Mountain Resource Center Empty Bowls fund-raiser. Once again, the event was a resounding success and will help us accomplish our goal of neighbors helping neighbors.

  • Our Readers Write

    Time to abolish the U.S. House
    Editor:

  • Our Readers Write

    All voices should be heard on Jefferson County school board
    Editor:

  • Our Readers Write

    Lamontagne would bring spirit of collaboration to school board
    Editor:
    I am relieved to see Jeff Lamontagne on the ballot for the Jeffco school board. With the federal government shutdown and the recent recall elections in Colorado, I am happy to see a Jeffco school board election coming next month. As with all elections, we as voters should be thoughtful of our candidates before the election and not two years into their term.