Letters to the editor
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Letter: EMD billing dishonestly

Evergreen Metro District is changing its billing cycle for some, if not all, of its customers to get all on the same cycle. But, the way they are doing it is dishonest, even though their lawyers purportedly say that it is OK. more

Letter: Jeffco’s new Site-Based Budgeting for schools will negatively impact mountain area schools

Jeffco’s new Site-Based Budgeting for schools will negatively impact mountain area schools We want to bring attention to budgeting changes in Jefferson County Public Schools that are going to … more

Letter: The May 2 election is crucial

The special district election on May 2 has both consequences and benefits for our community. more

From the Jefferson County Treasurer

Every tax year I receive a few calls from taxpayers asking the County Treasurer to lower or waive their property taxes for various reasons. The County Treasurer’s Office does not have the legal authority to lower property taxes or waive property taxes per state law. more

Letter: The issues of wildlife-vehicle collisions

I was extremely pleased to read Allen Best’s “Dismantling the wall to wildlife in Colorado.” more

Letter: Third-party vendor fees for property taxes

Happy New Year! As you know, property taxes fund critical services from Special Districts such as our Jefferson County school district, fire departments, public works, water, sewer, city services, public safety, etc. more

Letter: In response to recent articles and letters

I am writing about two important issues. The letter from Kathryn Mauz once needs to be addressed first. more

Letter: Thank you for contributing to a successful shoebox gift collection

I am writing to thank Evergreen​​​-area residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season. more

Letter: What to wear?

On Jan. 7, a man entered the Mall of America wearing a t-shirt that many found offensive. The shirt was neon yellow and stated, “Jesus is the Only Way.” The COEXIST motto which represents peace among different religions was crossed out. more

Letter: Smoke, mirrors

Smoke, mirrors Jack is back. Two years ago, developer Jack Buchanan came in like a wrecking ball with a proposal to raze the El Rancho park-n-ride, the Alpine Rescue Team building and the Rainbow … more

Letter: Thank you for reaching out

Many thanks to the good folks of our community for reaching out to our residents at the Life Care Center of Evergreen during the holiday season. more

Letter: Democratic endorsements

I just finished voting and that was one of the longer ballots in recent memory. This year, the ballot measures deserve as much attention as the races at the top of the ballot, and I encourage every voter to take the time to understand them. more

Letter: Vote YES on FF so children don’t go hungry

Voters around the state received their ballots for November’s election this week. I want to urge all Coloradans to vote YES on Prop FF, Healthy School Meals for All. more

Letter: Endorsing Tim Walsh, Don Rosier, Colin Larson and Ed Brady

Evergreen needs leadership and we once had that with the late Tony Grampsas (Gentlemen Legislator), John Witwer, Rob Witwer and Cheri Gerou. These leaders were joined by Sheriff John Stone and a few DA’s who had our best interests and criminals worst interest in mind, Sadly, we are lacking leadership today. more

Letter: More support for Lesley Dahlkemper

As an active volunteer in the Conifer community, I have appreciated Commissioner Lesley Dahlkemper’s accessibility and willingness to help in any way she can. more

Letter: Support for Phil Weiser

I have been involved in education for almost 20 years. Over the last decade or so, since the explosion of social media companies and their intentional penetration into the youth market, we have seen … more

Letter: Your Vote

“The Vote.” So much meaning in these two words for the history of our nation. Your lone vote, so little, but the alternative, that of not voting, is nothing.    more

Letter: On Joe Webb’s election endorsements

I sincerely hope that you will give equal space to someone from the Democrats to make “election endorsements” as you did for Joe Webb, former chairman of the Jeffco Republican Party. ( Voices, Oct. 6, 2022) His article was basically a listing of all the Republican candidates who are all “wonderful” people. more

Letter: For the benefit of our environment and economy, re-elect Dahlkemper!

For the benefit of our environment and economy, re-elect Dahlkemper! more

Sheriff's calls

Sheriff’s Calls is intended as a humorous take on some of the incident call records of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office for the mountain communities. Names and identifying details have been changed. All individuals are innocent until proven guilty.  more
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