Letters to the editor
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Letter: Support Lisa Cutter, support food pantries

As a community volunteer, I have seen firsthand how the pandemic exponentially increased the need for assistance from our local food pantries. more

Letter: Eyesore

Eyesore Bouchard says one benefit [presumably to the location FSBR proposes to devastate] is that the forest canopy will conceal the trails themselves, which would be only six to 12 feet wide. The … more

Letter: In response to Greg Romberg’s “We need yard sign strategies instead of littering our public landscape”

In this column, Mr. Romberg describes a political yard sign in front of a private residence as “proof that the candidate has earned the support…” He then describes a political yard sign placed on public land as “littering our public landscape.” more

Letter: Sovereignty

On Jan. 18, 2022, the United States submitted a number of amendments to the International Health Regulations. more

Letter: Open letter to the EPRD

Congratulations to our EPRD board for election of new members, hiring a new executive director and completing negotiations to continue operations at Evergreen Lake. Despite not being as sexy and sensational as much of our daily news, these significant accomplishments are noteworthy — exactly the sort of news that residents within the EPRD look forward to as the board prioritizes outreach to residents.  more

Letter: We shouldn’t need trail police

I was enjoying a walk on one of our Jeffco Open Space trails the other day, when I experienced a disturbing event: I was approached by a man on the trail who identified himself as a “volunteer from a local trail organization.” more

What we’re doing about wildfires

As the wind keeps blowing, and we watch the devastation in New Mexico, we can’t help but wonder “Are we next?” The threat of wildfire looms larger every year due to drought, warmer temperatures and stronger winds. more

Memorial Day: More than just the start of summer

Although the past weekend did not really show it, summer is coming! Birds are singing, plants are blooming, and summer activities are being planned out. The customary unofficial start of summer is Memorial Day. more

Letter: We are justified in building a new fire station

I am writing this as an open letter to the community regarding the new fire stations for Evergreen and Foothills. more

Letter: FSBR will only endanger residents

From the January 2021 presentation to Conifer area residents: Consolidation of riders… reduces pressure on local mixed use [sic] trail systems [and] will improve MTB EMS response in the Conifer Area. more

Letter - Weekly brings vast experience

Weekly brings vast experience Darren Weekly is the experienced Republican candidate for Douglas County sheriff. The primary election is June 28. Darren is a captain with the Douglas County … more

Letter: We can stop poisoning fish

We can stop poisoning fish On April 22, The Colorado Sun reported that 100% — 100%! — of the fish sampled at popular fishing spots in Jefferson County tested positive for PFAS. more

Letter: The campaign to stop FSBR

Please consider this installment in the campaign to stop Full Send Bike Ranch. more

Letter: Support incumbents Mike Gregory, Jeff DeDisse and new candidate Kenny Erhart

My old incident commander would send us out with “go out and do good stuff.” Evergreen Fire Department is doing a bunch of “good stuff.” The department’s CWPIP groups … more

Letter: Please vote on May 3

As an outgoing Evergreen Park and Recreation District board member, I cannot overemphasize the importance of upcoming elections on May 3. Voters have the choice of electing three new EPRD board … more

Letter: Why I’m voting for Peter Eggers in the upcoming EPRD election

I was thrilled to learn that Peter Eggers is running for one of three open seats on the Evergreen Park & Recreation District Board of Directors. We are so lucky to have this outstanding individual in our community.  more

Letter: Field of dreams

I was astounded to learn that EPRD board member Don Rosenthal proposed that EPRD build a 50,000-square-foot building, called a MURF, primarily to house indoor practice fields for turf sports and secondarily for courts, offices, a running track and concession stands. more

Letter: Thank you, Lisa Cutter

I am so proud of Lisa Cutter, my representative in House District 25, for sponsoring and helping to pass the Reproductive Health Equity Act. more

Letter: Two candidates who will make Evergreen better

Evergreen can stand still, or keep getting better. In the upcoming election for the Evergreen Park & Recreation District, I know of two candidates who will keep making it better. more

Letter: Protecting the community from fires

After listening to the EFPD candidates’ forum, I got the impression that some of them did not understand the basic reason for replacing Station 1. more
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