Letters to the editor
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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

Letter: Why I’m voting for Lesley Dahlkemper

I’m one of those who can’t bear to align herself with either party, so when Lesley Dahlkemper (a Democrat) initially ran for county commissioner, I met with her one-on-one just as I did with her Republican opponent, Tina Francone. more

Letter: A Vote for Lesley Dahlkemper is a vote for local businesses

When the pandemic hit, I worked closely with Lesley to ensure that COVID relief dollars were available to businesses across the mountain community. more

Community Voices: RTD

RTD closed the El Rancho Park-n-Ride and bus stops on Aug. 21 because of “low ridership.” more

Letter: Our elected Board of Education is doing a great job!

Our elected school board for Clear Creek Schools is effectively exercising their fiduciary responsibility and representing our community voices as evidenced in the recent public work session focused on the taxpayer funded renovation to the previous middle school building on Highway 103. more

Letter: Come out for a football game

Come out for a football game Friday Night Lights may have been a movie, but it is happening on a grand scale in Evergreen right now thanks to Evergreen’s dynamic and beloved football coach Matthew … more

Letter: Thoughts on Lesley Dahlkemper

Lesley Dahlkemper is running for re-election as our county commissioner. I have nothing but tall praise for this special woman. She is altogether a caring, capable and accomplished … more

Letter: Don’t block the view

I would be very happy with a new firehouse at El Rancho and a remodeled one at Lookout Mountain. I would like a new Alpine Rescue Building. “Zero cost?” No. In order to get these things, we would have to swallow a commercial blot. more

Letter: Support for Foothills Fire and Alpine Rescue

I believe we as a community need to thank those who provide first responder services to our community. more
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