Letters to the editor
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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

Letter: Ukraine and America

Ukraine’s powerful determination to preserve its democracy and its way of life no matter what has drawn a sharp contrast to what is going on here in America where a polarizing pull to drag us backward is distorting the very core of “One Nation Indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” more

Letter: In response to Nate Marshall’s March 17 letter to the editor

Of course, a larger, more modern fire station at El Rancho is a good idea, but the cost is too high.  more

Letter: The importance of local elections

Thanks for the Courier’s recent article by Deb Brobst detailing candidates for local districts. While the headlines may be focused on primaries and mid-term elections, on the near horizon are … more

Letter: Slow down and protect our wildlife

Just the other morning, our routine walk at Bergen Meadow once again took a heartbreaking turn. We encountered a mortally injured cow elk. With a leg fractured and a grotesquely askew, she was in … more

Letter: Pause before you lay blame in wildlife-vehicle collisions

“Judgment come from assumptions.” I read this quote recently, and I want to suggest that when we see a wildlife-vehicle collision or the aftermath of one, we need to give pause before we … more

Letter: Daylight savings time is an annual debate

Daylight savings time: the annual debate I read Greg Romberg’s article in the March 24 edition of the Canyon Courier with a great deal of amusement, noting that this has been an annual debate … more
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