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Today's Opinions

  • Our Readers Write

    Who deserves blame and shame?
    Editor,
    I am disappointed to read letters like Cal Johnston’s published in the Feb. 2 Columbine Courier concerning the Tucson tragedy (“Venomous rantings have consequences”). Was it coincidental that Mr. Johnson attacked a list of conservatives “for helping to create a climate of hatred toward government, government officials and politicians of opposing views in the U.S.”? Not likely. Was it politically convenient? You bet.

  • Time for Jeffco citizens to step up

    After his defeat in California’s 1962 gubernatorial election, Richard Nixon famously said to reporters: “You won’t have Nixon to kick around anymore.”
    As county commissioner Kevin McCasky leaves office to become president of the Jefferson Economic Council, we here at Evergreen Newspapers will miss getting our own kicks from the target-rich environment he has provided.
    Over his years as a commissioner, McCasky has graced our pages for:

  • Our Readers Write

    Look deeper for causes of edcuation shortcomings
    Editor:

  • Library district is not needed

    By Jeffco Board of Commissioners

  • Schools right to face cold, hard reality

    Sometimes you know that you just can’t win.
    I had a lot of empathy for school administrators across the Front Range last week when they had to make decisions about whether schools should be open during the frigid temperatures. All the school districts in the area closed schools Tuesday, and only Denver opened its schools Wednesday.

  • Chatfield plans don’t hold water

    By Paula Noonan

  • Our Readers Write

    Venomous rantings have consequences
    Editor:
    Shame, shame, shame on Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity, Mike Rosen, Sarah Palin, et al and Tea Party Extremists for helping to create a climate of hatred toward government, government officials and politicians of opposing views in the U.S. Your daily venomous rantings have consequences on susceptible individuals, encouraging acts of violence and murder.

  • School board wasting money, time

    By Mike arnold