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Today's Opinions

  • Our Readers Write

    Neighbors of distressed properties deserve more consideration
    Editor:

  • Campaign-finance rule is unfair

    When former state representative Kathleen Curry changed her party affiliation from Democrat to unaffiliated before the 2010 session of the Colorado General Assembly, she bit off more than any politician could be expected to chew.

  • Foothills seeking input on land sale proposal

    By Ron Hopp

  • Info wars: The empire strikes back

    A short time ago in a county very, very nearby, a group of small weekly newspapers launched an investigation into a land deal that the Jeffco empire presented as a routine open-space purchase.

  • Our Readers Write

    What is the school board hiding?
    Editor:
    With the beginning of the fall semester, why does the Jeffco school board now find it necessary to employ a sheriff’s deputy to keep the public out of earshot of its mumblings at its open-to-the-public study sessions?
    What is it trying to hide?
    Russell W. Haas
    Golden

  • Election pivotal for school district

    When Laura Boggs was elected to the Jefferson County Board of Education two years ago, it caught a lot of people by surprise. It looked like incumbent Sue Marinelli was headed for re-election in an uncontested race until Boggs pulled and returned candidate papers just before the deadline. Running under the radar, Boggs upset the incumbent and has been a controversial and polarizing member of the school board in her first two years.

  • Our Readers Write

    The Bridge to Nowhere, Part 2
    Editor:
    I haven’t laughed this much in years. I just read the study that supported building the pedestrian bridge over Wadsworth Boulevard.
    Just Google “pedestrian analysis and bridge study.”
    Please go to the site and read the report yourself.

  • Are colleges spending funds wisely?

    If you watched a recent college football game between the universities of Utah and Southern California, you couldn’t have missed a somewhat strange interlude when the announcers rattled off statistics about the amount of money PAC 12 universities are spending on stadiums.