Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Turn down Prop 113

Turn down Prop 113 If we want presidential candidates to value our Colorado voices, it’s important we vote no on Proposition 113. Prop 113 would give Colorado’s presidential electoral votes to … more

Letter to the editor: Vote no on Prop EE

Vote no on Prop EE Proposition EE is a tax increase on Coloradans amid a global pandemic. As we attempt to recover from COVID-19 hardships, now is not the time to impose a $294 million tax increase … more

Letter to the editor: Anti-Antifa

Antifa seems to be everywhere. It’s sad commentary on the divisiveness in our world today. I believe that the Black community and Black leaders need to publicly call these groups out for what … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on 4A and 4B

Vote yes on 4A and 4B We purchased our home in Centennial because of the Cherry Creek School District’s reputation for excellence. In the eight years since, we have learned that the reputation is … more

Letter to the editor: Senators should step up

Senators should step up In reference to the Centennial Citizen’s recent article, “Rise in rate of new COVID-19 cases triggers Arapahoe County mitigation plan,” I am concerned about the increase … more

Letter to the editor: Support 4C for education

Support 4C for education My family recently moved to Littleton from a premier school district in Texas and sought out Littleton Public Schools based on rankings, word of mouth, and location. I … more

Letter to the editor: 4C is needed for future

4C is needed for future How much is a child’s life, future, hopes and dreams worth? As a mental health professional at Options High School, one of multiple alternative programs on the proposed … more

Letter to the editor: School cuts would hurt vulnerable

School cuts would hurt vulnerable I am a parent with a child in the 4C Littleton Public School System. I am writing because the $156 million shortfall in state level funding could mean my son and … more

Letter to the editor: Vote no on Prop 113

Vote no on Prop 113 It’s important we vote NO on Proposition 113 (National Popular Vote) so that our Colorado voices continue to matter. Our electoral votes for president should continue to go to … more

Letter to the editor: Vote to keep NPV plan

Vote to keep NPV plan The Electoral College should be modified to reflect the outcome of the national popular vote for no other reason than voters don’t understand it. Discrepancies between the … more

Letter to the editor: Support LPS Ballot Measure 4C

Support LPS Ballot Measure 4C Saving lives, extending opportunities, and creating meaningful relationships all describe Options Secondary; however, over the years, shortfalls of $156 million in state … more

Letter to the editor: Gardner follows predictable path

Gardner follows predictable path Senator Cory Gardner’s recent statement that confirmation hearings should go forth now (some 40 days before the presidential election) to fill the SCOTUS vacancy … more

Letter to the editor: Kellner has valuable experience

Kellner has valuable experience It’s great to see endorsements pouring in for John Kellner, our strong candidate for District Attorney. We’re recognizing that in a time of rising violence in … more

Letter to the editor: Support our schools

Support our schools When my husband and I stepped into Homestead Elementary in 2009 for a tour, the administrator said, “The first thing you need to know is that our voters approved the 2008 ballot … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on Amendment B

Vote yes on Amendment B When your ballot arrives in the coming weeks, there’s one statewide issue that merits an immediate yes vote. Vote yes on Amendment B, and make an affirmative step to make … more

Letter to the editor: Protect kids’ health

Protect kids’ health As an early learning professional who works with child care providers across Colorado, I see first-hand the incredible impact quality early learning has on a child’s mind, … more

Letter to the editor: 4C is crucial for schools

4C is crucial for schools After hearing the General Fund Financial Updates at recent Littleton Public Schools board meetings, I am writing to urge voters to support 4C, the mill levy override. With … more

Letter to the editor: A shout-out for Sonya Ellingboe

A shout-out for Sonya Ellingboe As a longtime reader of the Independent, I am grateful that the paper still can find space for the Arts and Cultural articles by Sonya Ellingboe. Given all the grim … more

Letter to the editor: RTD needs Edwards

RTD needs Edwards A lot of attention this November will focus on the presidential election. Even so, Highlands Ranch has a unique local election to consider and one of our neighbors is running to … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for paid leave

Vote for paid leave As the owner of a Littleton childcare center, I feel a deep calling to help our children get off to a good start in life. Yet, too many families in Colorado do not receive the … more
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