Letters to the editor
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Letter: Hey buddy, ya got a dime?

One of the keys to a civilization is currency. It’s the ability to exchange goods and services on a more convenient time relationship. more

Letter: Taxed out

Clear Creek county is an illusion. It doesn’t really exist. more

Letter: News to celebrate!

I am the new President of Scraps-to-Soil (S2S), a 501C3 non-profit with the mission to inspire sustainable lifestyles in Clear Creek County and want to tell you about what we have been up to with our programs. more

Letter: Let’s re-elect George Marlin

George Marlin has served Clear Creek County well and should be re-elected as County Commissioner.  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: New School Design: Will they Listen?

The meeting at Carlson Elementary about the New Elementary School on Highway 103 appeared okay on the surface but will the school district really listen? The attendance was not big because I hear many Clear Creek citizens think the decisions have already been made. more

Letter: Use part of Building 103 for early childhood education

Clear Creek urgently needs more child care options for families and the school district now has an opportunity to help meet that need.   more

Letter: In response to “It may be Time for the Legislature to look at laws concerning recounts”

The request for recounts was not done in the manner requested. It was asked to have humans count the paper ballots to see if they match the electronic results. more

Letter: We must insist on respect of the property of others and obey county regulations

Over this past spring, a developer purchased land at the top of a mountain with limited, very steep access. She proceeded to cut over 250 documented, labeled trees on four of her adjacent neighbors’ property without permission. more

Letter: Thank you, Blue Spruce Habitat for Humanity

I would like to give a big shout out for a wonderful local organization. Blue Spruce Habitat for Humanity, out of Evergreen, Colorado, has such dedicated empathetic volunteers. more

Letter: Ideas for Library/Carlson Courtyard Park

The recent rejection of the $350,000 bid for landscape planting at the historic downtown Idaho Springs Library by the City of Idaho Springs would be better spent toward a more comprehensive Library Park with a“bigger picture” design tying it into the new building replacing Carlson Elementary with a new entry Courtyard on the southeast side of the building. more

Letter: To the good people of Clear Creek County

Most of you won’t know who or what I was back in the ‘70s, but I know. Suffice it to say, Frank was a pain in the backside. Most importantly, I don’t blame anybody but myself. more

Memorial Day: More than just the start of summer

Although the past weekend did not really show it, summer is coming! Birds are singing, plants are blooming, and summer activities are being planned out. The customary unofficial start of summer is Memorial Day. more
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