Letters to the editor
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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

Letter to the editor: Even the election playing field with Proposition 113

Even the election playing field If I learned anything from the 2016 election, it’s that our democracy needs an overall reform, especially the way our votes are counted for president. As Coloradans, … more

Letter to the editor: Craig Marshall Smith column was a keeper

Column was keeper I frequently want to write to thank Craig Marshall Smith for saying, so much better, what I think. Today is the day. When I read his column about driving in our current world I … more

Letter to the editor: Stand up for Littleton immigrant center

Stand up for immigrant center Last month my student passed her citizenship interview. It was one of the proudest moments of my life. We had been studying since November, when I signed up to be a … more

Letter to the editor: Ortiz will have our backs

Ortiz will have our backs You would think someone appointed to the state legislature would be gracious and eager to learn what's important to everyone in their district. In the case of Richard … more

Letter to the editor: Silent Gardner should speak up

Silent Gardner should speak up Senator Cory Gardner has been rather noisy lately. Noisy about meeting with start-ups in Colorado Springs, health centers in Grand Junction (as he supports the lawsuit … more

Letter to the editor: Don’t cut off Littleton immigrant center

Don’t cut off immigrant center The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is planning to greatly increase the cost to immigrants applying for citizenship or for a green card (work permit). In … more

Letter to the editor: Add air quality to the fight

Add air quality to the fight The current fight for Black Lives Matter make it impossible to ignore systemic inequity in our communities. As part of this awakening we must also acknowledge that … more

Letter to the editor: Gardner's bipartisan bonafides

Gardner's bipartisan bonafides Most of us agree that our country is sorely needing more bipartisan, constructive dialogue and cooperation these days. Senator Cory Gardner embodies this much-needed … more

Letter to the editor: Place debt spotlight on colleges

Place debt spotlight on colleges Got a college loan you can’t pay because you can’t find a good enough job? Your beef should be with the college that you paid for your education, not the … more

Letter to the editor: Back troops, not Trump

Back troops, not Trump The greatest insult from Trump's actions to disrupt processing and delivery of the mail is that in so doing he is disenfranchising our troops. Never mind us here at home, our … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for Proposition 113

Vote for Proposition 113 Imagine: ● Presidential candidates campaigning and paying attention to ALL states, not just a handful of swing states! ● Republicans in California (or Colorado) and … more

Letter to the editor: Gardner is unfit to serve

Gardner is unfit to serve One would think by now that Sen. Cory Gardner would have admitted President Trump has been an abject failure in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Asked by CNN for the … more

Letter to the editor: Littleton should fund immigrant center

City should fund immigrant center I own an immigration practice a mile and a half away from the Littleton Immigrant Resource Center and reside in Littleton. I have referred many immigrants to the … more
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