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Letters

  • LETTER: Interventions can save lives

     Dear editor:

  • Image Summit March 7-8

    The city of Brighton is taking proposals for workshop presenters at the annual Image Summit March 7 and 8 at the Armory Performing Arts Center, 300 Strong St. 

    The mission of the youth conference for 10- to 19-year-olds is empowering young people in the state to impact government and become active community members. 

    Featured speakers are Jessie Funk and Shane Feldman. There will be breakout sessions, chances to talk with elected officials from across the state.

    The cost is $20. Call 303-655-2119 or visit www.brightonimagesummit.org.

  • Evolution Women’s Conference March 1

    This year’s Evolution Women’s Conference is from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, March 1, at the Bella Sera Events Center, 45 Strong St.

    The keynote speaker is Denise Burgess, president and CEO of Burgess Services, a construction management firm in Denver. She’s been on the board of directors of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce since 2010.

    Other guest speakers are Susan Frew of Sunshine Plumbing, Heating and Air, wellness coach Melissa Healy and Ramina Wilkerson, motivational speaker and life coach.

  • LETTER: Gift drive

     Highland Legends Apartment & Townhomes are excited to be, teaming up with the Suncor Boys and Girls Club this year in a Christmas Teen Gift Drive. Suncor Boys and Girls Club have been and continue to be instrumental in providing opportunities for teens to thrive. Despite lack of resources, their success can be judged from every smile that they are greeted with from these teens each day.

  • LETTER: The holiday season can evoke many different emotions

     Though family traditions and cultural differences vary, Christmas is still observed by many as a time for remembering those special moments and special people who bring joy and meaning to our lives. It’s a celebration that has its beginnings in the past, yet shapes the present. Over the centuries it has established itself deep within the psyche of our Western world. Through pageantry, poetry and song, we are reminded once again of a humble birth and an extraordinary life that has influenced the course of nations for centuries. 

  • LETTER: Chamber silent auction a success

    Dear editor:

    Thank you so much for your generously supporting the Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce. Your sponsorship and donations are the reason why our evening was a great success, and we thank you for your part in making it possible.

    We raised just over $3,000 from the sale of the silent auction items. These proceeds will help the chamber to continue providing our business community with essential tools and resources they need to succeed.  

  • LETTER: Shop local, dine local supports our small business heroes

    Every year after Thanksgiving, Americans kick off the holiday shopping season with big stores advertising deal after deal. Not long ago, Americans during the holiday season typically would visit locally-owned small retailers in a downtown area to purchase all of their gifts. Business owners would decorate their shops with lights and ornaments or create elaborate window displays to grab the imagination of a passer-by and encourage them inside. It was a magical time of year, and many of us still hold on to those memories today.

  • LETTER: A good night for Colorado’s future

     Dear editor:

    Colorado is on the frontline of climate change, experiencing catastrophic wildfires, droughts, unreliable snow packs, rising health risks and costs, and extreme weather events. Last week, parents and other voters supported candidates who will address climate change by acting on clean energy, clean air, carbon pollution, and protecting Colorado’s great outdoors as well as a safe and healthy Colorado for future generations.

  • LETTER: Transition needs to be smooth

    Dear editor:

    Just one week ago, we started to see election returns come in for the state and counties that were surprising for some and disappointing for others. 

    Elections can be a rewarding or a cruel outcome for candidates and elected officials who have worked hard and, in many cases, put their jobs and future in the hands of the voting public. 

  • LETTER: Questions about the results

     Dear editor: 

    I will take a “short pause” when someone can tell me why these good Adams County servants were not re-elected?