Letters to the Editor

ARAPAHOE COUNTY: Drill down to the facts for Aurora city-county notion

ARAPAHOE COUNTY: Drill down to the facts for Aurora city-county notion

We take exception to Aurora Mayor Hogan’s view that Aurora is being “shortchanged” and lacks proper representation

Aurora Chief Oates: Perry wrong to criticize department over child sex assault allegations

We know that our inability to “defend” our actions by disclosing more information leaves the Police Department vulnerable to the criticism Mr. Perry has levied. It is the lot of police officers and police departments everywhere to endure criticism on occasion. We also know well in policing that there is always another side to the story.

RE: Aurora allowing backyard chickens

EDITOR: Unless city officials can provide my family with a daily protein source they can ensure was not cruelly raised and is also completely natural, they can’t deny us our chickens. Perhaps the hundreds of Aurora residents wanting chickens should …

RE: Tour of new VA hospital includes vets, congressional candidate

EDITOR: All of a sudden, Andrew Romanoff is concerned about veterans and the VA hospital? A little late to the party, aren’t you, Andy? I’m sure he wouldn’t have cared less if he wasn’t running for Congress in a district …

RE: Aurora Sentinel editorial insisting that DA plea bargain with massacre shooter James Holmes

EDITOR: Should Holmes be found “innocent by reason of insanity” — Can’t he at least get a conviction with no possibility of a future release? It appears the “reason of insanity” excuse is the problem, not whether he in fact …

RE: Aurora Sentinel editorial slamming those in northwest Colorado backing an effort to secede from the state

EDITOR: This editorial serves only one purpose: It proves the “radicals” to be correct. You are correct that this isn’t an exercise in democracy. The problem with that statement is that this is a republic, not a democracy. Rights of …

RE: Setting up the rules for marijuana shops in Aurora

EDITOR: My next vacation will be in Colorado. moonmac via AuroraSentinel.com EDITOR: It’s crazy that Aurora would even consider preventing people from smoking legal marijuana outdoors on their own property. The very argument makes my head spin. It’s legal to …

RE: City’s move to annex off-ramp to stop panhandlers on city border

EDITOR: It needs to be said and said clearly that panhandlers on the roadways are a menace. Their presence creates dangerous situations for drivers. They corrupt the natural flow of traffic, provide distractions to drivers and increase the irritation level …

LETTER: Susan Brown Tea Party accusations just bizarre

EDITOR: Tea party columnist Susan Stamper Brown’s missive blaming the president and democrats for pervasive income disparity and growing poverty, not only in the USA but globally, is bizarre! Brown misuses census and Pew research data to bake her case …

RE: Dave Perry’s column on ensuring Aurora retains its ban on pit bulls

EDITOR: Dave Perry makes asinine claims. A “Well-organized lobby”? No one needs a “lobby” when the absolute truth shows that millions and millions of these animals are completely innocent and have done nothing negative to anyone. The “lobby” portion of …