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  • LETTERS: Positive feedback on the airport; remember sequestration

    Letters
    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Positive feedback on the airport I had a lovely morning at our Colorado Springs Airport. I recently joined the "COS Premier Lounge" and as I drove to the airport I eagerly anticipated my new travel experience. I pulled right up to the valet parking area, grabbed my luggage, locked my...

  • LETTERS: More on IB; Net neutrality

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Stormwater math, pound for pound Put the numbers to the proposed stormwater rates and then vote NO! City Council tells us the average monthly tax will be $8 to $12, but they never say how they arrived at that figure other than to say 
it is based on the amount of impervious surface...

  • LETTERS: AP history in Jefferson County; more on IB

    Letters
    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Reminiscent of the McCarthy era In the Oct. 8 Gazette, in the context of the Jefferson County AP History program controversy, columnist Walter Williams showed a blatant bias against public school teachers by insinuating that the highly inflammatory anti- American comments made in 2006...

  • LETTERS: Boogeyman around every corner; America's troops

    Letters
    Published: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Confused by apparent inconsistency A recent Gazette article (Oct. 1 by Jakob Rodgers) about the tragic killing of Sgt. David Dunlap and his pregnant wife included a statement by prosecutor Reggy Short. He was reported as saying that no murder charge for the 13-week-old fetus carried...

  • LETTERS: What people in Manitou really want; negative ads

    Letters
    Published: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    What people in Manitou really want Ballot question 2G is not an attempt to prohibit the use of marijuana in Manitou. It is legal now to buy, smoke, eat, grow, and share marijuana in Colorado according to amendment 64 and that is not going to change. If 2G passes, it will have no...

  • LETTERS: Storm water issue's pros and cons

    Letters
    Published: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Support a regional approach 
to stormwater Caring for your community means standing up for what you believe is right. And I, like all but one of our county commissioners, want to urge the voters of El Paso County to support 1B, the stormwater ballot question. In voting no on the...

  • LETTERS: Fun activities in the Springs; take on responsibility

    Letters
    Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Lots of fun activities in the region My children and I have attended the free annual Cool Science Carnival Day held at UCCS for four years and it never disappoints. It is universally loved by participants of all ages and all educational backgrounds. The well-organized classes and...

  • LETTERS: City settles on PERA; Obamacare benefits

    Letters
    Published: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    PERA retirees contribute to community I am a retired Colorado Springs employee, and also a cancer survivor who received excellent care at Memorial Hospital more than 10 years ago when Memorial doctors and nurses were more than just public employees. Those doctors, nurses, and others...

  • LETTERS: AFA AD was impressive; Manitou will decide on pot

    Letters
    Published: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    No AD has performed better Congratulations, Gazette and Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson. You have finally accomplished your mission of getting rid of Athletic Director (AD) Dr. Hans Mueh. Dr. Mueh is the most-qualified, competent and ethical senior administrator at the Air Force Academy...

  • LETTERS: It's the voters' turn; good Samaritans to the rescue

    Letters
    Published: Sun, Oct 12, 2014

    Now it's the voters' turn Abraham Lincoln stated in the Gettysburg Address on Nov. 19, 1863, that to ensure the survival of America's representative democracy government should be "of the people, by the people, for the people." When I voted with all other county commissioners to let...

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