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  • LETTERS: Fully support bluegrass project; views on half marathon event

    Letters
    Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    Fully support this project In light of the recent complaints in the media about the conversion of Wasson Park from traditional bluegrass, the Middle Shooks Run neighborhood would like to express its support to the Parks Department for its efforts to conserve our precious water....

  • LETTERS: Commissioners doing other things; a community owned utility

    Letters
    Updated: Sat, Sep 27, 2014

    Commissioners doing other things I thought the Colorado Springs City Council was an arrogant bunch, but the story about El Paso County Commissioners is right there, too. Who are they to take away a right that the sheriff has. I think if the county commissioners were in charge during...

  • LETTERS: Support the right to know; having a Kodak moment

    LETTERS
    Published: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    Support the right to know Why am I voting Yes on 105, the GMO labeling initiative that will be on the Colorado statewide ballot Nov. 4? The better question might be: Why wouldn't I? Proposition 105 is not a ban on GMO foods, it is merely a label. A label simply stating, "Produced...

  • LETTERS: Divorcing the Rockies; need for thoughtful conservatism

    Letters
    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    Divorcing the Rockies a good thing David Ramsey was spot-on in his analysis of the Rockies decision to divorce itself from Colorado Springs. Regardless of The Gazette opinion that suggests we should have thrown money at the Rockies by building a new stadium, there was no guarantee of...

  • LETTERS: Let military do its job; biggest boondoggle of all

    Letters
    Published: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    Prehistoric rhetoric such as this In Doug Lamborn's Sept. 18 opinion in which he so loosely deploys labels such as "anti-energy" and "barely-working", he clearly demonstrates his scientific ignorance and a futile wish to go back in time. Instead of responsibly embracing intelligent...

  • LETTERS: Colorado driver's licenses; No acceptance of responsibility

    Letters
    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    We need a decision maker In seeing President Barack Obama's approach to the ISIS threat, he reminds me of President Lyndon Johnson. In early 1964, Johnson's advisers told him that he needed to step up and commit fighting troops to Vietnam. He said OK - but not until after the...

  • LETTERS: Wrong 'lesson learned'; understanding real world combat

    Letters
    Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Column requires clarification David W. Murray's Sept. 11 guest column, "The mishandling of the 2014 National Household Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH report)," requires some clarification. During the press conference Sept. 4, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...

  • LETTERS: Regional approach to stormwater; temper your emotions

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    A regional stormwater approach It seems much of the opposition to the regional stormwater proposal is focused on the issue of how much each jurisdiction will pay and how much it will get in return. Mayor Steve Bach, for example, is afraid Colorado Springs will contribute some large...

  • LETTERS: Stable funding needed; Where are the 499s?; What's offensive?

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Stable funding source is necessary For the past two years, I have attended the Stormwater Task Force meetings as an observer and as a participant on the Stormwater Engineering Team. The Gazette's Sept. 14 editorial was well-written and factual, and I agree completely that the Pikes...

  • LETTERS: Driver's license mixup; inconsiderate cyclists

    Letters
    Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    You've got to be kidding I read the headline in The Gazette this morning (Saturday, Sept. 13): "Some state ID cards invalid". I went on to read the rest of the article and this was my response: You've got to be kidding. The state expects the 524 people who received the wrong cards...

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