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  • 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...

  • LETTERS: Benefits of online learning; School district needs a budget

    Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Benefits of online learning Like many Colorado families, our family is preparing for another school year. My son is entering his senior year with the online public school Colorado Connections Academy. This will mark our 10th year as a cyberschool family. Through the use of...

  • LETTERS: Don't rush to judgment on Rice; Common Core not the villain

    Letters
    Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Don't rush to judgment Regarding the Ray Rice domestic violence scandal: People are ignoring two big elephants in the room. First elephant: Subsequent to the ugly elevator incident, these two voluntarily married each other. This fact bespeaks a mélange of sick, obsessive...

  • LETTERS: Ceremony unique, inspiring; Utilities problems

    Published: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    Ceremony was inspiring, unique Recently my wife, Seta, and I attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the 3-mile section of the Ute Indian Trail starting at Manitou Springs and going up Ute Pass. The ceremony was at the upper end of the trail section. The landscape is truly beautiful...

  • LETTERS: Storm water fee criteria; labor force questions

    Published: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    Criteria for a stormwater fee I'm for the stormwater fee if the following criteria are adopted and advertised to Colorado Springs voters: - A clear definition of what an impervious surface will be for residential and for business. If it's roof and driveway for residential, it's...

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