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  • LETTERS: Something has to be done; let's finish the job

    Letters
    Published: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    Let's finish the job The elections in Colorado clearly indicated a turn away from the leftist policies of the president, Mark Udall and the rest of the Democratic Party. However, there are at least two more election cycles where persons appointed to office by former Democratic Gov....

  • LETTERS

    Letters
    Published: Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    Prescription medication quandary I schedule an annual checkup every December, when my doctor issues my new prescriptions for the coming year. I ask her to post date them for the new year, because they expire the very last day of December after they are written no matter when they...

  • LETTERS: Spooky election season; playing politics again

    Letters
    Published: Tue, Nov 4, 2014

    Spooky election season 'Twas the day after Halloween and all through the streets, not a creature was stirring. No more trick or treats. The ghosts and the goblins had all flown away - they went into hiding 'til next Halloween day. The only thing left were the canvassers walking...

  • LETTERS

    Letters
    Published: Mon, Nov 3, 2014

    Verifying ballot signatures I have had some concerns about how mail-in ballots were verified to insure that the ballot was actually filled out by the voter the ballot was mailed to. I emailed the Colorado Department of State Elections Division. Below is part of the answer I received:...

  • LETTERS: Harmful marijuana; lesson in income inequality

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    Updated: Sun, Nov 2, 2014

    Harmful aspects of marijuana Re: Dr. George Athey's letter titled "Legalization of marijuana damaging" (Oct. 28)wherein he covers I believe, some extremely valid, timely and worrisome topics on this drug. He expresses his deep concern as a practicing physician on the harmful aspects...

  • LETTERS: Get regional park back on track; adults and marijuana

    Letters
    Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    Get regional park back on track Re: Andy Meng letter to the editor (Oct. 29). If Initiative 1A passes, one half of the money slated for Black Forest's parks recovery would be used for the "Pineries Open Space." The other half has been designated for the Black Forest Regional Park,...

  • LETTERS: Troublesome school testing

    Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    PARCC is unproven, expensive Parents, do you dread TCAP tests in school? Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is replacing TCAP and is going to happen twice a year! My 9-year-old was required to do a 147-page TCAP Test Prep Packet over spring break....

  • LETTERS: Don't need another hospital; money for parks

    Letters
    Published: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    We don't need another hospital I am writing in response to the opinion piece in Sunday's Gazette entitled "52-bed hospital will improve access to quality health care." I am a firm believer that competition and the free market are good for our economy. At the same time, competition is...

  • LETTERS: Some election season laughs; background checks

    Letters
    Published: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Some election season laughs Talk about how times change! My colleagues and I are getting good laughs from listening to our students comment about the upcoming elections. No, they aren't for or against any particular candidate, but they have plenty to say about the campaigns. My...

  • 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...

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