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  • LETTERS: A strategic plan for utilities; what immigration reform?

    Letters
    Published: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    A strategic plan for utilities The recent fire at the Martin Drake Power Plant has demonstrated that being a producer of electricity carries a real risk, and has opened an offer from Xcel Energy to buy Colorado Springs Utilities' (CSU) electric division. While I was running for City...

  • LETTERS: Let's put people before profit; talking bikes

    Letters
    Published: Sat, Jul 12, 2014

    Let's put people before profit A little blurb in the "Briefly Nation" section of the July 10 paper needs further explanation. A pipeline leaking "saltwater" sounds innocuous, when in fact, this is highly toxic water. Flowback from the hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, process...

  • LETTERS: City's IT can fix the potholes; try using money orders

    Letters
    Published: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    City's IT can fix the potholes Well it seems that a new IT system is needed more than repairing the potholes in our streets. At least that appears to be the top priority for our strong mayor. I'm sure it will mean a new main frame and all new computers (you can't ask city employees to...

  • LETTERS: No help when needed; recall Sheriff Maketa

    Letters
    Published: Thu, Jul 10, 2014

    No help when it was needed I arrived at the Air Force Academy on Friday about 10:30 a.m. to hike up and down the miniature incline on the west side of the chapel. I got out of my car, put my earphones in, and started walking. All of a sudden, two dogs (one black and white with glassy...

  • LETTERS: Thanks for a lifelong treat; can't fix what we ignore

    by Name newspaper -
    Published: Wed, Jul 9, 2014

    Thanks for a lifelong treat Triple kudos to all the folks presenting the Memorial Park fireworks. What an incredible program this year. Well organized and managed; sound system was first rate. Going to the park on the 4th has been a family tradition for over 30 years now. My wife and...

  • LETTERS: Four-year degree not only answer; letter to City Council

    Letters
    Published: Tue, Jul 8, 2014

    Four-year degree not only answer Our society, including government and media, has performed a major disservice to our students by perpetuating the misconception that a four-year college degree is an essential component for success. This misconception has become a hindrance to our...

  • LETTERS: Colorado has a formula; Driver's licenses for immigrants

    Letters
    Published: Sun, Jul 6, 2014

    Colorado has a formula Re: Men's rights. As a recently divorced female, I can tell you that in my case, at least, my ex-husband got everything he was entitled to - and more, from my perspective. Though I owned a home when we married 14 years ago and made a tidy profit on the sale of...

  • LETTERS: Fine with airplane noise; war on logic

    Letters
    Published: Sat, Jul 5, 2014

    Fine with airplane noise Since the people of Briargate don't want to hear the airplane noise of the young cadets learning to fly to eventually protect this nation, we hear them flying overhead each morning and are thrilled to know these young men and women are achieving their goal,...

  • LETTERS: City's mismanagement mess; slap-on-wrist punishment

    Letters
    Published: Fri, Jul 4, 2014

    City's mismanagement mess In 2009, the city: 1) moved assets located at 217 S. Wahsatch Ave. to the Police Operations Center, 2) replaced the telephone system, 3) performed major upgrades to network infrastructure, servers, and data storage systems. The projects costs: $13-17...

  • LETTERS: CSU's performance; a sleeping America

    Letters
    Published: Thu, Jul 3, 2014

    Is this the best CSU can do? After the third power outage in the past two weeks (first one at night and lasting more than three hours; second one last Thursday and lasting almost five hours; most recent was Sunday morning going on two hours), I am writing this letter with murder in my...

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