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  • 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...

  • LETTERS: Combat troops; no stormwater fee

    Letters
    Published: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    All troops are 'combat troops' "Combat troops," I have a big problem with that wording; please let me explain: All members of the military are to be combat ready at all times after basic training; it makes no difference if you are on the front lines, 50 miles back or in the United...

  • LETTERS: Leave Western Slope's water alone; all life has value

    Letters
    Published: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    From the other side of the Rockies On the Western Slope, our water resources are not something we take for granted. We count on the Colorado River and its tributaries for our local economies, our food and our very way of life. Yet our water resources are being severely challenged....

  • LETTERS: Marijuana stores are not different

    Letters
    Published: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    Pot stores are not different I was pleased to read in a Gazette editorial that you support the right of the people to vote on matters important to them. I find curious, though, your criticism of the Manitou City Council for following the expressed will of the people to allow...

  • LETTERS: It starts in our skies; affordable child care

    Letters
    Published: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    It starts in our skies After 25 years of serving our military members and their families as an employee of USAA, I continue to be amazed at the courage and selfless sacrifice the members of our armed forces demonstrate. In the 67 years since our government created a separate Air...

  • LETTERS:

    Letters
    Published: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    Support companies that create jobs Entrepreneurs are building businesses at a faster pace than ever in our state. Energy and environmental businesses are coming here in droves because of our abundant natural resources. As responsible residents, it's on us to cultivate an environment...

  • LETTERS: Amendment supports our heritage; pot's effect on Manitou

    Letters
    Published: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Amendment supports our heritage I am a small thoroughbred breeder in Colorado and raise hay and horses. I would like you to help me support Amendment 68 to save Colorado horse racing and provide much-
needed funding to our schools' K-12 for education. Horses contribute greatly to the...

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