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  • 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...

  • 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...

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