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  • 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...

  • LETTERS: Warning to all drivers; placing the blame

    Letters
    Published: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    A warning to all drivers To the heavy equipment truck driver that ran the red light this morning at Woodmen and Lexington - You are so lucky I am an experienced driver and always look to make sure drivers stop before going on a green light (arrow in this case). The light had been red...

  • LETTERS: Suggestions for downtown; Letters policy change

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    Published: Sun, Sep 7, 2014

    A downtown pedestrian plaza I'm having serious problems in understanding the thought processes (or lack thereof) of the Colorado Springs City Council and the mayor. Here they have had a long and successful event, the Balloon Classic, and they seem to be perfectly fine with losing it....

  • LETTERS: Paying for the scrubbers; 'remember the beheadings'

    Letters
    Published: Sat, Sep 6, 2014

    'Remember the beheadings' I will not dignify the terrorists involved, in the recent beheadings in the Middle East, by saying that they even have a country to call their own. They use grandiose words or descriptions, in a feeble excuse to try and justify their reason for existing on...

  • LETTERS: Mitchum's jeans; high gas prices

    Letters
    Published: Fri, Sep 5, 2014

    The best match ever I am a Big Brother with Big Brothers Big Sisters - Pikes Peak and I wanted to share a little bit about my match through this local organization. My Little and I are the best match ever because we like to try new adventures, we always have a good time hanging out...

  • LETTERS: More on Balloon Classic; stormwater concerns

    Letters
    Published: Wed, Sep 3, 2014

    Balloons about family, fun, food, art I hope that our community can find a way to keep the Colorado Balloon Classic going. I took my daughter and son-in-law and their new baby Rosalie (10 months old) there Saturday, and it was very enjoyable. It was fun watching all the people around...

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