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  • LETTERS: Let's be proud of Colorado; nation becoming poorer

    Letters
    Published: Sun, Mar 30, 2014

    Let's be proud of Colorado What's with all the negativity about the "Colorful Colorado" signs? I, for one, enjoy their quaint and rustic character. This is "the West," not L.A., Hotlanta, or Zoo York. The signs speak to our heritage and sum up perfectly what Colorado has to offer; a...

  • LETTERS: Mice and fish coming before people; column read like love letter

    Letters
    Published: Sat, Mar 29, 2014

    Mice and fish coming before people I remember Severy Creek Trail. I remember Waldo Canyon and the connecting trails on the north side of Ute Pass. And now I will also be able to say that I remember Jones Park. This area used to be a mecca for hikers before it was ravaged by fire,...

  • LETTERS: Maybe it's not the criminal; Black Forest fire report

    Letters
    Published: Fri, Mar 28, 2014

    Maybe it's not the criminal Most like a good chase, because when the reward is received, it means more. Criminals on the other hand find joy in getting away. Ryan Stone, the 28-year-old who was arrested for leading police officers on a chase from Longmont to Lone Tree, is a classic...

  • LETTERS: Stop texting and educate yourself; passing on the debt

    Letters
    Published: Thu, Mar 27, 2014

    Stop texting and educate yourself "Historic Craftwood Inn in Manitou Springs closes, victim of recent fires and floods", says Teresa Farney. Hooey! The reason that fewer citizens as of late have been able to enjoy this local icon is our stinking economy, and after more than 5 years of...

  • LETTERS: Like lunch line bullies; more socialistic programs

    Letters
    Published: Wed, Mar 26, 2014

    Just like lunch-line bullies The commute home on U.S. 24 has a small bottleneck. If like most of us you concede the change to one lane, it will be a delay of 5-10 minutes and it is not that bad. However, just like the bully in the school lunch line, there are always the people who are...

  • LETTERS: Fracking should be a real game-changer; find those who have wreaked havoc

    Letters
    Published: Mon, Mar 24, 2014

    Should be a real game-changer In response to the editorial March 19, titled "Greeley shows how fracking stands to improve our lives": It's about to get better. There is a small company that has developed a system to clean up and reuse fracking water, rather than have to dispose of the...

  • LETTERS: Colorado has taken a bold step; important sheriff's race

    Letters
    Published: Sun, Mar 23, 2014

    Colorado has taken a bold step Personal lifestyle is usually risky territory for leaders even when there is compelling medical evidence supporting public action and policy. Eliminating tobacco use and promoting physical activity and healthy nutrition are important ways to prevent...

  • LETTERS: Springs drivers running red lights; thankful for heroes

    Letters
    Published: Sat, Mar 22, 2014

    Springs drivers running red lights On Saturday, March 15, about 1 p.m., my wife and I were stopped at the light just before the I-25 overpass on Cimarron. Directly in front of us was a CSPD patrol car. As usual at this light, if you're heading west the traffic gets backed up so we...

  • LETTERS: Merrifield not more qualified; weak candidate

    Letters
    Updated: Fri, Mar 21, 2014

    Merrifield not more qualified Christy Le Lait, executive director of the El Paso County Democratic Party, claims that Michael Merrifield is more qualified to be senator of District 11 than Republican Bernie Herpin. ("Political race swirling in county this year", March, 18, The...

  • LETTERS: Black Forest fire report; if it was arson...

    Letters
    Published: Thu, Mar 20, 2014

    Responding to criticism My name is Bill Marchant. I am a director of the board of directors for the Black Forest Fire and Rescue Protection District. I was elected to a four-year term in May of 2012, and this is a voluntary position with no compensation other than the personal...

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