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  • LETTERS: Life is full of choices; still developing a strategy

    Letters
    Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    Life is full of choices I read the two letters to the editor in The Gazette last Thursday decrying the application of the death penalty for Nathan Dunlap and in Colorado in general. While the focus of the two letters appeared to be wasted state funds expenditures, my immediate...

  • LETTERS: City seems to be stuck; government economically unpatriotic

    Letters
    Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014

    Sadly, we seem to be stuck Where to start? I am a 35-year resident of Colorado Springs. My wife and I raised our family here, and I have owned several businesses over those years. I have been active in the community by coaching Little League and high school sports and also serving on...

  • LETTERS: Colorado Springs can't afford business as usual; crumbling streets; Good Samaritans

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    Can't afford business as usual Re: "Oil production key to U.S. energy needs," by Owen Hill, Gazette, Wednesday, Aug. 27. One cannot escape noticing the incongruity between Hill's position and the article on page A10 (same issue) "U.N. panel says global warming human-caused." According...

  • Letters: Dress codes, political theater, Ben Carson

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    Making fools of themselves Re: "Dress code violations," the Question of the Day. Some day those girls will be thankful that the superintendent cared enough for them to keep them from making fools of themselves, when sadly their parents don't care about them, or aren't around when...

  • LETTERS: Death penalty, a money pit, send Utilities a message

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    Maybe the cost will touch hearts The death penalty is incredibly costly. There's just no arguing with that fact - it drains tax dollars within the criminal justice system, and that results in delayed justice for other victims awaiting hearings on their non-capital cases. Other...

  • LETTERS: Critical presidential responsibility; we've forgotten history

    Letters
    Published: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    A critical presidential responsibility What's the outlook for ISIS, America and President Barack Obama? United States interests, allies and even our homeland itself are going to get hit by these radical Muslims. Obama's almost complete absence of responsible leadership on defense and...

  • LETTERS: 'Excess revenue,' police restraint, state elections, testing waivers

    Letters
    Updated: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    Take care of the necessities In the last week in The Gazette, I read that El Paso County has $2,044,078 in "excess revenue" from 2013. With that money, our money, they want to buy another park. I think parks are great, and I use them often. However, I would like to ask if the county...

  • LETTERS: Mayor Bach not the bad guy; eliminate this evil

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    Mayor Bach not the bad guy I have been holding my tongue and biting my lips; however, enough is enough of this dysfunctional City Council let by a narcissist President Keith King. Reminds me of some other presidents with the same attitudes. I was here when the last stormwater plan...

  • LETTERS: Looking out the rear view mirror; driving on ratepayer's dime

    Letters
    Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    Looking out the rearview mirror I felt a degree of amusement upon reading "The Gazette's Viewpoint" Aug. 15 that pot on the ballot will be a detriment to local emerging generations. I have some personal experience with legal drug use. I was born and raised within the city limits of...

  • LETTERS: A memory-making moment; opening a can of worms

    Letters
    Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    A memory-making moment I am disappointed, dismayed and discouraged to learn that the Colorado Balloon Classic apparently is no longer welcome in Colorado Springs. I've lived here for over 30 years, and the Balloon Classic held over Labor Day weekend is one of the highlights of living...

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