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  • LETTERS: Parks lack basic services; Clinton's credibility

    Letters
    Published: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    Parks lack basic services My wife and I are regular visitors to Colorado Springs to visit our three grandchildren and their parents who live here. We have always enjoyed our visits to your beautiful city, but a recent experience created some confusion on our part as to the treatment...

  • LETTERS: Questions on local issues; no right to use lethal force

    Letters
    Published: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    Comments on city issues A couple of comments, if I may. First of all, the Bustang numbers in The Gazette are troubling. When on the average only 6 people ride every bus between the Springs and Denver on a bus designed for 50 people I have to question the sanity of the liberal, tax and...

  • LETTERS: Scores don't reflect knowledge; don't need vigilantes on guard

    Letters
    Published: Sun, Jul 26, 2015

    Scores don't reflect knowledge Friday, July 17, the Colorado Department of Education released the results of the new social studies and science test scores for fourth-, seventh- and eighth-graders. I wonder why The Gazette didn't put a picture of me next to my school's scores. This...

  • LETTERS: Striking the best cable deal; parents must take responsibility

    Letters
    Published: Sat, Jul 25, 2015

    Striking the best cable deal I read today that the Colorado Springs contract with Comcast is up for renewal after 15 years. Hopefully the City Council and Mayor John Suthers will take this opportunity to strike the best deal possible for our citizens. We need to look at successful...

  • LETTERS: High costs of homelessness; Iran deal a nothing deal

    Letters
    Published: Thu, Jul 23, 2015

    High costs of homelessness The Colorado Springs/El Paso County Continuum of Care (CoC) annual homeless numbers taken in January 2015 were released July 9. This report is the 2015 PIT (Point in Time)/HIC (Housing Inventory Count) Report. CoC's homeless totals for our county are...

  • LETTERS: Potholes and travel mercies; end drug prohibition

    Letters
    Published: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    Potholes and travel mercies I chuckled as I read the headlines this morning regarding the number of potholes in the city. Then I recalled my trip in March to visit my daughters who have been long- term missionaries in an African nation. I realized that the worse road for potholes in...

  • LETTERS: Open letter to Trump; thoughts on things today

    Letters
    Published: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    Open letter to Donald Trump Donald, I was seriously considering giving you my vote, if you made it that far, because I agree with most of your expressed thoughts on immigration and its out of control lack of enforcement. After your comments regarding John McCain you lost me. No...

  • LETTERS: Share the road and responsibility; tradition of religious responsibility

    Letters
    Published: Sun, Jul 19, 2015

    Support our city, police I totally agree with the two recent letters by Daniel Bradley and Craig Kimball. We need to look at the total picture and support our police officers. Regarding the proposed tax increase to help with the road situation, I totally support it. My family was a...

  • LETTERS: Complicated minimum wage math; disdain for Christo's "gift"

    Letters
    Published: Sat, Jul 18, 2015

    Complicated minimum wage math Lately, there has been talk concerning the minimum wage. The question that comes to mind is: Will the increase in minimum wage reduce the number of hours worked by those recipients? When an individual is working for minimum wage, the person would no doubt...

  • LETTERS: Lathen's assertions troubling; police response typical

    Letters
    Published: Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    Lathen's assertions troubling Amy Lathen's assertion that "there will no longer be freedom of religion" is nonsense. No Christian pastor will be forced to perform a gay marriage as Lathen asserts. She conflates the sacrament of marriage and marriage as a civil union. Those who manage...

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