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  • LETTERS: Dream Act good for economy; questioning Hillary Clinton's judgment

    Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    Dream Act good for economy The Dream Act is an important action for securing the rights of immigrant children. For those of you who don't know, the Dream Act is legislation that would allow young adults who immigrated here as children to gain temporary lawful citizenship in order to...

  • LETTERS: Life lessons at the DMV; the right thing to do

    Published: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    Where community really begins Do you know your neighbor? How often is it when we can say: "we really know our neighbors." After all, a strong community is built on strong neighborhoods and strong neighborhoods are built on people getting to know each other and serve one other. The...

  • LETTERS: A matter of compliance; sick of politicians

    Published: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    Just an issue of compliance I read with great interest Bill Vogrin's column and was struck by the recent article of Wagon Man's continuing trouble walking the streets of the west side. (April 17) It seems to me that while technically he is breaking the law by being in the road pulling...

  • LETTERS: Support for local police; the Inferno or the DMV

    Published: Thu, Apr 23, 2015

    Support for local police In response to the recent complaints of our local police officers, please let me add my opinion from the experiences that I have had. I want to express my sincere thanks and appreciation for our fine law enforcement officers. I want them to know that the...

  • LETTERS: A new rail phenomenon; mess and congestion on the trail

    Published: Tue, Apr 21, 2015

    A new rail phenomenon The Gazette's Sunday, April 19, front page article on hazardous material spills is correct, but it is flawed. Your data through 2012 shows pretty much a status quo, which is probably true. However, El Paso County and most of the Front Range has a new rail...

  • LETTERS: High speed rail is the future; most fatal one of all

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    Published: Mon, Apr 20, 2015

    High-speed rail is the future High-speed rail will do to the airplane what the automobile did to the horse and buggy. High-speed rail is used in many parts of the world. Apparently, the Colorado Legislature can't grasp this. One of the arguments used to shoot down state Sen. Leroy...

  • LETTERS: See the homeless

    Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    Genuinely see the homeless When I read about the "It's OK to Say No" anti-panhandling campaign, my first response was to weep. I agree with the compassionate goal to shift money to nonprofits and decrease problems caused by giving money. However, I thought of a man who'd muttered his...

  • LETTERS: Response from local police; opposition to new stables

    Published: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    Response from local police force It seems our local police force has moved from the everyday donut shop to the high end Starbucks. I took this photo on my way to 24 hour fitness April 2, 2:24 p.m. I counted five police cars and one community service car at the Starbucks located on...

  • LETTERS: Youth needs to get in the game; go back to the table

    Published: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    Young people need to get in game In response to last week's article on the younger generation not voting in the city elections: I wonder how many of the younger population have a subscription to the newspaper or read the newspaper? They have so much access to other types of media....

  • LETTERS: Younger city council; the easy way out

    Published: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    Creative minds, creaky joints What's this community coming to? One group says, "why are we electing only old white guys." Another group wonders why, "the young guys don't quit complaining and start working to help make this a better place to live." Colorado Springs is made up of a...

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