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  • LETTERS: Boogeyman around every corner; America's troops

    Letters
    Published: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Confused by apparent inconsistency A recent Gazette article (Oct. 1 by Jakob Rodgers) about the tragic killing of Sgt. David Dunlap and his pregnant wife included a statement by prosecutor Reggy Short. He was reported as saying that no murder charge for the 13-week-old fetus carried...

  • LETTERS: What people in Manitou really want; negative ads

    Letters
    Published: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    What people in Manitou really want Ballot question 2G is not an attempt to prohibit the use of marijuana in Manitou. It is legal now to buy, smoke, eat, grow, and share marijuana in Colorado according to amendment 64 and that is not going to change. If 2G passes, it will have no...

  • LETTERS: Storm water issue's pros and cons

    Letters
    Published: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Support a regional approach 
to stormwater Caring for your community means standing up for what you believe is right. And I, like all but one of our county commissioners, want to urge the voters of El Paso County to support 1B, the stormwater ballot question. In voting no on the...

  • LETTERS: Fun activities in the Springs; take on responsibility

    Letters
    Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Lots of fun activities in the region My children and I have attended the free annual Cool Science Carnival Day held at UCCS for four years and it never disappoints. It is universally loved by participants of all ages and all educational backgrounds. The well-organized classes and...

  • LETTERS: City settles on PERA; Obamacare benefits

    Letters
    Published: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    PERA retirees contribute to community I am a retired Colorado Springs employee, and also a cancer survivor who received excellent care at Memorial Hospital more than 10 years ago when Memorial doctors and nurses were more than just public employees. Those doctors, nurses, and others...

  • LETTERS: AFA AD was impressive; Manitou will decide on pot

    Letters
    Published: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    No AD has performed better Congratulations, Gazette and Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson. You have finally accomplished your mission of getting rid of Athletic Director (AD) Dr. Hans Mueh. Dr. Mueh is the most-qualified, competent and ethical senior administrator at the Air Force Academy...

  • LETTERS: It's the voters' turn; good Samaritans to the rescue

    Letters
    Published: Sun, Oct 12, 2014

    Now it's the voters' turn Abraham Lincoln stated in the Gettysburg Address on Nov. 19, 1863, that to ensure the survival of America's representative democracy government should be "of the people, by the people, for the people." When I voted with all other county commissioners to let...

  • LETTERS: Combat troops; no stormwater fee

    Letters
    Published: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    All troops are 'combat troops' "Combat troops," I have a big problem with that wording; please let me explain: All members of the military are to be combat ready at all times after basic training; it makes no difference if you are on the front lines, 50 miles back or in the United...

  • LETTERS: Leave Western Slope's water alone; all life has value

    Letters
    Published: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    From the other side of the Rockies On the Western Slope, our water resources are not something we take for granted. We count on the Colorado River and its tributaries for our local economies, our food and our very way of life. Yet our water resources are being severely challenged....

  • LETTERS: Marijuana stores are not different

    Letters
    Published: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    Pot stores are not different I was pleased to read in a Gazette editorial that you support the right of the people to vote on matters important to them. I find curious, though, your criticism of the Manitou City Council for following the expressed will of the people to allow...

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