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  • LETTERS: Plan for, pay for the future; change a bad idea

    Letters
    Published: Fri, May 22, 2015

    Plan for, pay for the future It is time for Colorado Springs to grow up and stop living in Uncle Sam's basement! Almost every year recently, Colorado Springs has its hand out to the federal government for some kind of disaster relief. At the same time, a significant majority of the...

  • LETTERS: Show some patriotism; school policies

    Letters
    Published: Wed, May 20, 2015

    Show some patriotism I have written on this subject before and probably will again. On Friday, I attended graduation ceremonies at the World Arena for the UCCS Class of 2015. I attended in honor of Alexis Raye Bailey, who will go on to make this great country of ours proud. But, are...

  • LETTERS: Why does punishment take so long?; more on city's potholes

    Letters
    Published: Tue, May 19, 2015

    Punishment is too slow Well, here we go again - this is why this is so unfair to us that are for the death penalty.

  • LETTERS: School's remarkable achievement; flights from Springs too high

    Letters
    Published: Sat, May 16, 2015

    A remarkable achievement There have been some interesting articles about high school tennis in the region lately, but they have missed the most interesting and compelling elements about the underdog team triumph of a school that nobody would have expected to perform at the level they...

  • LETTERS: No more dancing elephants; observations on daily life

    Letters
    Published: Fri, May 15, 2015

    No more dancing elephants I was saddened to see the image of the "dressed up and dancing elephant" in the paper today (Family, May 11). The article happily refers to thrills and fun in the circus, but these magnificent elephants are a shell of what they were meant to be: living free...

  • LETTERS: Cheating champions; leader for all the people

    Letters
    Published: Thu, May 14, 2015

    World champion cheaters A four-game suspension for Tom Brady. One million dollar fine for the Patriots. Loss of two future draft picks. Severe as this collective punishment may seem for the transgressions of "Deflategate," it simply doesn't fit the "crime." What the NFL should have...

  • LETTERS: Poor repair of potholes; planned dorm violates ordinances

    Letters
    Published: Wed, May 13, 2015

    Intentionally poor repair jobs? I pose this question to your reporters: Has anyone thought to check into the contract that the pothole repair company has with the city? I have made the observation that the repair company has control of their profit potential by using cheaper...

  • LETTERS: Grounds for civil action; a dedicated pothole tax

    Letters
    Published: Tue, May 12, 2015

    Grounds for civil action The property owners unjustly forced out of their homes by the collapsed retaining wall in the news may have grounds for civil action. Perhaps it is impracticable for them to pursue this course, or perhaps it would not help them even if they won in court; but...

  • LETTERS: Springs owes mayor a thank you; concern for the homeless

    Letters
    Published: Mon, May 11, 2015

    City owes mayor a thank you As Mayor Steve Bach's term draws to a close, the citizens of Colorado Springs owe him a big thank you for what he has done during his tenure. There are many accomplishments to cite, including fighting the black hole in Denver known as the State Legislature...

  • LETTERS: Just cultural intolerance; infrastructure maintenance

    Letters
    Published: Sat, May 9, 2015

    Just cultural intolerance Thank you, Tom Mooney, for providing my family material for a dinner discussion on irony and tolerance. Evidently, "When an American Christian business owner refuse to bake a wedding cake for a gay customer, that is just cultural intolerance." However, it...

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