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  • EDITORIAL: Focus on our families

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Anyone who lives in or near Colorado Springs knows it is a great place to live, work and bring up kids. But another survey has confirmed it. WalletHub, a personal finance website, surveyed data from 150 U.S. cities and ranked Colorado Springs the ninth best for families. No other...

  • EDITORIAL: Stray-bullet victim deserves justice

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    The tragic loss of Glenn A. Martin of Monument should not remain a mystery. Martin was getting ready to roast marshmallows with grandchildren and other relatives Friday at a Pike National Forest Campsite in Rainbow Falls Park, between Woodland Park and Deckers. He fell to the ground,...

  • EDITORIAL: A time to remember America's spirit

    The Gazette
    Published: Sat, Jul 4, 2015

    Many say our nation is transforming and certainly in the past several years we have continued to see efforts to change our nation in response to cultural, societal, economic and technological changes. Some of these changes have been universally lauded and some seem to create further...

  • EDITORIAL: Walker's record speaks for itself

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    One prospective candidate at the Centennial Institute's Western Conservative Summit stood out for bringing considerably more than good ideas and talk. As the final act of Saturday night, Colorado Springs native and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker displayed a record of recent results no...

  • State's recovery steady, not strong

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    Colorado's recovery is averaging better than the nation's as a whole but still has some weaknesses. The study State of Working Colorado 2014 published by the Colorado Center on Law and Policy says, "Colorado is one of only 16 states to have recovered all jobs lost since the 2007...

  • Palestinians, Israelis must protect civilians

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    A recent report by the United Nations Independent Commission of Inquiry on the 2014 Gaza Conflict sheds new light on disturbing practices by both Palestinian militants and Israeli armed forces. To begin, in the words of the report, "The death toll alone speaks volumes: 2,251...

  • EDITORIAL: Conservatives convene at Summit

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    Halfway through this weekend's Western Conservative Summit, sponsored by Colorado Christian University's Centennial Institute, a crowd of about 4,000 was abuzz with enthusiasm for Carly Fiorina. The former Hewlett-Packard CEO stole the show late Saturday morning with a firebrand talk...

  • EDITORIAL: Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

    The Gazette
    Published: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    Just about any American loves a little bit of competition. As Vince Lombardi noted, "If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score?" This weekend, racers from the Pikes Peak region and from all around the world will be enjoying a high-level competition at The Broadmoor Pikes...

  • EDITORIAL: Court plays jiggery-pokey with law

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    Thursday's Supreme Court decision in King v. Burwell comes as a blow to critics who see the Affordable Care Act as a law that merely redistributes health care and increases demand on an overburdened system. Because the law does nothing to increase the supply of doctors, hospitals,...

  • EDITORIAL: Keeps the roads safe for us all

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    As the weather gets warmer and the conditions become more welcoming, it is likely that some people will begin commuting by motorcycle or bike instead of using their car, as they might do in the winter. For this reason, it is even more imperative that all motor vehicle operators drive...

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