• LETTERS: The definition of is; accommodating a drug culture

    LETTERS
    Published: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    The definition of 'is' Tom Brady seems to be an example of a young man whose early adult years were experienced during a presidency where the moral character of the holder of our highest office taught us an important life lesson. To succeed (and get away with whatever is necessary to...

  • EDITORIAL: State pension fiasco worse than we thought

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    Colorado's Public Employees' Retirement Association is effectively in the hole by $25.8 billion - the difference between its assets and liabilities owned to members and retirees. It's a big number - more than five times the cost of Denver International Airport, even after the project...

  • EDITORIAL: Civil rights battles rage at cake shops

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    Whites-only drinking fountains. Blacks to the back of the bus. Separate entrances. And, of course . cake When historians study civil rights struggles of the 20th and 21st centuries, the wedding cake will emerge as a curious symbol of strife. Right here in Colorado, two cake...

  • GUEST COLUMN: Far too many kids are still left behind

    Paul Lundeen
    Published: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    Thousands of National School Choice Week celebrations are taking place to remind us that access to more learning options makes a difference for thousands of students in Colorado and across the nation. But the concept of "school choice" doesn't go far enough to provide the flexibility...

  • LETTERS: Poverty and urban decay; bring your A-game

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Sun, Jan 25, 2015

    Quarterback Brady is correct Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was correct in his assessment of the controversy over deflated footballs: Ridiculous! But as soon as the media adds the suffix "-gate" to a word, you know that it's going to be a long drawn-out "scandal." The pundits, in...

  • EDITORIAL: City may land better balloon fest

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    The balloon festival lives and may become bigger and better than before. It's just the latest sign of this region's resilience and renewed resolve to soar. The community mourned an announcement last summer by organizers of the Colorado Balloon Classic, who said 2014's event would be...

  • EDITORIAL: Drones pose danger and potential

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    A young Wyoming couple posed for wedding photos when the photographer's drone whacked the groom in the head, injuring him slightly. A drone smacked Australian triathlete Raija Ogden in the head during a race. She survived after paramedics dislodged a propeller blade from her flesh. A...

  • LETTERS: Standing around doing nothing; danger lurking on the roads

    Letters
    Published: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    Standing around doing nothing In the paper today (Denver Post) the headline was something like: "State of Colorado overwhelmed due to Holmes criminal trial, could take a toll on everyone". On the way to work Jan. 19 at the corner of Old Ranch Road and Powers Blvd. in Colorado Springs...

  • EDITORIAL: Soak-the-rich scheme would hurt us all

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    President Barack O'Robin Hood spoke to the American people Tuesday and promised everything short of maid service. In his last two years, the president will take from the rich and give to the poor - if the Republicans will let him. To fund free college, a tripling of child care...

  • EDITORIAL: Parents Challenge evens the field

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Tue, Jan 20, 2015

    The Pikes Peak region is blessed with an abundance of nonprofits. One such organization is Parents Challenge, a group that helps parents and guardians give their children a hand up in their pursuits of successful futures. After taking two years to reorganize, Parents Challenge is back...

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