LETTERS: Change comes slowly; continued support for Humane Society

By: Letters

Change comes slowly to city

Change comes slowly to Colorado Springs. In the early 1990s, it was my agonizing pleasure to serve on the North Slope Recreation Advisory Committee.

The north slope of...

GUEST COLUMN: Congress must keep its spending promise to Colorado taxpayers

By: Marc Short and Andy Koenig Guest columnists

Will Congress keep its word?

Colorado's senators and representatives have to answer this question between now and Wednesday.

By the end of the month, they must pass a federal funding bill for the next...

GUEST COLUMN: Pope's theology of boldness

By: Cate terwilliger

My typical reaction to a papal visit is to roll my eyes and sigh heavily, anticipating that the allegedly liberal media will once again - in terms of ink and air time - essentially convert to Catholicism for the...

A little old-fashioned cooperation on display

By: The Gazette

It was refreshing, even encouraging, to see the Colorado Springs City Council mediate and help resolve a dispute between adjoining property owners on the west side this week.

That's right: A council that,...

LETTERS: Work toward a holistic response; remember the founding fathers

Work toward a holistic response

As pastors of seven of our city's historic downtown congregations, we are deeply committed to the well-being of our community. Our faith communities have come together to serve...

GUEST COLUMN: The double standard on smoking vs. marijuana

By: Ed Feulner

A lot of things can date an old movie or TV show: clothes, furniture, cars. And another thing: cigarettes. They're all over the place in many films, markers of an era when smoking was far more common.

It took...

GUEST COLUMN: Employee Rights Act pushes Democrats into a policy box canyon

By: Richard Berman

In old Western movies, the climax often took place in a "box canyon." Some gang was lured into a trap where the high stone walls left no good exit or place to hide. Rifles (with unlimited ammunition) and the...

EDITORIAL: Court should protect the freedom to frack

By: The Gazette editorial

The Colorado Supreme Court announced Monday it will weigh in on municipal hydraulic fracturing bans. Its ruling will affect the wallets of all Coloradans. An anti-fracking decision would jeopardize property rights,...