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  • 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...

  • Editorial: 'War on women' backfires on Udall

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Sun, Oct 12, 2014

    A strange thing happened Friday. The daily barrage of social issues press memos from the campaign to re-elect Colorado Sen. Mark Udall came to a halt. Instead, all we received was a presser about Udall supporting "Colorado Sportsmen." Maybe Udall finally gets it. Few believe the...

  • Just the facts: Countering misinformation on the stormwater plan

    By Dave Munger and Brian Risley -
    Published: Sun, Oct 12, 2014

    As co-chairs of a two-year, citizen-
led process that proposed a solution to our community's flooding and stormwater issues, it's important to us that citizens get the facts about how the task force's proposal works. Unfortunately, misinformation about our proposal is being spread...

  • 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...

  • ENDORSEMENT: Elect George Leing to replace Polis

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    We didn't think Colorado's 2nd Congressional District was up for grabs - until we met George Leing. The Gazette's editorial board hopes voters in the district will elect him to replace Rep. Jared Polis, a Boulder Democrat who has become the single-biggest threat to opportunities...

  • 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...

  • Gazette endorsements for treasurer, attorney general

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    Vote Walker Stapleton In the race for Colorado state treasurer, Coloradans have the opportunity to continue down the road with a proven leader. Walker Stapleton, a financial whiz with post-graduate degrees from Harvard and the London School of Economics, saved us money by...

  • Editorial: Gazette endorses Bernie Herpin

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    State Sen. Bernie Herpin is a new kind of legislator and the kind we need for progress. He crosses the partisan aisle without hesitation when it may result in a better outcome for the public. Herpin doesn't embrace doctrinaire special-interest political agendas. He cares about jobs,...

  • City's PERA settlement offloaded big 'excess benefits' liability

    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    The city's settlement of a lawsuit with the Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association became official this week, ending a two-year battle. It was a fight worth having and, given the entirety of the settlement, the city emerged with a valuable deal. The conflict involved $185...

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