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  • EDITORIAL: Udall wants bosses involved in personal lives of women

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Sat, Jul 12, 2014

    Sen. Mark Udall has effectively played the moderate Democrat for the past six years. He knows representing the state isn't the same as representing his old liberal congressional district in Boulder. Today, the moderate facade is gone. Udall, desperate to improve his numbers against...

  • LETTERS: Let's put people before profit; talking bikes

    Letters
    Published: Sat, Jul 12, 2014

    Let's put people before profit A little blurb in the "Briefly Nation" section of the July 10 paper needs further explanation. A pipeline leaking "saltwater" sounds innocuous, when in fact, this is highly toxic water. Flowback from the hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, process...

  • EDITORIAL: Big City Bloomberg knows what's best for us hillbillies

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    Y'all listen up now. Colorado's full of rubes. Ask former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. That's 'cause us-here-dumb rednecks ain't got the sense to vote as the big-city mayor done told us to. Here's how Bloomberg laid it out in an instantly infamous Rolling Stone interview...

  • LETTERS: City's IT can fix the potholes; try using money orders

    Letters
    Published: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    City's IT can fix the potholes Well it seems that a new IT system is needed more than repairing the potholes in our streets. At least that appears to be the top priority for our strong mayor. I'm sure it will mean a new main frame and all new computers (you can't ask city employees to...

  • GUEST COLUMN: Being state attorney general means following the rule of law

    Cynthia Coffman
    Published: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    Looking back, I am very lucky I wasn't fired from my first job as a lawyer. The year was 1991, the position was staff attorney in the Georgia Attorney General's Office, and the issue was a same-sex marriage. A good friend and fellow law clerk had referred to herself as engaged and...

  • EDITORIAL: Local Republicans establish business to salvage the party

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Thu, Jul 10, 2014

    Colorado Republicans enjoyed a rare victory last year with the recall of then-State Senate President John Morse. It was almost a GOP disaster from the start. An amateur and nearly obsolete antagonist, a man who stirs up gun owners by impugning the NRA, encouraged Jaxine Bubis to run...

  • LETTERS: No help when needed; recall Sheriff Maketa

    Letters
    Published: Thu, Jul 10, 2014

    No help when it was needed I arrived at the Air Force Academy on Friday about 10:30 a.m. to hike up and down the miniature incline on the west side of the chapel. I got out of my car, put my earphones in, and started walking. All of a sudden, two dogs (one black and white with glassy...

  • The devastation that's happening in Colorado

    John P. Walters and David W. Murray, Special to the Gazette
    Updated: Thu, Jul 10, 2014

    President Obama visited Denver this week, was offered marijuana, and laughed.  His administration made possible the open marketing and use of marijuana in Colorado and Washington state by directing that federal law not be enforced. The president is joined by Hillary Clinton and...

  • EDITORIAL: President's visit could harm Colorado's Democrats in fall

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Wed, Jul 9, 2014

    We miss Colorado's leading Democrats. They're so hard to find during President Barack Obama's Denver visit. Obama arrived Tuesday and will campaign for Sen. Mark Udall on Wednesday with a fundraiser. Here's the kicker: The whole thing was Ryan Call's idea. Call, chairman of...

  • LETTERS: Thanks for a lifelong treat; can't fix what we ignore

    by Name newspaper -
    Published: Wed, Jul 9, 2014

    Thanks for a lifelong treat Triple kudos to all the folks presenting the Memorial Park fireworks. What an incredible program this year. Well organized and managed; sound system was first rate. Going to the park on the 4th has been a family tradition for over 30 years now. My wife and...

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