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  • EDITORIAL: Council oblivious to expert fire-prevention tip at Drake

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Tue, Jul 8, 2014

    It's time to change the way we do business. City Council has mired our utility in a debt twice the size of its annual revenues. Doubling as the utility's board of directors, the council offered no response to the Drake Power Plant fire other than a dramatic rate increase that hurts...

  • LETTERS: Four-year degree not only answer; letter to City Council

    Letters
    Published: Tue, Jul 8, 2014

    Four-year degree not only answer Our society, including government and media, has performed a major disservice to our students by perpetuating the misconception that a four-year college degree is an essential component for success. This misconception has become a hindrance to our...

  • LETTERS: Colorado has a formula; Driver's licenses for immigrants

    Letters
    Published: Sun, Jul 6, 2014

    Colorado has a formula Re: Men's rights. As a recently divorced female, I can tell you that in my case, at least, my ex-husband got everything he was entitled to - and more, from my perspective. Though I owned a home when we married 14 years ago and made a tidy profit on the sale of...

  • GUEST COLUMN: The rush of Colorado Springs: An electrifying place to be outside

    Creston Davis
    Published: Sun, Jul 6, 2014

    All cities come to be from stories, legends and myths. Rome was founded when Romulus killed his brother, Remus. At least that's how the myth goes. And like many cities in the great American West, Colorado Springs was formed around the rush to get rich quick by digging up gold. But how...

  • EDITORIAL: Court's Hobby Lobby ruling helps workers and employers

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Sun, Jul 6, 2014

    Government should force employers to craft health care plans as conceived by politicians, without regard for traditional employer-employee relationships or the values of companies. That's the way Washington autocrats, who think they know what's best for employees, apparently wanted...

  • LETTERS: Fine with airplane noise; war on logic

    Letters
    Published: Sat, Jul 5, 2014

    Fine with airplane noise Since the people of Briargate don't want to hear the airplane noise of the young cadets learning to fly to eventually protect this nation, we hear them flying overhead each morning and are thrilled to know these young men and women are achieving their goal,...

  • GUEST COLUMN: Loveland election proves fact can trump fiction

    Jon Haubert
    Published: Fri, Jul 4, 2014

    Residents in El Paso County may not have been watching election results in Loveland last week, but an important vote was cast there that impacts us all throughout the Centennial state. As a part of the primary election held June 24, residents in Loveland were asked whether a two-year...

  • EDITORIAL: America needs new hope, a different kind of change

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Fri, Jul 4, 2014

    Today we celebrate the nation's birthday. Traditionally, it's a time reserved for patriotic displays, parades, barbecues, carnivals, picnics, fireworks and revelry. Somewhere lost in all the red, white and blue we forget that the Fourth of July, or Independence Day, is a holiday that...

  • LETTERS: City's mismanagement mess; slap-on-wrist punishment

    Letters
    Published: Fri, Jul 4, 2014

    City's mismanagement mess In 2009, the city: 1) moved assets located at 217 S. Wahsatch Ave. to the Police Operations Center, 2) replaced the telephone system, 3) performed major upgrades to network infrastructure, servers, and data storage systems. The projects costs: $13-17...

  • EDITORIAL: President Obama's nominee may be right man to fix the VA

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Thu, Jul 3, 2014

    President Barack Obama's nominee to run the Department of Veterans Affairs may indicate a serious presidential desire to fix the embattled agency. Robert A. McDonald, former CEO of corporate giant Proctor & Gamble, isn't without his critics. He resigned from the company after...

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