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  • See Gazette Editorial 2014 Election Day endorsements

    The Gazette
    Updated: Mon, Nov 3, 2014

    These candidates have been endorsed by the Gazette Editorial Board.

  • EDITORIAL: Cast a ballot by Tuesday to determine your future

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Mon, Nov 3, 2014

    Seldom, if ever, has more been on the line in a nonpresidential election. Americans elected President Barack Obama on his promise to fundamentally change the United States. Two years into his second term, some are delighted with the president's progress. Others wish he had done more,...

  • LETTERS

    Letters
    Published: Mon, Nov 3, 2014

    Verifying ballot signatures I have had some concerns about how mail-in ballots were verified to insure that the ballot was actually filled out by the voter the ballot was mailed to. I emailed the Colorado Department of State Elections Division. Below is part of the answer I received:...

  • Double-digit rate increases would come with EPA plan

    Stuart A. Sanderson
    Published: Mon, Nov 3, 2014

    Imagine seeing big increases in your monthly electricity bill. Picture the loss of thousands of jobs in Colorado and the West. This could be our world if the Environmental Protection Agency goes through with its Clean Power Plan to reduce carbon emissions from the nation's power...

  • LETTERS: Harmful marijuana; lesson in income inequality

    By name newspaper -
    Updated: Sun, Nov 2, 2014

    Harmful aspects of marijuana Re: Dr. George Athey's letter titled "Legalization of marijuana damaging" (Oct. 28)wherein he covers I believe, some extremely valid, timely and worrisome topics on this drug. He expresses his deep concern as a practicing physician on the harmful aspects...

  • GUEST COLUMN: The everything and nothing of elections

    Owen Hill
    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    Ballots have gone out, and election ads, phone calls and mail pieces are ubiquitous. Much like pumpkins at Halloween or Christmas trees in December, we tune it all out or change the channel. And that's OK. Really, elections don't matter. In part because of the transience of those who...

  • Editorial: Ban repeat offenders from loitering downtown

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    It's Halloween, but downtown Colorado Springs is no longer scary. Cops are abundant with boots on the ground, day and night. Patrol cars rest in the center lane of Tejon Street, ready to roll at a moment's notice. A police substation will soon open at Pikes Peak Avenue and Tejon....

  • LETTERS: Get regional park back on track; adults and marijuana

    Letters
    Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    Get regional park back on track Re: Andy Meng letter to the editor (Oct. 29). If Initiative 1A passes, one half of the money slated for Black Forest's parks recovery would be used for the "Pineries Open Space." The other half has been designated for the Black Forest Regional Park,...

  • Editorial: Gov. Hickenlooper wants to 
censor ad about mass killer

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    Gov. John Hickenlooper wants to censor an ad that highlights his mishandling of mass killer Nathan Dunlap, who shot up a Chuck E. Cheese in 1993. The ad, sponsored by the Republican Governors Association, features Dennis O'Connor saying Hickenlooper "sat in a room and he lied to me."...

  • LETTERS: Troublesome school testing

    Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    PARCC is unproven, expensive Parents, do you dread TCAP tests in school? Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is replacing TCAP and is going to happen twice a year! My 9-year-old was required to do a 147-page TCAP Test Prep Packet over spring break....

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