GUEST COLUMN: Improve notice procedures in times of emergency

By: Colleen Coyle

Unless you live on a mountaintop, we all live downstream. And we all need timely notice of dangerous spills and emergencies.

The Aug. 5 release of approximately 3 million gallons of orange mine waste into a...

LETTERS: A recipe for continued failure; importance of immigration reform

By: Letters

A recipe for continued failure

I know that courts need to follow to the letter of law, punishment, but the Erin Lanosga case leaves me heartbroken. This young woman made a tragic decision to drive while...

EDITORIAL: Gaylord project gets weirder

By: The Gazette editorial

The shady Gaylord Rockies hotel and conference center deal just got shadier.

The development, near Denver International Airport, stands to harm tourism in Colorado Springs, Denver and the rest of the state...

LETTERS: City's antiquated power system; thanking Springs' wonderful people

By: Letters

Our antiquated power system

I attended the meeting of the Colorado Clean Air Commission meeting on Aug. 20. I was pleased to see that The Gazette gave coverage to this meeting on the front page of the paper....

GUEST COLUMN: Clock is ticking on solving teachers' dissatisfaction

By: Gene Budig and Alan Heaps

It's the onset of fall and that means, as it does every year, that school is about to start. This is a process we take for granted.

Because we take it for granted, we underestimate its complexity. But the...

LETTERS: Police work well done; some more important questions

By: Letters

Police work appreciated

I am writing to commend Colorado Springs police officer M. Jelmo, badge 3072, for service he provided me in response to a barrage of harassing and threatening phone calls I was...

EDITORIAL: Religious liberty in the crosshairs

By: The Gazette editorial

The death or survival of religious liberty as we know it may be decided in this second decade of the 21st century. In this era, religious freedoms protected by the First Amendment face unprecedented...

GUEST COLUMN: Religion's not a bad word

By: Ashley R. Smith

Florence High School students have gone back to school this week with a big taboo permeating the campus from the recent lawsuit by Jewish teacher Robert Basevitz. The school district's apparent coziness with the...