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UCCS focused on making more strides after Shockley-Zalabak
UCCS focused on making more strides after Shockley-Zalabak

By: - 0 Sun, Feb 26, 2017

The University of Colorado's Colorado Springs campus is an integral part of our service to the community and state, in addition to being key to the...

GUEST COLUMN: Helping police defuse mental health crises
GUEST COLUMN: Helping police defuse mental health crises

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

A knife-wielding boy lunged at Police Lt. Daniel Gannon. But instead of using force, Lt. Gannon calmed the boy, kept him contained and persuaded him to...

GUEST COLUMN: Support Gorsuch, Colorado native, for Supreme Court
GUEST COLUMN: Support Gorsuch, Colorado native, for Supreme Court

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

In nominating Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court, President Trump chose a fourth-generation Coloradan to fill the seat left vacant by Justice...

GUEST COLUMN: Give Colorado's neediest kids a chance to succeed right now
GUEST COLUMN: Give Colorado's neediest kids a chance to succeed right now

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

What is the best way to improve Colorado's lowest-performing schools? Ask the "experts" and you'll likely get as many different answers as there are...

GUEST COLUMN: Trump's presidency will benefit students in Colorado
GUEST COLUMN: Trump's presidency will benefit students in Colorado

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

During the eight years of the Obama administration, universities and colleges in Colorado became massive bureaucracies, staffed with scores of vice...

GUEST COLUMN: Colorado energy industry prioritizes safety
GUEST COLUMN: Colorado energy industry prioritizes safety

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

This year, oil and gas giant British Petroleum will relocate its headquarters to Denver. The move will boost Colorado's economy and generate hundreds...

FAGIN: 'Hiring freeze' will accomplish nothing
FAGIN: 'Hiring freeze' will accomplish nothing

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Two weeks ago, President Donald Trump issued a "hiring freeze" for all government agencies. His memo gives the director of the Office of Management and...

GUEST COLUMN: The Quad Program - a space for learning, creativity and independent thinking
GUEST COLUMN: The Quad Program - a space for learning, creativity and independent thinking

By: 0 Wed, Feb 8, 2017

One of my favorite views of Colorado Springs over recent years probably isn't available on a postcard; but it's a wonderful sign of the energy and...

GUEST COLUMN: Congressional Review Act empowers the American people
GUEST COLUMN: Congressional Review Act empowers the American people

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 8, 2017

It has been only two weeks since inauguration, and Congress has made strides to reduce the burden of the federal government and restore power to the...

GUEST COLUMN: Changing city is finally growing up
GUEST COLUMN: Changing city is finally growing up

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 8, 2017

On Saturday, Jan. 21, I attended a political protest for the first time. Although I'm less politically conscious than the next guy, the Trump maelstrom...

Trump supporters showed up on the day it counted most
Trump supporters showed up on the day it counted most

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 3, 2017

In a zeal to delegitimize President Trump, Timothy Carney writes "When you're the candidate of the disconnected and the socially isolated you can't...

GUEST COLUMN: Repealing DACA program would be a costly tragedy
GUEST COLUMN: Repealing DACA program would be a costly tragedy

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 2, 2017

Last week, President Donald Trump continued to play political football by suggesting he is not going to initially focus on overturning the Deferred...

GUEST COLUMN: Police Department refutes claims of racial profiling
GUEST COLUMN: Police Department refutes claims of racial profiling

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 2, 2017

The Colorado Division of Criminal Justice recently released a statewide report listing arrests and summons numbers by demographic. While this report...

GUEST COLUMN: American economic nationalism

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 2, 2017

There is much concern among free-market economists that President Donald Trump's policies on foreign trade represent classic "trade protectionism."...

GUEST COLUMN: Council has stepped up and become a legislative body
GUEST COLUMN: Council has stepped up and become a legislative body

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 2, 2017

The governance structure created by the City Council is working for the city and Colorado Springs Utilities. The governance of the city of Colorado...

GUEST COLUMN: Action plan to repatriate overseas profits, create jobs

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 2, 2017

Characteristics of American success such as doing things quickly and traveling at the "speed of business" will soon occupy The White House. Hopefully,...

GUEST COLUMN: Celebrating School Choice
GUEST COLUMN: Celebrating School Choice

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 2, 2017

Jan. 22-28 is National School Choice Week, which means it's time to once again celebrate the power of educational choice. The week is a celebration of...

GUEST COLUMN: The state of Colorado agriculture
GUEST COLUMN: The state of Colorado agriculture

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 2, 2017

Most Coloradans did not grow up in a rural area and have never been on a farm or ranch, yet the people of Colorado support agriculture's positive...

GUEST COLUMN: School choice expands educational freedom and opportunity
GUEST COLUMN: School choice expands educational freedom and opportunity

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 2, 2017

As one of those education charterizers, voucherizers and privatizers who Michael Merrifield said "belongs in a special place in hell," let me respond...

GUEST COLUMN: A chance to improve American education
GUEST COLUMN: A chance to improve American education

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 2, 2017

The election of Donald Trump and his selection of Betsy DeVos as secretary of education provide our nation with the opportunity to step back from the...

Schools alone can't be faulted for ed failure
Schools alone can't be faulted for ed failure

By: - 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

The debates about how best to improve our schools will be in the media again soon. The confirmation for Betsy DeVos, secretary of education designee,...

State's mental health  system must improve
State's mental health system must improve

By: - 0 Mon, Jan 16, 2017

What can we agree on? That's a question worth asking, as a new herd of lawmakers gather in Denver and Washington. Last year's elections probably...

GUEST COLUMN: Opportunity to shed small town label
GUEST COLUMN: Opportunity to shed small town label

By: - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

I am writing regarding your report about Colorado Springs Utilities' abuse of a "whistleblower," attorney Leslie Weise ("Monument attorney facing jail...

GUEST COLUMN: New energy committee: Which way will Democrats go?
GUEST COLUMN: New energy committee: Which way will Democrats go?

By: - 0 Fri, Jan 13, 2017

Energy policy and environmental regulation have been hot topics in Colorado politics for a long time. But as the Colorado state Legislature reconvenes...

GUEST COLUMN: Betsy DeVos wrong for public education
GUEST COLUMN: Betsy DeVos wrong for public education

By: - 0 Thu, Jan 12, 2017

When The Gazette called me out by name in their editorial endorsing Donald Trump's choice for education secretary, Betsy DeVos, I felt obliged to...

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