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Goodwill's 2300-block changes 'better than the last 20 years'
fleet-maintenance plan worse than Kum & Go's
Pioneer for coverage of English Channel swim, Alzheimers fundraising
Regarding expansion plan: Calvary Worship 'very sensitive' to neighborhod
From 'ditch' to 'linear park' in Pleasant Valley (posted 7/13/14)
resident concerned about Calvary parking plan
'snob" responds to column's criticism
right in giving free breakfasts to children
global warming theories behind Drake shutdown chorus
Why no insurance
to cover added power costs?
'Not a big fan of
coal' - however...
article on Midland School's ST Math success
Utilities' rate hike continue when Drake reopens?
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The History Center and the homeless - a modest proposal
The snobs win again (but not their 'church friends')
Current Drake closure offers glimpse of costly electric future (posted 5/19/14)
breakfast, Mommy... I mean teacher
A Cripple Creek 'coal rustler' dies as he'd lived
Chipeta was rare in her time as a female Indian leader
The train wreck of August 1907... and poor Miss Fisher
Colorado City's first Catholic church
Early 1900s driving rules varied from town to town (posted 7/6/14)
Spencer Penrose's spectacular mountain road (posted 6/27/14)
Year 1925 - sculptor chosen for Palmer statue (posted 6/17/14)
Stratton or Palmer - whose statue was first? (posted 6/5/14)
Two buildings on Pikes Peak's before the summit house (posted 5/23/14)
The Westside's burying ground(s)
Spring nature diary (posted 6/7/14)
The Garden's prairie falcons (posted 5/13/14)
love the music of Brule
process to update City Parks Master Plan; public meeting April 30
for XP computers overblown (posted
Meet a Westsider
Herbert Aparicio (posted 1/26/14)
What Do You Do
Elaine Waters (posted 2/27/14)
ESSAY: Spirit of Independence Day: Freedom is precious (posted 7/2/14)
HUMOR: Army intelligence hits the wrong 'note'
ESSAY: The worldview that makes the underclass (posted 6/18/14)
HUMOR: What students learned in math class 2014
REMEMBRANCE: It wasn't just luck: A true story from World War II
ESSAY: Colorado Earth Day success story: Quietly, consistently, air quality
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