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Letters
Remember builder of house that restaurant is named for (posted 10/23/18)

Homeless who don't want help 'a problem money will not fix' (posted 10/12/18)

Suggest 'historically inspired design' for Ent project in 3000 block (posted 9/18/18)

Planner of Westside park closed because of vagrants decries its loss (posted 9/9/18)

Planned restroom in front of Bancroft Park 'epitome of bad taste' (posted 6/27/18)


The Westside Pioneer welcomes letters at editor@westsidepioneer.com. For the best chance of publication, the length should not exceed 400 words and the subject should be about the Westside. We reserve the right to edit letters for such reasons as length, spelling, grammar and punctuation. We will also refuse letters that have been submitted to multiple publications or that contain obscenity, personal attacks or information known to be incorrect. Unsigned letters will not be run.


Editor's Desk
Bancroft joins list of moving targets (posted 10/10/18)

Predicting a 1-way 'chat' Sept. 4 (posted 8/21/18)

Crossed up at the crossing (posted 6/30/18)


Cobweb Corners
When the Incline was a railway (posted 12/9/18)

A concrete bridge where the trains once ran (posted 11/17/18)

What happened to the city's Civil War memorial? (posted 10/24/18)

The mystery portrait of 'Hoodoo 22' (posted 10/2/18)

The grander cars on the Midland Railway (posted 9/11/18)

The short-lived WWII soldier train excursions (posted 8/20/18)

Unsolved 1946 fire destroyed Glen Eyrie School (posted 7/27/18)

The post-World War II Goodyear homes (posted 7/6/18)

1st Chinese restaurant here in the 1940s (posted 6/14/18)

A 2nd year for the race track on mill hill (posted 5/22/18)


Guest Columns
Skorman, Phelps outline city's plans to fix homelessness (posted 4/26/18)


Meet a Westsider
Mark Kirkland (posted 9/6/18)


What Do You Do
Barry Brinton (posted 6/8/18)


Meet a Westside Pioneer
Kem Winternitz (posted 7/8/18)


General
ESSAY: Merry CHRIST-mas to all - it's where the magic comes from (posted 12/10/18)

SPEECH: Medical insurance - how we got to this point, and what now? (posted 11/21/18)

ESSAY: A Halloween escapade and a new appreciation for cows (posted 10/12/18)

ESSAY: Study confirms benefits of pregnancy centers (posted 9/19/18)

ESSAY: Disturbing bias findings in IG report on FBI, DOJ (posted 8/28/18)

HUMOR: Looking everywhere for mountain goats (posted 8/6/18)

ESSAY: Supreme Court justices should refer to Constitution first (posted 7/15/18)

ESSAY: A return to the Waco massacre site, 25 years later (posted 5/30/18)

The Westside Pioneer is (and always will be!) a publication for and about the Colorado Springs Westside. But a website doesn't have the space-availability concerns that print editions do. And sometimes we come across thought-provoking or flat-out hilarious commentaries that are not about the Westside. The General subcategory on this page lets us share these. If you have commentary suggestions of your own, please us know.



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