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Featured Letter

The Manitou vote

The Nov. 4 election for Manitou Springs is important because of the 2G ballot issue prohibiting existing, legal, recreational marijuana sales. A strong voter turnout is necessary to fully represent the will of the people. It will also serve to continue our regional reputation as a functional city that cares and openly participates in our destiny with thoughtfulness for future generations as well as ourselves.

Full participation of all Manitou voters will also serve to support our local government as it endeavors to represent all of the people. This is no easy task.

I am proud that Manitou citizens and elected officials are not idealogues. We look to solve real problems, whether it involves flood mitigation, servicing tourists, dealing with slumlords, or finding the best way to regulate marijuana sales.

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The "Transit Matters" Rally

"on the day City Council deliberates the 2015 budget we’re bringing together the invested citizens of our community for a rally, march, and giveaway. If transit matters to you, spend an hour having your voice heard!"
Mon., Oct. 20, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
City Hall, 107 N. Nevada Ave.

Best Of Colorado Springs 2014 Vol. 1: Welcome and Winners Index

You voted for the Best Of the local food & drink and nightlife in Colorado Springs, now meet your winners.

Endorsements: From parks to personhood

The issues facing El Paso County voters cover all sorts of ground

Goodbye, hello

Colorado finally won the battle for same-sex marriage. What does that mean for the warriors?

Petitions launched on stadium question

Locals scrambled over the weekend to supply volunteers with petitions for a ballot measure that would afford voters the chance to approve a city stadium and events center.

The pride stripped bare

Noah Gundersen finds his own private Nebraska

Green screens

Digging into three eco-friendly flicks at the Indie Spirit Film Festival

Simple gifts

There's a lot more than meat to be found at Papa Tree's

 Stage

Beat around the bush

Despite a playwright's pitfalls, SET succeeds in Rattlesnakes

 Film

Sometimes words just get in the way

The Simpsons director Mark Kirkland toasts another century's silent cinema
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  • Springs still lacks top-level ER Springs still lacks top-level ER
    A year after both local hospital systems said they’d seek the highest level of certification for their emergency rooms, neither has submitted an application…
  • UPDATE: C4C Downtown stadium: 10K or 8K seats? UPDATE: C4C Downtown stadium: 10K or 8K seats?
    UPDATE: This just in from Bob Cope to explain things: Regarding the seating for the indoor and outdoor venues at the Colorado Sports and Event…
  • Grocer X: Pumpkin slaughtering Grocer X: Pumpkin slaughtering
    ‘Tis the season to grab the kids, disembowel a pumpkin or two, and adorn your front doorstep with carcasses affectionately known as Jack O’…
  • Calling the shots Calling the shots
    The first two months with a newborn are not as glamorous as one might think. During the week, it’s mostly just stumbling around a…
  • Happy [new] trails Happy [new] trails
    Summer’s over, and going with it are the long, lazy days of sunlight and warm temperatures. The shorter days and cooler weather may have…
  • The gift of falling leaves The gift of falling leaves
    If I could, I'd have all of the leaves fall directly from the trees onto the barn floor each year — they make good bedding…
  • Gluten-free Gringos Gluten-free Gringos
    Coquette's Bistro & Bakery, winner of our Indy Best Of awards this year for Dessert Destination (silver) and Gluten-Free-Friendly eatery (gold), hosted its first prix fixe…
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  Colorado School of Firearms- Save $90 on a Basic Hand Gun Safety & CCW Course
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Re: As you consider Proposition 105 and GMOs (Special Section- 10/16/2014)

Steven Alexander Shaver – "By in essence vilifying them through mandatory labeling, it is at least a first step...

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Re: Proposition 105: GMOs (News- 10/15/2014)

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    • Stopped in the other day to pick up some meds. WOW, what a great place…

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  • Re: Cinemark Tinseltown - Pueblo

    • I am very disturbed that the movie "Left Behind" is showing only once a day…

    • on October 18, 2014
  • Re: Fat Daddy's Louisiana BBQ

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    • I would expect way more from a local business owner. This place is repeatedly bouncing…

    • on October 16, 2014
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    • Something very unexplainable is going on with this Company. First, we were able to select…

    • on October 16, 2014
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    • A1 something for everybody Knowledgable staff good bud and prices check em out first time…

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    • I've just started going there and I didn't have that experience at all.

    • on October 10, 2014
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    • The food is great; the atmosphere is mellow/friendly. "Soon come' in Jamaica means you may…

    • on October 10, 2014
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    • Excellent food and service; never had a bad meal here. Their "Bento Boxes" are a…

    • on September 30, 2014

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