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Poster Art Giveaway

Pixtar and children's books illustrator Luke Flowers created this years one of a kind Insider Guide cover and you can win a signed poster in this weeks blast.

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Featured Letter

Springs 'on the cheap'

The post-truth world can be a pretty dispiriting place, but once in a while, there is a glimmer of hope. The interview with Jan Martin ("To be frank ..." News, April 22) does that for me, especially when she captures the YOYO mentality of this community: "I'm willing to pay more for my own than I am willing to pay for the community good."

Frank assertions are a good start.

Taxophobes are ready with their rejoinder, "If you are willing to pay more, then feel free to write an extra check." That's a response right up there with, "If you don't like it here, leave."

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Greenway Cleanup

A cleanup for the Greenway between America the Beautiful Park and South Tejon Street with the Urban Singletrack Project, Springs Rescue Mission, Trails and Open Space Coalition, and Colorado Springs Young Professionals. Wear pants, bring gloves. Volunteers must be 13 or older.
Sat., May 9, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Urban Steam Coffee Bar, 1025 S. Sierra Madre St.

Bushwhacked

Tamarisk, a water-guzzling alien, is wreaking havoc in the West

A challenge to young professionals

Publisher's Note

This is about making sure our voices are heard. Loudly. And repeatedly. This is about showing up and shaping our city.

Queer phoenix

The Pride Center is gone, but something fresh is on the way

PAC attack

Campaign committees pour big money — much of it untraceable — into Colorado Springs elections

Reborn again

Modern Suspects rise up from the remains of Claymore Disco

Crowe out of his depth in The Water Diviner

It's not bad, it's just slightly better than mediocre.

Smashing

Love and laughs at TheatreWorks' splendid new show The Liar

Cymon says ...

Local artist Cymon Padilla gets absurd in Remix
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Re: Defending 'Colorful Colorado' (and fighting Cory Gardner) (Columns- 04/29/2015)

Life is a Slice of Pie – Mr. Hazelhurst, There are numerous inaccuracies in your article. I did note that you made...

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Re: Where the races live in Colorado Springs (Special Section)

Odin – Have even known some Hispanics who were Asian.

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