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Re: “Sheriff's Office asks for crime footage

I would like to ask the Sheriff's Office to start making video available to us of the shady deals that go on behind closed doors on their 5th floor and elsewhere.

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Posted by Mike Randall on 11/16/2017 at 11:12 AM

Re: “El Paso County jail is home to people too poor to pay fines or make bail

This is terrible!!!

People should retaliate against the Sheriff's Office by not breaking the law and thus depriving the jail of any inmates. That'd teach them a lesson!!!

4 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Mike Randall on 11/16/2017 at 10:39 AM

Re: “Spring's downtown bicycle infrastructure progresses despite growing pains

I think these bike friendly changes need to thought out better - our roads are already hazardous and driving is often a dangerous activity on streets seriously over crowded and drivers who have zero patience for anyone in their path vehicles, pedestrians or cyclists.

Where are the studies from the motorized point of view? Overnight people who parked on the street have their parking taken away and drivers are forced into traffic delays and congestion all so empty bike lanes can be kept available at all times.

Perhaps it would be in the public safety interest to consider adjusting sidewalks to allow for the bicycle traffic? Maybe we just dig up all the parkways trees and grass and turn them into bike paths - it makes about as much sense as what is being done to high traffic roadways for the sake of an alternative method of transportation.

And one might also question why if cars are suppose to be abandoned there is not a more aggressive attempt at improving public transportation options in this community?

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by rms on 11/16/2017 at 10:05 AM

Re: “Sheriff Elder lashes out at Indy reporter

You prove your theory. What would be their motive? If they arent required to be notarized, why would they have fraudulently notarized them? Unless they were instructed to do so. Please explain.

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Posted by Skeet on 11/16/2017 at 8:36 AM

Re: “Sheriff Elder lashes out at Indy reporter

Yes, prove otherwise.

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Posted by Holmes on 11/15/2017 at 10:37 PM

Re: “Sheriff Elder lashes out at Indy reporter

Holmes, youre avoiding the real issue. Do you really think those 2 employees took it upon themselves to illegally notarize hundreds of affidavits?

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Posted by Skeet on 11/15/2017 at 8:36 PM

Re: “Sheriff Elder lashes out at Indy reporter

Again, no evidence! Please provide more than just worthless opinions! And arguing over affidavits that didn't require a notary in the first place is a waste of time!! :)

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Posted by Holmes on 11/15/2017 at 8:26 PM

Re: “Spring's downtown bicycle infrastructure progresses despite growing pains

I also work on Weber Street, and while I can confirm that there are still a few issues, they have been improving significantly as individuals have been getting used to the new configuration. I am extremely supportive of the work being undertaken by the City, Downtown Partnership, and associated groups to continue to look to the future and build an infrastructure that works for everybody.

While the roll-out of the Weber Street reconfiguration had some bumps, I appreciate the willingness to learn lessons from these imperfect roll-outs, and will look forward to continued connectivity for employees, customers, tourists, and residents.

5 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Jeff Zearfoss on 11/15/2017 at 4:01 PM

Re: “Sheriff Elder lashes out at Indy reporter

Lol Mr. Randall,
This @Holmes guy has such a crush on Elder that if there was video of Elder committing armed robbery, he would somehow find away to ignore all the evidence and say it was fake news. (As evident in his responses to all the comments on Pams previous article on Elder). Anyway, keep up the great work Pam on exposing all the corruption! Myself and everyone I know, look forward to all your future articles regarding Elder.

11 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by John D on 11/15/2017 at 3:50 PM

Re: “Colorado Springs faces chore of setting up billing mechanisms for its new drainage fee

Any reason as to why the city is going to pay Utilities $1.8 million one time fee? And how about the $200,000 annually after that? Does that cover the city's assets, besides the $100,000 it has scheduled to pay?

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Posted by greg1 on 11/15/2017 at 2:16 PM

Re: “Sheriff Elder lashes out at Indy reporter

Dang, you guys look so pathetically desperate that it's actually sad!!

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Posted by Holmes on 11/15/2017 at 1:36 PM

Re: “Sheriff Elder lashes out at Indy reporter

Notary was not required on the affidavits, who cares!!!

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Posted by Holmes on 11/15/2017 at 1:04 PM

Re: “Sheriff Elder lashes out at Indy reporter

And @Holmes once again ignores all of the facts in the original article, the fact that the documents in question are recorded with the Clerks office and available for public review, and the fact that law enforcement officers who signed those documents have already publicly acknowledged that there was not a Notary present when they signed. Yep, plenty of facts, that show that a crime was committed.

We know @Holmes is an Elder crony because of one glaring similarity.... they both LIE!

14 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Mike Randall on 11/15/2017 at 1:01 PM

Re: “Spring's downtown bicycle infrastructure progresses despite growing pains

I work downtown and Weber Street is a mess! I get why and the benefit but turning it to one lane each way has turned a downtown north/south major thoroughfare into traffic chaos especially with the added road construction and building construction taking place.

Cars are still driving in the bike lane thinking it's a turn lane and those waiting to get into Dutch Brothers use the bike lane as a waiting line. The vertical delineators do help somewhat but now they limit the space when a vehicle turns left from an east/west street onto Weber, especially if cars are stopped at the light on Weber. I would not even consider parking my car on Weber now. And if the delineators are removed for the plows, that's going to be even more interesting when we do have snow on the road.

It's been a couple of months and people still pull up behind the parked cars thinking it's a lane (it's actually kind of funny to watch their reaction - honking and yelling at the empty parked cars in front of them). Because Weber is no longer an easy north/south route, Nevada and Wahsatch are experiencing more traffic.

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Posted by Jackie Reynolds on 11/15/2017 at 10:32 AM

Re: “Sheriff Elder lashes out at Indy reporter

He's right! A hastily written article with no facts is irresponsible and shoddy journalism! Pam should be embarrassed, you'd think that she would know better. But Liberal Democrats would rather create controversy by releasing "fake news" than accurate reporting. This is bigly!

4 likes, 16 dislikes
Posted by Holmes on 11/15/2017 at 6:44 AM

Re: “Gays bash Hobby Lobby as insensitive

It always starts with them not being allowed to shop. Soon, other stores start doing it because it's okay. And gradually, their civil rights are drained away. Why not torture them? I mean it's fine, it's my "religious belief"; family values should mean helping the families in poverty and war zones.

Posted by Kristofer Jones on 11/15/2017 at 4:25 AM

Re: “Police are ticketing far more homeless campers than they once did

"""Just fyi, I can't recall ever seeing a homeless person lugging around a shovel to "dig a hole""""

There are a lot of rocks in Colorado; and there is a lot of scree dirt and debris. Marion house, SRM, Dorchester Park, heck, even a sewer drain. Lots of options as compared to a pile beside the path, in the alley, on and on and on. If a person can't solve this simple stuff; a home (which usually means an electrical outlet, maybe a stove, a microwave, running water - may as well put a 911 call box on the wall; because that is a whole nother set of emergencies waiting to happen) probably is not the next step in evolution.

About the time a person needs assistance in the how and where to poop category; not sure where to go with helping them. Filling the five gallon bucket and dumping it in the creek is not the right option either. (That does become our drinking water; and is also used to water crops - care for a good old fashioned TB or Hepatitis outbreak? Salmonella anybody?)

Still no trash solutions - the age old concept of 'bring it in; carry it out'. Check back when that basic elementary school level item gets mastered. Because so far; these basic pre-teen tasks (and management items, for the more evolved homeless to perhaps mentor to the less than developed among them) are easily seen to be lacking.

Stop trashing our outdoor areas!

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Posted by Stain K. Hensley on 11/12/2017 at 10:05 AM

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