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Re: “Business district now admits Scheels sales figure "was wrong"

Mr. Wehner, is it possible to make your point without referring to chicks or padded bras. I find those comments demeaning to women. thanks for your consideration.

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Posted by prairie chix on 07/17/2019 at 5:17 PM

Re: “Gazette editorial board: Calm down

Good job, Amy, thank you for exposing the G.s ridiculousness. Their distortions and outright lies are why I stopped subscribing 10 years ago. Am much more content reading the Indy, Denver Post and the Washington Post. Local TV fills in the gaps with city news.
Its hard to believe that such a horrible paper has such influence here, but when one is a member of the right-wingo universe, he or she does not want to be troubled by actual reality. Our community would be a lot better off if the Gazette went into bankruptcy!

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Posted by prairie chix on 06/20/2019 at 11:29 AM

Re: “A neighborhood says it’s barely tolerating the constant buzzing from a Bitcoin mining operation

Between Strawberry Fields, incessant shuttle buses traversing Chey Blvd to 7 Falls, this plant, the Accessory Dwelling Unit ordinance, the Bmoor convention center, C4C projects, etc., residential living is under threat from private businesses using the community as they will, forcing commercial impacts on residential areas. City enforcement of codes is almost non-existent, any development plan goes, often approved by the City Planning staff alone. This reduces our quality of life, the values of our homes. This city needs a new neighborhood organization to truly advocate for preservation of neighborhoods and peaceful enjoyment of our homes. CONO is not making any contribution towards residential concerns, they are too timid and too connected to city government. CONO needs to be replaced with a group that does actually represent neighborhoods and is not afraid to speak up for them. Shoot me an email at if youd be interested in pursuing that.

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Posted by prairie chix on 06/01/2019 at 9:28 AM

Re: “A neighborhood says it’s barely tolerating the constant buzzing from a Bitcoin mining operation

These poor people, I really feel for them and the loss of the quality of their lives, also the value of their homes. Truth is, City Planning and Code Enforcement are way too friendly to businesses, and they impose this misery on neighborhood residents everywhere by failing to hold business owners responsible for mitigating their commercial impacts, as the city code requires.
My advice to the neighbors: buy your own noise meter to take readings and compare them to the noise ordinance.
Fact is, if you are a black or a brown kid driving a souped-up car with a modified muffler, they will pull you over and cite you for a noise violation in an instant. No problem using the noise ordinance then.
The neighbors are right the city should shut this business down until they get the noise nuisance solved. P.S. Dont expect any real help from Councilmember Don Knight, go to Bill Murray, hes not pussy-whipped by Suthers and his crew of pro-business morons......

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Posted by prairie chix on 06/01/2019 at 8:50 AM

Re: “Earth Day, vaccinations, red light cameras and being an age-friendly city

I support all children getting vaccinations to protect not only themselves but also the public from serious, sometimes fatal, diseases, many of which have previously been eliminated. Parents who refuse to vaccinate their kids are bringing these diseases back. It should not be easy for parents to opt their children out from vaccinations, and I support the State Legislature making this process less available.

Posted by prairie chix on 05/07/2019 at 11:10 AM

Re: “Broadmoor expansion upheld by city Planning Commission

What a bad location for something of this scale. With the fire danger in that foothills area, how does it make sense to bring an extra 15-20,000 people up to the mountain? What a nightmare evacuation would be.....

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Posted by prairie chix on 03/27/2019 at 8:41 PM

Re: “Five invisible barriers to affordable housing

Heres Another big reason: the City has urban renewal projects going on downtown and on South Nevada Ave., and they have not required low cost housing to be built in either of them. The destruction of older, low rent properties is a defining feature of Urban Renewal, further reducing the supply of affordable housing.
We reap what we sow we want a big glitzy museum for the Olympics, and can raise millions for that, but we dont even try to raise additional money to shore up the low cost housing around there.
This is deliberate, not accidental..... wake up, city leaders!

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Posted by prairie chix on 03/06/2019 at 7:58 AM

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