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Steve Bach for governor! It could happen…

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

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Two months ago, CSBJ asked readers a simple question: has Mayor Steve Bach succeeded in creating a business-friendly environment in Colorado Springs? 51 percent of respondents voted no. At the time, our readers –as well as many city residents- might have seen as a well-meaning guy who was just getting used to the complexities of […]

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This fire seemed like just a serious warning, but then…

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

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“The first angel sounded, and there followed hail and fire mingled with blood, and they were cast upon the earth: and the third part of trees was burnt up, and all green grass was burnt up.” — Revelation 8:7. Last Sunday’s press conference at Coronado High School, backdropped by the surging Waldo Canyon fire, drew […]

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Tough choices loom as reality sets in for fire victims

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

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Hope? Denial? A certain tendency to understate the scale and reach of the recent disaster? It’s too early to say. Some of us literally are poking through the ashes, hoping to find a talisman, a tangible reminder of the vanished past. “My house is pretty much OK,” one Mountain Shadows evacuee told me. “I lost […]

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Firefighting decisions create minor inconveniences

Thursday, June 28, 2012

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For those of us who live or work along Garden of the Gods Road, the continued closure of that crucial artery seems a little like overkill. The fire appears to have moved on, and yet thousands of folks between Centennial and 30th are in limbo, unable to get to their jobs, their homes, or maybe […]

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