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Letters
Homeless who don't want help 'a problem money will not fix' (posted 10/12/18)

Suggest 'historically inspired design' for Ent project in 3000 block (posted 9/18/18)

Planner of Westside park closed because of vagrants decries its loss (posted 9/9/18)

Planned restroom in front of Bancroft Park 'epitome of bad taste' (posted 6/27/18)

Bums 'breaking our laws and nothing is being done' (posted 5/11/18)

'Road dieting' traffic description has become 'gobbledygook term' (posted 4/17/18)

Homeless housing plan - 'Build it and they will come' (posted 4/2/18)

Beggar problem - 'Quit just giving them stuff!' (posted 3/19/18)

Traffic mayhem from simultaneous city, Utilities projects (posted 3/11/18)

Vagrancy on Westside 'simply out of control' (posted 3/9/18)


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Editor's Desk
Bancroft joins list of moving targets (posted 10/10/18)

Predicting a 1-way 'chat' Sept. 4 (posted 8/21/18)

Crossed up at the crossing (posted 6/30/18)

Does 'best practice' make perfect? (posted 5/11/18)

Major media 'marches' into pick-and-roll (posted 3/25/18)

'Public process' not always what it seems (posted 3/7/18)


Cobweb Corners
The mystery portrait of 'Hoodoo 22' (posted 10/2/18)

The grander cars on the Midland Railway (posted 9/11/18)

The short-lived WWII soldier train excursions (posted 8/20/18)

Unsolved 1946 fire destroyed Glen Eyrie School (posted 7/27/18)

The post-World War II Goodyear homes (posted 7/6/18)

1st Chinese restaurant here in the 1940s (posted 6/14/18)

A 2nd year for the race track on mill hill (posted 5/22/18)

May 1946 - the Springs' first parking meters (posted 5/1/18)

An auto race track at the Golden Cycle Mill (posted 4/11/18)

When Colorado City's fluorspar was bigger than gold (posted 3/20/18)


Guest Columns
Skorman, Phelps outline city's plans to fix homelessness (posted 4/26/18)


Meet a Westsider
Mark Kirkland (posted 9/6/18)


What Do You Do
Barry Brinton (posted 6/8/18)

Roberta Hardy (posted 3/12/18)


Meet a Westside Pioneer
Kem Winternitz (posted 7/8/18)


General
ESSAY: A Halloween escapade and a new appreciation for cows (posted 10/12/18)

ESSAY: Study confirms benefits of pregnancy centers (posted 9/19/18)

ESSAY: Disturbing bias findings in IG report on FBI, DOJ (posted 8/28/18)

HUMOR: Looking everywhere for mountain goats (posted 8/6/18)

ESSAY: Supreme Court justices should refer to Constitution first (posted 7/15/18)

ESSAY: A return to the Waco massacre site, 25 years later (posted 5/30/18)

ESSAY: Candidates at all levels should know Constitution (posted 5/8/18)

ESSAY: College journalism students strong in technology, not in judgment (posted 4/17/18)

HUMOR: A blind date for April Fools (posted 3/27/18)

SPEECH: Soldier with amputated leg tells about redeploying 5 times to Iraq (posted 3/4/18)


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