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Melanie Nettles is one of the local drivers for the lyft ride sharing service that has recently expanded to Colorado Springs. The service began 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Lyft brings free ride-sharing to Colorado Springs

News: Local News Updated: 38 min ago

San Francisco-based Lyft Inc. has expanded its free ride-sharing company that operates like a taxi service into 23 additional cities, including Colorado Springs.

Big riders mean big horses on Western trails

Life: Travel Updated: 2 hr ago

BOISE, Idaho — Wranglers in the West who have for decades cashed in on the allure of getting on a horse and setting out on an open trail say they have had to add bigger horses...

Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy students chat with space station astronauts

News: Education Published: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

Students at Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy had a real out-of-this-world experience on Thursday. ...

KOAA losing anchor Jennifer Horbelt to Kentucky

A&E: TV Listings Updated: 5 hr ago

News 5 anchorwoman Jennifer Horbelt is reuniting her family in Kentucky and will be leaving News 5 at the end of May, according to our news partners at KOAA ...

Hill Climb overhauls rules for spectators with safety in mind

News: Local News Updated: 12 hr ago

Fearful that higher speeds could lead to catastrophe, organizers of The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb have taken a proactive stance. New spectator regulations will be put into place this year that will limit viewing to six locations on the course. What was just a few years ago...

Colorado lawmakers plan to boost marijuana profits

News: Local News Updated: 2 hr ago

The federal government has reluctantly agreed to let Colorado be the first state to collect taxes from the legal sale of recreational marijuana, but ...

Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

News Updated: 0 min ago

An Afghan government security guard opened fire Thursday on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital, killing three American physicians ...

Udall, Gardner about even in Colorado Senate race

News: Local News Updated: 11 hr ago

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Udall is about even with his Republican challenger, U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, according to ...

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