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Erin Prater

Military Reporter

  • Man wanted in kidnapping arrested in Teller County

    Updated: Sun, Dec 29, 2013

    A man wanted on suspicion of kidnapping two people in Colorado Springs this month was arrested late Friday in Teller County. The Teller County Sheriff's Office Emergency Response Team apprehended Timothy Ray Vigil, 32, at a friend's house near Divide. Earlier that afternoon, Colorado...

  • Korean War letters show father's love

    Updated: Sat, Dec 28, 2013

    A collection of Korean War-era letters from a deployed Army doctor to his young daughter have been compiled and published by a Denver lawyer. "Letters to Ann," a collection of more than 100 letters from late Army physician Capt. John Hughes - of the 7th Infantry Division's 7th...

  • 'Longest Night' event remembers homeless who have passed on

    Updated: Sun, Dec 22, 2013

    Ten-year-old Alicia Granados' hands shook violently as she knelt in the bitter cold darkness Saturday night behind the Bijou House, a shelter at 411 W. Bijou St. that offers hospitality and services to the homeless. She was volunteering at an hour-long ceremony to memorialize 13...

  • Kidnapping suspects considered armed and dangerous

    Updated: Sun, Dec 22, 2013

    Colorado Springs police are looking for two kidnapping suspects considered to be armed and dangerous. Timothy Ray Vigil, 32, and Suzanne Cherri Capretz, 29, are wanted on warrants for first-degree kidnapping. According to police, they allegedly kidnapped two victims Friday on the 300...

  • Helping soldiers heal: A conversation with Lt. Col. Aaron Termain

    Published: Sun, Dec 22, 2013

    This month, The Gazette sat down with Lt. Col. Aaron Termain, commander of the Warrior Transition Battalion at Fort Carson. We asked him about the changes he has made in the battalion since taking command in March and the new approaches he's using to rehabilitate ill and injured...

  • Driver ejected in Powers Blvd. crash

    Published: Sat, Dec 21, 2013

    A Saturday morning crash at Powers Boulevard and North Carefree Circle left a man with injuries that are likely not survivable, according to the Colorado Springs Police. The crash occurred at just after 9 a.m. when a red Toyota turned in front of a black Chevy Monte Carlo. The driver...

  • Academy standing by decision to hire former gay conversion advocate

    Updated: Sat, Dec 21, 2013

    The Air Force Academy is standing by its decision to hire one of its graduates who is said to have attempted to convert gays to heterosexuality earlier in his career. Mike Rosebush, class of 1975, is the school's operations research analyst for its Center for Character and Leadership...

  • Thunderbirds will soar over 2014 AFA graduation

    Updated: Wed, Dec 18, 2013

    The Thunderbirds will return to the skies over the Air Force Academy this spring for the Class of 2014's graduation ceremony. The May 28 graduation will be the demonstration squadron's only appearance in Colorado next year, the academy said Friday. The team of F-16s was absent from...

  • Air Force Academy cadets donate shoes to needy neighbors

    Published: Sun, Dec 15, 2013

    Hundreds of needy people in Colorado Springs will have warm, dry feet this winter thanks to a shoe drive held last month by Air Force Academy cadets. The two-week drive netted 250 pairs of new and used shoes and boots, said Cadet Christopher Dylewski, a sophomore and the third group...

  • An emotional change of command: Col. Heussner leaves Fort Carson for assignment at MacDill

    Published: Sun, Dec 15, 2013

    The commander of the 4th Infantry Division's 43rd Sustainment Brigade bid an emotional farewell to Fort Carson on Dec. 4 during a change-of-command ceremony held despite inclement weather. Only mission-essential personnel were to report to post because of bitter cold temperatures,...

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