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Garrison Wells

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  • Suthers to Pikes Peak grads: Be a good ancestor

    Updated: Sat, May 17, 2014

    About 350 students who took part in Pikes Peak Community College's graduation ceremonies Saturday were sent off with a pair of messages: Become good ancestors and meet change head-on. "This goal of becoming a good ancestor has helped me focus on important things in life," said...

  • Cure for major Colorado Springs interchange is on the way

    Updated: Fri, May 16, 2014

    The Fillmore Street/I-25 interchange got a $2 million gift. That gift guarantees the $13 million highway project will be fully funded. "It was originally an $11 million project," said Jason Wilkinson, spokesman for the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments. "Then the Colorado...

  • Renowned inventor gives tips to innovators while being honored in Manitou Springs

    Updated: Sat, May 10, 2014

    Eat just one meal a day, deprive yourself of oxygen underwater and ingest a brain food concoction of your own creation and you, too, might someday lay claim to being one of the world's top inventors. Those are among the secrets of Yoshiro Nakamatsu, the brain behind more than 3,400...

  • RAMBLIN' MAN: Colorado Springs bike culture doesn't include commuters

    Updated: Sat, May 10, 2014

    It's the time of year to dust off your skimpy bike shorts and pray they fit. Snap on that helmet. Scrounge around for those knee and elbow pads. And the gloves, the gloves, where are the gloves? It's happening all over Colorado as the temperatures climb and the sun rolls up from...

  • Multiple lane closures expected for I-25 expansion work

    Updated: Fri, May 9, 2014

    Paving work is scheduled to begin this month and will continue throughout the summer on the I-25 expansion project from Woodmen Road to Highway 105. That work will be done at night to minimize traffic impacts, but drivers are reminded that there will be multiple lane closures and speed...

  • Colorado Springs plans more roundabouts, instead of traffic lights, at intersections

    Updated: Thu, May 8, 2014

    Roundabouts, the circular intersection islands that replace stop signs and stoplights, are lauded by traffic engineers because they cost less and are safer than intersections with signal lights. And it's a good thing drivers have slowly been getting used to them, because Colorado...