Matt Steiner

News Reporter

Matt joined The Gazette in 2005, left briefly, and rejoined in August 2015.

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Road projects at Fillmore, Cimarron streets on schedule

By: matt steiner

As long the sporadic Colorado weather behaves itself, the Fillmore Street interchange near Interstate 25 will be complete and the makeover on the Cimarron Street off ramps will have a totally different look by...

CDOT: Study to widen I-25 from Monument to Denver imminent; light rail will take more time

By: matt steiner

Anyone who travels between Monument and Denver with regularity has experienced their share of standstills along Interstate 25. The smallest hiccup - whether a fender bender, a sudden squall or high-traffic - can...

Applications being accepted for El Paso County Fair Queen


What does it take to be the El Paso County Fair Queen?

The Fair Queen Committee is taking applications to find a young woman to represent the El Paso County Fair throughout 2016. Those interested can apply...

Colorado Springs NAACP president formally off the job


The Colorado Springs branch of the NAACP has a new president.

Henry Allen Jr., who has served as the head of the branch since 2013, learned through an email Wednesday night that his grievance over an...

Competition between cousins, Super Bowl teams' communities will help feed those in need

By: matt steiner

Cousins in two states are playing off the competitive spirit of the Super Bowl to help those in need.

Rev. Joyce DeToni-Hill and the Central United Methodist Church in Colorado Springs are part of an effort...

Woodland Park's 125th anniversary celebration evokes memories of dusty small town


Woodland Park - Lifelong friends Barb Morris and Marilyn Cummins painted a fading picture of Woodland Park as they reminisced Tuesday in Morris' home of more than 50 years.

The women described a setting from...

Bill would gut state funding for mass transit in Colorado

By: matt steiner

The Colorado Senate is expected to hear the second reading Monday of a bill that would remove up to $5 million from the state transit and rail fund.

If Senate Bill 16-011 eventually becomes law, it would...

Manitou Springs' hurlers, big and small, give surprising distance to weighty fruitcakes

By: matt steiner

A 7-year-old girl stood at the launching point in Manitou Springs' Memorial Park on Saturday afternoon with a cellophane-wrapped fruitcake in hand.

Chloe Byvoet, in her dark sunglasses and purple sweatshirt,...