Matt Steiner

News Reporter

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

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Woodland Park planning commission to consider assisted care facility

By: matt steiner

Construction on a 50-room assisted-living facility could begin on the eastern edge of Woodland Park as soon as spring 2016.

The city's planning commission will hold a public hearing Thursday night to discuss...

Woodland Park delays decision on rules that would impact utilities, Internet providers


WOODLAND PARK - After debate and public comment that went past 11 p.m. Thursday, the Woodland Park City Council tabled two ordinances and a resolution that would revamp regulations for work done in the city's...

Woodland Park Internet debate goes into the night


WOODLAND PARK - Most of the people who packed into for the Woodland Park City Council Thursday night were there to see if the city would pass an ordinance that Peak Internet owner Jayson Baker said could make or...

From breweries to schools, Science Festival will be everywhere in Colorado Springs


Science is coming. Science is coming.

For 10 days, the Pikes Peak region will become one big science center as the 2015 Science Festival takes place at area college campuses, breweries, the city auditorium,...

Fiber optic Internet provider says costly changes in Woodland Park could lead to layoffs

By: matt steiner

A recent dispute between the city of Woodland Park and Peak Internet could come to a tipping point Thursday night.

Peak Internet founder and CEO Jayson Baker said proposed changes to the town's municipal...

Short-term rentals ordinance debated at Manitou Springs meeting


Opinions on how to regulate short-term vacation rentals were mixed Wednesday night at a public meeting in Manitou Springs.

Some of the 20 people at City Hall said city officials need to strengthen...

Body found in Woodland Park cabin ID'd as teen missing since 2008


A seven-year-old mystery came to a chilling conclusion when the Teller County Coroner's Office identified human remains found in the chimney of a Woodland Park cabin as Joshua Vernon Maddux.

The decomposed...

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's tapirs adjust to life in spacious new home


Shortly after 10 a.m. Friday, Carlotta, a mountain tapir, strolled into her new home at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

The 21-year-old female, native to South America, sniffed around a bit in her remodeled exhibit,...