Matt Steiner

News Reporter

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

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Man who helped shape Air Force Academy remembered by daughter as great dad


William C. Giltner played an instrumental role in shaping the Air Force Academy.

But the man who helped design some of the more prominent buildings on the academy campus in northern Colorado Springs was...

Mitigation work near Manitou Springs reignites plans to restore recreation area

By: matt steiner

Travelers in the 1800s and early 20th century experienced a pristine, rushing creek and a 30-foot high waterfall enhanced by a rainbow when they ventured west of Manitou Springs along Fountain Creek.


Manitou Springs residents review ideas to improve city's parks, trails


More than 35 Manitou Springs residents brainstormed ideas during a Thursday night workshop to help city officials devise the 2016 Parks, Open Space and Trails Master Plan.

Seven small groups reviewed...

Snow day forces Pikes Peak region courts to play catch up


A snow day Tuesday for the 4th Judicial District Court turned into a frantic game of catch-up on Wednesday at courthouses in downtown Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek.

District administrator Danny Davis...

Four displaced because of carbon monoxide leak in Manitou Springs


Four people were displaced after a carbon monoxide leak was found Saturday morning in Manitou Springs.

The Manitou Springs Fire Department said the leak was found at about 8:40 a.m. in a "mixed-use building"...

Man found not guilty of attempted murder of Colorado Springs police officer


A 46-year-old man who backed a Jeep into a police officer's motorcycle in March was acquitted Friday of attempted murder, a verdict that pleased prosecutors.

Prosecutors considered the trial a success as the...

ICE program helps Colorado Springs veteran find post-Army career

By: matt steiner

For most of the past decade, Fort Carson soldier Doug Alexander battled a slew of injuries. He and U.S. military doctors struggled to figure out what was causing recurring pain and numbness in his legs.


Man accused of sex assault on teen, at-risk woman pleads not guilty

By: matt steiner

Jonathon Marmolejo pleaded not guilty Thursday to multiple counts of sexual assault on an at-risk woman and a teenage girl.

A trial for the 69-year-old man is scheduled for March 28 at 9 a.m. in 4th Judicial...