Matt Steiner

News Reporter

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

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Convicted killer faces new trial that could land him back in prison for life


A trial for convicted killer Charles Limbrick will commence Monday, but the proceedings will move forward with a caveat.

Fourth Judicial District Judge Deborah Grohs ruled at a pre-trial conference Thursday...

Hundreds turn out in Colorado Springs to wish historic locomotive goodbye


Antlers Park west of downtown Colorado Springs teemed with train enthusiasts on Wednesday. Some were die-hard ferroequinologists, but everyone there was at least a rail fan for a day.

More than 200 people,...

Woodland Park awarded for elementary school facelift

By: matt steiner

A facelift to a Woodland Park elementary school earned the Teller County town a 2015 Colorado Lottery Starburst Community Award.

Lottery officials announced the accolade Wednesday, giving high praise to...

Organization prepares to move iconic locomotive from Colorado Springs park


Moving day is coming for a Colorado Springs icon.

Old 168, a deteriorating steam locomotive that played a major role in Gen. William Palmer's vision for Colorado, will leave its spot in Colorado Springs'...

Woodland Park officials present traffic proposals at contentious meeting


WOODLAND PARK - Woodland Park officials shared seven possible city projects with residents Tuesday night that might help improve traffic circulation and pedestrian safety in the Teller County city of more than...

Hank Cramer concert will benefit Black Forest Together recovery efforts

By: matt steiner

More than two years after the Black Forest Fire raged through the community north of Colorado Springs, Black Forest Together continues to clear dead, burned out trees from scorched land and do flood mitigation on...

Business booming in Manitou Springs on recreational marijuana tax holiday


Even one parking space was hard to find shortly after 10 a.m. Wednesday at each of Manitou Springs' recreational marijuana stores.

Several people at each pot shop said they made the midweek visit to take...

Competency review delayed again for man accused of killing Colorado Springs woman


Yet another delay has arisen for a 4th Judicial District Court judge in deciding whether Marcus Allen Smith is competent to stand trial in the 2011 slaying of 87-year-old Katherine Grazioli.

As soon as...