Matt Steiner

News Reporter

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

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Panel discussion at UCCS on diversity shows military's progress


A panel of six retired and current military personnel largely agreed Tuesday night that the U.S. military is a model of diversity that the corporate world should follow.

A pair of retired soldiers joined a...

When Colorado Springs shooting victim smiled, 'the whole place would light up'


A memorial service Saturday for Jennifer Vasquez highlighted a recent spiritual transformation in the 42-year-old's life that ended tragically during a shooting rampage Oct. 31 in downtown Colorado Springs.


Colorado Springs foster family recognized by governor


Ask a mother of 10 what presents the biggest challenge on a day-to-day basis, and you never know what kind of answer you might get.

Adoptive parent Sharon Barnett of Colorado Springs didn't hesitate when...

70-year-old man pulled from frigid waters of Palmer Lake


A 70-year-old man was pulled from Palmer Lake shortly after 7 p.m. on Friday.

A spokesperson from the Palmer Lake Fire Department said the man was in critical condition after being rescued from the frigid...

26-year-old man killed in early morning crash identified


A 26-year-old man was killed Friday morning in eastern El Paso County after a woman apparently ran a stop sign and smashed into the Dodge pickup truck he was driving.

The Colorado State Patrol said...

Coroner's office rules death of man found in Colorado Springs to be homicide

By: Matt steiner and Jennifer Mulson The Gazette

The El Paso County Coroner's Office identified a body found Tuesday night with a gunshot wound to be that of 54-year-old Robert Joseph Carrigan of Colorado Springs.

The autopsy also determined that the...

Manitou Springs mayoral race too close to call; final results more than a week away


Manitou Springs candidates Nicole Nicoletta and Coreen Toll learned Wednesday morning that their race to become the next mayor of the western El Paso County city is not over.

Nicoletta clings to a precarious...

Colorado Springs radio show focuses on healing in wake of shooting spree in city


Four days after a gunman went on a rampage through downtown Colorado Springs, community radio station KCMJ called a few people together to talk about how to "begin the healing."

Dave Gardner, the host of the...