Matt Steiner

News Reporter

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

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Woodland Park releases updated design for community pool complex

By: matt steiner

Three weeks after announcing a change in location for its future aquatic center, Woodland Park released an updated conceptual design Friday for the community pool complex.


The new design is simply a...

Star Wars party brings in the Force to benefit Colorado Springs family with child suffering from unknown disorder


The atmosphere at a downtown Colorado Springs club transformed Saturday afternoon from a car enthusiast's dream to the dream world of a Star Wars film.

Characters from the famed science fiction saga roamed...

Air Force Academy cadets come out in force to help make community safer


More than 400 Air Force Academy cadets joined forces with American Red Cross workers Friday by going door to door and promoting fire safety in El Paso and four other counties.

The Home Fire Campaign...

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...