Matt Steiner

News Reporter

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

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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...

Dry conditions spark red flag warning in Pikes Peak region

By: matt steiner

A pair of grass fires that scorched areas of Fort Carson in the last few days gave at least some indication that wet conditions from spring and summer rains have given way to dry, dangerous fuels in the Pikes Peak...

Bear opts for pizza over education in Colorado Springs

By: matt steiner

A bear cub wandered the streets of downtown Colorado Springs on Monday, before entering a local pizzeria and settling down for an afternoon nap.

The sighting and subsequent invasion into Louie's Pizza's prep...

Woman dead in central Colorado Springs hit-and-run crash


A woman was killed Saturday afternoon in a hit-and-run crash near the intersection of East Uintah Street and North Circle Drive in Colorado Springs, police said.

According to Colorado Springs police Sgt....

Woodland Park car show draws thousands of people, raises thousands of dollars for charity

By: Matt steiner

With his clipboard in hand, George Asbury carefully examined one bright, shiny classic and custom car after another. The Woodland Park resident and judge for the Cruise Above The Clouds Car Show smiled as he...

Mitchell students remember 9/11 and one of their own


A cloud of smoke rose through the trees Friday morning in front of Mitchell High School. The gray puffs came from rifle muzzles that sent booms from three volleys ringing through the central Colorado Springs air in...

Colorado Springs firefighters hike the Manitou Incline to remember those who died on 9/11


Shortly after 7 a.m. on Thursday, Michael Alvarado and three of his firefighter brethren put on their heavy fire-resistant coats, cinched the straps on their backpacks and placed their helmets on their heads.


Terry Malcom pleads guilty to stealing money from Cascade water district

By: Matt steiner

Terry Malcom, former manager of Cascade Metropolitan District, pleaded guilty Wednesday to three counts of felony theft, including more than $800,000 taken from the Cascade district from July 2007 to May 2013.