Matt Steiner

News Reporter

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

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World War II veterans get heroes welcome at Honor Flight reception in Colorado Springs


Joe Ruzina paused for a moment Saturday evening as he sat in a conference room at the DoubleTree hotel in southwest Colorado Springs. He thought about the past three days and a smile came upon his face.


Two ordered to stand trial in stabbing death of Colorado Springs woman

By: matt steiner

A jailhouse plot combined with the temptation of $20,000 in cash led to a gruesome stabbing, a bloody fingerprint, an attempted cover up and a pair of arrests.

Those details described at a preliminary...

Hearing in Colorado Springs sex assault case rescheduled due to court absence


A hearing for a 69-year-old man accused of sexual assault will have to wait three weeks because the interpreter for the accused did not make it to court.

After prosecutors announced the interpreter's absence...

Manitou Springs among El Paso County municipalities with tardy audits


Green Mountain Falls leaped into the public eye in early October when it asked for an extension from the state to turn in its annual financial audit after the Sept. 30 deadline.

But the western El Paso...

The Force might soon be needed to snag tickets for Star Wars debut in Colorado Springs

By: Matt Steiner, The Gazette

How much would you pay for tickets to the new “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” movie?

Would you drop $50, $100, $1,000 or even $10,000? At midday Tuesday it was unlikely that tickets advertised for those...

Police testify in hearing for Colorado Springs men accused in shooting death of 14-year-old boy


A man accused of spraying bullets around Memorial Park at three teenagers and killing a 14-year-old boy in July was bound over for trial on all 16 counts against him Friday after his preliminary hearing.


Vote that could affect Woodland Park Internet project put on hold again


For the second time in the October, the Woodland Park City Council delayed voting on a pair of ordinances and a resolution that could shape the future of high-speed Internet in the Teller County city.


Incline is the steepest issue in Manitou mayoral race


One of the most talked about outdoor attractions in the Pikes Peak region means daily headaches and several big problems to solve for Manitou Springs officials.

That's what mayoral candidates Nicole...