Matt Steiner

News Reporter

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

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Storied Colorado Rangers are looking to diversify


More than 150 years ago, a group of lawmen roamed the Jefferson Territory keeping peace and protecting gold as it left Rocky Mountain mining camps.

The Jefferson Rangers became the Colorado Rangers when the...

Delays slacken at Denver airport; no problems reported with Colorado Springs flights


Weather delays at major airports across snarled holiday air travel and left thousands of people waiting for flights.

Denver International Airport felt the ripples of those delays early Tuesday as travelers...

Doherty High School sophomore shares love of books through Girl Scout project

By: matt steiner

Alyssa Scaduto loves books. She loves them so much that she set out on a quest in September to gather as many as possible.

The Doherty High School sophomore ran a book drive, solicited retired teachers and...

Psychologists say man accused of first-degree murder at Colorado Springs hotel is competent to stand trial

By: matt steiner

Two months after an expert for the defense concluded a man accused of first-degree murder was incompetent to stand trial, three psychologists testifying Monday for the District Attorney's office contradicted that...

Palmer Lake Star a tradition for young and old


Annabelle Ashcraft and her parents stood in the dark at the base of Sundance Mountain west of Palmer Lake on Nov. 28 as a group of firefighters and town officials counted down.

The cadence echoed through the...

Manitou Springs looking to take step to help solve affordable housing problem


A small plot of land in Manitou Springs could become one of the first pieces to solving an affordable housing problem.

Real estate entrepreneur Dale Latty and other members of the city's affordable housing...

No ruling in latest court appearance for accused murderer Marcus Smith


Once again there was no resolution in the case of Marcus Smith, the 24-year-old man whose competency to stand trial has been repeatedly questioned.

Smith appeared in court again Friday as attorneys on both...

Colorado Springs man gets 15 years in prison for role in fatal stabbing


A 22-year-old Colorado Springs man was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in prison for his role in the fatal stabbing of a man accused of sexually assaulting two girls.

4th Judicial District Judge G. David...