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Matt Steiner

Regional Reporter

  • Fountain residents may get Appletree Golf Course project up and running

    Updated: Thu, Aug 7, 2014

    The quest by the city of Fountain to reopen the Appletree Golf Course ran into a bit of a speed bump in late June, but a group of passionate residents might just be able to provide some hope. "Everyone is waiting," said Cyndy Scriven, a resident leading a fundraising push to keep a...

  • Blog: Waldo Canyon, Black Forest fire victims can help with research

    Updated: Wed, Aug 6, 2014

    Researchers with three universities west of the Mississippi River, including the University of Colorado Colorado Springs are looking for wildfire victims to help with their research. UCCS, the University of California Santa Barbara and the University of Iowa are conducting a series...

  • Blog: Voters could get chance to decide on Woodland Park pool

    Updated: Wed, Aug 6, 2014

    A possible community pool for Woodland Park will dive back into the discussion Thursday at the town’s city council meeting.  After years of debate over how to bring a swimming and water recreation facility to the Teller County town of more than 7,500, the people might get a...

  • Manitou shuttle service a hit with locals and tourists

    Updated: Wed, Aug 6, 2014

    Moments after Jay Noyce boarded the Manitou Springs downtown shuttle, the Kansas City resident couldn't wait to share his excitement about the eastern expansion of the town's free transit service. "This is awesome," said Noyce, who joins about 30 members of his family every other...

  • Man's coffee shop rendezvous with teen ends in arrest

    Updated: Fri, Aug 1, 2014

    A rendezvous at a local coffee shop Thursday for a 31-year-old Colorado Springs man wasn't what he'd expected. Instead of meeting what he thought expected to be a 14-year-old girl, Jason Aaron Kozak was confronted by an undercover detective and arrested on suspicion of felony Internet...

  • Colorado Springs man killed, another injured in Montana crash

    Updated: Fri, Aug 1, 2014

    Robert Taylor, a 39-year-old Colorado Springs man, died Thursday morning in southeastern Montana after the pickup truck he was in drove off the roadway and rolled, the Montana Highway Patrol said. Powder River County coroner Russ Kinzer confirmed that Taylor died after the crash that...

  • Black Forest fire cause investigation moves to DA's office

    Updated: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office investigation into the cause of the Black Forest fire is now complete and in the hands of the District Attorney. The sheriff's office announced Wednesday that it had received the missing information it needed before being able to give its report to...

  • BOCC passes resolutions in wake of sheriff's account controversy

    Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    The El Paso County commissioners passed a pair of resolutions Tuesday brought on by uncertainty surrounding a Sheriff's Office bank account that apparently was unnoticed by county auditors for years. The commission made the sheriff's commissary account a part of the county's general...

  • Manitou marijuana store clears final hurdle

    Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    With the final hurdle cleared, Maggie's Farm is set to open the first recreational marijuana store in El Paso County. Maggie's Farm owner Bill Conkling announces late last week that he hoped top open the Manitou Springs marijuana store on Thursday. And the Pikes Peak Regional...

  • Gazette Exclusive: Manitou Springs recreational marijuana shop to open

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    Recreational marijuana sales will begin in Manitou Springs on Thursday. Bill Conkling made the announcement late Friday, saying that the "long process" is finally coming to an end. The first recreational pot licensee in El Paso County and the owner of Maggie's Farm medical marijuana...

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