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Matt Steiner

Regional Reporter

  • This week: Mark you calendar for these events around Colorado Springs

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    Woodland Park is celebrating 25 years of its Mayor's Cup Footrace on Saturday. Events for the annual event will include a kid's fun run, 5K and 10K races, and a 5K walk. The event begins with a 7 a.m. registration, which can be done at The Colorado Springs...

  • 2014 has been record-tying, deadly year on Colorado waterways

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    A grim trend that began in late May and surged through June has continued this month on Colorado's rivers. Another rafter died Thursday after the vessel that a 57-year-old Texas woman was riding became lodged in a suck hole and capsized, the Chaffee County Sheriff's Office said....

  • El Paso County sheriff's spokesman Jeff Kramer reassigned

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    Lt. Jeff Kramer will no longer be public information officer for the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. Kramer, who was the primary spokesman for Sheriff Terry Maketa for more than two years, announced Thursday that he is moving to a job in the Sheriff's Office patrol division. Kramer...

  • Road closures Friday and Saturday for Rocky Mountain State Games, downtown celebration

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    Several roads in downtown Colorado Springs will be closed a various times Friday and Saturday for events related to the Rocky Mountain State Games. Closures of Tejon Street and Pikes Peak Avenue will begin at 10 a.m. Friday for the State Games' Downtown Celebration. More downtown...

  • Former treasurer, Sheriff Maketa have conflicting reports about account that held nearly $1 million

    Updated: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    Something doesn't jibe when it comes to almost a million dollars of county money. Conflicting reports Wednesday between Sheriff Terry Maketa and former county treasurer Sandra Damron about a sheriff's office account raised more concerns amid accusations surrounding the embattled...

  • Lawyers' letters highlight friction between El Paso County Sheriff's Office, county attorney

    Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa will be on his own if he wants to continue using high-profile defense attorney Pamela Mackey to defend recent accusations against him. Senior assistant county attorney Diana May reiterated that the county would no longer pay for Mackey's services...

  • CDOT looking for more mitigation opportunities after downpour overwhelms Waldo Canyon burn scar

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    While officials praised flood mitigation work up and down Ute Pass after rains caused road closures Wednesday, a more intense weather event three days later proved that millions of dollars of work can only do so much when heavy storms strike quickly. Saturday’s storm hit the Waldo...

  • Storms have cost Rocky Ford Growers more than a quarter of their cantaloupe crop

    Updated: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    Melon lovers waiting to bite into juicy, ripe Rocky Ford cantaloupes won't have the abundant harvest this year. Severe weather that struck the region east of Pueblo in late May and again this week pounded the 2014 crop with high winds, torrential rains and damaging hail. The Rocky...

  • Monument man dies in I-25 construction zone crash

    Updated: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    A 36-year-old Monument man died early Friday morning during a rollover crash on Interstate 25 in northern Colorado Springs. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the 2007 Ford truck the man was driving swerved while traveling northbound on the Interstate, knocking over traffic...

  • Fire heavily damages home northeast of Colorado Springs

    Updated: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    A fire in Falcon heavily damaged a two-story home Friday afternoon, Falcon Fire Protection District officials said. Firefighters with Falcon, Black Forest, Cimarron Hills, and Peyton fire department responded to the fire on the 8500 block of Bohleen Road, northeast of Colorado...