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Matt Steiner

News Reporter

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

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Man dies after fall near Manitou Springs

By: MATT STEINER matt.steiner@gazette.com

A man died Monday afternoon when he fell an estimated 70 to 80 feet from the cliffs above a U.S. 24 exit on the west end of Manitou Springs, an El Paso County sheriff's spokesman said.

Sgt. Cliff Porter said...

3 arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Colorado Springs

By: MATT STEINER matt.steiner@gazette.com

Police arrested three men Thursday night on suspicion of attempted murder after a southeast Colorado Springs residence was struck by gunfire.

According to Colorado Springs police, the Gang Unit investigated...

Southbound I-25 closed for hours near Cimarron Street in Colorado Springs

By: MATT STEINER matt.steiner@gazette.com

Southbound Interstate 25 shut down shortly before 6:30 p.m. on Saturday after a "serious wreck" was reported by Colorado Springs police.

The crash occurred just south the Cimarron Street interchange. Police...

Colorado Springs Utilities squad comes close to winning another Gas Rodeo crown

By: MATT STEINER matt.steiner@gazette.com

Imagine an excavator - that' right, a large piece of heavy equipment that rips holes into rock-hard ground on a daily basis - gently plucking an egg from the top of a pile of sand. Then, carefully rotating and...

10 Years After Katrina: Ripples from costly storm reached Pikes Peak region

By: matt steiner matt.steiner@gazette.com

It didn't take long after Hurricane Katrina ravaged Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama for displaced, discouraged people to spill across the United States in hopes of finding refuge from the storm.

The...

Proposed Woodland Park hotel will need a redesign before construction begins

By: MATT STEINER Matt.steiner@gazette.com

The city of Woodland Park and the residents speaking out at Thursday's meeting of the Planning Commission agreed that a Best Western hotel could be good for the Teller County town, but the five-story structure...

Woodland Park Planning Commission to weigh hotel proposal

By: matt steiner matt.steiner@gazette.com

A Woodland Park developer has a vision.

Bill Page, of Page Properties, hopes to see a large Best Western Hotel constructed on the eastern end of his Gold Hill Square Shopping Center, south of U.S. Highway...

Colorado Springs zoo's Teddy Bear Day draws hundreds

By: MATT STEINER matt.steiner@gazette.com

Eight-year-old Zoe Riggs breathed a sigh of relief as she stepped away from the X-Ray station Saturday during Teddy Bear Day at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

Zoe's large brown stuffed bear had just been through a...