Author:

Matt Steiner

News Reporter

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

GOATS
Goats munch on weeds at Bear Creek Regional Park on Thursday, November 5, 2015. The goats are brought to the park each year for weed control. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette
A 240-unit, affordable housing complex planned for this lot at Black Forest Road and Woodmen Road moved closer to becoming reality Tuesday when the El Paso County commissioners approved $30 million to finance the project. Image via Google Maps.
TRUMP
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves from his plane before speaking at the Colorado Jet Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. on Sept. 17, 2016. (Stacie Scott/The Gazette via AP)
The Calhan Rock Island Railroad Depot is a historic railroad station located in Calhan, east of Colorado Springs. The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad provided transportation between Colorado Springs and Kansas until it went into bankruptcy in the early 1970s. The depot, built in 1906, still stands on its original site. The rails were removed and sold for scrap by 1994. The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad provided transportation between Colorado Springs and Kansas until they declared bankruptcy in the 1970's. A couple of groups composed of railroad enthusiasts want to restore the old depot and make it into a railroad museum. Dr. Douglas Hespol (right), a member of the Rocky Mountain Railroad Heritage Society, takes photos of the old building on Thursday, May 5, 2016. (photo by Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)