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Matt Steiner

Regional Reporter

  • El Paso County commissioners OK creation of regional stormwater authority, ballot question

    Updated: Sun, Oct 26, 2014

    The El Paso County commissioners on Tuesday followed the Colorado Springs City Council's approval last week of the creation of the Pikes Peak Regional Drainage Authority. The board voted 4-0 to adopt the intergovernmental agreement of the county, Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs,...

  • Stormwater issue to go to voters

    Updated: Sun, Oct 26, 2014

    The El Paso County Commission on Tuesday gave final approval to a stormwater intergovernmental agreement and OK'd a ballot measure that will allow voters to decide on funding for the Pikes Peak Regional Drainage Authority, which will involve five local municipalities. Amy Lathen, who...

  • 5 lines to remember

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Do you remember any local or Colorado events that drew huge lines? Friday morning the iPhone 6 had tech junkies lining up for the latest in the Apple franchise all over the state, the country and the world. Here is a list of events that drew fanatics to businesses in the Pikes Peak...

  • BLOG: Uncertainty reigns (briefly) over Palmer Lake marijuana

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    The town of Palmer Lake got a bit of a scare Thursday morning. No there wasn’t a Sasquatch that wandered into the area. And a pack of wild wolves didn’t surround town hall. There wasn’t even an ornery mountain lion skulking around Palmer Lake looking for a snack. The issue came...

  • 8 things to know about Sky Sox history

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Sky Sox historical facts 1. The Sky Sox have been in Colorado Springs since 1988. 2. The name "Sky Sox" was chosen in 1988 to honor the Colorado Springs' Western League Sky Sox, which was a Class-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox from 1950 to 1958. 3. The franchise began in...

  • One escaped prison inmate caught in Colorado Springs; another may have been found

    Updated: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    A man who was barricaded himself inside a residence in southeast Colorado Springs for about six hours Friday night was one of two Colorado Department of Corrections inmates who walked away from a job site in Denver Thursday afternoon. Officials identified the man as Adolfo Lopez, 38....

  • Baillie sentenced to life in prison for 1976 murder

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    Robert Baillie sat bound in handcuffs and emotionless Friday as Judge Timothy Schutz sentenced him to life in prison for the 1976 rape and murder of a housekeeper at the Antlers Hilton in Colorado Springs. Baillie chose not to speak to the court before the sentencing was handed out....

  • School open, but instruction not the priority Friday at Doherty High School after student death

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    The school day Friday at Doherty High School began with first-hour teachers reading a statement prepared by the district and tailored to sensitively inform students of events that led to the death of a 15-year-old boy on Thursday. "School will be open, but it is not business as...

  • Chilly temps, precipitation to give way to clear, warmer weather for the weekend

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    After a burst of lower temperatures overnight Thursday into Friday morning, forecasters are expecting conditions to warm up and dry out for the weekend. Pam Evenson, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, said Colorado Springs continued to get drizzle and light flurries in...

  • Colorado floods, 1-year anniversary: Rebuilding continues after death, devastation

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    Andi Chernushin walked through her home just yards from the banks of Cheyenne Creek on Wednesday. She pointed to bare studs where walls once framed her finished basement, complete with a wine cellar and a work area for her husband, Greg. Chernushin walked on 100-year-old hardwood...

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