Monica Mendoza

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Thursday's Gazette, KKTV mayoral debate will include council candidates' forum


The first wave of ballots for the April 7 city election have been mailed, but voters may want to tune into one last candidates' forum Thursday before casting their votes.

The Gazette, KKTV and the University...

Collins calls ethics complaint a 'witch hunt,' seeks more time to respond

By: Monica Mendoza

Colorado Springs City Councilwoman Helen Collins says the ethics complaint filed against her is a "witch hunt" intended to affect the outcome of an effort to get her recalled.

Collins, who was elected to the...

SudSisters: Instead of going green, go real, with Irish beers

By: monica mendoza

Green is not the only color for beer on St. Patrick's Day.

Go real. Try any number of beers brewed in Ireland including stouts, red beers, ales and lagers.

Or try a Colorado craft beer, made the Irish...

Colorado Springs Election 2015: Reader wants to know what industries will move city forward


June Waller is worried about Colorado Springs' economic future.

Half of the city's economy is dependent on the military, she said. And a threat of base closures and defense cuts, including a proposal to...

Recall against Colorado Springs councilwoman will proceed


The recall election against Councilwoman Helen Collins stands.

Colorado Springs City Clerk Sarah Johnson, with input from Colorado Springs Municipal Court Judge HayDen Kane, ruled Thursday that recall...

Ballots for Colorado Springs election will be mailed this week


Deb Walker hopes that come April 7 Colorado Springs will rock its vote right from the kitchen table.

"The hope is that an all-mail ballot election will improve voter turnout," said Walker, acting director of...