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  • Fort Carson soldiers head to Africa to assist in Ebola crisis

    Updated: 27 min ago

    Fort Carson soldiers are headed to Africa to assist in the Ebola crisis. In a statement from Sen. Michael Bennet, he said 160 Fort Carson soldiers will go Liberia in late October to supervise the construction of Ebola treatment units. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel signed the...

  • Suthers raises more than $20,000 for Colorado Springs mayoral campaign

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    Colorado Attorney General John Suthers has raised $20,542 in his campaign to be Colorado Springs mayor. Suthers was the first to file his campaign finance report this week. Anyone running for Colorado Springs mayor or City Council in 2015 who has raised more than $20 needs to file...

  • 5 things to know about the Stanley Cup before Tuesday's visit to Colorado Springs

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    The Stanley Cup is coming to town and is available for photos ops. "Sir Stanley in the Springs 2014" is a free event from 4-6:30 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Broadmoor World Arena. The visit is in preparation of the faceoff between the Colorado Avalanche and the Los Angeles Kings, the 2014...

  • Blog: Threatened boycott of business and owner removes CFC decal


    One local resident sent an email Sept. 29 to Richard Skorman, owner of Poor Richards, and said he would boycott the establishment because he saw a City for Champions decal in the window. Ed Billings, who pens a cartoon called Colorado Springs Comics, and has a following on Facebook,...

  • Neumann Systems of Colorado Springs loses Canadian partner

    Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    A small Canadian research and development company that just a few months ago touted its carbon capture testing program with Neumann Systems Group as "breakthrough" has ended its partnership with the Colorado Springs company. This summer, CO2 Solutions and Neumann set out to...

  • Teens show up for event at Colorado Springs park site they lobbied for as third graders

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    After a five-year letter writing campaign by hundreds of children and residents from the Briargate neighborhood, the Colorado Springs Parks and Recreation board approved a multimillion-dollar park project called John Venezia Community Park. The children went wild with happiness. "We...

  • City again refuses to disclose results of downtown Sky Sox stadium survey

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    The idea of moving the Sky Sox baseball stadium downtown as part of the City for Champions projects is a distant memory. But a piece of information used to make the decision to drop the Sky Sox from the City for Champions lineup is still a secret. The city attorney this week...

  • Ballpark survey: Check out the questions, tell us what you think

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    In May 2013, the city sponsored a survey asking residents their opinions about moving Sky Sox baseball stadium downtown as part of the City for Champions project. Here are the survey questions. The results remain secret. Read more here about why the city is keeping the results secret.

  • PERA gets $190 million in settlement with Colorado Springs

    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    In a high-stakes legal action into uncharted territory it seemed the city of Colorado Springs and the Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association each had a case in the fight over pension liabilities at Memorial Hospital. But as time went on, and a judge ruled that Colorado...

  • City Attorney's Office to represent Colorado Springs police in lawsuit

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    The Colorado Springs City Attorney's Office will represent members of the SWAT team and the city's top police officers in a lawsuit filed against them after an hours-long standoff in 2012 ended with police discharging an explosive device into a man's home. Ronald Brown, an Army...