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Rachel Riley

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Rachel Riley covers local and breaking news. The recent Boston University graduate joined The Gazette's staff after interning at the newspaper in Summer 2016. During her undergraduate career, she held part-time positions at two New England newspapers, an investigative journalism nonprofit and an environmental magazine based in Auckland, New Zealand.

Tourists walk past the closed depot Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at The Pikes Peak Cog Railroad in Manitou Springs. After 126 year of operation the train to the summit of Pikes Peak didn’t open for the summer because of needed repairs to the trains and tracks. The railway, whose future as an iconic tourist attraction has been in doubt since its closing late last year, will be rebuilt and reopened if its owner and the city of Manitou Springs sign a proposed agreement.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Tourists walk past the closed depot Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at The Pikes Peak Cog Railroad in Manitou Springs. After 126 year of operation the train to the summit of Pikes Peak didn’t open for the summer because of needed repairs to the trains and tracks. The railway, whose future as an iconic tourist attraction has been in doubt since its closing late last year, will be rebuilt and reopened if its owner and the city of Manitou Springs sign a proposed agreement. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Jackie Jordan sweeps up class from the back windows of his car that was blown out by hail early Wednesday morning on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)
Photo by Doug Fitzgerald, The Gazette.
Mechanic Andy Redread climbs a ladder to the top of a railcar to work on its engine cooling system Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at The Pikes Peak Cog Railroad in Manitou Springs. After 126 year of operation the train to the summit of Pikes Peak didn’t open for the summer because of needed repairs to the trains and tracks. The railway, whose future as an iconic tourist attraction has been in doubt since its closing late last year, will be rebuilt and reopened if its owner and the city of Manitou Springs sign a proposed agreement.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Mechanic Andy Redread climbs a ladder to the top of a railcar to work on its engine cooling system Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at The Pikes Peak Cog Railroad in Manitou Springs. After 126 year of operation the train to the summit of Pikes Peak didn’t open for the summer because of needed repairs to the trains and tracks. The railway, whose future as an iconic tourist attraction has been in doubt since its closing late last year, will be rebuilt and reopened if its owner and the city of Manitou Springs sign a proposed agreement. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
10_15_11 COG FEATURE
Pikes Peak Cog Railway passengers are welcomed by frigid temperatures as they unload at the summit of Pikes Peak on Saturday, Oct. 15. Recent storms have brought a layer of early snow to the peak, as harsher weather begins to usher out the fall colors on the mountain's Aspens. Mike Christy, The Gazette