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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.

Timothy Richard Turpin (Photo courtesy of CSPD)
Mayor of Manitou Springs Nicole Nicoletta is pictured in her office on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette
Traffic drives along Colorado Avenue Saturday, July 27, 2014, between Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs in an area called "no man's land."  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Traffic drives along Colorado Avenue Saturday, July 27, 2014, between Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs in an area called "no man's land." (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
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Volunteer rescuer Jesse Rochette searches the Fountain Creek flood waters for anyone trapped or stranded as another flash flood washes off the Waldo Canyon burn scar Friday, August 9, 2013. (Gazette file photo)
The observational honeybee hive at Bear Creek Nature Center offers visitors an up-close look at the insects. On Saturday, El Paso County held its first ever Pollinator Festival at the center to educate families about the importance of bees and other pollinators. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Elephant Rock Friday, June 9, 2017. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette