Rachel Riley

News Local and Breaking news

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.

New houses are being built in the Meridan Ranch housing development in Falcon June 9, 2016, as seen from the new Falcon Regional Park. The lastest census shows that El Paso County is the fastest growning county in Colorado. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Best Of 2107 - "Southside Johnny's"
Best Of 2107 - "Southside Johnny's". Photo by Jeff Kearney.
Mary Bartelson will replace Ryan Parsell on Monday as chief deputy of the El Paso County Clerk and Recorder's Office. Photo courtesy of El Paso County.
Photo by KKTV
Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette
There were a handful of delays but no cancellations Friday morning at the Colorado Springs Airport. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
A wind turbines produces power with Pikes Peak in the background as the sun rises Thursday, April 14, 2016, south of Calhan, Colo. About 145 turbines produce power near the eastern El Paso County town. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)