Limited Colorado Springs storm damage shows success of flood mitigation

By: RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com

When a group of children and adults bulwarked themselves into a room in the Alpine Autism Center on Monday, they were taking shelter from about 8 inches of floodwater that poured into the facility.

But if the...

El Paso County may have tougher time getting state help to pay for disaster repairs

By: RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com

For the first time in years, El Paso County could face a future of disaster recovery without guaranteed financial help from the state, which could pose problems for a county still trying to pay for previous...