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  • Southern Delivery System construction reaches Colorado Springs ahead of schedule and under budget

    By Emily Donovan emily.donovan@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Huge pipes being tunneled underground near the intersection of Powers Boulevard and Constitution Avenue is the first big sign after almost two decades of work to increase the water available to the Colorado Springs area by a third. The pipeline is part of the Southern Delivery System...

  • Retired teachers put 'good intentions' to work in gift for Waldo Canyon Fire victim

    By Carol McGraw carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Jane Neff calls them "good intentions" - all those pieced blocks and tops that quilters hope to finish someday, but never do. Most of such craft work disappears into closets never to be seen again until they end up in a garage sale or maybe an antique store. Neff, a retired teacher,...

  • Summer Heat Academy gives girls a chance to build confidence, learn about fire service

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Before she began to perform CPR, Skylar Sypher looked at her sister Taylor for guidance. The two were motioning back at forth to each other, communicating what Skylar needed to do to correctly administer the procedure. Then, the 18-year-old started pumping on a dummy's chest,...

  • County, Maketa have conflicting reports regarding account that held nearly $1 million in county money

    By MATT STEINER matt.steiner@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Something doesn't jibe when it comes to almost a million dollars of county money. Conflicting reports Wednesday between Sheriff Terry Maketa and former county treasurer Sandra Damron about a sheriff's office account raised more concerns amid accusations surrounding the embattled...

  • Springs holds 61st Korean War Armistice celebration

    By NICK BEADLESTON nick.beadleston@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    A ceremony commemorating the 61st anniversary of the Korean War Armistice is Saturday at 10:30 a.m.at Memorial Park, located south of East Pikes Peak Avenue. The event, hosted by a local chapter of the Korean War Veteran's Association, will feature The Korean Consul General to the U.S....

  • Movement to make Browns Canyon a national monument passes first hurdle

    By Lance Benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    A bill to designate Browns Canyon in Chaffee County as a national monument passed its first legislative hurdle Wednesday. The measure, which would protect a 22,000-acre stretch of the Arkansas River between Buena Vista and Salida, was approved by the Senate National Parks...

  • Colorado Springs police investigate fatal stabbing

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a man found in a townhome Tuesday night in southeast Colorado Springs. The stabbing was initially reported about 11:30 p.m. from the Legacy Ridge Townhomes on the 2000 block of Legacy Ridge View, off South Circle Drive and Monterey Road,...

  • Colorado Springs sales tax collections jump 10.5 percent in June

    By Elise Schmelzer elise.schmelzer@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Spending by visitors to the Space Symposium in Colorado Springs propelled city sales tax revenues in June to their biggest monthly increase in nearly 1 1/2 years. Collections in June - which represent May sales activity - totaled $11.6 million, a 10.5 percent increase over the same...

  • Video: M & M introduce Eric Singer and Gram Krause-Lyons

    The Gazette
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    The Gazette's Jennifer Mulson and Nichole Montanez introduce you to Eric Singer and Gram Krause-Lyons.

  • Judge strikes down gay marriage ban, stays ruling

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    DENVER — A federal judge in Denver declared Colorado's gay marriage ban unconstitutional on Wednesday, but he issued a temporary stay of the ruling to give the state until next month to seek an appeal. Judge Raymond P. Moore's ruling was in response to a lawsuit filed July 1 by six...

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