Marijuana club's lawyer disputes legality of proposed Colorado Springs ordinance


The Colorado Springs City Council's six-month moratorium on new cannabis clubs cannot be enacted without a final vote and certainly cannot be enforced retroactively, says the attorney for the new One Love...

Security guards will patrol downtown Colorado Springs at least through the holidays


Security guards are expected to continue patrolling streets in downtown Colorado Springs through December - if not longer.

The guards, who are unarmed and carry handcuffs, have monitored an area roughly...

Settlement agreements for claims against former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa approved


Two settlement agreements totaling $120,000 for claims filed against former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa and other department employees were approved Tuesday.

The settlements for Cliff Porter and Wendy...

Fort Collins weighs allowing women to go topless in public

By: The Associated Press

FORT COLLINS — Fort Collins officials are considering changes to the city's ordinance on public nudity that would allow women to go topless in public.

The Coloradoan reports ( ) the...

Winter warming shelter to provide 153 beds downtown starting October 19

By: Jeane Turner, The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army’s winter warming shelter will operate again this winter at 505 S. Weber St. and provide 153 beds starting October 19. The shelter, which provided more than 20,000 shelter beds in five-and-a-half...

Colorado Springs CROP Walk brings 10-year fundraising total to more than $100,000

By: ryan maye handy

After 10 years, participants in the Colorado Springs CROP Walk, which stands for Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty, have raised more than $100,000 to help the fundraiser meet its goal, said Careyn Mason,...

El Pomar Foundation honors nonprofit, community leaders

By: the gazette

BLACK HAWK - The El Pomar Foundation's Awards for Excellence recognizes the state's highest performing organizations every year. At a ceremony on Monday, the foundation continued that tradition by honoring five...

Gov. Hickenlooper creates task force on native American mascots in Colorado

By: Joey Bunch, The Denver Post

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed an executive order Tuesday creating a commission to discuss native American high school mascots.

The group would include tribes, local community members and state agencies to...