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  • Yoga school regulation exemption clears Colorado Senate

    Associated Press
    Updated: 33 min ago

    DENVER — Yoga teaching programs in Colorado would be exempt from regulation under a bill that passed overwhelmingly in the state Senate Friday. The bill was inspired by news that a state agency planned to expand oversight of the schools, where people learn to become yoga instructors....

  • Black Forest fire district to crack down on its reimbursement policies

    By stephen hobbs stephen.gazette.com -
    Updated: 50 min ago

    The Black Forest Fire Protection District said it will reinforce existing policies in the wake of accusations that employees used taxpayer money to cover personal losses, according to a statement Friday from the agency. The statement came after the El Paso County District Attorney's...

  • Must See Must Do: Top entertainment options in the Colorado Springs area this weekend

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Tossing "water" all over the audience, upsy-downsy dribbling and dunks, and one-upping the Washington Generals competitors just never gets old. The Harlem Globetrotters return to The Broadmoor World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd., for family- rated craziness and new comedy at 7 p.m....

  • Colorado Springs restaurant will take another run at world record

    By Teresa Farney, The Gazette
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Scott Clark, owner of The Cheese Grill, 26 E. Kiowa St. in Colorado Springs, moved his grand opening event to Saturday after scrubbing an earlier date because of weather. He's going to try to break the Guinness world record of 257 T-shirts worn by a person at one time. The T-shirt...

  • Colorado Springs woman pleads guilty in crash that killed 5-year-old boy

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

    A 22-year-old woman pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide Friday after she hit and killed a boy last summer in a crash, court records show. On July 8, Raphael Hameed and his 5-year-old son, Ishaq, were walking on the sidewalk near Murray Boulevard and Bijou Street when a car driven by...

  • Friday Military Salute: Huge city-wide birthday party in Colorado Springs open to all

    BY ERIC SINGER eric.singer@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    A special birthday is coming up to recognize a pivotal player in our community to help veterans and civilians. It is also the focus of our Friday Military Salute. V.F.W. Post 101 is celebrating its 95th year in existence. It is the oldest Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Colorado...

  • Colorado House moves to ban gay conversion therapy

    Associated Press
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    DENVER — The Colorado House has given initial approval to barring mental health professionals from practicing gay-conversation therapy with patients under 18. The House advanced the bill on an unrecorded voice vote Friday. The bill prohibits therapists from trying to change a...

  • Joel Miller's no-nonsense, questioning approach splits some Colorado Springs voters

    BY MONICA MENDOZA monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Joel Miller has been called divisive. But it's not a term he shies from. He believes there are two political camps in Colorado Springs: one that he calls "go along to get along politicians" and one willing to question special interest groups. Miller has heard on the campaign trail...

  • Colorado Springs parolee drank 'vodka in coffee' before crashing into two cars, police say

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Charles Limbrick allegedly told a Colorado Springs police officer that he drank "vodka in coffee" before he crashed into two vehicles Wednesday morning and seriously injured a driver, according to an arrest affidavit obtained Friday. Limbrick, 41, was on parole at the time of the...

  • Side Streets: Raccoon sleepovers and other memories of woman a heart of 60-year water feud in Colorado Springs

    Bill Vogrin
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    My recent column about the overgrown property on Mesa Road prompted Side Streets readers to respond with fond memories of Elinor "Gigi" Llewellyn, the longtime owner who let the 8.7-acre site rot after the city turned off water in the El Paso Canal nearly 60 years ago. And stick...

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