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  • Colorado Springs firefighters rescuing hiker from Pulpit Rock

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 20 min ago

    A hiker injured on Pulpit Rock Friday afternoon is in stable condition, the Colorado Springs Fire Department tweeted. Firefighters executed a rope rescue and were preparing to move the patient down from the rocks around 2:45 p.m., according to tweets. - Check back at Gazette.com...

  • Saturated ground causes chaos at Colorado Springs mobile home park

    By CHHUN SUN chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: 25 min ago

    Heavy rain caused a hillside to dislodge two mobile homes and five RVs from their pads shortly after midnight Friday at the A-1 Mobile Village near U.S. 24 in Colorado Springs. Six people and four dogs were evacuated by the Red Cross, said Margery Young, the onsite mobile home park...

  • Wal-Mart's latest supercenter opening this summer just south of Colorado Springs

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 44 min ago

    Wal-Mart's latest expansion in the Pikes Peak region ramps up this summer. The retailer's 10th Supercenter will open in July northwest of Interstate 25 and South Academy Boulevard in Fountain, on the south edge of Colorado Springs, Wal-Mart spokeswoman Anne Hatfield said this week....

  • 20 things to do in the Colorado Springs area on Memorial Day weekend

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: 49 min ago

    Here are your best bets for fun and entertainment this Memorial Day weekend around Colorado Springs and beyond: - For a list of closures, click here.  - For The Gazette's Summer Fun guide, click here. Here's a list of entertainment options in the Colorado Springs area:...

  • Colorado rafting accident leaves 1 dead

    Associated Press
    Updated: 55 min ago

    GEORGETOWN — Authorities say one person is dead after a rafting accident in Clear Creek just east of Idaho Springs. The Clear Creek County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called to the area off U.S. Highway 6 at about 11:30 a.m. Friday and found multiple people in the water. CPR...

  • Colorado Springs parks closed to rock climbers; several parks, trails off limits after torrential rain

    The Gazette
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    The Colorado Springs Parks Department has closed all city parks, including Garden of the Gods, Red Rock Canyon Open Space and North Cheyenne Canon, to rock climbing for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. The parks department made the announcement in a news release Friday. The...

  • MeadowGrass: 3 days of roots, indie, folk, rock and Americana to fill your soul

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Gates open at 9 a.m. for campers and noon for noncampers Friday, 9:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, La Foret Conference and Retreat Center, 6145 Shoup Road, Black Forest, $42.50-$150, free ages 12 and younger, paid camping available; rocky mountainhighway.org. Something else: Parking is...

  • Suspect in Colorado Springs urn theft identified

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Police have identified the suspected thief of an urn containing the ashes of the victim's mother. Jared Ryan Snyder, 26, is wanted by the Colorado Springs Police Department on suspicion of breaking into a car and stealing the urn, wedding rings and debit cards. Snyder is a...

  • 'Suspicious' behavior leads to arrest on warrants in Colorado Springs

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    A man caught behaving in a "suspicious manner" south of downtown Colorado Springs while police were patrolling the area was arrested on warrants Thursday afternoon, the police said. Thomas Renedo, 27, was taken into custody around 3:40 p.m. Thursday in the area of the 1500 block of...

  • Free suicide prevention training offered for teens, parents

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Because of several recent teen suicides in Colorado Springs, Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention will host a free training on how teens and adults can help prevent suicides, 7-8 p.m. Tuesday at The Sanctuary Church, 1930 W. Colorado Ave. The public is invited to attend. Although there is...

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