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  • Dog found with chemical burns sent to Colorado for surgery

    Associated Press
    Published: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    CLOVIS, N.M. — A dog will undergo surgery and then be placed in a foster home in Colorado after being found in New Mexico with chemical burns that will likely force removal of an eye. Cindy Clayton of Cindy's Hope for Precious Paws Animal Rescue in Clovis says the 2-year-old pug...

  • For some, storms prove Flying W mitigation work is holding up

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    Storms lashed the Flying W Ranch this month, washing out service roads and dislodging a couple of dozen erosion barriers from a fire-ravaged hillside. But along with those reminders of nature's fury, the weather also brought cause for hope, say those working to revive the...

  • Two Wahl siblings complete English Channel swim, but trio misses out on history

    By Robert S. Johnson, rob.johnson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    The Wahl siblings will have to wait to make history. Devin, Dustin and Danielle Wahl set out Sunday morning to become the first three siblings to swim the English Channel, but only two of made it across the 21-mile stretch of water. Danielle, who swam the channel in 2013,and Devin...

  • This week: Mark you calendar for these events around Colorado Springs

    By Matt Steiner, The Gazette -
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    Woodland Park is celebrating 25 years of its Mayor's Cup Footrace on Saturday. Events for the annual event will include a kid's fun run, 5K and 10K races, and a 5K walk. The event begins with a 7 a.m. registration, which can be done at city-woodlandpark.org. The Colorado Springs...

  • Storm strikes but doesn’t live up to expectations; rain expected through midweek

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    Storm clouds that threatened the Waldo Canyon burn scar Sunday didn't live up to expectations of heavy rainfall and potential flash flooding, but meteorologists predicted Pikes Peak region residents will see continued rounds of storms and weather advisories through the middle of the...

  • Harrison teacher institute gives newcomers a jump on coming school year

    By Carol McGraw carol.mcgraw@gazette.com
    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    The anteater died. This elicited a groan from the summer school student pretending to be the long-snouted mammal. The ant, however, smiled. Christopher Morroww, a new science teacher in Harrison School District 2, was demonstrating how the food chain changes and effects the...

  • Northern Command chief talks disaster response, missile defense at Aspen Security Forum

    BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    ASPEN - Chaos in the Middle East means an increased threat of terrorist attacks on American soil, U.S. Northern Command chief Gen. Chuck Jacoby told a crowd Saturday. Jacoby covered a range of issues during his talk at the Aspen Security Forum, from military response to natural...

  • 2014 has been record-tying, deadly year on Colorado waterways

    By MATT STEINER matt.steiner@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    A grim trend that began in late May and surged through June has continued this month on Colorado's rivers. Another rafter died Thursday after the vessel that a 57-year-old Texas woman was riding became lodged in a suck hole and capsized, the Chaffee County Sheriff's Office said....

  • Crews battle new wildfire in northwestern Colorado

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    CRAIG — Firefighters in northwestern Colorado are battling a new wildfire — a 300-acre blaze near Elk Springs. The Elk Springs Fire started Saturday in windy conditions. It's burning near a ranch as well as oil and gas facilities and power lines. Recent lightning strikes...

  • 2 injured in private plane crash at airport in Pueblo

    Pueblo Chieftain
    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    Firefighters responded to a small plane crash Sunday morning at the airport in Pueblo, according to the Pueblo Fire Department. The department reported a private plane with two passengers crashed around 9:30 a.m. Injuries were minimal, according to the department’s twitter account....

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