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  • Gazette Exclusive: Manitou Springs recreational marijuana shop to open

    By MATT STEINER matt.steiner@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    Recreational marijuana sales will begin in Manitou Springs on Thursday. Bill Conkling made the announcement late Friday, saying that the "long process" is finally coming to an end. The first recreational pot licensee in El Paso County and the owner of Maggie's Farm medical marijuana...

  • 56th annual rocket event encourages science, engineering interests

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    Some people loved rockets when they were children. Others picked up the hobby as adults, sharing the fun with their own kids. For Dr. Warren B. Layfield, rocketry has been a lifelong passion that was strengthened after working as an engineer with NASA for a decade. About 300 amateur...

  • Former Colorado resident, missionary, tests positive for Ebola

    By Tom McGhee, The Denver Post
    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    A former Colorado resident working in Liberia for a non-profit treating Ebola has tested positive for the disease. Nancy Writebol, who is originally from Evergreen, is a missionary with Serving in Mission and was a part of a joint SIM/Samaritan's Purse team treating Ebola patients in...

  • Progress made on wildfire near ranches, oil wells in northwest Colorado

    Associated Press
    Published: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    CRAIG — Firefighters are making progress against a wildfire burning near ranches and oil and gas wells in northwestern Colorado. The Elk Springs Fire was listed at about 450 acres Monday. Fire managers say good weather has helped crews contained 90 percent of the fire. It which...

  • Suthers asks Colorado high court to stop Boulder

    Associated Press
    Published: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers is trying again to stop Boulder's clerk from issuing same-sex marriage licenses. Suthers filed a motion with the Colorado Supreme Court on Monday asking it to order clerk Hillary Hall to stop providing the licenses. Both the Colorado...

  • PPRTA to spend $12 million on area known as No Man's Land

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    The Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority will start a major road project in 2016 on a stretch of highway that has been neglected, deemed blighted and been nicknamed No Man's Land. The authority will spend $12 million on sidewalks, gutters, a center turn lane, bicycle lanes and...

  • 63-year-old Colorado Springs man suspected of meth possession

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Published: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    A 63-year-old man remained in jail Monday after police said a traffic violation stop led to the recovery of suspected methamphetamine and cash from the vehicle he was driving. John Chew was arrested on suspicion of unlawful possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance,...

  • Trap to be set for Aspen bear who swiped at woman

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    ASPEN — State wildlife officers plan to set a trap in the Aspen alley where a bear swiped at an off-duty sheriff's deputy. The bear injured the abdomen and leg of Erin Smiddy early Sunday morning. She had to get stitches but Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokesman Mike Porras told The...

  • TGI Fridays closes its doors in Colorado Springs

    The Gazette
    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    TGI Fridays in Colorado Springs has closed its doors, according to a sign on the restaurant’s door. The sign read: In here, the party’s over. This Fridays location has closed. Thanksf or your past patronage and ‘cheers’ to the good times we’ve had together. Please check Fridays.com...

  • Data: El Paso County elections among the most efficient in Colorado

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    El Paso County spent less per registered voter in the November 2013 election than all but two other Colorado counties, according to data that will be released this week through the Accountability in Colorado Elections project launched by the Secretary of State's Office. The data...

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