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  • Mark this week mark your calendar: Sept. 22-28

    By name newspaper -
    Updated: 39 min ago

    Colorado Springs City Council will discuss a series of proposed changes by the City Clerk to the city's business license provisions at its work session at 1 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 107 N. Nevada Ave. The council will be asked to end business licenses for circuses, billiards,...

  • Bombastic season opener for the Philharmonic

    By David Sckolnik Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Superb symphonic music is back in the Springs. With guest conductor Cristian Macelaru at the helm, the Colorado Springs Philharmonic launched what has the look of its most exciting and challenging season in decades. On this occasion, the experience was an over-the-top sonic spectacular...

  • Negative campaign ads dominate Colorado Senate race

    By KATIE KUNTZ Rocky Mountain PBS I-News -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Television campaign attack ads dominating airwaves across the state depict Colorado's senatorial candidates as extreme, harmful and woefully out of step with their fellow Coloradans. Crossroads GPS, a conservative political action committee headed by former Bush administrator Karl...

  • Law-enforcement agencies take advantage of federal program to obtain military gear, weapons

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    The Colorado Springs Police Department acquired non-armored Humvees so it would not have to repeat what happened after a blizzard shut down the city in October 1997. The Green Mountain Falls Police Department obtained rifles to better deal with bears that could put officers in danger....

  • DA to probe Boulder Marathon cancellation

    Associated Press
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BOULDER — The Boulder District Attorney's Office says it will investigate the sudden cancellation of the Boulder Marathon. District Attorney Stan Garnett tells the Daily Camera (http://bit.ly/1sSw8km ) on Sunday that complaints from an angry runner about lack of refunds pushed...

  • Sheriff's Office mounted unit assumes investigation of dead horses

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office mounted unit has taken over an investigation into several dead horses discovered Friday in a barn in Black Forest, Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Greg White said Saturday. The dead horses were discovered after a woman called to report that she had...

  • Voice of the Consumer: Government grant scam back again

    Published: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    The crooks are using the same old lines, but they're obviously working. Last week I learned that several people in southern Colorado received a congratulations call. They were told because they're such good citizens they are being awarded a government grant. Imagine that. Money...

  • Group says it gave hundreds of veterans free marijuana

    Associated Press
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    DENVER — Organizers say hundreds of military veterans received free marijuana during a special giveaway this weekend. Members of Operation Grow4Vets tell KCNC-TV (http://cbsloc.al/1wWO6ca ) that the Saturday event aimed to offer veterans an alternative to prescription drugs to...

  • Two-alarm fire at Colorado Springs hotel

    KKTV -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    An early morning two-alarm fire at the Satellite Hotel in Colorado Springs is under control and one resident was treated on scene for minor injuries, according to KKTV. The fire, at 411 Lakewood Circle, near Airport Road and Academy Boulevard, started just before 4:00 am Sunday. It's...

  • Photos: A fall colors drive

    Nathan Van Dyne, The Gazette
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    The Gazette's Nathan Van Dyne went to the high country to see the fall colors and hit the jackpot!  For the best places to see the aspen, use our interactive map. Also check out this list of Golden drives: Places to see Colorado's aspens Here's an article that will...

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