• Blog: Anti-Suthers robocalls make the rounds

    Monica Mendoza
    Yesterday

    Colorado Springs residents were treated to robocall Tuesday night that at first seemed to be pro-John Suthers for mayor. But as the message played on, it became clear that it was an anti-Suthers message. The reader of the message sounds like a mattress salesman making a TV...

  • Colorado Springs Utilities customers to get slight decrease in rates

    By MONICA MENDOZA monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Colorado Springs Utilities customers will see a small decrease in their electric bills - 72 cents a month for a typical residential user - effective April 1. The rate decrease was unanimously approved by the City Council on Tuesday, with Council President Keith King absent. The...

  • Colorado Springs councilwoman's news profile helps Kansas City neighbors track her down

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    Residents in Kansas City, Mo., have been trying to reach Councilwoman Helen Collins about some property she owns in their neighborhood. That got a lot easier recently when her name popped up in a Google search providing news reports about a recall election and troubles with the...

  • Blog: District 2 candidate Calef is not a lobbyist, flyers make the claim

    Monica Mendoza
    Published: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Just before The Gazette’s City Council candidates’ virtual forum Thursday, District 2 candidate Kanda Calef received a text with photo of campaign flyer that labeled her a lobbyist. The flyer touted her opponent Larry Bagley and “a committed public servant.” Calef confronted Bagley...

  • One big difference in Colorado Springs District 2 race: The money

    BY MONICA MENDOZA monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Once the shock wore off after Colorado Springs Councilman Joel Miller resigned his seat in District 2, a couple of politically active residents found the news to be a certain calling. Larry Bagley and Kanda Calef launched campaigns to become the new District 2 council member. Bagley,...

  • Thursday's Gazette, KKTV mayoral debate will include council candidates' forum

    BY MONICA MENDOZA monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Mar 19, 2015

    The first wave of ballots for the April 7 city election have been mailed, but voters may want to tune into one last candidates' forum Thursday before casting their votes. The Gazette, KKTV and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs are hosting a Thursday virtual City Council...

  • Blog: Mayor Bach publishes online book with highlights from his term

    Monica Mendoza
    Updated: Wed, Mar 18, 2015

    City staffers have published online book on the city’s website called "Building a Better Tomorrow" highlighting the city’s work and initiatives in Mayor Steve Bach’s administration. In the online book, Bach’s staff highlights the three priorities that Bach set out at the start of his...

  • Blog: City fills 5,000 potholes in one week

    Monica Mendoza
    Published: Wed, Mar 18, 2015

          The sun came out, the birds sang and the Colorado Springs city crews took full advantage of the warm weather and filled 5,000 potholes in one week -- from March 9 to 13.

  • Collins calls ethics complaint a 'witch hunt,' seeks more time to respond

    By Monica Mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Mar 18, 2015

    Colorado Springs City Councilwoman Helen Collins says the ethics complaint filed against her is a "witch hunt" intended to affect the outcome of an effort to get her recalled. Collins, who was elected to the District 4 seat in 2013, is facing an ethics complaint that alleges she...

  • SudSisters: Instead of going green, go real, with Irish beers

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Mar 17, 2015

    Green is not the only color for beer on St. Patrick's Day. Go real. Try any number of beers brewed in Ireland including stouts, red beers, ales and lagers. Or try a Colorado craft beer, made the Irish way. "Ireland has some great styles, old styles," said Alyssa Ross, beer...

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