Group to honor Buffalo Soldiers with Colorado Springs memorial

By: tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com

A community group hopes to honor the African-American soldiers who won the West with a memorial at Memorial Park.

The Buffalo Soldiers Memorial, to be erected next year in honor of the 150th anniversary of...

Pikes Pub: Trio of Colorado bills aim to boost brewing

By: tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com

The Colorado General Assembly is mulling a trio of beer-related bills this session, including a measure aimed at helping home brewers.

House Bill 1084, from Rep. Steve Lebsock, D-Thornton, would change...

Littleton wants locals to come up with fix for Colorado Springs VA clinic

By: tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com

A report that found long delays for care and scheduling shenanigans at the Colorado Springs Veterans Affairs clinic drew the ire of El Paso County Commissioner Peggy Littleton on Tuesday.

She said she wants...

Air Force to develop cyber-squadrons, Gen. Hyten says at Broadmoor symposium

By: TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com

The Air Force plans to revolutionize how it handles computer warfare by beefing up its force of cyberspace experts while contracting out easier jobs, like running the service's network.

Gen. John Hyten...

'Blatant dishonesty and corruption:' Care delays at Colorado Springs VA clinic spur outrage

By: TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com

Angry lawmakers are calling for a probe of misconduct at the Department of Veterans Affairs in light of a report that found that hundreds of veterans faced care delays at a Colorado Springs clinic, even as an...

Lamborn: Colorado Springs clinic 'lied and heads need to roll'

By: TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com

Workers at the Colorado Springs Department of Veterans Affairs clinic gave delayed care to hundreds of veterans and in some cases falsified records to make the situation appear better than it was, a report from the...

Air Force Academy's Innovation Center has big cyber plans

By: tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com

A small center growing at the Air Force Academy's Fairchild Hall will play a big part in the study of the military's role in cyberspace.

Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson told a crowd...

Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation will again give top award to SpaceX

By: TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com

The Space Foundation in Colorado Springs will again give its top award for innovation to upstart rocket firm SpaceX.

The space achievement award, announced Monday, honors SpaceX for its Falcon 9 rocket's...