Commission ruling: No changes on net metering in Colorado

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — Colorado's Public Utility Commission has ruled that no changes are needed to the state's net metering process, which means that homeowners with solar installations will continue to receive retail rates for...

4th congressional hearing planned on Colorado mine blowout

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — A fourth congressional hearing is planned on the release of tainted wastewater from a Colorado gold mine that affected three states.

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee announced...

COTrip website gets new look

By: STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com

You're not the only person who heads to COTrip for guidance during commute hours or after a weekend in the mountains.

And now the service, run by the Colorado Department of Transportation, has a new...

Colorado death penalty debated as 2 mass killers get life

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — A Denver jury's refusal to give the death penalty to a man who stabbed five people to death in a bar, coming on the heels of theater shooter James Holmes' life sentence, has many wondering whether the...

Proposed Woodland Park hotel will need a redesign before construction begins

By: MATT STEINER Matt.steiner@gazette.com

The city of Woodland Park and the residents speaking out at Thursday's meeting of the Planning Commission agreed that a Best Western hotel could be good for the Teller County town, but the five-story structure...

Hundreds turn out for Ben Carson event in Colorado Springs

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

In high school Lauren Kunkle dressed up as Ben Carson - in surgical scrubs - for a book report about the renowned pediatric neurosurgeon, but she's been a fan ever since she read one of his books in elementary...

Colorado treasurer brings feistiness in opposition to PERA head's $1.8M compensation package

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

DENVER - State Treasurer Walker Stapleton brought some feistiness to via conference call what would otherwise have been a quick approval to award a contract extension worth up to $1.8 million to the head of...

Colorado Springs Utilities governance begins review process

By: stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com

A review of how Colorado Springs Utilities will be run began a months-long public process Wednesday night.

The two-phase study of CSU's governance structure and process is scheduled to conclude in June...