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  • Drake 7 should work by end of August

    By MONICA MENDOZA monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Colorado Springs Utilities officials hope to have a second boiler at Martin Drake Power Plant running by the end of the month. If Unit 7 is working, the Colorado Springs City Council could vote on an electric rate reduction at its first meeting in September. In May, the council...

  • County, Forest Service dueling for custody of Jones Park

    By Monica Mendoza Monica.Mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    The federal government may win a custody battle over a 1,191-acre swath of forestland owned by Colorado Springs called Jones Park despite a challenge by El Paso County. The land, which is in Pike National Forest and straddles El Paso and Teller counties, has been in the city's...

  • Supporters, opponents of Colorado Springs' City for Champions project weigh in

    By MONICA MENDOZA monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    Tuesday's City for Champions monthly meeting at the new 21st Century Library was like a networking holiday party with 200 of your closest friends. Singers performed, desserts were served, and everyone - supporters and opponents of the proposed four tourism projects - worked the room....

  • Exclusive: Sheriff's Office fills job of commander on administrative leave with familiar name

    By MATT STEINER matt.steiner@gazette.com -
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    A recent promotion at the El Paso County Sheriff's Office fills a void left when the head of the Patrol Division was put on administrative leave in May after filing an employment complaint against Sheriff Terry Maketa. Former Sheriff's Office spokesman Jeff Kramer was promoted from...

  • Colorado Springs embraces new accessibility icon

    by andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    Lisa Harrison-Hall doesn't let a wheelchair keep her from being active in every facet of her life: She is a peer specialist at the Independence Center in Colorado Springs, she is a mother, and she plays sled hockey - her favorite sport. With a new accessibility symbol unveiled by...

  • Castle Rock: No immediate call on open carry vote

    The Associated Press
    Published: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    CASTLE ROCK — Castle Rock voters may have to wait a week to find out the results of their election on firearms in public spaces. Town officials said Tuesday night that they won't have results for up to seven days. The all-mail election had garnered 8,100 ballots by late afternoon....

  • El Paso County flags to fly half-staff in honor of former commissioner

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Born and raised on a ranch in Rush where he lived until he died, Loren Whittemore was a cowboy in every sense of the word.
The former El Paso County commissioner, writer, rancher and civic leader died Sunday of a heart attack. He was 79.
Whittemore served three terms on the Board of El...

  • Blog: New format at City for Champions meeting

    Monica Mendoza
    Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    City for Champions organizers are touting their monthly information meeting Tuesday as interactive and hands-on. Attendees will be greeted by athletes who train at the Olympic Training Center and then will have a chance to walk from station to station and to talk one-on-one with...

  • Lack of trust in IT department has Colorado Springs council reluctant to spend millions

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    Colorado Springs has a new vision for its Information Technology department. It will soon spend $1.1 million to make its network, which keeps all city data from personnel files to police records, more secure and begin a system overhaul that details a five-year road map. The new plan...

  • This week: Mark your calendar for these events in the Colorado Springs area

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    The Colorado Springs Office of Emergency Management will celebrate September as National Preparedness Month during "Community Emergency Preparedness Night" on Friday at Security Service Field. Pregame activities begin at 5 p.m. with interactive demonstrations, medevac helicopter tours,...

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