El Paso County agrees on two more claims against former sheriff

By: STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com

Two El Paso County Sheriff's Office employees will have leave time restored, some records expunged and receive monetary compensation if settlement agreements for claims are approved by the county next week.


Contractor: Colorado Springs moratorium on medical marijuana shops would hurt 'thousands'

By: BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com

Medical marijuana centers in Colorado Springs, being eyed by the City Council for a six-month moratorium, brought in $2 million in city sales tax and license fees last year.

Sales tax revenue skyrocketed...

Monument group wants to join in methadone clinic settlement talks

By: JAKOB RODGERS jakob.rodgers@gazette.com

Some Monument residents want to ensure that lawsuit settlement talks between a methadone provider and the Town of Monument avoid one thing: Allowing a methadone facility to open.

Lawyers for the nonprofit No...

Woodland Park delays decision on rules that would impact utilities, Internet providers

By: MATT STEINER matt.steiner@gazette.com

WOODLAND PARK - After debate and public comment that went past 11 p.m. Thursday, the Woodland Park City Council tabled two ordinances and a resolution that would revamp regulations for work done in the city's...

Judge's ruling strikes down law similar to frozen Colorado Springs ordinance

By: BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com

A federal judge's ruling Wednesday struck down Grand Junction's anti-panhandling ordinance, two days after the Colorado Springs city attorney froze enforcement of similar local laws.

Grand Junction "has...

Woodland Park Internet debate goes into the night

By: MATT STEINER matt.steiner@gazette.com

WOODLAND PARK - Most of the people who packed into for the Woodland Park City Council Thursday night were there to see if the city would pass an ordinance that Peak Internet owner Jayson Baker said could make or...

Colorado Supreme Court hears arguments on both sides of judicial branch records debate

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

DENVER - Several attorneys and a lawmaker urged Colorado Supreme Court justices Thursday to err on the side of transparency as they finalize rules to govern access to administrative records within the judicial...

Fiber optic Internet provider says costly changes in Woodland Park could lead to layoffs

By: matt steiner matt.steiner@gazette.com

A recent dispute between the city of Woodland Park and Peak Internet could come to a tipping point Thursday night.

Peak Internet founder and CEO Jayson Baker said proposed changes to the town's municipal...