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  • 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,...

  • C4C lawyer's 'success fee' the best option for Colorado Springs

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Aug 17, 2014

    The $100,000 "success fee" coming to Attorney Jason Dunn, who handled the city's application for Regional Tourism Act incentives, isn't as nefarious as it sounds. Dunn, with the Denver firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, will be paid a total of $175,000, including the success fee,...

  • Judge rules Aurora theater shooting was foreseeable, suits can advance

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Aug 16, 2014

    DENVER — A judge says lawsuits can move forward against the owner of the Aurora movie theater where a 2012 attack left 12 people dead and 70 others injured. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/XqbCjb ) U.S. District Judge R. Brooke Jackson ruled Friday that Cinemark could...

  • City politics may push Balloon Classic out of Colorado Springs

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Aug 16, 2014

    The Colorado Balloon Classic's 38th annual celebration this Labor Day weekend will be its last in Colorado Springs, the organization behind the event announced Friday. Because of "politics within the city, increasingly rigid special event procedures and an onerous 2015 LART (city...

  • CBI announces accreditation, adherence to higher standards

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Aug 16, 2014

    The Colorado Bureau of Investigation announced Friday that is now accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. The nonprofit organization issues the accreditations with the aim of enhancing law enforcement practices, capabilities, and standards...

  • Battle over flood aid roils Colorado Senate race

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    DENVER — One year after record-setting floods devastated Colorado, the disaster has taken center stage in the state's contentious U.S. Senate race. Democratic Sen Mark Udall, touting his assistance to flood-stricken communities, has accused Republican Rep. Cory Gardner of hindering...

  • Immigrants struggling to get licenses in Colorado

    By IVAN MORENO Associated Press -
    Updated: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    DENVER - Only about half of Colorado immigrants who have recently been allowed to get a driver's license or identification card regardless of their legal status have managed to get documents during the first two weeks of a new law. Data from the Colorado Department of Revenue also...

  • Commission: Olympic museum or bust for Colorado Springs' City for Champions

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    Without the Olympic museum the City for Champions project won't be a success, members on the Colorado Economic Development Commission said Thursday, when they proposed making 16 percent of state funding for the project contingent on completion of the museum. "This was really sold to...

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