Congress takes another step toward finishing VA hospital

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — The U.S. Senate has taken another step toward finishing an over-budget veterans medical center outside Denver, agreeing to raise the project's spending cap by $625 million.

The Senate passed the...

Colorado lawmakers have mixed reaction on Boehner exit


Deep divides in the GOP were evident Friday as Colorado lawmakers reacted to the resignation of House Speaker John Boehner.

Sen. Corey Gardner issued a mournful statement calling Boehner a "friend and...

Friday's 3 must reads on in 30 seconds

By: Eric Singer, The Gazette

Here are Friday’s 3 must reads on in 30 seconds.

There’s a gold rush in Colorado and it’s worth more than gold. The leaves are changing and we’ve got the pics and video to prove it.


Group to meet again regarding Colorado Springs accessibility issues


Local officials plan to meet again to review processes and building codes regarding accessibility in the region, said Colorado Springs planning and development director Peter Wysocki.

Wysocki, who heads a...

Klingenschmitt video: Muslims died because they were praying to Satan

By: The Gazette

State Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt, R-Colorado Springs, has once again said something potentially controversial in a video through his "Pray In Jesus Name" online ministry.

The politician and chaplain said the...

South Nevada Avenue redevelopment plan getting closer in Colorado Springs


A proposal to clean up South Nevada Avenue and infuse it with new residential and commercial uses has taken another step forward.

The Colorado Springs Urban Renewal Authority voted 7-0 on Wednesday to...

Thursday's 3 must reads from in 30 seconds

By: Eric Singer, The Gazette

Here are Thursday’s 3 must reads on in 30 seconds.

Good news trumps the bad as 10 neglected pups getting a new leash on life at the Pikes Peak Humane society They were among 37...

Hearing for fired El Paso County employee pushed back


The hearing for Imad Karaki, El Paso County's former executive director of support services who was fired in August, has been moved to early October, his attorney said.

After Karaki appealed his Aug. 6...