EPA says it will build temporary treatment plant for mine

By: The Associated Press

SILVERTON — The Environmental Protection Agency says it will set up a temporary treatment plant for wastewater flowing from the Gold King Mine in southwestern Colorado after 3 million gallons surged out of the mine...

Wednesday's 3 must reads on Gazette.com in 30 seconds

By: The Gazette

Here are Wednesday's top 3 must reads on Gazette.com in 30 seconds.

Council helps find middle ground for Colorado Springs property owner, brewpub

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

Colorado Springs City Council members deftly mediated a spat between an aspiring brewer and a next-door neighbor Tuesday, paving the way for Cerberus Brewing Co. to open a brewpub and restaurant on the...

Woodland Park officials present traffic proposals at contentious meeting

By: MATT STEINER Matt.steiner@gazette.com

WOODLAND PARK - Woodland Park officials shared seven possible city projects with residents Tuesday night that might help improve traffic circulation and pedestrian safety in the Teller County city of more than...

Pikes Peak region lawmaker wants more transparency in Colorado judicial branch

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

Financial and other records in Colorado's judicial branch are not open for public scrutiny under Colorado law, but that's something the assistant House minority leader hopes to change.

Rep. Polly Lawrence,...

Proposed marijuana ordinance spurs lengthy debate at Colorado Springs City Council meeting

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

More than 100 people poured into City Hall on Tuesday to oppose a proposed six-month moratorium on cannabis consumption clubs and medical marijuana businesses.

The meeting started at 1 p.m., and the...

Colorado Springs City Council names pipeline system plant after 'face of Utilities'

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

The new water treatment plant for the Southern Delivery System will be named for Edward W. Bailey, the Colorado Springs City Council decided unanimously Tuesday.

Bailey is "one of the real geniuses of the...

Ad featuring kids, mushroom cloud slams Sen. Bennet for Iran vote

By: The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — A conservative group is airing an ad showing kids counting down to a mushroom cloud to slam Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado over the Iran nuclear deal.

The ad by the group Advancing...