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  • US official airs 'myths' on Colorado River water

    Associated Press
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS — A top federal water administrator said Friday that several myths stand in the way of broad agreements needed to deal with increasing demand for water in the drought-stricken and over-allocated Colorado River basin. Assistant Secretary of the Interior Anne Castle told the...

  • Judge rules lawsuit challenging Aurora project can move forward

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    A lawsuit challenging a portion of the multi-million dollar incentive package offered to the developer of the proposed Gaylord Rockies hotel and conference center in Aurora will go forward, according to a ruling Friday by Adams County District Court Judge Ted C. Tow. Aurora residents...

  • GOP campaign arm seeks candidates with staying power in Colorado

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    A new campaign arm of the Republican Party started targeting close state legislative races Thursday, including the central Colorado Springs Senate District 11 race, with a controversial campaign finance group expected to spend millions in an attempt to get Republicans elected. "This...

  • Metro Transit wants to make improvements, but funding is an issue

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    The Mountain Metro Transit bus that Rick Orthwein tried to board last week had a lift for his wheelchair, but no place for him to put it. The problem: The bus' handicap-accessible spaces were already full. "People who are in wheelchairs, they are hesitant to even use the system,"...

  • LART committee wants to alter application process to for organizations seeking money

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    Colorado Springs-sponsored events may have to do more to get funding next year, the chairman of the Lodgers and Automobile Rental Tax committee told the City Council at a work session this week. Popular events such as the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, Rocky Mountain State Games and the...

  • Castle Rock votes to repeal open-carry ban

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    CASTLE ROCK — Castle Rock voters have overturned a ban on the open carry of firearms on city property. Results from a special election on the open carry of firearms were announced Thursday. Voters narrowly approved a measure that repeals restrictions set by the town manager on the...

  • Rural Logan County approves 1st hemp greenhouse

    The Associated Press
    Published: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    STERLING — Commissioners in rural Logan County in northeast Colorado have approved an application for an industrial hemp research and development processing facility, as well as a 2-acre greenhouse. The hemp greenhouse will be Colorado's first and could eventually employ between 15...

  • Who took more presidential vacations?

    USA Today
    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    Q: Is it true that George W. Bush took more vacation days than Barack Obama? A: Yes. Before his two-week trip to Martha's Vineyard in August, Obama's count was 125 full or partial days and Bush's total at the same point in his presidency was 407. Our inbox is chock full of...

  • Colorado Springs police officers to begin wearing cameras in October

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    Colorado Springs police officers will soon be outfitted with body-worn cameras as part of a five-month pilot program, a change many police departments throughout Colorado have already adopted. Beginning Oct. 1, officers from all of the department's subdivisions will rotate use of...

  • Bach uses proclamation to officially oppose stormwater initiative

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    In another volley fired in the campaign on a proposed stormwater initiative, Mayor Steve Bach issued a proclamation Tuesday listing reasons he believes the plan is flawed. Bach, who has issued one other proclamation since he took office in June 2011, said this is an important...

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