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  • Pikes Pub: A whirlwind web ride of beer

    By Robert S. Johnson rob.johnson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    As craft beer has gotten more popular, so too have websites dedicated to tasty suds. That’s helpful when cruising the Internet for beer column ideas, so in lieu of something interesting or useful like my last beer blog on Hop Theory, I thought I’d share a few beer tidbits from the web....

  • Colorado Springs Utilities meeting draws big crowd with many questions

    BY BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    The complexity of Colorado Springs Utilities' nine proposed energy plans didn't seem to faze the 100 or so citizens at a public hearing Thursday night. But their key question - how much each plan will cost - won't be answered until a public hearing in September, well after the U.S....

  • Centura Health, including Penrose-St. Francis, to partner with Children's Hospital Colorado

    BY JAKOB RODGERS jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    The corporate parent of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services struck an alliance this week with Children's Hospital Colorado, the hospital systems confirmed Thursday. Centura Health, which oversees 15 hospitals in Colorado and western Kansas, signed a letter of intent with Aurora-based...

  • Fluoride debate hits Colorado's largest water utility

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    DENVER — Colorado's largest supplier of public drinking water is in the midst of a debate over how much fluoride — if any — to put into its delivery system after the federal government announced new standards in April. The discussion at Denver Water, which serves about one out of...

  • Colorado Springs' Seven Falls reopening in August after two-year closure

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Seven Falls, a series of scenic waterfalls in South Cheyenne Canyon in southwest Colorado Springs, will reopen Aug. 13 after closing two years ago because of extensive damage caused by heavy rains, Broadmoor hotel officials said Thursday. The Broadmoor Seven Falls, as the longtime...

  • Largest tiny house gathering comes to Colorado Springs

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Jul 30, 2015

    For those who are, understandably, a bit fuzzy on the concept of irony: A three-day event celebrating the micro-housing and small-living movement is expected to draw as many as 10,000 people to a sprawling 27-acre museum campus in Colorado Springs. "This is the first event of this...

  • Plan to build Ute Pass trail closer to completion

    BY LANCE BENZEL lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    A longstanding plan to build a multiuse trail up Ute Pass is one step closer to being complete. El Paso County planners this month unveiled a proposed route for a 5-mile segment between Manitou Springs and the Ute Pass Elementary School in Chipita Park, which represents the missing...

  • Colorado Springs group ends guard over recruiting office; Pentagon issues order to protect such sites

    BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Armed civilians have stopped guarding recruiting depot in Colorado Springs, but the Pentagon on Thursday pledged its own steps to heighten security in the wake of the Tennessee shootings - including more armed troops. A memo penned by Defense Secretary Ashton Carter calls for "action...

  • Defense, DA argue reasons to spare Colorado gunman's life

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    CENTENNIAL — Defense lawyers for James Holmes made one more appeal for mercy Thursday, urging jurors to consider mental illness in his sentencing even though they rejected his insanity claim when they convicted him of murdering 12 people and trying to kill 70 others at a Colorado movie...

  • Boy found with gunshot wound in Colorado Springs apartment complex in critical condition

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    A juvenile male was taken to a Denver hospital in critical condition after being shot Thursday afternoon, Colorado Springs police said. The boy, whose age was not disclosed, was found in a hallway at the Pine Creek Village apartments on Chapman Drive, according to spokeswoman Lt....

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