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  • Owner of Cripple Creek & Victor gold mine considering a sale or partnership

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    The owner of the Cripple Creek & Victor Mining Co., the state's largest gold mine, said Tuesday that it's looking to either sell the business or find a partner. The announcement by South African mining giant AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. confirms what company officials previously had said...

  • Detective looking for woman accused of fraud in El Paso County

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday it is looking for additional victims of a woman who allegedly tricked people into hiring her as a caregiver so she could steal from them. Angela "Angie" Patterson, 55, was arrested in late January after the Sheriff's Office investigated...

  • Insights at Large: Yolanda L. Avila

    BY BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Yolanda L. Avila doesn't travel alone. Where she goes, guide dog Donnalee goes too. The legally blind candidate for one of three at-large City Council seats has a visible disability, unlike her 12 competitors. She had to re-create herself after being diagnosed in 1998 with retinitis...

  • Vote before it's too late, city clerk urges

    By BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Ready to vote in the municipal election? Don't procrastinate. Signed, completed ballots must be submitted - not postmarked, not in the mail, but actually in election officials' possession - by 7 p.m. April 7, said City Clerk Sarah Johnson. That's next Tuesday, so time's a-wastin'....

  • Downtown Colorado Springs parking garage to close for renovation

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    A maintenance project on a downtown Colorado Springs parking garage will close the structure and render a second one unavailable for public use for more than four months, El Paso County said Tuesday. The Russel Professional Building parking garage, at 309 S. Tejon St., needs...

  • El Paso County deputy injured in target shooting accident released from hospital

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    An El Paso County Sheriff's Office lieutenant injured in mid-March during a training exercise has been released from the hospital, a spokeswoman said Tuesday. Lt. Joe Roybal was injured March 18 during a Special Response Team training exercise and were shooting at steel targets, said...

  • Water basins could have costly legal ramifications for El Paso County

    BY RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    More than two dozen El Paso County water basins that hold back flood debris and ensure local water quality are caught up in an unforeseen battle over water rights, putting the basins at the mercy of state lawmakers. Colorado Springs utility and stormwater managers, along with...

  • Klingenschmitt's removal from committee could stifle free speech, Republican lawmaker says

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

    A Colorado Springs lawmaker embroiled in controversy over comments he made in his online ministry is now at the center of an inner-party squabble over the role of Republican leadership. House Republican Leader Brian DelGrosso's removal of Klingenschmitt from a committee assignment as...

  • Colorado Springs dermatology residency nearing capacity

    BY JAKOB RODGERS jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    A dermatology residency program run through a Colorado Springs-based practice could reach full capacity this summer. The Colorado Dermatology Institute expects to add its third and final resident in the coming months, said Jeffry Anderson, the institute's practice manager. The goal...

  • UCCS deal with Ent will elevate arts in Colorado Springs

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    A contract signed Tuesday means a long-awaited visual and performing arts center is a go, and the revitalized North Nevada Avenue corridor will gain another destination. Officials from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Ent Federal Credit Union put their signatures on...

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