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  • Baby bald eagle dies near Denver

    By Zahira Torres, The Denver Post
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    A baby bald eagle that raised hopes this week when it spread its wings and flew for the first time died on Wednesday after falling into a ditch. Brighton's Raptor Education Foundation, which had volunteers watching over the eaglet after she hatched close to an exit ramp off E-470 in...

  • Colorado Springs to hold 61st Korean War Armistice celebration

    By NICK BEADLESTON nick.beadleston@gazette.com -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    A ceremony commemorating the 61st anniversary of the Korean War Armistice is Saturday at 10:30 a.m.at Memorial Park, located south of East Pikes Peak Avenue. The event, hosted by a local chapter of the Korean War Veteran's Association, will feature The Korean Consul General to the U.S....

  • Trail Talk: Weigh in now on Colorado Springs recreation master plan

    By Susan Davies Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    The Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Master Plan draft is ready for your comments. The draft is the result of dozens of meetings and hundreds of consultant, staff and citizen hours. Hikers and cyclists should be pleased by the number of new trails and trail...

  • Movement to make stretch of Arkansas River a national monument passes first hurdle

    By Lance Benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    A bill to designate Browns Canyon in Chaffee County as a national monument passed its first legislative hurdle Wednesday. The measure, which would protect a 22,000-acre stretch of the Arkansas River between Buena Vista and Salida, was approved by the Senate National Parks...

  • Retired teachers put 'good intentions' to work in gift for Waldo Canyon fire victim

    By Carol McGraw carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Jane Neff calls them "good intentions" - all those pieced blocks and tops that quilters hope to finish someday, but never do. Most of such craft work disappears into closets never to be seen again until they end up in a garage sale or maybe an antique store. Neff, a retired teacher,...

  • Private jet skids off runway at Aspen airport

    Associated Press
    Published: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    ASPEN — Authorities are investigating after a private jet skidded and spun off the runway while landing at the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport. County spokeswoman Pat Bingham says the Galaxy G200 spun off the runway at about 4:45 p.m. Wednesday. Three people — two pilots and a...

  • Western Slope boy treated for hantavirus

    Associated Press
    Published: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    GRAND JUNCTION — Health officials say a western Colorado boy is being treated after contracting hantavirus. The Mesa County Health Department said Wednesday the boy, whose name and age have not been released, was taken to Denver over the weekend and is still being treated....

  • Summer Heat Academy gives girls a chance to build confidence, learn about fire service

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    Before she began to perform CPR, Skylar Sypher looked at her sister Taylor for guidance. The two were motioning back at forth to each other, communicating what Skylar needed to do to correctly administer the procedure. Then, the 18-year-old started pumping on a dummy's chest,...

  • Colorado Springs police investigate fatal stabbing

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a man found in a townhome Tuesday night in southeast Colorado Springs. The stabbing was initially reported about 11:30 p.m. from the Legacy Ridge Townhomes on the 2000 block of Legacy Ridge View, off South Circle Drive and Monterey Road,...

  • Colorado Springs sales tax collections jump 10.5 percent in June

    By Elise Schmelzer elise.schmelzer@gazette.com -
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    Spending by visitors to the Space Symposium in Colorado Springs propelled city sales tax revenues in June to their biggest monthly increase in nearly 1 1/2 years. Collections in June - which represent May sales activity - totaled $11.6 million, a 10.5 percent increase over the same...

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