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  • $4 million in mitigation work being done on Colorado Springs roads

    BY STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    Close to $4 million in mitigation work is underway along Austin Bluffs Parkway to address erosion and future damage from rain. Construction on the project, which aims to stabilize the Greencrest Channel stream bed located south of Austin Bluffs and north of the Greencrest...

  • Rocky Mountain National Park offers plenty of activities for 100th birthday

    By Lance Benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    Rocky Mountain National Park - At 10,200 feet, Loch Vale is frozen solid and wind and snow fill a place of austere beauty. This lake in a towering canyon normally draws a crowd, but on Saturday, the icebound Loch had all but rolled up the welcome mat. Gusts came with such force that...

  • C.B. & Potts opens its first restaurant, brewery in Colorado Springs

    The Gazette
    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    C.B. & Potts Restaurant and Brewery, a Fort Collins-based chain since 1974, opened its first Colorado Springs location at 261 Kaycee Case Place in the Polaris Pointe retail complex Monday. In addition to seasonal beers the extensive menu offers, steaks, ribs, seafood, burgers,...

  • Denver police chief: Not clear how officer was hurt when teen was killed

    By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    DENVER — The Denver police chief says it is not clear from a preliminary investigation how an officer was injured when a 17-year-old girl driving a stolen car was killed by police. Chief Robert White initially said the officer was struck by the car as it was driven toward him....

  • Air Force Academy remains quiet on new trail rules after on-campus attacks

    By Lance Benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    The Air Force Academy is keeping mum when it comes to a "buddy system" rule that bars solo hiking, running and mountain biking on academy trails and open spaces. Two days after releasing a statement attributing the new rule to on-campus attacks, the academy says it won't...

  • New bike-trail funding plan fails in Colorado legislature

    By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    DENVER — Colorado needs more recreational bike trails — just not a change to how they're paid for, lawmakers from both parties agreed Thursday as they voted down a bill to direct more Colorado Lottery money to bike trails along state highways. A senator from rural Alamosa County...

  • Clouds over Colorado Springs area Thursday, but how about precipitation?

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    Despite the gray skies, precipitation is not likely to hit the Pikes Peak region over the next few days. The National Weather Service in Pueblo forecasts that Colorado Springs, Palmer Lake and Woodland Park will be mostly cloudy Thursday, with highs near 40 degrees. There is a...

  • Colorado man arrested on 12th DUI charge

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    LONGMONT — Longmont police have arrested a man on suspicion of drunken driving for the 12th time since 1986. Boulder County District Attorney Stan Garnett says the arrest serves as an example why the state needs a felony DUI law. According to the Longmont Times-Call...

  • Mother of girl shot by Denver police seeks separate autopsy

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    DENVER — The mother of a 17-year-old girl who was shot and killed by Denver police said that she wants a second, independent autopsy because she doesn't trust the official investigation into the death of her daughter. The demand by Laura Sonya Rosales Hernandez came as the Denver...

  • El Paso County formally takes Jones Park ownership

    BY LANCE BENZEL lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    The Board of El Paso County Commissioners on Wednesday formally accepted ownership of the 1,200-acre Jones Park west of Colorado Springs. The transfer ended more than a century of ownership by Colorado Springs Utilities, which purchased the land in the 1890s for a water project that...

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