New protocols, quick response kept fast-burning El Paso County fire from getting out of control


YODER - Laura Hansen stepped outside the Antioch Community Church on Tuesday morning and felt the heat of a wildfire on her face.

Hansen and a handful of other rural El Paso County residents were in the...

Wednesday's 3 must reads in 30 seconds: Black Friday, chicken salad and a reunion concert

By: Eric Singer, The Gazette

Here are the 3 must reads on in 30 seconds for Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015:

1) An expert’s take on Black Friday and holiday television deals. What’s the best bang for your buck?


Longtime head of Colorado Springs ministry will retire


Denny Rydberg announced he will retire in September after 23 years as president of Young Life, a worldwide Christian ministry for middle, high school and college students based in Colorado Springs.


Colorado Springs City Council votes unanimously on construction defects ordinance


The Colorado Springs City Council unanimously approved a construction defects ordinance on first read Tuesday, following Denver's lead.

Although the final vote won't come until Dec. 8, the council's rare...

Supermarket union reaches deal with big chains

By: Wayne Heilman

A union representing workers at Colorado's three largest grocery chains has reached agreement on a new contract with Albertsons, King Soopers and Safeway with ratification votes scheduled through Dec. 10.


Crossbow-wielding man taken down by Colorado Springs police dog

By: Maria St. louis-sanchez

A man armed with a crossbow was brought down by a Colorado Springs police K-9 after he refused to listen to officers Tuesday afternoon.

Police say Ancus Marcius Hoffar Bone had taken a crossbow inside a...

El Paso County GOP brings gives business leaders time with local mayors


Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers hinted at major business deals brewing behind the scenes for the airport and in the cybersecurity field Tuesday at an El Paso County Republican Party event for area business...

El Paso County seeks help finding culprit in weekend burglaries


Firearms, flat screen TVs and other household items were stolen during two burglaries at a southern El Paso County home this week, the Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.

The Sheriff's Office said two suspects...