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  • Cañon City couple who died in shooting incident identified; officer placed on leave

    By ryan maye handy ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    The Fremont County Coroner has identified the man and woman who died during a standoff Tuesday in Cañon City as Stanley D. Watson, 72, and his wife, Marsha Z. Watson, 60. The manner and cause of their deaths have not been determined, pending an autopsy that was scheduled for April 16,...

  • What the heck is Bubba's 33? It's coming to Colorado Springs

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    Texas Roadhouse, a national restaurant chain that's enjoyed success for years with a location along Powers Boulevard, is bringing a new restaurant concept to the busy corridor on Colorado Springs' east side. Bubba's 33, which touts itself on Facebook as a "sports bar, American...

  • Florence couple cited after police discover three starving horses

    By ryan maye handy ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    A Florence couple could face charges of animal cruelty after police officers discovered three horses starving on the couple's property. On April 7, a day after Fremont County sheriff's detectives began an investigation into the horses' health, all three horses were found collapsed on...

  • Colorado Springs man gets supervised probation is sex exploitation case

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    A Colorado Springs man accused of sharing a web folder of nonsexually explicit photos of boys in Bear Creek Regional Park was sentenced Tuesday to six years of supervised probation. Calbert Taylor, 57, pleaded guilty in January to one count of sexual exploitation of a child, involving...

  • US Senate veterans panel to review pricey Denver hospital

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    DENVER — The U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee will hold a hearing in Colorado next week to scrutinize the bungled VA hospital project and visit the construction site. The hearing will be held April 24 in suburban Aurora, where the hospital is being built, the committee...

  • University of Colorado keeps its fossil fuel investments

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    DENVER — Wind and solar power advocates failed to persuade the University of Colorado's governing Board of Regents Thursday to divest from coal, oil and gas. On a 7-2 vote, the regents upheld their current policy that allows the university financial team to invest in fossil fuel if...

  • 2015 Best of the Springs winners unveiled

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    Election, schmelection. We know what you're really dying to find out - all the winners in the 2015 Best of the Springs. You spent weeks nominating worthy contenders, voting and patiently waiting. And now we've got the results - in more than 250 categories, plus dozens of expert...

  • Colorado GOP invites snubbed gay group to summit

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    DENVER — The Colorado Republican Party has invited a gay GOP group that was barred from setting up a table at the Western Conservative Summit to share its booth. The Denver Post reports (http://goo.gl/06887P ) party Chairman Steve House announced the decision Thursday, the day after...

  • Interactive: Want to entertain the kids over Spring Break? Here are some solutions around Colorado Springs

    Maria St. Louis-Sanchez
    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    A tour of Spring Break activities in Colorado Springs

  • Outgoing Colorado Springs Council members get fond farewell

    By BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    Jan Martin wept, and Val Snider choked up a bit as both were praised effusively Tuesday for their years of "servant leadership" on the Colorado Springs City Council. The compliments and appreciation continued Wednesday night during a reception at the Patty Jewett Clubhouse. Martin...

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