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  • Fair's livestock auction bittersweet for youth

    By CAROL MCGRAW carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Some might call Jammer a cash cow. After all, the 1,200-pound steer fetched $4,250 at the Junior Livestock Sale on Tuesday at the Colorado State Fair. But he meant much more than dollar signs to Sierra Churchill, who has spent virtually all her free time with the steer since...

  • Death of man in Colorado Springs apartment appears to be accidental

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

    The death of a 56-year-old man at an apartment complex for low-income residents appears to have been accidental, Colorado Springs Police said. Police from the Sand Creek substation responded to a call from Bentley Commons Apartments, near Hancock Parkway and Academy Boulevard, about...

  • Man stabbed several times in Colorado Springs, expected to survive

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

    Colorado Springs Police are searching for a suspect involved in a westside stabbing early Tuesday morning. A 37-year-old man was stabbed several times over various parts of his body, then walked to a business in the 500 block of West Colorado Avenue, seeking help, police said....

  • El Paso County Commissioners push deadline for approving ballot measures

    By matt steiner matt.steiner@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    After a continuance at Tuesday's meeting, the Board of County Commissioners will be up against a Sept. 5 deadline to potentially pass a pair of ballot questions in time for the November election. One of the measures would allow El Paso County to use more than $2 million in excess...

  • Man suspected of stealing van jumps from Colorado Springs bypass

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    A man allegedly stole a van from a doughnut shop parking lot before jumping from a 20-foot ledge to escape police during a foot pursuit, Colorado Springs police said. The suspect, 36-year-Adam Borrego, allegedly stole a white Chevrolet van from the parking lot, near Circle Drive and...

  • Man arrested on suspicion of stalking girl, 10

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    A 67-year-old man suspected of stalking a 10-year-old girl was arrested Saturday, according to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office and court documents. Louis D. Pico of Green Mountain Falls was arrested on suspicion of stalking, obscenity, indecent exposure, and public indecency, the...

  • Democratic opponent wants Klingenschmitt to withdraw from Colorado State Senate race

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    Democratic state House candidate Lois Fornander called on her opponent to resign a day after Gordon Klingenschmitt made news for comparing Congressman Jared Polis, D-Boulder, to rebel armies in Iraq and Syria that are beheading Christians. The comment - included in a newsletter...

  • Colorado Springs Council OKs new Public Works director

    By monica mendoza Monica.Mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    The Colorado Springs City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to confirm Mayor Steve Bach's appointment of Travis Easton as the city's new Public Works director. Easton, an engineer and former mayor of Monument, will be paid an annual salary of $150,000 and is expected to begin Oct. 1,...

  • Colorado Springs councilman: Voters should decide on stadium portion of City for Champions

    By monica mendoza Monica.Mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Colorado Springs City Council member Joel Miller says voters should decide if local tax money is spent on a sports and event center. He will ask his colleagues to put a question on the April 2015 ballot asking voters if they will amend the city's charter to require voter approval for...

  • Crested Butte to be Bud Light's 'Whatever' town

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    DENVER — Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte are not up for "Whatever" — a secretive Bud Light plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an online and television ad campaign. The company has agreed to pay the town $250,000 to fence off its...

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