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  • Fight over Palmer Lake could end to court

    BY RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    When Palmer Lake resident Cynthia Graff took her seat in front of the Monument board of trustees last week, she was one in a long line of area residents who came to plead for a timeless Western right - water. Water, specifically in Palmer Lake, is part of what drew Graff and others to...

  • Voice of the Consumer: Buyer beware when it comes to used cars

    By BETTY SEXTON KKTV11 News -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    One of the most common Call for Action complaints we get are about used cars. The most important thing to remember is that Colorado does not have a lemon law for used vehicles. Once you sign the papers and drive off, the car is yours, with all its baggage. Another misconception is...

  • NAACP president delivers impassioned sermon at Fountain church

    BY RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Although Cornell William Brooks came to Colorado Springs to address a population shaken by a potential hate crime, the NAACP president took some time off on Sunday to be a minister, and encouraged his temporary flock to put aside their fears and anger. Brooks delivered an impassioned...

  • Colorado Springs group wants citizens to wear green in support of Fort Carson

    BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance hopes to make Feb. 3 look like St. Patrick's Day in Colorado Springs as part of an effort to stave off military cuts. Getting locals to wear green that day is part of a wider effort to impress Army brass who will be in town to hear...

  • Events in and around Colorado Springs this week

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    The Colorado Springs City Council will discuss at its Monday work session a proposed April 7 ballot question that would ask voters to change the city's charter to give the City Council hiring and firing power over its employees. The council also will discuss placing a recall question...

  • Divide fire department's improved rating could lower property insurance rates

    BY LISA WALTON The Gazette -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    A fire department with no paid workers might pay dividends for Divide residents. Property insurance premiums in the tiny Teller County town may decrease this year because the Divide Fire Protection District, staffed completely with volunteer firefighters, has improved its fire...

  • Colorado Springs cellphone store robbed at gunpoint

    BY RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Jan 25, 2015

    A cellphone store employee called police on Sunday evening after she was held at gunpoint and forced to hand over money and phones to a man, Colorado Springs police said. Just after 5 p.m. on Sunday, the man came into the store in the 6900 block of North Academy Boulevard and demanded...

  • Colorado Springs police looking for Subway robber

    BY RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Jan 25, 2015

    Colorado Springs are searching for a man who robbed an eastern Colorado Springs Subway restaurant at gunpoint on Sunday night. The man entered the restaurant at 1825 North Circle Drive just after 7:30 p.m. and brandished the gun at two employees. His face was covered, and he escaped...

  • Rocky Mountain National Park celebrates 100th anniversary

    Associated Press
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK — Rocky Mountain National Park has had its ups and downs during the past century. In the 1940s, gas rationing cut attendance, and the park is still trying to recover from devastating floods in 2013. On Monday, the park marks its 100th anniversary,...

  • Plane crash reported near Rabbit Ears Pass

    Associated Press
    Published: Sun, Jan 25, 2015

    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A pilot called emergency dispatchers Sunday and said he was injured after his single-engine plane crashed south of the summit of Rabbit Ears Pass. Routt County officials say the pilot asked for a rescue team. The man said he was conscious and breathing and...

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