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  • Special Easter egg hunt gives Colorado Springs kids a 'normal' experience

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 0 min ago

    For one glorious hour Wednesday afternoon, it didn't matter that 6-year-old Maliha Ramirez can't see. She got to run around and hunt for hidden Easter eggs, just like other children around the world will do this week. "Yay!" Maliha yelled, as she located an egg, snatched it up and...

  • Colorado Springs tanning salon owner indicted for tax fraud

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 15 min ago

    The Colorado Springs owner of Tan Your Hide has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of tax fraud. Lisabeth Melahn, 53, knowingly understated her business income from 2008 to 2010, according to a press release sent Wednesday by the U.S. District Attorney's office in...

  • Insights at Large: Jesse Brown Jr.

    By BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com -
    Updated: 31 min ago

    Jesse Brown Jr.'s campaign for Colorado Springs City Council can be summed up in one word. Inclusion. Whatever the issue, the pastor of Christ Temple Community Church likely will view it through the prism of inclusiveness. "If we do not set the climate of inclusion, other companies...

  • Broncos' Peyton Manning to speak at Colorado Springs school event

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Following in the footsteps of former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning will headline this year's major fundraising event for the Colorado Springs Christian Schools. Manning will speak and answer questions at the...

  • Fort Carson soldier arrested after allegedly hitting, dragging person with vehicle

    Cañon City Daily Record
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    A Fort Carson man was arrested Tuesday after reportedly hitting a person with his vehicle and dragging him for a short distance. Roman Klosowski, 29, was arrested on charges of second-degree assault, second degree criminal trespass, reckless endangerment, criminal mischief, felony...

  • ID released of Colorado Springs man who died in rollover

    BY RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    A man who died in a Saturday crash on U.S. Highway 24 and Garrett road has been identified as 50-year-old Kenneth Wixom of Colorado Springs. Garrett was driving on the highway around 5 p.m. when his car rolled and he was thrown from the driver's seat, police said. Police did not say...

  • Colorado Springs man pleads guilty to homicide in sledding death

    BY RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Apr 1, 2015

    Michael Miner, a Colorado Springs man charged in connection with the death of David Teets, pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide on Wednesday. In December 2014, Miner was pulling Teets on a homemade sled behind his car when Miner's SUV crashed in a parked vehicle on South...

  • Emerald Fields, Manitou's second recreational marijuana shop, opens 'with a medical heart'

    By ryan maye handy ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Emerald Fields, the second and newest marijuana shop to open in Manitou Springs, was bustling with employees ready to serve on Wednesday morning. It now joins Maggie's Farm as one of the two recreational pot shops to open in El Paso County. A few customers trickled in when the shop...

  • Former Black Forest fire chief Bob Harvey cleared by DA in use of fire district credit cards

    BY RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    The El Paso County District Attorney's Office said it found no wrongdoing during an investigation into former Black Forest Fire Protection District Chief Bob Harvey's use of the district's credit card. Harvey put four charges on the card, all of which the DA's office declared were...

  • Royal Gorge continues comeback from wildfire with opening of tramway, theater

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    The Royal Gorge Bridge & Park's effort to rebound from a devastating 2013 fire will take a major leap Saturday as it opens a new $4 million tramway and reopens its Plaza Theater. The June 2013 wildfire destroyed an aerial tram and all but four of the park's 52 structures, and...

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