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  • Best of the Colorado Balloon Classic

    The Gazette
    Updated: 17 min ago

    Seventy-seven balloons are on the docket at the 38th annual Colorado Balloon Classic. About 200,000 to 250,000 people attend the free event every year, says president Patsy Buchwald. They come for the early morning ascension of balloons and for the evening Balloon Glo, where balloons...

  • Fort Carson soldier killed while trying to cross I-25

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    A 23-year-old Fort Carson soldier died after he was struck by multiple cars on Interstate 25 near midnight Saturday morning the Colorado State Patrol said. The man was trying to cross northbound I-25, from the southbound lane, near the South Academy Boulevard exit, troopers said....

  • Woman sexually assaulted while walking through Colorado Springs park

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    A woman said she was approached by a male, grabbed and sexually assaulted while walking through Prairie Grass Park on Friday evening, Colorado Springs Police said. The assault occurred around 8:45 p.m., police said, and no suspect has been identified at this time. The woman told...

  • More rabid bats discovered in Pueblo

    THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Residents are advised that more rabid bats have been discovered. The Pueblo City-County Health Department confirmed six bats tested positive for rabies and as a result of contact with these bats, 22 people have started rabies vaccine.   Read more here.

  • Football official collapses, dies at halftime of Rampart-Woodland Park game

    By KEVIN CARMODY kevin.carmody@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Tragedy overcame the joy of the first full week of high school football Friday when an official collapsed and died during halftime of a game between Rampart and visiting Woodland Park at District 20 Stadium. The 61-year-old official, a graduate of Cheyenne Mountain, had served on the...

  • Gold Camp Road near Helen Hunt Falls reopens

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Gold Camp Road above Helen Hunt Falls was reopened Friday, after closing due to flooding damage. City maintenance crews repaired portions of the road washed out following heavy rains Tuesday. A section of the road, between Helen Hunt Falls to North Cheyenne Cañon Park was closed...

  • Courts Roundup: Colorado Springs man in court after fatal shooting

    by lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    A man accused of fatally shooting another man at a southeast Colorado Springs business Aug. 19 made his first appearance in court 
Friday. David Barker, 32, is accused of shooting Kenneth Bentley, 39, of Colorado Springs in the Lawn Guys store. According to an arrest affidavit,...

  • Colorado Springs business leaders forming group to influence civic, political decisions

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    Local business leaders are forming an organization to become involved in major civic and political decisions in Colorado Springs. Their stated beliefs include: keeping tabs on city infrastructure; electing politicians who share their vision and values; taking a stand on major issues...

  • Judge rules lawsuit challenging Aurora project can move forward

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    A lawsuit challenging a portion of the multimillion-dollar incentive package offered to the developer of the proposed Gaylord Rockies hotel and conference center in Aurora will go forward, according to a ruling Friday by Adams County District Court Judge Ted C. Tow. Aurora residents...

  • Police find senior citizen who allegedly stole scooter during test drive

    by lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    A man suspected of stealing a $3,800 scooter during a test ride more than a week ago was arrested during a traffic stop Friday afternoon, Colorado Springs police said. A balding, white-haired man with a cane and a limp had taken the red genuine Stella automatic scooter on a test ride...

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