Contractor: Colorado Springs moratorium on medical marijuana shops would hurt 'thousands'


Medical marijuana centers in Colorado Springs, being eyed by the City Council for a six-month moratorium, brought in $2 million in city sales tax and license fees last year.

Sales tax revenue skyrocketed...

The Country Life: Dumb bunnies, stubborn mules and more lessons

By: Bill Radford

Three years ago this month, my wife and I moved to a little house on the prairie, beginning our country adventure.

It's been a learning experience. Here are some of those lessons:

- It's important to...

Youth Lockups: Family of missing girl says juvenile system is 'train-wrecked'

By: The Gazette

A Falcon family's 17-year-old daughter escaped from the Betty K. Marler Youth Services Center in Lakewood on July 25.

She's still missing.

The girl, who was serving a one- to two-year sentence for...

Monday's 3 must reads in 30 seconds

By: Eric Singer, The Gazette

Here are the 3 must reads on in 30 seconds for Monday, Oct. 5, 2015:

1) The results of an extensive Gazette investigation into Colorado youth behind bars. It's a look at what works, what...

Hillary Clinton campaign names Colorado leadership council

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign is naming a long roster of Colorado Democrats as its leadership in the state.

The 30-person group includes Gov. John Hickenlooper, Sen. Michael Bennet and...

Man arrested after foot chase through field in Colorado Springs

By: chhun sun

A man was arrested after he led an officer on a foot chase Sunday evening through a field just south of downtown Colorado Springs, police said.

James Patton allegedly picked up a landscaping rock and threw it...

One person injured, 2 cars hit; Colorado Springs police investigate shooting

By: chhun sun

A Monday drive-by shooting in a southeast Colorado Springs neighborhood left one man with a gunshot wound in the back and two vehicles with bullet holes, police said.

The victim in the shooting just before 2...

Fog, rain and cooler temperatures in the forecast for this week

By: ryan maye handy

Fog, rain and some sunny, cool days are all in store for the Pikes Peak Region this week, according to forecasts from the National Weather Service in Pueblo.

For the first full week of October, it would seem...