• Colorado senators team up to prevent major cuts to Pikes Peak region military facilities

    BY MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    DENVER - Colorado's senators crossed party lines last week and teamed up to ask the Secretary of Defense to look kindly on the state when making decisions about reducing forces at military installations. "As you grapple with difficult force structure decisions and the confines of the...

  • Colorado Springs gas prices nearly $1 cheaper than last year as Fourth of July approaches

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Colorado Springs-area residents who are hitting the road for this weekend's Fourth of July holiday will find gas prices are a few cents lower than last week - and about $1 cheaper than a year ago. Even so, lower fuel prices apparently won't influence their travel plans; AAA Colorado...

  • List: Public swimming pools (and a beach) in Colorado Springs

    The Gazette
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Want to cool off in Colorado Springs and looking for a public swimming area? Here are some options:  Portal Pool 3535 N. Hancock Ave. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday - Saturday Noon - 6 p.m. Sunday Monument Valley Pool 220 Mesa Road 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday - Saturday Noon -...

  • Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in the Pikes Peak region

    The Gazette -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Wanted: Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help finding the following people for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued. Michael Duncan, 40, is described as a 6-foot-1, 180-pound man with brown hair and blue eyes. Duncan is being sought on suspicion of...

  • Some Colorado Springs high schools turn to kids to help hire coaches

    By SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Cara Daily wasn't nervous at all. The Liberty junior refused. She had a job to do and wanted to make sure she and her teammates did it correctly. The Lancers were coming off a 6-18 season in girls' basketball. Coach Dawn Valentine was no longer in charge and Daily, along with several...

  • Person of interest sought in death of woman, 22, near Steamboat

    Associated Press
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Deputies are seeking a 22-year-old man in connection with the death of a young woman in a small community near Steamboat Springs. The Routt County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday that Cole J. Pollard is a person of interest in the investigation into the woman's...

  • Remains of Colorado Marine who died in WWII found in central Pacific

    Associated Press
    Published: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    BOULDER — A Boulder County family that has waited almost 70 years to find the remains of a Marine killed in action in 1943 will soon be able to bury their patriarch at the family plot. 1st Lt. Alexander "Sandy" Bonnyman Jr. was killed during World War II's Battle of Tarawa and...

  • Chew on this: 5 top dining spots in the Colorado Springs area

    The Gazette
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    Who has the best burger in Colorado Springs? How about best barbecue or pizza? Gazette readers voted and so did we. Here are the results: - Best Barbecue - Best Burger - Best Burrito - Best Pizza - Best Fish Taco Visit Best of the Springs for a complete...

  • Blog: This unbelievable mountain home in Aspen can be yours for $65 million

    Dalton Walker
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    Wow!  Want to join the "Billionaire Mountain" club? Now is the time. The Summit House in Aspen is on the market for $65 million, or $65,000,000. That's a lot of zeros. The 7-bedroom house is the most expensive home on what has been dubbed "Billionaire Mountain," according to...

  • Watch what Fourth of July fireworks you light in Pikes Peak region

    BY ELLIE MULDER ellie.mulder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    Don't get burned by not knowing what you can and cannot celebrate with on the Fourth of July - keep this information in mind to stay safe and legal with fireworks this holiday weekend. In El Paso County, only certain fireworks are restricted, while fountain and ground spinner...

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