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  • Who will design and build Colorado Springs' Olympic Museum?

    By rich laden -
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    U.S. Olympic Museum organizers announced Monday that five firms with local, national and international experience will design and build the $60 million project in downtown Colorado Springs. The team's creativity, ability to work together and to stay within budget will be crucial to...

  • Durango Mountain Resort agrees to sale

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    Durango Mountain Resort agrees to sale  DURANGO — Durango Mountain Resort, also known as Purgatory, is being sold to a local resident and businessman, its owners announced Wednesday. The Durango Herald reported ( ) the resort will be sold to James...

  • Missing Broncos fan found safe days after vanishing from game

    Associated Press
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    DENVER — A man whose disappearance during last week's Denver Broncos game touched off an extensive search by family and friends told police he had "his fill of football" and walked and hitchhiked about 130 miles to a city in southern Colorado. Paul Kitterman, 53, was found safe...

  • Camp fire shuts down light rail line near Denver

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    DENVER — Authorities say a camp fire started by transients shut down a light rail line that runs through the Denver suburb of Lakewood. KUSA-TV reports ( ) the west rail line from Denver to Golden was shut down after an officer in the area heard what...

  • Colorado girls' jihadi quest stirs Muslim communities' fear

    SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    AURORA — The strange journey of three suburban Denver girls who authorities say tried to join Islamic State militants in Syria has many in their close-knit east African community worried about whether their own children will be the next to be lured to terror. The girls' voyage has...

  • Photos: Bear Creek Park gets its goats

    News Services
    Updated: 18 hr ago

    About 550 goats will be feeding at Bear Creek Regional Park for the next few weeks. The goats from Goat Green, and herded by Lani Malmberg, eat through about three tons of grass every day.  “The goats prefer the dry vegetation first—leaves, weeds and brush," said Malmberg....

  • CDOT worker gets national award

    By stephen hobbs -
    Published: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    A Colorado Department of Transportation employee was given an infrastructure award Tuesday at a North American forum. Michael Cheroutes, director of the Colorado Department of Transportation's High Performance Transportation Enterprise received the Infrastructure Leader of the Year...

  • Tips to check your cat for obesity, keep it trim and sleek

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    Fat cats are those guys who are rolling in dough. But if you have a fat feline who's been rolling in too much tuna it could be a health problem. How do you know if your cat is obese? Sometimes in cats it's not easy to tell, especially with the naturally big guys. An average cat...

  • Warm weather scuttles opening day at two Colorado ski areas

    By lance benzel -
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    Skiers and snowboarders will have to wait a little longer to hit the slopes at Copper Mountain and Keystone. The ski areas announced Tuesday that unseasonably warm weather would delay openings planned for Friday. Copper Mountain says it will begin running chairlifts 
Nov. 7....

  • List: Halloween events for adults in the Colorado Springs area

    By Carlotta, The Gazette -

    Oct. 24-31: "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" - Presented by Fire and Ice Theatrical, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24 and 25, Oct. 29-31, Club Q, 3430 N. Academy Blvd., for ages 18 and older, $10-$20; 422-9423, Oct. 25: BloodLux Bash - Food trucks, creative drinks, entertainment...