'Lucky' pig gets new home after fall onto Colorado highway

By: The Associated Press

LONGMONT — A 650-pound pig that fell off a trailer in Colorado is getting a new name -- "Lucky" -- and a new home at a sanctuary for abandoned pigs.

The Daily Times-Call reports (http://bit.ly/1hsk5eM ) that...

Colorado lawmakers revisit right-to-die bill

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — Legislation allowing terminally ill patients to end their lives with doctor-prescribed drugs will be introduced again next year in Colorado, where supporters hope to capitalize on California's recent...

Proposals for local input on oil, gas locations under fire

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — State regulators have released proposed rules to give local governments more of a say in the location of new oil and gas wells, and they quickly came under fire Wednesday from the energy industry and...

Police seek to commend good Samaritan who pulled man from Colorado Springs creek

By: chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com

A 30-year-old man's life could have been cut short Tuesday night if it wasn't for a good Samaritan who was near Monument Creek and saw the man in the water.

The good Samaritan's identity is unknown.


Beaver activity causes washout of Gold Camp Road

By: Chhun Sun

A stretch of Gold Camp Road in Teller County between mile markers 7 and 8 was closed after a washout Tuesday and the discovery of a hole in the road about 20 feet deep and 20 feet wide, said Brad Shaw, the Teller...

Woodland Park planning commission to consider assisted care facility

By: matt steiner matt.steiner@gazette.com

Construction on a 50-room assisted-living facility could begin on the eastern edge of Woodland Park as soon as spring 2016.

The city's planning commission will hold a public hearing Thursday night to discuss...

Marijuana club's lawyer disputes legality of proposed Colorado Springs ordinance

By: BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com

The Colorado Springs City Council's six-month moratorium on new cannabis clubs cannot be enacted without a final vote and certainly cannot be enforced retroactively, says the attorney for the new One Love...

Student wearing Halloween costume prompts Pueblo County school lockdown


Pueblo County High School was on lockdown for more than an hour Wednesday after authorities say a student was apprehended wearing a trench coat and gas mask.

The lockdown was lifted shortly before 11 a.m.,...