Raytheon cleared to take over $700M Lockheed contract, despite protest

By: Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com

Raytheon Co. will begin taking over a North American Aerospace Defense Command contract from Lockheed Martin Corp. Tuesday after the Government Accountability Office last week denied Lockheed's protest of the $700...

Number of people without health insurance in El Paso County cut, survey shows

By: jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com

The percentage of El Paso County residents without health insurance dropped by nearly half during the first years of the Affordable Care Act, a vast survey on health care across Colorado shows.

The reduction...

3 llamas killed by mountain lions in western Colorado

By: The Associated Press

GRAND JUNCTION — The deaths of three llamas that were attacked by a rare pack of juvenile mountain lions have state wildlife officials warning residents in western Colorado to take precautions.

The Daily...

Dinosaur center to open in Cañon City

By: The Gazette

CANON CITY - Plans have been announced to open the Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience in May. The attraction will center around a 16,200-square-foot museum and will include outdoor-education and recreational...

Utilities work finished on Garden of the Gods water main break

By: chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com

Lanes on Garden of the Gods Road between Northpark Drive and Sinton Road in north Colorado Springs reopened Tuesday morning after workers fixed a water main break and completed repaving, according to a Colorado...

Fort Carson drill will involve mock hostage situation; access to post will be impacted

By: tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com

Soldiers at Fort Carson will train for a terrorist on post during a Tuesday drill.

The post said the exercise, which begins Tuesday morning, will involve a mock gunman and a hostage situation at Fort...

Census Bureau mandates 'test' survey to randomly selected households

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

Is your household one of the 1.2 million?

Mine is.

My family received a letter and then a follow-up postcard in the mail last week, saying we needed to fill out the "2015 National Content Test" of the...

Douglas Bruce probation hearing continued until October

By: maria st. louis-sanchez maria.sanchez@gazette.com

DENVER - Douglas Bruce and Colorado Springs City Councilwoman Helen Collins were advised to seek legal counsel in a probation violation hearing Monday afternoon after a state prosecutor said there was a chance they...