• Colorado lawmakers introducing right-to-die legislation

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    DENVER — Colorado Democrats unveiled what's sure to be one of the most emotionally charged proposals of the year — legislation to give terminally ill patients the right to choose when they die, with the help of doctor-prescribed medication. Democrats announced details of the bill...

  • Colorado Springs apartment fire kills dog

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    A Colorado Springs apartment fire killed a dog Tuesday afternoon. The kitchen fire, at Citadel Village Apartment Homes on North Chelton Road, was reported shortly after 2 p.m. and was quickly contained by firefighters, according to Colorado Springs Fire Capt. Steve Oswald. It didn't...

  • 1,000 reasons to help others

    ERIC SINGER eric.singer@gazette.com
    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    A check to help others was hand delivered to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Colorado in a presentation on Monday. Beth Alessio with the nonprofit accepted the check from Nevada Auto Sales owners, Mike and Sharon Bonicelli. The car dealership is donating $200 for...

  • Air Force Academy cites attacks as reason for halting solo hikes, trail rides

    By Lance Benzel, The Gazette
    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    Planning a visit to one of the Air Force Academy’s trails and open spaces? Bring a friend — or don’t go at all. That’s the thrust of a new “buddy system” rule that bars anyone from running, hiking or cycling on academy trails without at least one friend. Violators could be ticketed...

  • New Colorado Springs school building was a collaborative effort

    BY DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    Parents and teachers weren't the only ones who got a say in the design of Rocky Mountain Classical Academy's new building. It's pretty obvious that students did, too. A giant twirly slide twists from the second floor to the first floor in the open cafeteria that doubles as seating...

  • Colorado Springs drug study could help Meniere's Disease sufferers

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    Meniere's disease is a degenerative, incurable disorder of the inner ear that causes vertigo, vision problems and tinnitus on its way to possibly robbing a sufferer of the ability to hear. "The way I can explain mine is on a good day, it sounded like the wind was howling and there...

  • Second Wells Fargo bank robbery suspect arrested in Colorado Springs

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    Detectives from the Colorado Springs Police Department's robbery unit arrested a suspected bank robber Tuesday morning. Damien Lewis, 27, was arrested outside his home in southwest Colorado Springs after police obtained an arrest warrant following an investigation that started four...

  • Councilman Snider won't seek re-election, guaranteeing three new council members in April

    By Monica Mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    Colorado Springs City Councilman Val Snider will not seek re-election, and that means at least three new faces on the council in April. Snider broke the news Friday morning on Facebook. "After much thought and personal reflection I have decided I'd like to take my life in a new...

  • Ballot Countdown: District 4 candidates can pick up packets Thursday

    By MONICA MENDOZA monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    District 4 candidates 
can pick up packets Candidates interested in running for the Colorado Springs District 4 council seat against Councilwoman Helen Collins can begin circulating petitions Thursday. A group of citizens was successful in getting a Collins recall question on the...

  • Former AG formally announces run for Colorado Springs mayor

    BY STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    John Suthers flashed a quick smile, acknowledged the applause of hundreds as he stepped to the podium and immediately launched into his campaign to be the next mayor of Colorado Springs. "I hope you came because you all agree on one thing: It's time to get Colorado Springs moving...

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