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Trump orders creation of 'space force,' taking Colorado Springs and Pentagon by surprise

Tue, Jun 19, 2018 - 6:36 AM 0

President Donald Trump on Monday redoubled his efforts to create a separate military force for space, directing the Pentagon to clear the way for the new...

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Stricter rules, user fee now in place at Paradise Cove

Tue, Jun 19, 2018 - 2:59 PM 0

New this summer at the popular Paradise Cove diving and swimming hole near Guffey: no alcohol, no loud music, no unleashed dogs and no parking outside...

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Panel discussion to tackle problem of affordable housing in Colorado Springs
Panel discussion to tackle problem of affordable housing in Colorado Springs

By: Rich Laden - 0 1 hr ago

As Pikes Peak region housing prices continue to climb, finding affordable places to live isn't getting any easier for some residents. That challenge...

Colorado Springs veteran center holding military, veteran job fair
Colorado Springs veteran center holding military, veteran job fair

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 1 hr ago

Mount Carmel Veterans Service Center, 530 Communications Circle, will hold a job fair from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday for veterans, transitioning military...

Colorado primary ballots pouring in
Colorado primary ballots pouring in

By: Mark Harden - 0 1 hr ago

With the primary election a week away, nearly half a million Coloradans have returned their ballots. Statewide, 425,377 returned ballots had been...

Tornado watch issued for Colorado Springs and El Paso County
Tornado watch issued for Colorado Springs and El Paso County

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 1 hr ago

Tuesday's predicted thunderstorms have escalated to a tornado watch. The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Colorado Springs and...

Colorado Springs Western Street Breakfast overtaking downtown Wednesday, road closures expected
Colorado Springs Western Street Breakfast overtaking downtown Wednesday, road closures expected

By: Haley Candelario - 0 1 hr ago

Residents of Colorado Springs can grab some grub Wednesday morning during the annual Colorado Springs Western Street Breakfast. Volunteers from Fort...

Colorado man plans to launch record firework - in February
Colorado man plans to launch record firework - in February

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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A Colorado pyrotechnics expert plans to launch a world record firework — but not until there's snow on the ground. Tim Borden...

Colorado Springs ministry names new CEO
Colorado Springs ministry names new CEO

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 3 hr ago

Geof Morin has been named CEO of Colorado Springs-based Biblica, The International Bible Society, after nearly 11 years with the American Bible Society...

Looking for signs of global warming? They're all around you
Looking for signs of global warming? They're all around you

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GOTHIC, Colo. — David Inouye is an accidental climate scientist. More than 40 years ago, the University of Maryland biologist started studying when...

Hundreds of fish killed in last week's devastating hailstorm in El Paso County
Hundreds of fish killed in last week's devastating hailstorm in El Paso County

By: Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick - 0 3 hr ago

Hundreds of fish were killed during last week's devastating hailstorm in El Paso County. The worst overnight storm in more than 20 years roared...

Marijuana industry spreading its Colorado campaign contributions on both sides of the aisle
Marijuana industry spreading its Colorado campaign contributions on both sides of the aisle

By: Marianne Goodland - 0 3 hr ago

Although the marijuana industry is more likely to pump big money into ballot initiatives, their dollars are also showing up on the balance sheets of...

Marijuana industry a growing political force at the Colorado Capitol
Marijuana industry a growing political force at the Colorado Capitol

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The marijuana industry in Colorado has grown quickly into a potent lobbying force at the Colorado Capitol. Marijuana businesses, law firms,...

Live Well: Monument woman racks up 50 years of daily runs
Live Well: Monument woman racks up 50 years of daily runs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 5 hr ago

Last year on Labor Day, Carol Bohannon celebrated a noteworthy stat: 50 years of running. Every single day. "I jog every day. Sometimes it goes to a...

5 Colorado festivals not to miss this weekend: Tacos, marmots, music, hula dancing and chihuahua racing
5 Colorado festivals not to miss this weekend: Tacos, marmots, music, hula dancing and chihuahua racing

By: Michelle Karas - 0 5 hr ago

Here's a look at five festivals in Colorado over the next few days, including the   Bravo! Vail Music Festival, SeriesFest Season...

Sunday's I-25 crash victim identified as 25-year-old Colorado Springs man

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018

The victim of a fatal crash Sunday on Interstate 25 has been identified as 25-year-old Dylan J. Hale. The Colorado Springs man reportedly died of...

Colorado summer festivals: Music, beer, food and more
Colorado summer festivals: Music, beer, food and more

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 6 hr ago

There is certainly no shortage of festivals to keep you occupied over the next several months. Whatever your passion, whether it be beer, music, food,...

Man arrives home to find burglary in progress, the second Colorado Springs incident this week
Man arrives home to find burglary in progress, the second Colorado Springs incident this week

By: Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick - 0 8 hr ago

Late Monday night a Colorado Springs man went home on 3000 Pennsylvania Ave to find his home being burglarized, according to police. When the...

Comedian Craig Ferguson will bring new tour to Colorado Springs
Comedian Craig Ferguson will bring new tour to Colorado Springs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 8 hr ago

Comedian Craig Ferguson will bring his "Hobo Fabulous" tour to Pikes Peak Center on Sept. 12. Tickets are $32-$42 and go on sale at 8 a.m. Friday....

Pikes Pick: Art lovers have a can't-miss show in Denver
Pikes Pick: Art lovers have a can't-miss show in Denver

By: Michelle Karas - 0 8 hr ago

If you're an art lover, get to Denver before June 29 to check out "Soft Something," an immersive installation by Matt Barton, co-director of visual art...

Sunday rainfall in Colorado Springs did little to combat wildfire risk or boost local water reserves
Sunday rainfall in Colorado Springs did little to combat wildfire risk or boost local water reserves

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 9 hr ago

Many Colorado Springs residents likely welcomed Sunday's cooling rain, but it didn't quell the region's ever-rising wildfire risk or boost Colorado...

Tuesday's traffic: I-25 crash cleared, but backups remain

By: Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick - 0 9 hr ago

7:55 a.m. A disabled vehicle on northbound Austin Bluffs Parkway, north of Templeton Gap, is blocking the left lane. -- 7:50 a.m. A vehicle...

Colorado Springs woman slashed with knife near Kellar Park
Colorado Springs woman slashed with knife near Kellar Park

By: Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick - 0 10 hr ago

Monday afternoon a woman called CSPD and alleged that a male suspect, unknown to her, slashed her with a knife in the Keller park area. Police say the...

Death penalty defendant in Colorado Springs refuses to take the stand
Death penalty defendant in Colorado Springs refuses to take the stand

By: Lance Benzel - 12 hr ago

A Colorado Springs man facing the death penalty in a 2016 double murder declined to take the stand Monday, bringing his lengthy trial one step closer...

Western Street Breakfast set to take over downtown Colorado Springs
Western Street Breakfast set to take over downtown Colorado Springs

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The Colorado Springs Western Street Breakfast spurs the start of the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo season early Wednesday. The 82-year-old tradition...

Man chasing burglars in northern Colorado Springs backs down when crooks open fire
Man chasing burglars in northern Colorado Springs backs down when crooks open fire

By: Tony Peck - 0 12 hr ago

A do-gooder backed away in the face of gunshots early Monday after chasing burglars through a subdivision near Pine Creek High School in Northern...

5 facts about dinosaurs in Colorado: From a beast in Garden of the Gods to a T. rex discovery
5 facts about dinosaurs in Colorado: From a beast in Garden of the Gods to a T. rex discovery

By: Seth Boster - 0 12 hr ago

While Dinosaur National Monument is perhaps the West's most striking hub of prehistoric remains, you don't have to go as far as state lines to...

Dial 211 for help recovering from last week's hailstorm in El Paso County
Dial 211 for help recovering from last week's hailstorm in El Paso County

By: Rachel Riley - 0 20 hr ago

Help is available for El Paso County residents whose property was damaged in Wednesday's destructive hailstorm. People can dial 211 and leave their...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, June 19
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, June 19

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 20 hr ago

Here's a look at what's going on Tuesday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare...

Alice in Chains set to play in Colorado Springs
Alice in Chains set to play in Colorado Springs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 22 hr ago

Longtime rock band Alice in Chains will stop by Pikes Peak Center on Oct. 18. Tickets are $49.50-$79.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. Call...

El Paso County deputy fired, accused of sneaking drugs into jail
El Paso County deputy fired, accused of sneaking drugs into jail

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 22 hr ago

An El Paso County sheriff's deputy accused of helping inmates sneak illegal narcotics into the jail was fired Wednesday, the day after his arrest, said...

Crews work to contain Colorado fire as dry weather returns
Crews work to contain Colorado fire as dry weather returns

By: - 0 23 hr ago

DURANGO - An inch of weekend rain stalled the 416 fire's growth, but dry, hot weather the rest of the week could enable the 34,161-acre fire to spread....

Hickenlooper calls separating immigrant families 'immoral and un-American'
Hickenlooper calls separating immigrant families 'immoral and un-American'

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Yesterday

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper called out on Monday the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexican border as...

Durango, Summit County fires deliver same message about the 'new norm' in Colorado
Durango, Summit County fires deliver same message about the 'new norm' in Colorado

By: Liz Forster - 0 Yesterday

On the morning of June 12, the sky over Summit County filled with glowing clouds of black smoke in just few minutes. Summit County Fire & EMS...

Man who shot cousin in face in Colorado Springs gets long prison term
Man who shot cousin in face in Colorado Springs gets long prison term

By: Lance Benzel - Yesterday

A man convicted of shooting his cousin in the face to avoid repaying a $700 loan for bail money was sentenced to prison Monday. Luis Pineda-Lara is...

Global warming cooks up 'a different world' over 3 decades
Global warming cooks up 'a different world' over 3 decades

By: - 0 Yesterday

SALIDA, Colo.— We were warned. On June 23, 1988, a sultry day in Washington, James Hansen told Congress and the world that global warming wasn't...

Hot springs in Colorado: This Colorado hot spring was frequented by U.S. presidents
Hot springs in Colorado: This Colorado hot spring was frequented by U.S. presidents

By: Seth Boster - 0 Yesterday

Indian Hot Springs in Idaho Springs is rooted in a history that goes deeper than the mining days that made the surrounding town famous. Before the...

No bond for man accused in fatal road rage shooting in Westminster
No bond for man accused in fatal road rage shooting in Westminster

By: - 0 Yesterday

BRIGHTON — A man accused of opening fire on a family outside a suburban Denver dental office, killing a 13-year-old boy and wounding his mother and...

Debts, financial difficulties in El Paso County candidates' pasts
Debts, financial difficulties in El Paso County candidates' pasts

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Yesterday

Two El Paso County commissioner candidates have contributed thousands of dollars to their campaigns while working to pay off debts that led to past...

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Abba Dry Eye & Allergy Clinic focuses on the cause, not just the symptoms

Fri, May 25, 2018 - 2:16 PM

Do you suffer from nagging eye dryness, redness, burning or scratchiness? Does it seem like no matter how many times you apply eye drops that...

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Saddletree Homes focuses on their semi & full custom approach to help clients build their dream homes

Fri, May 18, 2018 - 4:15 PM

In today’s booming housing market where builders are barely able to build fast enough to keep up with demand, many are increasingly reluctant...

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Colorado family supports child’s fight with brain cancer, emphasizes impact of funds raised from local St. Jude Dream Home® Giveaway

Tue, Apr 24, 2018 - 12:03 PM

St. Jude Children’s Hospital patient Kaylee was 10 years old when she was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, or a cancerous tumor on the...

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