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Manitou's Soda Springs Park Pavilion reopens surrounded by decorative fence

Thu, Aug 17, 2017 - 8:14 PM 0

A public space in the heart of Manitou Springs reopened after more than a year on Thursday, brightened by a community art project that the city's mayor...

News: Education

Colorado student testing results: English gains better than in math and science

Thu, Aug 17, 2017 - 11:52 AM 0

Spring student assessment scores released Thursday mark the third year of results from current English and math tests and the fourth year for science and...

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Sheriff: Pueblo West woman killed daughter, 10, before committing suicide
Sheriff: Pueblo West woman killed daughter, 10, before committing suicide

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 2 hr ago

A 42-year-old woman appears to have fatally shot her 10-year-old daughter, two dogs and herself in their Pueblo West home, the Pueblo County Sheriff's...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, August 18
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, August 18

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 2 hr ago

Here's a look at a variety of events Friday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      SPECIAL EVENT Housing &...

Auto-pedestrian crash blocks west Colorado Springs intersection
Auto-pedestrian crash blocks west Colorado Springs intersection

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 2 hr ago

One person was taken to the hospital after an auto-pedestrian crash west of downtown Colorado Springs, police said. The crash happened shortly after...

Driver fleeing authorities allegedly hits Pueblo County deputy with trailer
Driver fleeing authorities allegedly hits Pueblo County deputy with trailer

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 3 hr ago

Sheriff's deputies were trying to stop a stolen truck in Pueblo West Thursday afternoon when a female deputy was hit by an unsecured door on the...

3 Colorado Springs residents accused of distributing marijuana out of state
3 Colorado Springs residents accused of distributing marijuana out of state

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 3 hr ago

Three Colorado Springs residents, including a soldier, have been arrested on federal charges of conspiracy to distribute marijuana out of state....

El Paso County prodding water providers to plan for the future
El Paso County prodding water providers to plan for the future

By: Rachel Riley - 0 4 hr ago

El Paso County has launched an effort that will encourage smaller water providers to plan for an uncertain future. The county is home to a...

Tanker fire that shut down I-25 cost more than $500,000 in waived E-470 tolls
Tanker fire that shut down I-25 cost more than $500,000 in waived E-470 tolls

By: - 0 4 hr ago

The Colorado Department of Transportation has dismissed nearly $547,000 in fees logged by thousands of motorists who were diverted to the E-470...

Homeless wonder where to go amid new overnight parking ban at America the Beautiful Park
Homeless wonder where to go amid new overnight parking ban at America the Beautiful Park

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 8 hr ago

Conejos Street at America The Beautiful Park has been Charles Parfait and Tisha Casto's home for two years, but now they must leave. They were among...

Colorado woman among 4 dead in three-vehicle New Mexico crash
Colorado woman among 4 dead in three-vehicle New Mexico crash

By: - 0 9 hr ago

SANTA ROSA, N.M. — Authorities say three South Carolina residents and a woman from Colorado are dead after a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 40 in...

9 highlights from the 2017 Colorado Measures of Academic Success student tests
9 highlights from the 2017 Colorado Measures of Academic Success student tests

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 9 hr ago

Spring student assessment scores were released Thursday by Colorado Department of Education officials. Here are some of the highlights for...

CDOT bans oversize/overweight vehicles during heavy eclipse travel
CDOT bans oversize/overweight vehicles during heavy eclipse travel

By: - 0 12 hr ago

Starting Friday, oversize/overweight vehicles will be restricted on all state highways north of U.S. Highway 24 to the Kansas line, including...

Gas leak closes Falcon High School
Gas leak closes Falcon High School

By: - 0 12 hr ago

Falcon High School was evacuated Thursday morning and is closed for the rest of the day, due to an unidentifiable natural gas smell in the main hallway...

91 Colorado festivals, fairs and rodeos
91 Colorado festivals, fairs and rodeos

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 13 hr ago

Here are a few of our favorites events - hundreds actually - where you'll find fun this summer around Colorado: FESTIVALS - Cortez - Ute Mountain...

Injured golden eagle found near Divide soars again
Injured golden eagle found near Divide soars again

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 13 hr ago

DIVIDE - The Girl from Divide didn't hesitate for a second, after the door of the large plastic crate opened. The majestic golden eagle launched into...

Colorado Springs resort apologizes for late response, cancels conference planned by white nationalist group VDARE
Colorado Springs resort apologizes for late response, cancels conference planned by white nationalist group VDARE

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 13 hr ago

The Cheyenne Mountain Resort announced Wednesday that it is canceling a three-day conference next April planned by the white nationalist group VDARE....

Crews searching for missing hiker in Sangre de Cristo Mountains
Crews searching for missing hiker in Sangre de Cristo Mountains

By: - 0 14 hr ago

Search and rescue crews are looking for a hiker missing since Wednesday. Sung Yi's son tells 11 News his father went hiking near Ophir Creek Road in...

Hiker rescued from West Maroon Pass area

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 14 hr ago

A hiker in distress, 67-year-old Jim Levy from Denver, was rescued from the West Maroon Pass area in Pitkin County Wednesday. Mountain Rescue Aspen...

Air Force Academy's In The Stairwell advances to semifinals on 'America's Got Talent'
Air Force Academy's In The Stairwell advances to semifinals on 'America's Got Talent'

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 14 hr ago

In the Stairwell, the Air Force Academy's a cappella group, was voted one of seven acts to advance to semifinals next week on NBC's "America's Got...

Your chance to be a 'Survivor' star: auditions Friday in metro Denver
Your chance to be a 'Survivor' star: auditions Friday in metro Denver

By: - 0 15 hr ago

If you’ve always wanted to be on the TV show Survivor, here’s your chance to try out. Auditions for the CBS show will be held from noon to 4 p.m....

Domestic violence suspect crashes car, resists arrest
Domestic violence suspect crashes car, resists arrest

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 15 hr ago

Colorado Springs Police arrested a domestic violence suspect, 37-year-old Branden Kumley, after he crashed his SUV in the 3700 block of Centennial...

Traffic blog: Motorists contend with several crashes
Traffic blog: Motorists contend with several crashes

By: - 0 15 hr ago

Traffic is becoming snarled as motorists make their way around town Thursday morning. A crash is blocking the left lane of eastbound Bijou Street on...

Pueblo County Sheriff's Office searching for suspected ENT robber
Pueblo County Sheriff's Office searching for suspected ENT robber

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 15 hr ago

Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking a suspect in connection with a robbery Wednesday at the ENT Federal Credit Union in Rye. An arrest...

Sunnier, warmer weather ahead for Colorado Springs
Sunnier, warmer weather ahead for Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 16 hr ago

Expect sunnier skies and steadily increasing temperatures through the weekend in Colorado Springs, meteorologists say. The National Weather Service...

Unprecedented traffic expected in Colorado as eclipse nears
Unprecedented traffic expected in Colorado as eclipse nears

By: Seth Boster - 0 17 hr ago

Brace for unprecedented traffic this weekend as a monumental event approaches to the north, transportation officials are warning Coloradans. Signs...

Glasses for viewing eclipse flying off the shelves around Colorado Springs
Glasses for viewing eclipse flying off the shelves around Colorado Springs

By: Rachel Riley - 0 17 hr ago

As Monday's historic solar eclipse nears,  Colorado Springs-area   residents are looking hard to find the special protective glasses that...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, August 17
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, August 17

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 17 hr ago

Here's a look at a variety of events Thursday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      SPECIAL EVENT Housing &...

Mobile home falls off trailer, shuts down U.S. 24
Mobile home falls off trailer, shuts down U.S. 24

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 17 hr ago

A semi-truck driver was cited Wednesday afternoon after a mobile home slid off the back of the trailer the were towing and fell into the road at U.S....

Shoplifting suspect fatally shot by Colorado Springs police pointed realistic-looking pellet gun at officers
Shoplifting suspect fatally shot by Colorado Springs police pointed realistic-looking pellet gun at officers

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 17 hr ago

A suspected shoplifter fatally shot by police late Monday was wanted on multiple felonies and pointed a Crosman Vigilante pellet pistol at officers...

Colorado's congressional delegation rips Trump's latest 'both sides' remarks about white supremacists
Colorado's congressional delegation rips Trump's latest 'both sides' remarks about white supremacists

By: Ernest Luning - 0 Wed, Aug 16, 2017

Colorado's entire congressional delegation has expressed disgust for President Donald Trump's latest comments defiantly blaming "both sides" for the...

Denver mulls immigrant protections amid White House threats 
Denver mulls immigrant protections amid White House threats 

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 16, 2017

DENVER — Denver's mayor is backing a proposed ordinance aimed at protecting immigrants and refugees amid increased immigration enforcement and a...

One killed in two-vehicle crash east of Olympic Training Center
One killed in two-vehicle crash east of Olympic Training Center

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Wed, Aug 16, 2017

One person died Wednesday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash east of downtown Colorado Springs, police said. About 1:45 p.m., a Ford pickup truck was...

Colorado’s U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette co-sponsors resolution censuring Trump over Charlottesville remarks
Colorado’s U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette co-sponsors resolution censuring Trump over Charlottesville remarks

By: Ernest Luning - 0 Wed, Aug 16, 2017

U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, a Denver Democrat, is co-sponsoring a House resolution introduced Wednesday to censure President Donald Trump for his response...

19-year-old gets 22-year sentence in robberies of Colorado Springs Asian-owned businesses
19-year-old gets 22-year sentence in robberies of Colorado Springs Asian-owned businesses

By: Lance Benzel - Wed, Aug 16, 2017

A 19-year-old man convicted in a four-month robbery spree targeting Asian-owned businesses in Colorado Springs didn't exactly pledge to turn his life...

Top teachers from Pikes Peak region grace Colorado competition
Top teachers from Pikes Peak region grace Colorado competition

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Aug 16, 2017

Once again, the Pikes Peak region is making a strong showing in the state's annual "Teacher of the Year" recognition. Three of this year's seven...

FBI, Pueblo County Sheriff's Office investigating ENT Credit Union robbery
FBI, Pueblo County Sheriff's Office investigating ENT Credit Union robbery

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Wed, Aug 16, 2017

The FBI and the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a robbery they say took place at an ENT Credit Union in Rye Wednesday morning. A man...

Wednesday's traffic: Rollover crash on I-25 near Circle

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 16, 2017

Roads are clear after a rollover crash shut down the intersection of Academy Boulevard and Galley Road, Wednesday morning.  Two were injured in...

Firehouse Subs Foundation awards $31K in equipment to Pikes Peak-area fire departments
Firehouse Subs Foundation awards $31K in equipment to Pikes Peak-area fire departments

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Wed, Aug 16, 2017

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation awarded $31,750 in equipment Wednesday to the Cañon City Area and Tri-Lakes Monument fire protection districts....

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Low-maintenance, single-family and custom home options, paired with beautiful scenery, views and amenities abound at The Farm

Thu, Jul 27, 2017 - 8:49 AM 0

Residents of The Farm – a master planned community in Academy School District 20 – enjoy enchanting views blended into a down-to-earth, quiet...

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