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Oil and gas measures fail to make Colorado ballot

Mon, Aug 29, 2016 - 5:23 PM 0

DENVER - Two ballot measures that would restrict oil and gas extraction in Colorado have failed to turn in enough valid signatures to put the questions on...

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Colorado Springs brothers wrestle with regulation, watchful eyes of state to grow medical marijuana business

Mon, Aug 29, 2016 - 6:31 PM 0

The owners of Strawberry Fields disagree with anyone who says the heavily regulated marijuana industry plays a part in the black market for pot. In the...

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On Unsolid Ground: Landslide law rewrite gets more tweaks
On Unsolid Ground: Landslide law rewrite gets more tweaks

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 4 hr ago

What City Councilman Don Knight initially envisioned as a quick fix for building in Colorado Springs' geological hazard zones has morphed into a...

District 20 teacher who makes math an adventure to receive presidential Awards for Excellence
District 20 teacher who makes math an adventure to receive presidential Awards for Excellence

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 6 hr ago

A math teacher who knows effective teaching is more than what two plus two equals has caught the attention of not only her students but also...

Storm hammers El Paso County with floodwaters, hail
Storm hammers El Paso County with floodwaters, hail

By: Chhun Sun - 0 6 hr ago

Knee-high water, stranded cars, road closures, water rescues and thick hail were just some of the byproducts of a powerful storm that hammered...

Suspicious item spotted in cabin delays flight to Denver
Suspicious item spotted in cabin delays flight to Denver

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Authorities say a Southwest Airlines flight from Albuquerque to Denver has been delayed after a suspicious item was spotted in...

VIDEO: Powerful storm hammers Colorado Springs
VIDEO: Powerful storm hammers Colorado Springs

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Knee-high water, stranded cars, road closures, water rescues and thick hail were just some of the byproducts of a powerful storm that hammered...

Man told Colorado investigators he crashed car in effort to kill  his 2-year-old son
Man told Colorado investigators he crashed car in effort to kill his 2-year-old son

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A man told investigators he crashed a car in Centennial this month in an attempt to kill his unrestrained 2-year-old son who was riding in...

Flash flood warning issued for parts of El Paso, Pueblo counties until 7 p.m.
Flash flood warning issued for parts of El Paso, Pueblo counties until 7 p.m.

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 8 hr ago

UPDATE 5:10 p.m.

A flash flood warning has been issued for southeastern El Paso County and northeastern Pueblo County until 7:45...

Court papers: Colorado Springs man died after tryst with aunt of alleged killers
Court papers: Colorado Springs man died after tryst with aunt of alleged killers

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 9 hr ago

Eric Candelaria Marrero died with a gun in his hand after having sex with the aunt of two people accused of killing him, arrest records show.

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Survey: More Colorado teens getting vaccinated, but HPV immunization rates lag
Survey: More Colorado teens getting vaccinated, but HPV immunization rates lag

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 9 hr ago

Immunization rates among Colorado teens rose once again in 2015 - though one vaccine still lags far behind the others.

More teens reported...

El Paso County commissioners to weigh universal healthcare amendment
El Paso County commissioners to weigh universal healthcare amendment

By: Matt Steiner - 0 9 hr ago

The Board of County Commissioners in El Paso County could vote Tuesday to oppose the proposed Colorado Constitutional Amendment 69.

A...

Denver pot club petition insufficient for ballots
Denver pot club petition insufficient for ballots

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DENVER — A Denver proposal to give marijuana tourists clubs to legally use the drug has failed to make city ballots this fall.

But a second...

Longtime Colorado Springs airman bids bittersweet goodbye to the wild blue yonder
Longtime Colorado Springs airman bids bittersweet goodbye to the wild blue yonder

By: Tom Roeder - 0 10 hr ago

Chief Master Sgt. David Carey dealt with the age jokes for a couple of decades.

Colleagues would ask him about flying over Europe in World War...

Award-winning journalist hired to run Gazette newsroom in Colorado Springs
Award-winning journalist hired to run Gazette newsroom in Colorado Springs

By: Rich Laden - 0 10 hr ago

The Gazette has added an award-winning, veteran Colorado journalist to oversee its day-to-day news operation.

Editor Vince Bzdek on Monday...

Qualls will lead UCCS center she helped create
Qualls will lead UCCS center she helped create

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 10 hr ago

A longtime University of Colorado at Colorado Springs professor will lead a center dedicated to studying the aging process - one she helped...

Air Force Academy graduate, pilot, arrested on suspected intoxication charges
Air Force Academy graduate, pilot, arrested on suspected intoxication charges

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GLASGOW -- Two pilots preparing to embark upon a flight from Scotland to the United States were arrested and detained over the weekend. 

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List: Roads shut down by floodwaters and hail around El Paso County
List: Roads shut down by floodwaters and hail around El Paso County

By: Chhun Sun - 0 11 hr ago

A relentless storm Monday afternoon has shut down several roads across El Paso County. According to Gazette news partner KKTV News, El Paso Boulevard...

CU business school settles discrimination suit for $40,000
CU business school settles discrimination suit for $40,000

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BOULDER — The University of Colorado has paid a former business school staffer $40,000 to settle a federal gender discrimination complaint.

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Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in the Colorado Springs area
Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in the Colorado Springs area

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Wanted

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help finding the following people for whom felony arrest warrants have been...

Peterson Air Force Base concludes investigation of vehicle that set off chemical detector
Peterson Air Force Base concludes investigation of vehicle that set off chemical detector

By: Chhun Sun - 0 13 hr ago

UPDATE 10:30 a.m.

Officials have reopened the east gate at Peterson Air Force on Monday morning following an investigation of a vehicle that...

El Paso County faces flood threat for much of Monday
El Paso County faces flood threat for much of Monday

By: Chhun Sun - 0 14 hr ago

Parts of northwestern El Paso County could be at risk for moderate flooding on Monday, according to the Colorado Water Conservation Board.

The...

Women go topless in Denver to promote gender equality
Women go topless in Denver to promote gender equality

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DENVER — Denver's central mall on Sunday was crowded with topless people promoting gender equality.

The Denver Post reports...

Fonda-Redford movie casting call draws cast of thousands in Colorado Springs
Fonda-Redford movie casting call draws cast of thousands in Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 15 hr ago

When Deb Asselta first showed up to Saturday's open casting call for an upcoming Netflix movie, she took one look at the crowd and left.

"It...

Colorado Springs City Council members among stars of Studio 809 podcasts
Colorado Springs City Council members among stars of Studio 809 podcasts

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 15 hr ago

Fresh, sassy and iconoclastic voices are making themselves heard on Studio 809 podcasts - including regulars from the Colorado Springs City...

Colorado Springs judge Barney Iuppa Jr. remembered for his ethic of service at public memorial
Colorado Springs judge Barney Iuppa Jr. remembered for his ethic of service at public memorial

By: Lance Benzel - 0 15 hr ago

When Barney Iuppa Jr. began work as a deputy public defender in Colorado Springs, a day at the office could mean fighting speeding tickets or...

Meet the man behind Bishop Castle, whose Colorado creation is a source of public envy and private ruin
Meet the man behind Bishop Castle, whose Colorado creation is a source of public envy and private ruin

By: Seth Boster - 0 15 hr ago

Editor's note: This story contains offensive language.

Custer County

Jim Bishop is not dead. That's the first thing he wants people to...

Western Colorado town bans some headstones due to vandalism

By: - 0 18 hr ago

PALISADE — The western Colorado town of Palisade has banned headstones at some plots in the municipal cemetery due to concerns about vandalism.

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Police: Auto-pedestrian crash was pedestrian's fault in Colorado Springs

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 19 hr ago

A pedestrian is recovering from serious but not life-threatening injuries after being hit by a vehicle Sunday night.

Police said the crash was...

This Week: Top Colorado Springs-area events and meetings
This Week: Top Colorado Springs-area events and meetings

By: - 0 19 hr ago

State Rep. Terri Carver, a member of the Colorado House Transportation Committee, is hosting a town hall to discuss transportation issues at 6 p.m....

The Country Life: Colorado Springs woman cherishes, shares history of Peyton
The Country Life: Colorado Springs woman cherishes, shares history of Peyton

By: Bill Radford - 0 20 hr ago

Helen Baber has lived in Colorado Springs for decades, but her heart always has belonged to the prairie east of town.

Baber, 86, was born in...

A great year for touring in the Colorado Springs area
A great year for touring in the Colorado Springs area

By: Maria St. Louis-Sanchez - 0 20 hr ago

An improving economy, low gas prices, beautiful weather and a lack of natural disasters have the local tourism industry declaring the summer of 2016...

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