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Painters find historic surprise in wall of Union Printers Home in Colorado Springs

Thu, Sep 29, 2016 - 2:42 PM 0

Painters found an interesting surprise in the south lobby of the Union Printers Home when they pulled a 50-year-old commemorative plaque off the wall of the...

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Annual school funding 'count day' accounts for Rosh Hashanah

Thu, Sep 29, 2016 - 4:44 PM 0

For the first time, a major religious holiday is coming into play under a 2012 Colorado law governing the official student count day. Normally falling on...

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Two flee Colorado Springs crash on foot, are arrested in multiple felonies and misdemeanors
Two flee Colorado Springs crash on foot, are arrested in multiple felonies and misdemeanors

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 3 hr ago

A man and a woman who left the scene of a traffic crash Wednesday were each wanted on multiple warrants, police said.

Witnesses to the crash...

Goats munching without dog interference in return to Colorado Springs park
Goats munching without dog interference in return to Colorado Springs park

By: Matt Steiner - 0 3 hr ago

By midday Monday most of the goat herd grazing at Bear Creek Regional Park were doing their thing in the afternoon sunshine, wandering around 2...

Smoke will be seen from prescribed burns near Colorado Springs
Smoke will be seen from prescribed burns near Colorado Springs

By: Rachel Riley - 0 3 hr ago

Smoke will billow from areas of the Pikes Peak region this fall as crews from the U.S. Forest Service work to reduce excess wildfire fuels.

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You can now cycle between Denver, Glenwood Springs without getting on I-70
You can now cycle between Denver, Glenwood Springs without getting on I-70

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Cyclists will no longer have to travel along the shoulder of Interstate 70 when heading into the mountains now that a new bike path is open in...

Man accused of trespassing at Broncos training center, threatening John Elway
Man accused of trespassing at Broncos training center, threatening John Elway

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A man posing as a Denver Broncos owner was arrested for trespassing after he threatened to “get” Broncos General Manager John Elway, authorities said...

Progressive insurance hiring 127 in Colorado Springs
Progressive insurance hiring 127 in Colorado Springs

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 4 hr ago

Insurance giant Progressive Corp. said Thursday that it plans to hire 127 people for its Colorado Springs call center and information technology...

Video: Iron Horse Best Medic Competition at Fort Carson
Video: Iron Horse Best Medic Competition at Fort Carson

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The Gazette's Hannah Tran gives you a front row seat to watch Fort Carson soldiers test and hone their skills to represent the post at the Army's...

Pueblo police seek clues to sandwich-shop robbery
Pueblo police seek clues to sandwich-shop robbery

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 5 hr ago

Police are searching for a man who robbed a Subway in southwest Pueblo over a week ago. He may be responsible for other recent Pueblo robberies,...

Search suspended for Maroon Bells hiker after eight days
Search suspended for Maroon Bells hiker after eight days

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 6 hr ago

The Pitkin County Sheriff's Office has suspended the search for David Cook, an "expert mountaineer" who went missing in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass...

2 Colorado students charged after threatening Facebook posts

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GREELEY — Two students are facing charges after making threats about shootings at Greeley schools.

The Tribune reports that the threats spread...

Raises and more for Colorado Springs city workers
Raises and more for Colorado Springs city workers

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 6 hr ago

Colorado Springs employees can expect a 2 percent merit-based pay boost, raises of varied percentages for police and firefighters and benefits with...

Guilty verdict for woman involved in deadly crash at Colorado Springs Walmart
Guilty verdict for woman involved in deadly crash at Colorado Springs Walmart

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 7 hr ago

A jury on Thursday found Rebecca Champigny, 27, guilty of all 10 charges brought against her following a March 16, 2015, crash in a Fountain Walmart...

Nearly 50-person search for climber in Maroon Bells Wilderness unsuccessful
Nearly 50-person search for climber in Maroon Bells Wilderness unsuccessful

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 7 hr ago

The search for missing climber David Cook in the Maroon Bells Wilderness continues Wednesday with a 20-person ground search, the Pitkin...

Advocates take next step in realizing Ring the Peak
Advocates take next step in realizing Ring the Peak

By: Seth Boster - 0 8 hr ago

Advocates have taken the next step toward realizing a fully connected trail around Pikes Peak.

The Trails and Open Space Coalition has...

Donald Trump to stump in Pueblo, Loveland on Monday
Donald Trump to stump in Pueblo, Loveland on Monday

By: Rachel Riley - 0 9 hr ago

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will appear in Pueblo Monday, according to his campaign website.

Trump will hold a rally at 3...

Southeast Colorado Springs school gets prestigious national award for a second time
Southeast Colorado Springs school gets prestigious national award for a second time

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 10 hr ago

Being named a National Blue Ribbon School once is sweet. Twice is like a sundae topped with whole jarful of cherries.

"I've got a team of...

12-year-old in home during Colorado Springs hash oil explosion
12-year-old in home during Colorado Springs hash oil explosion

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 10 hr ago

A Colorado Springs couple faces a number of charges after police say a hash oil operation in their home exploded over the weekend, putting children...

El Paso County jail visitation will be suspended during system upgrade

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 11 hr ago

An upgrade to the El Paso County jail's video visitation system will suspend visitation at individual wards on a daily basis during October.

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Trial on horizon for pair accused of killing man during break in of Colorado Springs home
Trial on horizon for pair accused of killing man during break in of Colorado Springs home

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 11 hr ago

Two men accused of breaking into a west Colorado Springs home and killing a man they surprised inside deny the allegations.

Daniel Newell, 24,...

WATCH: Video shows August rioting at Colorado Springs youth services center
WATCH: Video shows August rioting at Colorado Springs youth services center

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 12 hr ago

Youth offenders who have been court-ordered to serve time in a locked juvenile facility will no longer be housed at Spring Creek Youth Services...

Pikes Pub: National Drink Beer (Make-up) Day
Pikes Pub: National Drink Beer (Make-up) Day

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 12 hr ago

To celebrate the fact that we neglected to properly celebrate National Drink Beer Day on Wednesday, we're officially taking our Mulligan and...

Frontier sets attendant hiring event in Colorado
Frontier sets attendant hiring event in Colorado

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 12 hr ago

Frontier Airlines will host a recruiting "meet and greet" event from 2-4 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Monday at the Colorado Springs Airport as part of its...

To the pleasure of Colorado's outdoor industry, Forest Service promises simpler public lands access
To the pleasure of Colorado's outdoor industry, Forest Service promises simpler public lands access

By: Seth Boster - 0 12 hr ago

DENVER - From the day in 1996 that he took over Angler's Covey in Colorado Springs, David Leinweber has longed to take customers on fishing trips to...

Fresh ideas proposed to improve downtown Colorado Springs as a place to live, work and play
Fresh ideas proposed to improve downtown Colorado Springs as a place to live, work and play

By: Rich Laden - 0 12 hr ago

Downtown has enjoyed recent successes with new housing, business investment and dining options, but more steps must be taken to ensure it flourishes...

Jury finds man guilty in 2007 sex assault, death
Jury finds man guilty in 2007 sex assault, death

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DURANGO, Colo. — A man has been convicted of sexually assaulting a Durango woman who died after the abuse nearly a decade ago.

The Durango...

More than 22,400 pounds of marijuana seized in massive southern Colorado raid
More than 22,400 pounds of marijuana seized in massive southern Colorado raid

By: Rachel Riley - 0 12 hr ago

Authorities seized more than 22,400 pounds of marijuana from a large-scale marijuana growing operation spanning five counties in southern Colorado on...

Construction will close Colorado Springs Interstate 25 ramps
Construction will close Colorado Springs Interstate 25 ramps

By: Rachel Riley - 0 13 hr ago

Drivers may encounter closures of ramps connecting Interstate 25 and U.S. 24/Cimarron Street beginning Thursday through this weekend, according to...

Rally to elect Darryl Glenn set for Saturday on steps of Colorado Capitol
Rally to elect Darryl Glenn set for Saturday on steps of Colorado Capitol

By: Rachel Riley - 0 13 hr ago

The Conservative Campaign Committee will hold a rally for supporters of Republican U.S. Senate nominee Darryl Glenn on Saturday at the state Capitol...

Sisters, including one from Colorado, found dead in villa on African island
Sisters, including one from Colorado, found dead in villa on African island

By: - 0 14 hr ago

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota man says his family has been given little information on how his two sisters died while vacationing on a tropical African...

Borders of City Council districts shift in redistricting of Colorado Springs
Borders of City Council districts shift in redistricting of Colorado Springs

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 14 hr ago

All six City Council districts, whose seats are up for election April 4, gain or lose a little in the redistricting of Colorado Springs released...

Traffic light failure causes backup in downtown Colorado Springs

By: Rachel Riley - 0 14 hr ago

A downed traffic light at Wahsatch and Colorado avenues caused about 90 minutes worth of traffic delays in downtown Colorado Springs on Thursday...

Friday, Saturday showers to break up otherwise warm, dry weather in Colorado Springs
Friday, Saturday showers to break up otherwise warm, dry weather in Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 15 hr ago

Warm weather will stick around the Colorado Springs area through the weekend, although a slight chance of rainfall Friday and Saturday could dampen...

PHOTOS: Reader-submitted Colorado fall color images
PHOTOS: Reader-submitted Colorado fall color images

By: - 0 15 hr ago

There's no shortage of gold in the mountains in late September around Colorado. Thanks to all who've shared fall color photos with us.

Colorado Springs firefighters rescue person after fall off ledge on Gold Camp Road
Colorado Springs firefighters rescue person after fall off ledge on Gold Camp Road

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 15 hr ago

The condition was not known Thursday morning of a hiker who fell from a rock on Gold Camp Road and went down a ledge. The Colorado Springs Fire...

Boy, 11, hit by car in Aurora in critical condition
Boy, 11, hit by car in Aurora in critical condition

By: - 0 16 hr ago

An 11-year-old boy is in critical condition after being hit by a car Wednesday morning in Aurora.

Police said two boys, both 11, were crossing...

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