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Defense Secretary Mattis wants troops standing in ethical 'midfield'

Sun, May 27, 2018 - 11:15 AM 0

After shaking the hands of all 984 Air Force Academy graduates under a blazing sun Wednesday, James Mattis looked tired. His white shirt had lost its...

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Colorado Springs lays groundwork for 'downtown at midtown' on North Nevada Avenue

Sat, May 26, 2018 - 3:38 PM 0

It reads like a dream. City planners are working to turn three blocks of North Nevada Avenue, from the bridge over the old Rock Island Railroad tracks to...

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Torah saved from the flames of 'Kristallnacht' on display at Colorado Springs synagogue
Torah saved from the flames of 'Kristallnacht' on display at Colorado Springs synagogue

By: Chhun Sun - 0 1 hr ago

A Holocaust-era Torah scroll saved by a 14-year-old boy will be on display this week at a Colorado Springs synagogue to commemorate the upcoming 80th...

Colorado Springs man dies in Petyon crash
Colorado Springs man dies in Petyon crash

By: Chhun Sun - 0 1 hr ago

A Colorado Springs man died Sunday morning in a two-vehicle crash in Peyton, the Colorado State Patrol said. The man, whose name has not been...

Colorado Springs tests free shuttles at Garden of the Gods on busy holiday weekend
Colorado Springs tests free shuttles at Garden of the Gods on busy holiday weekend

By: Chhun Sun - 0 1 hr ago

For Richard Lee, a free shuttle program around Garden of the Gods has been long overdue. The Air Force instructor, who's been to the world famous...

Colorado school admins suspended after school employee urges playground fight
Colorado school admins suspended after school employee urges playground fight

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DENVER — Four administrators at a Denver charter school have been suspended after a playground fight captured on video showed the school's restorative...

1 killed, 3 injured in shooting outside Colorado nightclub
1 killed, 3 injured in shooting outside Colorado nightclub

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AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Police say one person was killed and three others were injured in a shooting outside a Colorado nightclub. Aurora Police...

Memorial Day: 10th Special Forces elite must deal with loss, grief
Memorial Day: 10th Special Forces elite must deal with loss, grief

By: Tony Peck - 0 3 hr ago

They call themselves "quiet professionals." Soldiers with the Army's Special Forces - known as Green Berets - are secretive and rarely give...

Motorcyclist injured in hit-and-run crash in east Colorado Springs
Motorcyclist injured in hit-and-run crash in east Colorado Springs

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A motorcyclist was injured in a hit-and-run crash early Sunday morning in east Colorado Springs. The crash was reported about 2:30 a.m. The...

Colorado Springs police: Woman kicks officer, tries to bite another during DUI arrest
Colorado Springs police: Woman kicks officer, tries to bite another during DUI arrest

By: Chhun Sun - 0 5 hr ago

A woman suspected of drunk driving allegedly kicked an officer in the leg and tried to bite another while she was being arrested Saturday afternoon,...

Colorado Springs Utilities wildland fire crew a vital safeguard for region
Colorado Springs Utilities wildland fire crew a vital safeguard for region

By: Liz Forster - 0 5 hr ago

When a wildland fire breaks out in El Paso County, who are you going to call? The surprising answer in many instances is Colorado Springs Utilities....

Upgrades in the works to ease added traffic congestion from Cog Railway closure
Upgrades in the works to ease added traffic congestion from Cog Railway closure

By: Rachel Riley - 0 5 hr ago

Local officials are working on upgrades to a bustling Ute Pass intersection so that it can better handle an influx of traffic that's expected on Pikes...

El Paso County plans public test of vote counting ahead of primaries
El Paso County plans public test of vote counting ahead of primaries

By: Rachel Riley - 0 6 hr ago

El Paso County officials will make sure next week that the county's ballot counting equipment is tuned up for the June 26 primary. The Clerk and...

Trump's EPA emboldens Colorado mining industry while Superfund cleanups lag
Trump's EPA emboldens Colorado mining industry while Superfund cleanups lag

By: David O. Williams - 0 6 hr ago

MINTURN - In the 1980s, as Vail was gaining international notoriety as a global ski destination and Beaver Creek was struggling through its formative...

Man arrested, accused of biting, spitting on officers at Territory Days in Colorado Springs
Man arrested, accused of biting, spitting on officers at Territory Days in Colorado Springs

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A man was arrested at Territory Days in Old Colorado City Saturday night after he allegedly bit a Colorado Springs officer. Citizens reported a...

You've seen this gallery on Interstate 25. Meet Ray Shaw, the Colorado artist behind it.
You've seen this gallery on Interstate 25. Meet Ray Shaw, the Colorado artist behind it.

By: Seth Boster - 0 7 hr ago

HUERFANO COUNTY - Ray Shaw is passed by every day. Anyone who's driven down Interstate 25 toward Walsenburg has seen his name on the wall of the...

Sand Creek Massacre site a reminds visitors of a national tragedy
Sand Creek Massacre site a reminds visitors of a national tragedy

By: Liz Forster - 0 7 hr ago

Just northwest of Eads in Kiowa County, the land is mostly barren - parched creek beds, strips of cottonwoods and fields of silver sagebrush. It's what...

Sunday's traffic: Serious two-car crash closes road in Falcon

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Sunday's traffic updates around the Colorado Springs area.

Evans Army Community Hospital welcomes new boss
Evans Army Community Hospital welcomes new boss

By: Tony Peck - 0 10 hr ago

Evans Army Community Hospital welcomed its new boss to Colorado Springs on Tuesday during a change-of-command ceremony at Fort Carson's Founder's...

Old Colorado City celebrates glory days with Territory Days festival
Old Colorado City celebrates glory days with Territory Days festival

By: Tony Peck - 0 21 hr ago

In 1862, Colorado's Territorial Legislature met for the first time in the newly chosen capital of Colorado City, now part of Colorado Springs' west...

Tenants optimistic, worried about rent hikes after sale of Colorado Springs apartments
Tenants optimistic, worried about rent hikes after sale of Colorado Springs apartments

By: Rich Laden - 0 22 hr ago

Tenants of Colorado Springs' most notorious "slumlord," who sold his apartment complexes this week, greeted the development with cautious optimism...

Temperature record broken in Colorado Springs and Pueblo
Temperature record broken in Colorado Springs and Pueblo

By: Liz Forster - 0 22 hr ago

Colorado Springs set a record high temperature Saturday, beating the previous record set in 2012. Temperatures hit 91 degrees about 3:30 p.m., the...

Man seriously injured after being robbed near downtown Colorado Springs
Man seriously injured after being robbed near downtown Colorado Springs

By: Liz Forster - 0 Yesterday

A man was hospitalized with serious life-threatening injuries after he was robbed Friday night, Colorado Springs police said. A 59-year-old man was...

INSIGHTS: Legislation to shape state politics for decades barely got noticed
INSIGHTS: Legislation to shape state politics for decades barely got noticed

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Yesterday

The day after the legislative session ended May 9, most of the Capitol's top brass met with reporters to size up what had happened the previous four...

Ceremony turns pasture into hallowed ground for veterans
Ceremony turns pasture into hallowed ground for veterans

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Yesterday

For the next century or so, the pasture off Drennan Road will be a place of pilgrimage for the Pikes Peak region. It will be a final home to an...

New Woodland Park schools superintendent chosen for his 'heart for kids'
New Woodland Park schools superintendent chosen for his 'heart for kids'

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Yesterday

Steve Woolf, who has been a superintendent at Erie USD 101 in southeast Kansas for the past five years, is replacing Jed Bowman as superintendent of...

Woodland Park Superintendent Bowman bows out on high note
Woodland Park Superintendent Bowman bows out on high note

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Yesterday

WOODLAND PARK - A lengthy list of accomplishments is following Woodland Park School District RE-2 Superintendent Jed Bowman out the door. Wrapping up...

Building returned to former WWII internment camp site in southern Colorado
Building returned to former WWII internment camp site in southern Colorado

By: - 0 Yesterday

DENVER — If buildings could talk, the dusty storage structure that has rested for decades in a park beneath the Granada's water tower might tell...

3 arrested in raids on suspected illegal marijuana grows in Colorado Springs, El Paso County
3 arrested in raids on suspected illegal marijuana grows in Colorado Springs, El Paso County

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Yesterday

Three men were arrested Thursday in a raid on two suspected illegal marijuana grows, Colorado Springs police said. Metro Vice, Narcotics and...

Free public shuttle launching in Garden of the Gods this weekend
Free public shuttle launching in Garden of the Gods this weekend

By: - 0 Yesterday

A free public shuttle in Garden of the Gods is launching this weekend.  The shuttle will operate this Memorial Day weekend on Saturday, Sunday...

Memorial weekend forecast in Colorado Springs: Record heat possible
Memorial weekend forecast in Colorado Springs: Record heat possible

By: Liz Forster - 0 Yesterday

8090A fire watch has been issued for Saturday, as possible record high temperatures, low humidity and breezy weather hit Colorado Springs. The...

New rules in place for Paradise Cove swimming hole in Park County
New rules in place for Paradise Cove swimming hole in Park County

By: Liz Forster - 0 Yesterday

New rules for Guffey Gorge in Park County have been enacted to manage the area's growing popularity. Visitors to the swimming hole - also known as...

Colorado Springs twins finish high school with same GPA, share valedictorian honors
Colorado Springs twins finish high school with same GPA, share valedictorian honors

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Yesterday

If Virginia and Katie McGrath were gamblers, they'd be rich. In what seems like astronomical odds, the 18-year-old twin sisters earned the same grade...

10 things to do for Memorial Day weekend in the Colorado Springs area
10 things to do for Memorial Day weekend in the Colorado Springs area

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You might be looking for an extravagant event, or maybe you're just looking for something cheap and easy. Whatever it is, we've got the events you...

Police ask for help to find car that hit pedestrian in south Colorado Springs
Police ask for help to find car that hit pedestrian in south Colorado Springs

By: Liz Forster - 0 Yesterday

Police are asking the public to help identify a car involved in a hit-and-run in Colorado Springs in early May. The car, which hit a pedestrian in...

Census shows growth of city in Colorado among top 10 nationally. It may not be the one you'd expect.
Census shows growth of city in Colorado among top 10 nationally. It may not be the one you'd expect.

By: Mark Harden - 0 Yesterday

The U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday ranked U.S. cities by population increase, and a Colorado community came in at No. 7 in the nation for the rate...

Two Green Berets killed in combat memorialized at annual Fort Carson ceremony
Two Green Berets killed in combat memorialized at annual Fort Carson ceremony

By: Tony Peck - 0 Fri, May 25, 2018

Soldiers gathered at Fort Carson on Thursday for a memorial for two Green Berets, the post's only soldiers to die in combat since last Memorial Day....

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, May 28
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, May 28

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, May 25, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Monday in the Colorado Springs area:

Three dogs saved from Colorado Springs house fire
Three dogs saved from Colorado Springs house fire

By: - 0 Fri, May 25, 2018

Firefighters were able to save three dogs from a house fire in Colorado Springs on Friday. The fire department was called to a home in the 100 block...

Business: Real Estate

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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Don’t just recall a childhood like this … pass it along

Wed, May 9, 2018 - 10:29 AM

Give your kids and grandkids the great kind of childhood you knew. At Cordera, residents are given the gift of neighborly streets and long...

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Construction on The Farm’s spectacular Community Clubhouse is in full swing!

Fri, May 4, 2018 - 11:42 AM

Live Abundantly at The Farm, a beautiful and distinct master planned community in northern Colorado Springs. The Farm is a neighborhood...

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Dr. PhoneFix is providing phone repair that cares in Colorado Springs

Fri, May 4, 2018 - 11:41 AM

"What other device in our lives do we treat as badly as we treat these computers?” asks Kevin Howard, Owner of Dr. PhoneFix, pointing at his...

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Amada partners with families to get to the heart of senior care

Tue, May 1, 2018 - 12:42 PM

In describing what distinguishes Amada Senior Care’s philosophy from their competitors’, CEO/Owner Ken Jenson offers a prime example:...

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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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