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Colorado Springs mayor, former mayor promote 'raising the bar'

Tue, Aug 23, 2016 - 9:41 PM 0

Mayor John Suthers and former Mayor Mary Lou Makepeace may not seem to have much in common beyond being Republicans and wanting the best for Colorado...

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Repairs will close Monument trail, Mount Herman Road

Tue, Aug 23, 2016 - 3:10 PM 0

Road repairs in mid-September will lead to temporary closure of Mount Herman Road and a nearby trail in Monument. The Pikes Peak Ranger District of the...

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Colorado sheriff accused of sexually assaulting inmate
Colorado sheriff accused of sexually assaulting inmate

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STERLING — A rural Colorado sheriff is facing sexual assault and misconduct allegations.

Sedgwick County Sheriff Tom Hanna is due to appear in...

Meteorologist: 'We dodged a bullet' when storm hit Hayden Pass burn scar Tuesday
Meteorologist: 'We dodged a bullet' when storm hit Hayden Pass burn scar Tuesday

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 1 hr ago

Officials spent hours Wednesday walking through muddy ash in the Hayden Pass burn scar, the site mere hours earlier of life-threatening flash...

Colorado's mild winter and warm spring leave a sting - an increase in wasps
Colorado's mild winter and warm spring leave a sting - an increase in wasps

By: Rachel Riley - 0 1 hr ago

Colorado Springs resident Larry Stebbins has become well-acquainted with the smart of insect stings through years of beekeeping. But when he...

D-11 board reluctantly turns away military-style charter school, will ask Colorado Springs voters for money in November
D-11 board reluctantly turns away military-style charter school, will ask Colorado Springs voters for money in November

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 1 hr ago

Organizers of a proposed K-12 military-style school near Peterson Air Force Base will need to seek charter authorization through the state, Colorado...

Governor might order ambitious cuts in Colorado's carbon emissions
Governor might order ambitious cuts in Colorado's carbon emissions

By: Megan Schrader - 0 1 hr ago

Gov. John Hickenlooper might order a one-third cut in power plants' carbon gas emissions over the next 14 years despite a court-ordered stay that has...

Sunday morning shooting near Colorado Springs may be related to marijuana arrest, records show
Sunday morning shooting near Colorado Springs may be related to marijuana arrest, records show

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 2 hr ago

Concerned that law enforcement officials are hiding details of an altercation in their neighborhood, Security-Widefield residents told a story...

2 men die in motorized glider crash at Telluride Ski Resort
2 men die in motorized glider crash at Telluride Ski Resort

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TELLURIDE — Authorities say two people were killed in a motorized glider crash at the Telluride Ski Resort.

The San Miguel County Sheriff's...

Fossil Beds offers free activities to mark National Park Service's 100th year
Fossil Beds offers free activities to mark National Park Service's 100th year

By: Rachel Riley - 0 3 hr ago

One of the region's most popular family parks will hold a series of special events in honor of the U.S. National Park Service's 100-year anniversary...

Bipartisan slate of speakers set for CC Presidential Symposium
Bipartisan slate of speakers set for CC Presidential Symposium

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 4 hr ago

Former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is among the political experts who will participate in this year's Sondermann Presidential...

Vehicle crashes into Colorado Springs church; no injuries reported
Vehicle crashes into Colorado Springs church; no injuries reported

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 5 hr ago

A woman drove into the handicap ramp outside a church in northeast Colorado Springs just before noon Wednesday.

The car hit the rails of the...

Colorado Springs' Pearl Harbor survivor celebrates 103rd birthday, lives 'for the present'
Colorado Springs' Pearl Harbor survivor celebrates 103rd birthday, lives 'for the present'

By: Chhun Sun - 0 5 hr ago

Retired Navy Lt. Jim Downing knew all along he had a long life ahead of him.

His great grandfather lived to be 94, one cousin hit 106, and...

New program pairs Colorado Springs teens with adult mentors through 4 years of high school
New program pairs Colorado Springs teens with adult mentors through 4 years of high school

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 5 hr ago

Bernie Bañuelos wants to make a difference with youths, and a new program is giving him that chance.

"I want to be able to say that a student...

Winter Park ski train returning, prices announced Thursday
Winter Park ski train returning, prices announced Thursday

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WINTER PARK — Winter Park and Amtrak officials are set to release schedules and ticket prices Thursday for a revived ski train.

The...

Coming in April: a dog-friendly restaurant in Colorado Springs
Coming in April: a dog-friendly restaurant in Colorado Springs

By: Rachel Riley - 0 7 hr ago

Tara Downs first had the idea for a restaurant where pet owners could dine with their pups when she saw a man walk up to a bar in Italy with his...

Women's equality celebrated Friday at Fort Carson
Women's equality celebrated Friday at Fort Carson

By: Rachel Riley - 0 7 hr ago

At Fort Carson's annual Women's Equality Day Observance on Friday, two women will share the struggles they have encountered during their military...

Colorado to vote on restoring presidential primaries
Colorado to vote on restoring presidential primaries

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DENVER — Colorado voters will get to decide this fall whether to scrap presidential caucuses and replace them with primary elections .

They'll...

Teen in fight near Citadel mall jailed on suspicion of gun violation
Teen in fight near Citadel mall jailed on suspicion of gun violation

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 7 hr ago

A fight involving a gun led to one man's arrest and the search for another Tuesday.

Police were called to the 800 block of Citadel Drive near...

Bank wants to foreclose on Colorado Springs building that houses tech companies
Bank wants to foreclose on Colorado Springs building that houses tech companies

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 7 hr ago

Wells Fargo Bank is seeking foreclosure of a $28.3 million loan on two-building complex in the InterQuest Corporate Campus that houses two technology...

Raffle will choose who releases rehabilitated hawk into the wild
Raffle will choose who releases rehabilitated hawk into the wild

By: Rachel Riley - 0 7 hr ago

If you've dreamed of returning a rehabilitated animal to its natural habitat, now is your chance.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will hold an...

El Paso County deputies seek Dallas Cowboys fan who tried to use stolen debit card
El Paso County deputies seek Dallas Cowboys fan who tried to use stolen debit card

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 8 hr ago

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is asking for help identifying a man believed to have stolen personal items from a parked car and attempted to...

Street fight temporarily closes 2 Cañon City schools
Street fight temporarily closes 2 Cañon City schools

By: Rachel Riley - 0 9 hr ago

Two Cañon City schools were placed on a lockout for a little more than 45 minutes Wednesday morning after a fight broke out on a nearby street.

...

Two men arrested in hit-and-run crash near Denver
Two men arrested in hit-and-run crash near Denver

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 9 hr ago

Two Federal Heights men have been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run crash in Adams County.

Amber Pennington, 25, was driving a moped...

Military Update: Move would give veterans access to cheap online shopping
Military Update: Move would give veterans access to cheap online shopping

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The Department of Defense's Executive Resale Board voted unanimously this month to recommend that military exchange services open online discount...

Manitou Springs man runs up and down Pikes Peak 4 times in 30 hours
Manitou Springs man runs up and down Pikes Peak 4 times in 30 hours

By: Seth Boster - 0 10 hr ago

Brandon Stapanowich came down from Pikes Peak at about 8:45 p.m. Saturday to find fellow Pikes Peak Ascent runners enjoying themselves with food and...

Restaurant owners weigh expansion from Colorado Springs to Denver after 2 successful months
Restaurant owners weigh expansion from Colorado Springs to Denver after 2 successful months

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 10 hr ago

The owners of the 2-month-old Till restaurant in north Colorado Springs hope to duplicate the packed houses they have generated at three more...

Construction patrol in Colorado Springs catches suspected Mercedes thief
Construction patrol in Colorado Springs catches suspected Mercedes thief

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 10 hr ago

Extra police officers patrolling construction zones helped arrest a man driving a stolen vehicle Tuesday.

The driver, Abraham Paquet, 28, was...

Pueblo bank robbery suspect turns herself in to police
Pueblo bank robbery suspect turns herself in to police

By: Chhun Sun - 0 10 hr ago

A woman accused of robbing a Pueblo bank last week turned herself in over the weekend, Pueblo police said Monday.

Beverly Uhl, 60, is accused...

Pueblo police want help finding man with multiple warrants
Pueblo police want help finding man with multiple warrants

By: Chhun Sun - 0 10 hr ago

Pueblo police seek public assistance in finding a man wanted on several alleged offenses, including arson and obstructing a peace officer.

...

Cooler weather comes to Colorado Springs; rainfall is here to stay
Cooler weather comes to Colorado Springs; rainfall is here to stay

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 11 hr ago

Get ready for it to feel like fall for a few days this week.

There will be a high of 68 degrees Wednesday and a high of 69 degrees Thursday,...

Paralympic athletes will get a sendoff from Colorado Springs mayor

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Wed, Aug 24, 2016

Mayor John Suthers will be at the Colorado Springs Airport bright and early Friday morning to bid adieu to 10 local members of the U.S. Paralympic...

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