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Thousands march in Colorado Springs in protest a day after President Trump's inauguration

Mon, Jan 23, 2017 - 7:47 AM 0

In what organizers say was among the largest demonstrations ever in Colorado Springs, thousands marched Saturday from Acacia park through downtown demanding...

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Vietnam War veterans receive a belated welcome home at Fountain VFW post

Sat, Jan 21, 2017 - 4:03 PM 0

Wearing hats and jackets attesting to their service, the veterans stood stoically on a stage at American Legion Post No. 38 in Fountain. As they posed for...

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Amazon.com adding a second facility in Colorado, will add 1,000 jobs
Amazon.com adding a second facility in Colorado, will add 1,000 jobs

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AURORA — Amazon.com has announced plans to build a second facility in Aurora, where it opened a sorting warehouse last June. The company says it...

Colorado Springs Philharmonic's Vanguard performances headed to Ent Center for the Arts
Colorado Springs Philharmonic's Vanguard performances headed to Ent Center for the Arts

By: Jen Mulson - 0 7 min ago

The Ent Center for the Arts at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs isn't finished, but its dance card is filling up quickly. The Colorado...

Women and men tell about their participation in Colorado Springs, Denver women's marches
Women and men tell about their participation in Colorado Springs, Denver women's marches

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The Gazette asked demonstrators in the Denver and Colorado Springs marches why they marched. Here's what they said: Nathan Eberhart, Colorado...

Colorado Springs-area women's health advocates brace against Trump, Republican changes
Colorado Springs-area women's health advocates brace against Trump, Republican changes

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 2 hr ago

On Monday, Lisa Cook plans to get an implantable birth control device lasting at least five years. She hopes Donald Trump's expiration date as...

Burglar, caught in the act, chased down and severely beaten in Colorado Springs
Burglar, caught in the act, chased down and severely beaten in Colorado Springs

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 2 hr ago

An Army veteran said he was trying to stop a burglary Sunday night when he chased down and beat a man he saw in his driveway. The incident sent the...

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 issued....

Input on Interstate 25 widening north of Colorado Springs sought at 2 public meetings
Input on Interstate 25 widening north of Colorado Springs sought at 2 public meetings

By: Matt Steiner - 0 4 hr ago

The public will have a chance to learn about the planned widening of Interstate 25 north of Monument and voice an opinion on how the work should...

Chance of snow likely to increase mid-week around Colorado Springs

By: Chhun Sun - 0 4 hr ago

A snowstorm is forecast to move into the Colorado Springs area on Monday night, but KKTV meteorologist Jessica Lebel said that the potential snowfall...

Police: Man with gun robs Colorado Springs fast food restaurant

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 4 hr ago

A masked man with a gun took money from a fast food restaurant in the 6000 block of Constitution Avenue early Monday morning. The man reportedly...

Man wanted on four warrants arrested at Colorado Springs hotel

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 4 hr ago

A man wanted on numerous felony allegations, including seven counts of burglary, was arrested at a local motel late Sunday. Jessie Gianni, 26, was...

Get a Job Monday: Work at Weisburg Landscape Maintenance
Get a Job Monday: Work at Weisburg Landscape Maintenance

By: Eric Singer - 0 4 hr ago

The beauty of the outdoors, and making it even more landscaped, is the mission of a Colorado Springs-area company that has recently been recognized as...

Colorado Springs charter schools rise to the top amid mixed reviews
Colorado Springs charter schools rise to the top amid mixed reviews

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 5 hr ago

A good reputation is as important to education as a good location is to real estate: it's necessary to chalk up sales. Word-of-mouth recommendations,...

Trail Talk: Colorado Springs residents dubbed 'ultra-users' of parks, trails
Trail Talk: Colorado Springs residents dubbed 'ultra-users' of parks, trails

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We have a new name - "ultra-users." The Trust for Public Lands recently completed a 30-page study quantifying the "Economic Benefits of Parks and...

Downtown Colorado Springs restaurant worker stabbed in confrontation with homeless man
Downtown Colorado Springs restaurant worker stabbed in confrontation with homeless man

By: Chhun Sun - 0 5 hr ago

A homeless man was arrested Sunday after he allegedly stabbed a restaurant employee during a fight in downtown Colorado Springs, police said. The...

11 goats, sheep and rabbits killed at urban farm in Denver
11 goats, sheep and rabbits killed at urban farm in Denver

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Eleven animals were killed late Saturday or early Sunday at the Urban Farm at Stapleton, a nonprofit on Smith Road in Denver where kids learn about...

A glimpse into what is coming for Denver’s future smart city, Pena Station Next
A glimpse into what is coming for Denver’s future smart city, Pena Station Next

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There isn’t much else to see right now at Pena Station Next, the connected neighborhood where autonomous shuttles will one day transport residents to...

Utah tribe may revive proposal for casino in Colorado
Utah tribe may revive proposal for casino in Colorado

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GRAND JUNCTION — A Utah Indian tribe says it might revive its proposal for a casino across the state line in northwestern Colorado. The Grand...

Two wounded in gunfire during melee outside Colorado Springs hookah lounge
Two wounded in gunfire during melee outside Colorado Springs hookah lounge

By: Chhun Sun - 0 14 hr ago

Two people were wounded early Sunday during a melee outside a hookah lounge near the Olympic Training Center by a gunman who also fired at officers,...

Volunteer reserve deputies have the El Paso County Sheriff's Office's back
Volunteer reserve deputies have the El Paso County Sheriff's Office's back

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 14 hr ago

For more than a decade, Mike Waters has worn the uniform of an El Paso County sheriff's deputy, in the jail, on patrol, investigating crimes and...

Armed robbers take cash from North Academy business
Armed robbers take cash from North Academy business

By: Chhun Sun - 0 16 hr ago

Police are searching for two male robbers who stole money from a Colorado Springs business Sunday afternoon. The robbers entered an unnamed business...

Those who want to fix Colorado road woes cast hopeful eye toward Washington
Those who want to fix Colorado road woes cast hopeful eye toward Washington

By: Joey Bunch - 0 18 hr ago

They celebrated the inauguration of President Donald Trump in Washington on Friday, but in Colorado - where many are waiting to see if campaign...

Man rescued after getting lost in snowy Rocky Mountain park
Man rescued after getting lost in snowy Rocky Mountain park

By: 0 18 hr ago

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — Search teams have rescued a 58-year-old North Dakota man who got lost in Rocky Mountain National Park and...

VIDEO: Fort Collins officer shoots, critically wounds man armed with pellet gun
VIDEO: Fort Collins officer shoots, critically wounds man armed with pellet gun

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FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Authorities say a Fort Collins police officer shot and wounded a man who pointed a gun at him and other officers while walking...

After mass turnout, can protests turn into political impact?
After mass turnout, can protests turn into political impact?

By: 0 19 hr ago

DENVER (AP) — Deb Szeman, a self-described "homebody," had never participated in a demonstration before hopping on an overnight bus from her home in...

Housing coalition skeptical of Legislature's plan to resolve construction-defect issues

By: - 0 Sun, Jan 22, 2017

Interests with the power to drive housing development in Colorado say the lone construction defects bill in the Legislature would do little to spur...

Colorado Springs will celebrate National School Choice Week Tuesday
Colorado Springs will celebrate National School Choice Week Tuesday

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 20 hr ago

Every January during National School Choice Week, the city of Denver hosts a rally on the steps of the State Capitol to recognize and highlight...

Voice of the Consumer: When bad guys call about health insurance, hang up
Voice of the Consumer: When bad guys call about health insurance, hang up

By: Betty Sexton - 0 21 hr ago

Here's yet another reason NOT to answer the telephone unless you recognize the number. Crooks are busy this month stirring up confusion over health...

Owner of horses seized in Penrose denies animal cruelty claims
Owner of horses seized in Penrose denies animal cruelty claims

By: - 0 22 hr ago

PENROSE - Penny Gingerich, who, along with her husband Manny, has been accused of being cruel and abusive to 63 horses, has come forward to dispute the...

Man rescued after getting lost in snowy Rocky Mountain park
Man rescued after getting lost in snowy Rocky Mountain park

By: - 0 22 hr ago

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK — Search teams have rescued a 58-year-old North Dakota man who got lost in deep snow in Rocky Mountain National Park and...

Quiet weather expected Sunday in Colorado Springs
Quiet weather expected Sunday in Colorado Springs

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Yesterday

If you're looking to wrap up the weekend with outdoor activities, Sunday's forecast is working in your favor. Temperatures will be in the 40s with...

UCCS now a haven for vets
UCCS now a haven for vets

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sat, Jan 21, 2017

Troops and veterans can get personalized help and a free cup of coffee at the new McCord-Herbst Student Veterans Center at the University of Colorado...

Advocacy group stopping in Colorado Springs on statewide tour gauging LGBTQ needs
Advocacy group stopping in Colorado Springs on statewide tour gauging LGBTQ needs

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Sat, Jan 21, 2017

A Colorado organization that advocates for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer individuals will be stopping locally as part of...

Woman, 23, accused of attempted murder in east Colorado Springs shooting
Woman, 23, accused of attempted murder in east Colorado Springs shooting

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Sat, Jan 21, 2017

A 23-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder after she allegedly shot a man on Saturday at an address near the...

Agreement restores KRDO for DirecTV customers
Agreement restores KRDO for DirecTV customers

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Sat, Jan 21, 2017

More than a week after DirecTV removed local ABC affiliate station KRDO-TV from its selection of channels, the satellite TV provider and the station's...

Police find suspected meth lab in northeast Colorado Springs
Police find suspected meth lab in northeast Colorado Springs

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Sat, Jan 21, 2017

Police are investigating a meth lab found in northeast Colorado Springs on Friday. The lab was discovered in the 7600 block of Marksheffel Road about...

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