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Woken early by warm weather, bear pays an uninvited visit to Colorado Springs backyard

Sat, Feb 18, 2017 - 5:57 PM 0

Saturday’s unseasonably warm weather brought a Colorado Springs homeowner a furry, 300-pound surprise. A male black bear, roused from his deep winter...

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Colorado Springs banks close out 2016 with near-record profits

Sat, Feb 18, 2017 - 10:55 AM 0

Despite a booming Colorado Springs-area economy and double- digit percentage growth in lending, the area's banks are shoring up reserves for potential loan...

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Colorado's national parks, monuments offering free admission on Presidents Day
Colorado's national parks, monuments offering free admission on Presidents Day

By: Nathan Van Dyne - 0 2 hr ago

If you're looking for a scenic way to spend Presidents Day, check out one of the state's national parks. Temperatures are expected to be mild across...

Expert skiers only: Arapahoe Basin expansion adds backcountry-like terrain with chutes, glades and more
Expert skiers only: Arapahoe Basin expansion adds backcountry-like terrain with chutes, glades and more

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ARAPAHOE BASIN — The shouts from the chairlift drift down to ski area boss Alan Henceroth. “How is it, Al?” “Are you getting it ready?” “Where’s...

Families search for answers decades after loved ones' deaths
Families search for answers decades after loved ones' deaths

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Vickie Mahrling's nightmare began May 30, 1968, the day her big brother's Chevrolet smashed into a tree in the tiny northern Colorado town of Mead....

Part 3: Blame: With husband dead, will questions surrounding killing of Jill Wells ever be answered?
Part 3: Blame: With husband dead, will questions surrounding killing of Jill Wells ever be answered?

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Editor's note: Blame is a collaboration between 9NEWS Denver and The Gazette. Part 3 of 3. Kathy Parham hadn't thought about the story in years, a...

Colorful Colorado: Despite bust after bust, Leadville and its history breathe on
Colorful Colorado: Despite bust after bust, Leadville and its history breathe on

By: Seth Boster - 0 4 hr ago

Leadville - The blustery storm did not faze James Duke. There he was amid the raging snow that piled up on his black top hat and froze his white beard....

Man run over in driveway of Colorado Springs mobile home park in 'domestic violence incident'
Man run over in driveway of Colorado Springs mobile home park in 'domestic violence incident'

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 13 hr ago

A Colorado Springs man was taken to a local hospital Saturday with non-life-threatening injuries after he was run over in the driveway of a mobile home...

Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers takes his roasting - with a grin and a hug
Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers takes his roasting - with a grin and a hug

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 14 hr ago

Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers was the toast of the roast Saturday night benefiting Cheyenne Village, and he took all the ribbing in stride,...

One Billion Rising rally in Colorado shakes up stigma surrounding abuse survivors
One Billion Rising rally in Colorado shakes up stigma surrounding abuse survivors

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DENVER – Energy at Saturday’s rally at the 16th St. Mall reflected the event’s title: Rising. Hundreds filled the sidewalks outside of the...

LGBTQ summit in Colorado Springs raises concerns about bullying worsening since election
LGBTQ summit in Colorado Springs raises concerns about bullying worsening since election

By: Rachel Riley - 0 17 hr ago

A summit held in Colorado Springs on Saturday provided teachers and students with the resources to make local schools a safer place for lesbian, gay,...

Few candidates, well-financed ticket a rarity in Colorado Springs City Council elections
Few candidates, well-financed ticket a rarity in Colorado Springs City Council elections

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 17 hr ago

With only 49 donations among them, challengers in two of the hottest Colorado Springs City Council races had racked up $45,220 as of Wednesday - quite...

1 hospitalized after small plane crash south of Denver
1 hospitalized after small plane crash south of Denver

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DENVER — Authorities say one person is hospitalized after a small plane crash near Centennial Airport south of Denver. The Denver Post reports the...

Colorado Springs cops score slam dunk in basketball caper
Colorado Springs cops score slam dunk in basketball caper

By: Tom Roeder - 0 18 hr ago

A couple of Colorado Springs cops scored a slam dunk this week when they came to the aid of children in need. The Colorado Springs Police Department...

Man practicing Parkour falls 40 feet down chimney in Denver
Man practicing Parkour falls 40 feet down chimney in Denver

By: - 0 19 hr ago

DENVER — A 26-year-old man says he was making an action video with friends when he fell 40 feet down the chimney of a downtown Denver apartment...

Suspected drunken driver crashes into Colorado Springs police cruiser
Suspected drunken driver crashes into Colorado Springs police cruiser

By: Rachel Riley - 0 20 hr ago

A suspected drunken driver plowed into the back of an unoccupied police cruiser that was blocking off a traffic accident in northeast Colorado Springs...

Crews quash grass fire near Colorado Springs Airport
Crews quash grass fire near Colorado Springs Airport

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Fire crews are working to put out a grass fire on South Powers Boulevard near Grinnell Boulevard on the southeast side of Colorado Springs....

Police release photo of suspect in a pair of 7-Eleven thefts
Police release photo of suspect in a pair of 7-Eleven thefts

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Yesterday

Police have released a photo of one of the suspects in a pair of robberies targeting two Colorado Springs 7-Eleven stores last month. On Jan. 18,...

Suspected drunk driver crashes into police cruiser
Suspected drunk driver crashes into police cruiser

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Yesterday

While officers were investigating a crash in northeast Colorado Springs, a suspected drunk driver slammed into a police cruiser. It happened just...

Some hunters required to submit kill for disease testing
Some hunters required to submit kill for disease testing

By: - 0 Yesterday

DENVER — Some hunters who bag a deer in three of the four hunting areas in Colorado will be required to submit their kill to be tested for chronic...

Woman shot in leg in east Colorado Springs
Woman shot in leg in east Colorado Springs

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Yesterday

A woman was shot in the leg near North Union Boulevard and Palmer Park Boulevard Friday evening.

Understaffed Colorado Springs Police Department welcomes new community service officers
Understaffed Colorado Springs Police Department welcomes new community service officers

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Yesterday

Five months after understaffing forced Colorado Springs police to ask citizens to report more crimes over the phone or online, reinforcements arrived...

NASA study based in Colorado Springs could change how world sees snow
NASA study based in Colorado Springs could change how world sees snow

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Yesterday

A Navy plane making frequent flights over Colorado's western mountains is part of a big NASA push to build a satellite that can measure the moisture in...

Colorado Springs woman's determination to better her life rewarded with scholarship
Colorado Springs woman's determination to better her life rewarded with scholarship

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Yesterday

Shivering while sleeping wasn't the worst thing about being homeless, according to Va Leenia West. What West, 30, truly dreaded was setting up the...

Ellicott school board parts ways with superintendent after five years
Ellicott school board parts ways with superintendent after five years

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Yesterday

Saying new leadership is needed, Ellicott School District 22's board of education has parted ways with its top administrator. Superintendent Patrick...

Fort Collins parents get 15 years for abusing their 7-year-old daughter
Fort Collins parents get 15 years for abusing their 7-year-old daughter

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FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A Fort Collins couple convicted of abusing their 7-year-old daughter so that she weighed only 37 pounds and unable to speak when...

PPACG continues house-cleaning with ouster of transportation chief
PPACG continues house-cleaning with ouster of transportation chief

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments has ousted another employee - the organization's second high-ranking official to get the ax in recent...

Police, DA reviewing thousands of drug cases after audit reveals filing glitch
Police, DA reviewing thousands of drug cases after audit reveals filing glitch

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Prosecutors are reviewing as many as 3,000 drug investigations going back to 2013 after Colorado Springs police discovered a glitch in the system they...

CU Boulder awarded $3 million grant to better simulate particle movements
CU Boulder awarded $3 million grant to better simulate particle movements

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. – The federal government has awarded a $3 million grant to researchers at CU Boulder studying how small particles like grains of sand...

Pueblo County, water district join EPA stormwater suit against Colorado Springs
Pueblo County, water district join EPA stormwater suit against Colorado Springs

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Two new plaintiffs have joined the stormwater lawsuit filed against Colorado Springs by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the state Health...

House panel OKs making wage-theft findings open to public
House panel OKs making wage-theft findings open to public

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

A House committee has unanimously endorsed a bill to allow the public to know when Colorado's labor department finds that employers have cheated their...

Who killed the clown? The mystery remains unsolved after plea deals in Colorado Springs attempted robbery
Who killed the clown? The mystery remains unsolved after plea deals in Colorado Springs attempted robbery

By: Lance Benzel - 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Two men pleaded guilty in a robbery plot Friday without addressing the central mystery in their case: Who killed the clown? Former Colorado Springs...

Bennet, Gardner split on vote for Pruitt to lead EPA
Bennet, Gardner split on vote for Pruitt to lead EPA

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Colorado's two senators voted with their parties on the confirmation of Scott Pruitt as the next Environmental Protection Agency administrator Friday....

Colorado Springs liquor store owner slain in robbery described as a fighter
Colorado Springs liquor store owner slain in robbery described as a fighter

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

The owner of an east Colorado Springs liquor store, described as someone a thief could not intimidate, was shot and killed during an armed robbery just...

Shots fired after possible Colorado Springs home invasion
Shots fired after possible Colorado Springs home invasion

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

A man who said he thought he heard someone breaking into his apartment building early Friday told police he returned fire after being shot at twice...

Trade show fight with Colorado has Utah on its back
Trade show fight with Colorado has Utah on its back

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

The fight over a Salt Lake City outdoor retail equipment trade show that Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper inadvertently picked hit a new threshold...

Colorado Springs matches record high Thursday; slightly cooler temps ahead
Colorado Springs matches record high Thursday; slightly cooler temps ahead

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Colorado Springs tied its record-high temperature Thursday, but the heat won't last - expect slightly cooler weather through the weekend. The...

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Nature-lovers revel in the beauty, tranquility and luxury accommodations at The Farm, with new phases underway

Thu, Jan 26, 2017 - 1:19 PM 0

Residents of The Farm – a master planned community in Academy School District 20 – enjoy enchanting views blended into a down-to-earth, quiet lifestyle with...

Finding the best home builder

Thu, Jan 26, 2017 - 1:24 PM 0

Building a brand new dream home can be an exciting process, especially with a builder who emphasizes quality, convenience and flexibility. Campbell Homes...

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