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Redesigned hospital unit at Fort Carson aims to quickly treat wounded troops

Sun, Jun 25, 2017 - 4:55 AM 0

Fort Carson's 10th Combat Support Hospital made history this month, becoming the first unit in the Army to convert to a new field hospital design. The...

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For Colorado Springs mothers with children lost to suicide, hope from one another

Sun, Jun 25, 2017 - 8:21 AM 0

Lynda Shelhamer and Chris Volberding begin most days with a walk. They've come to know the creatures at Rock Ledge Ranch: Patches, the cow that stares...

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Lingering taxi placards a reminder of Colorado Springs cold case that mother will never forget
Lingering taxi placards a reminder of Colorado Springs cold case that mother will never forget

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 2 hr ago

Twice Brandon Browne's family thought police were nearing an arrest in his death, only to have the case turn cold once again. After four years of...

Fort Carson brigade has blasted 1 million rounds during Europe training
Fort Carson brigade has blasted 1 million rounds during Europe training

By: Tom Roeder - 0 3 hr ago

Fort Carson soldiers have put up a series of startling statistics during six months of heavy training in Europe. In the 180 days deployed, the...

Nationwide teacher shortage seeps into Colorado, as educators work on solutions
Nationwide teacher shortage seeps into Colorado, as educators work on solutions

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 3 hr ago

Schools used to set their sights on spring hiring to fill teacher openings for the next school year. Not anymore. "It's hiring season all year...

Sunday's forecast: Some sunshine before possible afternoon showers in Colorado Springs
Sunday's forecast: Some sunshine before possible afternoon showers in Colorado Springs

By: Chhun Sun - 0 3 hr ago

Sunday's forecast calls for some sunshine, lots of clouds and possible rain. According to Gazette news partner KKTV, the Pikes Peak region could see...

Billboard campaign targets anti-LGBTQ organizations, but Colorado Springs advocates say it misses mark
Billboard campaign targets anti-LGBTQ organizations, but Colorado Springs advocates say it misses mark

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 4 hr ago

A new billboard at a busy east-side intersection in Colorado Springs is meant to send a powerful message about family and love to same-sex couples -...

Colorado Springs family killed in crash dedicated lives to Christian faith
Colorado Springs family killed in crash dedicated lives to Christian faith

By: Chhun Sun - 0 12 hr ago

Just a week after he lost his wife and children in a crash in Wyoming, Gordon White tried to express his pain during a memorial service Saturday at...

Colorado Springs motorcycle officer injured in crash while escorting VP Mike Pence's motorcade
Colorado Springs motorcycle officer injured in crash while escorting VP Mike Pence's motorcade

By: Chhun Sun - 0 13 hr ago

A Colorado Springs motorcycle cop was injured in a crash while escorting Vice President Mike Pence's motorcade to the airport Saturday morning....

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, June 25
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, June 25

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 14 hr ago

Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

Colorado Springs restaurant chain closes 3 Denver locations
Colorado Springs restaurant chain closes 3 Denver locations

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 14 hr ago

Southern Concepts Restaurant Group Inc., which once planned up to 40 restaurants nationwide under the Southern Hospitality, Bourbon Brothers and Carve...

Cripple Creek's Donkey Derby Days brings out the best in man and beast
Cripple Creek's Donkey Derby Days brings out the best in man and beast

By: Seth Bodine - 0 14 hr ago

Dressed in the fur attire of a mountain man, 68-year-old Bill Lee of Idaho Springs was on a mission as he walked down the streets with his donkey Jack...

45-acre fire near Kenosha Pass in Park County 10 percent contained
45-acre fire near Kenosha Pass in Park County 10 percent contained

By: Chhun Sun - 0 14 hr ago

A wildfire near Kenosha Pass in Park County has burned 45 acres, prompting the evacuation of campers. It is being fought by several agencies, nearly...

Undocumented mother of 3 who was transported to Arizona from Colorado deported to Mexico
Undocumented mother of 3 who was transported to Arizona from Colorado deported to Mexico

By: - 0 16 hr ago

DENVER – An undocumented mother of three U.S.-citizen children who was arrested Wednesday by immigration officials in Denver and then taken to Arizona...

Colorado mom angry at United after infant overheats while airplane sits on tarmac at DIA
Colorado mom angry at United after infant overheats while airplane sits on tarmac at DIA

By: - 0 16 hr ago

A Colorado mother is criticizing United Airlines for its response after her baby became overheated while their flight-delayed aircraft sat on the...

Man shot during robbery in east Colorado Springs; suspect in custody
Man shot during robbery in east Colorado Springs; suspect in custody

By: Seth Bodine - 0 16 hr ago

An early morning shooting left a suspect and a victim injured on the 200 block of South Murray Boulevard, Colorado Springs Police said. Police said...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, June 26
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, June 26

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 18 hr ago

Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, June 22
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, June 22

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 18 hr ago

  Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

Pence promises Focus on the Family to defund Planned Parenthood 'once and for all'
Pence promises Focus on the Family to defund Planned Parenthood 'once and for all'

By: - 0 18 hr ago

"You are the hands and feet and voice of the truth found in Scripture," Vice President Mike Pence told 1,600 employees, supporters, and friends of...

Troubled Colorado state mental hospital can’t keep up with inmate competency evaluations
Troubled Colorado state mental hospital can’t keep up with inmate competency evaluations

By: - 0 19 hr ago

The state mental hospital cannot keep up with an unexpected surge in court-ordered competency evaluations for accused criminals, the Colorado...

Colorado Springs apartment complex sells for nearly $29 million
Colorado Springs apartment complex sells for nearly $29 million

By: Rich Laden - 0 19 hr ago

Colorado Springs' red-hot apartment market continues to attract out-of-town investors who are anteing up tens of millions of dollars for multi-family...

Koch brothers partner with Deion 'Primetime' Sanders to fight poverty
Koch brothers partner with Deion 'Primetime' Sanders to fight poverty

By: - 0 20 hr ago

Retired football star Deion Sanders is partnering with the conservative Koch brothers to help fight poverty in Texas. The unlikely partnership,...

Couple wounded in second shooting in two days south of downtown Colorado Springs
Couple wounded in second shooting in two days south of downtown Colorado Springs

By: Seth Bodine - 0 21 hr ago

Two people are in the hospital after they were shot around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday at the intersection of South Nevada Avenue and Brookside Street, near...

UberEATS and other services delivering in Colorado Springs
UberEATS and other services delivering in Colorado Springs

By: Rich Laden - 0 21 hr ago

Hungry? Kitchen cupboard bare? There are an increasing number of reasons to never cook another meal or go grocery shopping - and they're as close as...

Report: Colorado PERA liabilities up 20 percent
Report: Colorado PERA liabilities up 20 percent

By: - 0 23 hr ago

DENVER — Colorado's public employee pension fund netted a 7.3 percent return on its investments last year, according to its annual report. But while...

Person triggers sprinklers, 300 forced to evacuate drenched Lakewood hotel
Person triggers sprinklers, 300 forced to evacuate drenched Lakewood hotel

By: - 0 Yesterday

LAKEWOOD — Authorities say about 300 guests had to evacuate a Lakewood hotel when someone intentionally set off the fire alarm and sprinkler system....

Authorities searching for robber who threatened 7-Eleven clerk with handgun
Authorities searching for robber who threatened 7-Eleven clerk with handgun

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Yesterday

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is asking for help identifying a man who robbed a 7-Eleven while threatening the clerk with a handgun. The man...

Higher Comcast fees would be passed on to customers, city unsure where revenue would go
Higher Comcast fees would be passed on to customers, city unsure where revenue would go

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 Yesterday

A controversial ordinance will, if passed, net the city of Colorado Springs millions of dollars from cable providers in town, increasing costs to...

Arrest made after wounded man seeks help at south Colorado Springs coffee shop
Arrest made after wounded man seeks help at south Colorado Springs coffee shop

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Yesterday

A man walked into a Starbucks south of downtown Colorado Springs with a gunshot wound to his lower abdomen on Friday afternoon, police said....

Juror's sympathies apparently on display at close of Green Beret's trial
Juror's sympathies apparently on display at close of Green Beret's trial

By: Lance Benzel - 0 Yesterday

The two-week trial of a Colorado Springs Green Beret accused of fatally shooting an intruder in the back came to a close Friday with one juror...

Forecast: Cooler temperatures to continue, possible thunderstorms this weekend in Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Sat, Jun 24, 2017

Expect temperatures in the 60s and 70s and chances of thunderstorms this weekend in Colorado Springs. The National Weather Service in Pueblo predicted...

Mother's murder conviction upheld in Colorado Springs arson that killed 3 children
Mother's murder conviction upheld in Colorado Springs arson that killed 3 children

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Yesterday

The state's highest court on Monday upheld the murder convictions of a Colorado Springs woman who let her three children burn to death in the hopes of...

Coroner identifies woman found dead in Fort Collins lake still wearing McDonald’s uniform
Coroner identifies woman found dead in Fort Collins lake still wearing McDonald’s uniform

By: - 0 Yesterday

A Fort Collins woman was found dead in a lake in City Park on Wednesday evening, and the Larimer County Coroner has identified her as 23-year-old...

Six arrested after woman shot at in Colorado Springs parking lot
Six arrested after woman shot at in Colorado Springs parking lot

By: Maria St. Louis-Sanchez - 0 Yesterday

Six people were arrested Thursday after police say a woman was shot at in a southeast Colorado Springs parking lot. Colorado Springs police say a...

Vice president bypasses protesters during Focus on the Family visit
Vice president bypasses protesters during Focus on the Family visit

By: Caroline Laganas - 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

Waving rainbow flags and dressed as characters from a dystopian novel about a theocracy that subjugates women, about 150 protesters awaited the arrival...

Extended warm-up act preps Focus on the Family celebrants for Pence speech
Extended warm-up act preps Focus on the Family celebrants for Pence speech

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

When you've run through the prepared program for your 40th anniversary party - the prayers, music, video retrospective, special acknowledgments and...

Wanted man arrested after running from Colorado Springs police; officer injured during chase
Wanted man arrested after running from Colorado Springs police; officer injured during chase

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

A man wanted on suspicion of felony menacing was arrested Thursday morning after a pursuit that led to an officer being injured, Colorado Springs...

El Paso County marks Waldo Canyon fire with picnic, concert
El Paso County marks Waldo Canyon fire with picnic, concert

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

Five years and three days after the Waldo Canyon fire started, a community picnic and concert will mark the anniversary of the deadly blaze. The...

State Sen. Donovan kills buzz that she'll run for Congress
State Sen. Donovan kills buzz that she'll run for Congress

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

State Sen. Kerry Donovan took a break from working with a chainsaw on her family ranch Friday morning to take a phone call. Congress needs a rural...

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ALLIES program in D49 providing intervention for children with characteristics of dyslexia

Thu, May 25, 2017 - 9:02 AM 0

Academy for Literacy, Learning and Innovation Excellence (ALLIES) is a school in District 49 that provides intervention and accommodations...

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