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City, county and state officials offering incentives to lure data centers to Colorado Springs

Thu, Oct 8, 2015 - 6:12 PM 0

City, county and state leaders are proposing incentive deals to attract a company to build and run two data centers in Colorado Springs....

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Repaired kitchen reopens at El Paso County jail in Colorado Springs

Thu, Oct 8, 2015 - 9:00 PM 0

Food being served to El Paso County jail inmates might not taste different, but preparing it just got easier. The El Paso County Sheriff's...

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Fellow cop says Colorado Springs police officer may have escalated traffic stop
By: Stephen Hobbs - 0 2 min ago

A man whose video of a traffic stop gained national attention appeared to make the situation worse for himself, witnesses told Colorado Springs...

Friday's 3 must reads on in 30 seconds
By: Eric Singer - 0 1 hr ago

Here are the 3 must reads on in 30 seconds for Friday, Oct. 9, 2015:

1) Two arrests for the overdose drug death of...

Police: Texas man stole nearly $6,000 in liquor from top-shelf Colorado stores
By: - 0 2 hr ago

ASPEN — Police are looking for a Texas man they say stole nearly $6,000 of top-shelf liquor from stores in the Aspen area.

The Aspen Daily...

Must See Must Do: 10 bets for fun this weekend around Colorado Springs
By: Linda Navarro - 0 2 hr ago

Here's a look at what's happening around the Colorado Springs area the next few days:


- This is the time to go to that...

Police: Gun cleaning leads to accidental shooting in Colorado Springs
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Fri, Oct 9, 2015

A 20-year-old man was "accidentally" shot Thursday night by a friend who was cleaning his gun in an east Colorado Springs neighborhood, police...

2 arrested in drug overdose death of Colorado Springs teen
By: - 0 3 hr ago

Two people have been arrested in a Colorado Springs teenager's drug overdose death in July.

Marjorie Dietrich, 22, and Ryan Kollman, 26, were...

Mysterious tombstone found on Colorado Springs' west side
By: Rich Laden - 0 11 hr ago

Now here's something you don't find lying around every day: A tombstone.

Colorado Springs police say hikers or property owners discovered an...

Colorado Springs attorney wants case dismissed because of police officer's sexual relationship with witness
By: Chhun Sun - 0 11 hr ago

The lawyer of a man accused of kidnapping wants the case dismissed on the grounds of "blatant misconduct" by the lead investigator and a prosecutor,...

Colorado Springs author of TABOR wrote more than government spending caps into law
By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 11 hr ago

One thing about anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce is certain. The man plans ahead.

The law that governs submitting comments on ballot issues for...

El Paso County school board has plenty of interest for a change
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 12 hr ago

MONUMENT - There haven't been enough candidates to fill school board seats in Monument's Lewis-Palmer School District 38 in recent years, so the...

Colorado Springs councilwoman on Douglas Bruce: 'Your honesty and integrity are meticulous'
By: Maria St. Louis-Sanchez - 0 14 hr ago

DENVER - No immediate end is in sight for a hearing to determine whether Douglas Bruce violated his probation.

At the end of a seven-hour day...

Low-cost health insurer in Colorado faces uncertain future
By: - 0 14 hr ago

DENVER — Colorado's biggest nonprofit health insurer spawned by the Affordable Care Act faces an uncertain future — and its 80,000 or so customers...

Federal authorities raid rash of illegal Colorado marijuana grows
By: - 0 15 hr ago

DENVER — Colorado's high-country chill makes it a tough place to grow marijuana outside. But federal authorities say legalization has emboldened pot...

EPA: Sediment accidentally released in western Colorado creek
By: - 0 15 hr ago

DENVER — An Environmental Protection Agency contractor inadvertently released about 2,000 gallons of sediment-bearing water into a creek from a...

El Paso County trying online vote tracking system
By: Ryan Maye Handy - 0 15 hr ago

Gone are the days of tossing an election ballot into the cosmic postal void, hoping the El Paso County Clerk and Recorder received and counted...

Longtime McDonald's closes its doors in Colorado Springs
By: Rich Laden - 0 18 hr ago

A 20-year-old McDonald's closed Oct. 1 in the Rockrimmon subdivision on Colorado Springs' northwest side after its financial performance fell short...

Columbus Day closures in the Pikes Peak region
By: - 0 20 hr ago

Here's a look at what's open and what's not on Columbus Day (Monday, Oct. 12) in the Colorado Springs area:



Investigators: Father slept as toddlers wandered off
By: - 0 20 hr ago

GOLDEN — Investigators say a man whose two toddlers were found wandering on a street in suburban Denver fell asleep after drinking and didn't realize...

Controversial trail in Ute Pass clears major hurdle
By: Lance Benzel - 0 21 hr ago

Plans to close a 5-mile gap in the Ute Pass Regional Trail passed a key hurdle Wednesday, with the El Paso County Parks Advisory Board voting 5-0 to...

Colorado Springs mayor 'shocked' to learn that voter information pamphlet claims don't have to be true
By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 21 hr ago

Most local voters have received El Paso County's informational pamphlet on the Nov. 3 election, but some are baffled by arguments against a proposed...

El Paso County man acquitted of first-degree murder found guilty on lesser charge
By: Ryan Maye Handy - 0 21 hr ago

Michael Malory was convicted on Wednesday of second-degree murder in connection with the 2014 killing of 37-year-old Daniel Baird.

Baird was...

Denver metro school board president seeks ethics opinion on himself
By: - 0 21 hr ago

LAKEWOOD — Ken Witt, board president of Jeffco Public Schools, announced Thursday he is filing a request for an advisory opinion from the Colorado...

Gas line hit, shuts down road in northeast Colorado Springs
By: Chhun Sun - 0 22 hr ago

A gas line hit has shut down Explorer Drive in northeast Colorado Springs on Thursday morning, according to Colorado Springs Fire Department...

Rider in residence: Colorado Springs Utilities fights back in debate over public access to trails
By: Lance Benzel - 0 22 hr ago

Did your humble scribe err by rolling with a politician's demand that Colorado Springs Utilities "get with the program" and raise its gate at Moraine...

Prescribed burns scheduled throughout Pikes Peak region
By: Ryan Maye Handy - 0 23 hr ago

October is prescribed fire month in El Paso and Teller Counties, and several federal, state and private entities plan to ignite controlled burns...

Thursday's 3 must reads from in 30 seconds
By: Eric Singer - 0 Yesterday

Here are the 3 must reads on in 30 seconds for Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015:

1) There will be one less pair of golden arches in...

Colorado Springs charter school is growing up
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Yesterday

Things are happening in southeast Colorado Springs, one of the city's poorest neighborhoods and highest areas of crime. But this time, it's not about...

An old scam has returned, says the El Paso County Sheriff's Office
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Yesterday

An old scam is back.

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office sent out another reminder late Wednesday about a scam involving callers identifying...

'Lucky' pig gets new home after fall onto Colorado highway
By: - 0 Yesterday

LONGMONT — A 650-pound pig that fell off a trailer in Colorado is getting a new name -- "Lucky" -- and a new home at a sanctuary for abandoned...

Information meeting set regarding Colorado Springs road closed by huge sinkhole
By: Stephen Hobbs - 0 Yesterday

Residents curious to know more about - and give their input on - the Chestnut Street bridge replacement project will have a chance to do so...

Century Communities shines at Parade of Homes

Tue, Oct 6, 2015 - 11:07 AM

Fall enrollment days at IBMC College Oct. 12 - 16

Fri, Oct 2, 2015 - 2:56 PM