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Colorado Springs councilwoman in flap with staff over 'bridge to nowhere'
By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 7 hr ago

The new pedestrian-bicyclist bridge from the future U.S. Olympic Museum to America the Beautiful Park will end in stairs, not a ramp, becoming the...

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The bizarre thing that happens when grocery stores can’t sell booze
By: - 0 Sun, May 22, 2016

Nothing drives home the fact that we live in a federalist system like moving to a new state and trying to figure out where and when you can buy...

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Events of recent years weigh heavily on Pikes Peak region flood preparedness
By: Matt Steiner - 0 Sat, May 21, 2016

Since the summer of 2012, Colorado Springs, El Paso County and federal officials have scrambled to make sure people living near the Waldo Canyon and...

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2-year-old Lindstrom Clinic in Colorado Springs already too small, VA officials tell lawmakers
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sat, May 21, 2016

DENVER - The 76,000-square-foot Floyd K. Lindstrom Clinic in Colorado Springs only opened in 2014, but VA bosses told the House Veterans Affairs...

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El Paso County Commissioner Amy Lathen, 'excited and very intrigued,' resigning to head Colorado Springs nonprofit
By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Sat, May 21, 2016

Amy Lathen, the chair of El Paso County's Board of County Commissioners, announced Thursday afternoon that she will end her final term in office six...

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Pressure mounts for a special Colorado legislative session this summer
By: Megan Schrader - 0 Sat, May 21, 2016

There's mounting political pressure for the governor to call lawmakers back this summer to finish what some consider unfinished business.

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Hickenlooper formalizes state commitment to National Cyber Intelligence Center
By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Sat, May 21, 2016

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed legislation Friday during a ceremony at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to allocate $7.93 million to...

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Senate candidate Jack Graham says survey about his CSU job performance was a lie
By: Megan Schrader - 0 Fri, May 20, 2016

GOP Senate hopeful Jack Graham says he didn't fabricate when he called a state evaluation of his performance "fabricated" during a heated debate...

Gov. Hickenlooper provides a big boost to a Colorado Springs nonprofit
By: Eric Singer - 0 Fri, May 20, 2016

A beautiful Colorado Springs Friday morning was the backdrop for Gov. John Hickenlooper as he signed House Bill 16-1097 - or the PUC Permit for...

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Councilman intent on drafting landslide ordinances in Colorado Springs
By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 Fri, May 20, 2016

Colorado Springs Councilman Don Knight was taking no prisoners Thursday as he pushed for new laws to improve public notice and home construction in...