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Lamborn rival Vargas calls congressman 'the worst'

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Lamborn cruising through primary, claims victories for Colorado Springs
By: Megan Schrader - 0 Sat, Jun 25, 2016

Facing his 4th primary election in five terms, Republican U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn is in congressional cruise control.

He's spent nearly $211,000...

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Helicopters join battle against Fremont County wildfire
By: Ellie Mulder - 0 1 hr ago

Helicopters were dropping water Saturday night on a wildfire southwest of Cañon City, the Fremont County Sheriff's Office said.

The fire,...

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Racing donkeys bring life to Cripple Creek tradition
By: Tiffany Ditto - 0 2 hr ago

CRIPPLE CREEK - Runners stood next to their donkeys, holding tight to the bridle, as the 85th annual Donkey Derby Days race began Saturday. Some...

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Horses bring healing at Pikes Peak Special Rodeo in Colorado Springs
By: Ellie Mulder - 0 2 hr ago

Kayla Brown used sign language to ask her 7-year-old daughter, Skye, about why she likes horseback riding.

Skye signed back to her mother, who...

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Colorado Springs quickly becoming tiny housing ‘capital of America’ as trend takes off
By: Maria St. Louis-Sanchez - 0 2 hr ago

As the real estate market takes off in Colorado Springs, some local builders aren't thinking big. They're thinking tiny.

Instead of using...

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Pastor told he cannot advertise Jesus on Colorado Springs bus benches
By: Jake Allen - 0 3 hr ago

A local pastor said he was told his advertisements on bus benches in Colorado Springs would be barred if they use the name Jesus.

Lawson...

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Colorado Springs cops arrest bicycling boys in pair of burglaries
By: Ellie Mulder - 0 3 hr ago

Cops stopped three boys on bicycles and arrested them in a pair of Colorado Springs business burglaries early Friday.

Police say the boys were...

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El Paso County Assessor: Property prices soaring near wind farm
By: Matt Steiner - 0 4 hr ago

The El Paso County Assessor's Office reported in February that values on property around a recently constructed wind farm near Calhan were on the...

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Rafter missing since Friday in Dinosaur National Monument
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DINOSAUR — A woman is missing after a commercial raft flipped near the Utah border.

The woman was last seen Friday around 5 p.m. at Disaster...

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Thunderstorms rolling into El Paso County
By: Chhun Sun - 0 4 hr ago

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are forecast for Colorado Springs between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. The...

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Big plans grow for small Colorado Springs farm
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 4 hr ago

A new twist on urban farming that was hailed as a first in the nation withered last year before it could take root in Colorado Springs.

Armed...

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Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb celebrates 100 years with downtown Fan Fest
By: Jen Mulson - 0 5 hr ago

5-10 p.m. Friday, downtown along Tejon Street, from Platte Avenue to Colorado Avenue, free; 685-4400, ppihc.com/fan-fest

Something else: The...

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Defense raises question about racial bias in trial of Colorado Springs murder suspect
By: Lance Benzel - 0 7 hr ago

A psychiatrist at the Colorado State Mental Health Institute in Pueblo drew an accusation of racial bias in court Friday after concluding that a...

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Colorado Springs police want to reunite stolen items with their owners
By: Chhun Sun - 0 10 hr ago

If you had jewelry, purses, toys or other items stolen late last year and early this year, you may be able to get them back.

In a news release...