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  • Colorado Springs police arrest man suspected of posting offensive signs

    A 44-year-old man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of posting offensive signs in the city, Colorado Springs police said. Vincent Broughton, of Colorado Springs, is accused of posting signs near a church at the 200 block of East Platte Avenue earlier this month, according to a police news release. Police did not provide details on the...

  • Dog, rabbit infected with tularemia in El Paso County

    A dog was infected and at least one rabbit died recently in Yoder of tularemia - a bacterial infection known as "rabbit fever" that has spiked in recent years across Colorado. The dog is being treated with antibiotics. People who were in contact with it will be assessed and monitored in the coming days, though none have tested positive for...

  • Colorado senators team to highlight value of state's military facilities

    Colorado's senators crossed party lines last week and teamed up to ask the Secretary of Defense to look kindly on the state when making decisions about cutting military installations. "As you grapple with difficult force structure decisions and the confines of the current budget environment, we write to highlight the value that the state of...

  • Some Colorado Springs high schools turn to kids to help hire coaches

    Cara Daily wasn't nervous at all. The Liberty junior refused. She had a job to do and wanted to make sure she and her teammates did it correctly. The Lancers were coming off a 6-18 season in girls' basketball. Coach Dawn Valentine was no longer in charge and Daily, along with several teammates, was being included on the committee to select...

  • Air Force Academy professor missing since leaving for Salida-area hike

    An Air Force Academy professor experienced at hiking 14ers apparently went for a hike on Saturday and hasn't been seen since, according to a press release the Academy sent at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday. Lt. Col. Dave Richie, 43, was last seen Saturday afternoon in Colorado Springs, where he bought a trail map for the Salida and St. Elmo area. Richie...

  • Person of interest sought in death of woman, 22, near Steamboat

    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Deputies are seeking a 22-year-old man in connection with the death of a young woman in a small community near Steamboat Springs. The Routt County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday that Cole J. Pollard is a person of interest in the investigation into the woman's death. Her body was found tied up Monday evening in a home in...

  • Remains of Colorado Marine who died in WWII found in central Pacific

    BOULDER — A Boulder County family that has waited almost 70 years to find the remains of a Marine killed in action in 1943 will soon be able to bury their patriarch at the family plot. 1st Lt. Alexander "Sandy" Bonnyman Jr. was killed during World War II's Battle of Tarawa and presumed buried at sea. He, as well as 35 other U.S. Marines, was...

  • List: Public swimming pools (and a beach) in Colorado Springs

    Want to cool off in Colorado Springs and looking for a public swimming area? Here are some options:  Portal Pool 3535 N. Hancock Ave. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday - Saturday Noon - 6 p.m. Sunday Monument Valley Pool 220 Mesa Road 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday - Saturday Noon - 6 p.m. Sunday Memorial Park Recreation Center 280 S....

  • US Supreme Court wants another review of Colorado TABOR suit

    DENVER — The U.S. Supreme Court is ordering a lower court to take another look at a Colorado challenge to the Taxpayers' Bill of Rights. Some state lawmakers are challenging TABOR, saying it violates the division of powers. The plaintiffs say that the job of levying taxes is up to the legislative branch, and that requiring a public vote...

  • Chew on this: 5 top dining spots in the Colorado Springs area

    Who has the best burger in Colorado Springs? How about best barbecue or pizza? Gazette readers voted and so did we. Here are the results: - Best Barbecue - Best Burger - Best Burrito - Best Pizza - Best Fish Taco Visit Best of the Springs for a complete list of dining bests.

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