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First Lutheran Church of Colorado Springs celebrates 125 years
First Lutheran Church of Colorado Springs celebrates 125 years

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The First Lutheran Church of Colorado Springs will celebrate its 125th anniversary this Sunday at its prominent Old North End campus, 1500 N. Cascade...

Interior Secretary Zinke to speak at Western Conservative Summit
Interior Secretary Zinke to speak at Western Conservative Summit

By: Joey Bunch - 0 1 hr ago

The Trump administration is coming through, after all, at the Western Conservative Summit this weekend in Denver, and in a huge way. Interior Secretary...

Funeral service set for Colorado Springs auto shop owner killed in apparent robbery
Funeral service set for Colorado Springs auto shop owner killed in apparent robbery

By: Chhun Sun - 0 2 hr ago

A funeral service for George Maldonado, an auto shop owner who killed in an apparent robbery, will be held Monday. The service takes place at 1 p.m....

Colorado tourist accidentally sets off bear spray on bus
Colorado tourist accidentally sets off bear spray on bus

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ASPEN — A Colorado tourist's can of bear spray did not meet its intended target. Pitkin County Sheriff's Deputy Anthony Todaro says a female tourist...

Billy Gooch, Colorado Springs' most famous St. Nick, dies at 80
Billy Gooch, Colorado Springs' most famous St. Nick, dies at 80

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 2 hr ago

Christmas this year will be a little less merry without Naturally Santa's Billy Gooch. Gooch, who was diagnosed with cancer and hospitalized about a...

'Ghost cats' live up to their name in debut at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
'Ghost cats' live up to their name in debut at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

By: Seth Bodine - 0 2 hr ago

The "ghost cats" came out to play Wednesday, but only a few die-hards got to see them. A crowd gathered at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's Rocky Mountain...

Hugh Jackman cast as Colorado Senator Gary Hart in movie about derailed presidential run
Hugh Jackman cast as Colorado Senator Gary Hart in movie about derailed presidential run

By: Ernest Luning - 0 2 hr ago

Australian movie star Hugh Jackman will play former U.S. Sen. Gary Hart in "The Frontrunner," based on a recent bestseller about the Colorado...

Police: Teenagers rob 2 Colorado Springs businesses within 20 minutes
Police: Teenagers rob 2 Colorado Springs businesses within 20 minutes

By: Chhun Sun - 0 2 hr ago

A group of teenagers robbed two Colorado Springs businesses early Thursday morning, police said. No arrests have been announced. The first robbery...

Woman pleads guilty, faces probation in kidnapping linked to slaying of Coronado High teens
Woman pleads guilty, faces probation in kidnapping linked to slaying of Coronado High teens

By: Ellie Mulder - 4 hr ago

A 20-year-old woman charged in the slayings of two Coronado High School teens faces probation after accepting a plea deal Monday, Fourth Judicial...

Vince Bzdek: Get out and connect with The Gazette for health care discussion in Colorado Springs
Vince Bzdek: Get out and connect with The Gazette for health care discussion in Colorado Springs

By: Vince Bzdek - 0 5 hr ago

Monday night was one of those rare nights when my family was all in the same room together at the same time. Yet I was watching the Home Run Derby on...

Colorado Springs officials hold closed-door meetings with feds about marijuana
Colorado Springs officials hold closed-door meetings with feds about marijuana

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 5 hr ago

Federal Department of Justice and drug policy officials met privately Wednesday with Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers, local police and other...

Colorado leaders - but not all - show respect for McCain after diagnosis
Colorado leaders - but not all - show respect for McCain after diagnosis

By: Joey Bunch - 0 5 hr ago

Colorado's congressional members reacted to the news of Sen. John McCain's brain cancer diagnosis with the support and deep respect for the statesman...

Brewery alliance seeks to protect Fountain Creek Watershed
Brewery alliance seeks to protect Fountain Creek Watershed

By: Liz Forster - 0 5 hr ago

The Fountain Creek Watershed Project is tapping into a Colorado Springs staple - craft breweries - to raise awareness of local water issues. Now...

190 Colorado festivals, fairs and rodeos
190 Colorado festivals, fairs and rodeos

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 6 hr ago

Here are a few of our favorites events - hundreds actually - where you'll find fun this summer around Colorado: FESTIVALS - Cortez - Ute Mountain...

Report: Colorado's take in marijuana taxes crosses half-billion dollar mark
Report: Colorado's take in marijuana taxes crosses half-billion dollar mark

By: Peter Marcus - 0 6 hr ago

Colorado has received more than $500 million in marijuana-related revenue since recreational cannabis sales began in 2014, according to a new report....

Denver International Airport announces nonstop service to Paris
Denver International Airport announces nonstop service to Paris

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Denver International Airport has landed a nonstop flight to Paris. The airport and Mayor Michael Hancock announced Thursday that Norwegian Air will...

New Denver music venue opens Thursday, promises to be one-of-a-kind
New Denver music venue opens Thursday, promises to be one-of-a-kind

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Though Levitt Pavilion Denver will be the seventh in a series of Levitt Pavilions across the country when it opens in Ruby Hill Park on...

Aurora honors victims, first responders on fifth anniversary of theater shooting
Aurora honors victims, first responders on fifth anniversary of theater shooting

By: - 0 6 hr ago

Exactly five years after a mass shooting at a movie theater killed 12 people and wounded at least 70 others, roughly 80 people gathered for a...

Denver airport settles on $1.8 billion renovation contract 
Denver airport settles on $1.8 billion renovation contract 

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DENVER — Denver International Airport has settled on a $1.8 billion contract with a partner that would perform a four-year terminal renovation and...

Thursday's traffic: Crashes on I-25 in north Colorado Springs snarling traffic
Thursday's traffic: Crashes on I-25 in north Colorado Springs snarling traffic

By: Chhun Sun - 0 7 hr ago

A crash on northbound Interstate 25 just south of Lake Avenue has caused traffic delays Thursday morning, according to Gazette news partner KKTV. The...

Prosecutors: Former police lieutenant stole $132K from town 
Prosecutors: Former police lieutenant stole $132K from town 

By: - 0 8 hr ago

GOLDEN — A former Colorado police lieutenant is accused of stealing more than $132,000 from the town of Morrison over a five-year period. Prosecutors...

El Paso County sheriff's K-9 laid to rest with honors
El Paso County sheriff's K-9 laid to rest with honors

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 9 hr ago

Deputy Patrick Younkin spent his first day with Blitz scrubbing pink polish off the dog's toenails. The German shepherd, then just more than a year...

Colorado Springs deer could become targets of urban hunters
Colorado Springs deer could become targets of urban hunters

By: Seth Boster - 0 9 hr ago

Colorado Springs could become a hunting ground for deer if city leaders agree with state wildlife officials that the hunt could decrease crashes and...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, July 20
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, July 20

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 9 hr ago

Here's a look at a variety of events Thursday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      El Paso County Fair - Calhan, CO,...

Witness describes Memorial Park shooting of 14-year-old over missing cellphone
Witness describes Memorial Park shooting of 14-year-old over missing cellphone

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 9 hr ago

Raymond Rogan Jr. struggled Wednesday to remember all of the details of how 14-year-old Desmond Smith was gunned down in a city park two years earlier....

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