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Graduating Air Force Academy cadets reflect on challenges, including putting sibling first
Graduating Air Force Academy cadets reflect on challenges, including putting sibling first

By: Tony Peck - 0 6 hr ago

Nearly 1,000 Air Force Academy cadets will graduate Wednesday, crossing the stage at Falcon Stadium during a ceremony that features a speech from...

Pikes Pick: Winery at Holy Cross Abbey wins worldwide kudos
Pikes Pick: Winery at Holy Cross Abbey wins worldwide kudos

By: Teresa Farney - 0 6 hr ago

The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, 3011 E. U.S. 50 in Cañon City, produces some award-winning wine. Take the 2015 Colorado Merlot Reserve, for example,...

Suspect wounded in Teller County police shooting identified, charged with attempted murder
Suspect wounded in Teller County police shooting identified, charged with attempted murder

By: - 0 6 hr ago

A man wounded in an officer-involved shooting Sunday night in Teller County has been identified as 52-year-old Jeffery Boyd Bader, Colorado Springs...

Celtic Woman soothes world weary, will play in Colorado Springs
Celtic Woman soothes world weary, will play in Colorado Springs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 6 hr ago

Touring the world isn't all glitz and glamour. After soprano Máiréad Carlin finishes her last note with Celtic Woman, she goes backstage, peels off...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, May 23
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, May 23

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 6 hr ago

Here's a look at what's going on Wednesday in the Colorado Springs area:      MUSIC      STAGE...

Colorado Springs must show support to get high-speed tube transit system, company says
Colorado Springs must show support to get high-speed tube transit system, company says

By: Rachel Riley - 0 8 hr ago

A company trying to build a high-speed tube transit system that could whisk passengers across the state in minutes has a message for local governments...

Coveted Pikes Peak trail still expected this summer despite 'hiccup' in finishing Missing Link
Coveted Pikes Peak trail still expected this summer despite 'hiccup' in finishing Missing Link

By: Seth Boster - 0 8 hr ago

Shortly before the last attempt to finish the much-anticipated Lake Moraine Trail, builders were on their way to Pikes Peak's remote South Slope when...

Small towers in Colorado Springs key to next-generation wireless service
Small towers in Colorado Springs key to next-generation wireless service

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 8 hr ago

Unless someone points it out, most people wouldn't notice the cell towers that Crown Castle International Corp. owns and leases to major wireless...

Colorado Springs Utilities water rates to climb so parks get more water
Colorado Springs Utilities water rates to climb so parks get more water

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 8 hr ago

Water rates are going up next year to pay for watering parks properties in Colorado Springs, the City Council decided Tuesday. The 6-3 vote - opposed...

Charges filed in Colorado against South Africa hunter over ivory import
Charges filed in Colorado against South Africa hunter over ivory import

By: - 0 8 hr ago

DENVER — U.S. prosecutors have indicted the owner of a South African hunting company, accusing him of bribing Zimbabwean officials while guiding a...

Former Bronco flies high with Thunderbirds
Former Bronco flies high with Thunderbirds

By: Liz Forster - 0 9 hr ago

Former Broncos quarterback Brian Griese traded his football jersey for a flight suit and took to the sky Tuesday with the Air Force Thunderbirds. The...

Tiny fire leads to 33-minute evacuation south of Colorado Springs
Tiny fire leads to 33-minute evacuation south of Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 9 hr ago

Southern El Paso County residents threatened by a small fire were evacuated for less than an hour Tuesday, the Sheriff’s Office reported. The fire...

Marathon challenge for Colorado Springs students wraps up with an Olympic surprise
Marathon challenge for Colorado Springs students wraps up with an Olympic surprise

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 9 hr ago

Megan Burchfield runs the way other kids eat ice cream. She smiles the whole time, she's lickety-split fast, and she gets a good feeling. "It's fun,"...

Fun facts about Air Force Academy graduating Class of 2018
Fun facts about Air Force Academy graduating Class of 2018

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 10 hr ago

The Air Force Academy has released statistics on the 984 cadets expected to graduate Wednesday at a ceremony that features a speech from Defense...

VIDEO: Air Force Thunderbirds practice before Air Force Academy graduation
VIDEO: Air Force Thunderbirds practice before Air Force Academy graduation

By: - 0 11 hr ago

The Air Force Thunderbirds practiced on Tuesday ahead of their show for the Air Force Academy graduation Wednesday.

Serious motorcycle crash shuts down Circle Drive
Serious motorcycle crash shuts down Circle Drive

By: Liz Forster - 0 15 hr ago

A serious crash has closed both directions of Circle Drive between Verde Drive and Airport Road. The crash involved a motorcycle, radio scanner...

Inmate escapes from state prison facility in Denver by climbing fence
Inmate escapes from state prison facility in Denver by climbing fence

By: - 0 16 hr ago

DENVER — Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Colorado Department of Corrections facility in Denver Tuesday morning....

Set List: Colorado Springs band The Hennessy 6 writes, performs original jazz
Set List: Colorado Springs band The Hennessy 6 writes, performs original jazz

By: Michelle Karas - 0 17 hr ago

In the summer of 2015, six musicians who didn't know each other well got together to play Jazz in the Garden, a public outdoor concert at Grace and St....

2018 Air Force Academy graduation, Thunderbirds flyover schedule
2018 Air Force Academy graduation, Thunderbirds flyover schedule

By: Tom Roeder - 0 18 hr ago

Nearly 1,000 cadets will graduate from the Air Force Academy on Wednesday in a ceremony that features a speech from Defense Secretary James Mattis and...

How does Colorado rank on per-student school spending? $12,791 behind the leader
How does Colorado rank on per-student school spending? $12,791 behind the leader

By: Mark Harden - 0 18 hr ago

With education funding and teacher pay much in the news lately, the U.S. Census Bureau is out with a timely set of tables showing that Colorado ranks...

Opioids, vet benefits, civil rights top Hickenlooper's bill signings this week
Opioids, vet benefits, civil rights top Hickenlooper's bill signings this week

By: Marianne Goodland - 0 19 hr ago

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has begun the last round of statewide bill signings for his time in office, with ceremonies starting on the Front Range...

Colorado man accused of fatally shooting his roommate
Colorado man accused of fatally shooting his roommate

By: - 0 19 hr ago

DENVER — A 46-year-old Colorado man has been arrested for investigation of second-degree murder in the death of his roommate. The Denver...

Man shot, killed during confrontation with southern Colorado deputies ID'd
Man shot, killed during confrontation with southern Colorado deputies ID'd

By: - 0 19 hr ago

PUEBLO — Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot and killed during a confrontation with sheriff's deputies in southern Colorado. The...

Colorado Springs council tackles problems with executive sessions - in another executive session
Colorado Springs council tackles problems with executive sessions - in another executive session

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 20 hr ago

The Colorado Springs City Council might change how it holds executive sessions, though details weren't available because the group discussed the issue...

Monument trustees likely mired in 3-3 stalemate through summer
Monument trustees likely mired in 3-3 stalemate through summer

By: Rachel Riley - 0 20 hr ago

MONUMENT - The Monument Board of Trustees, which abruptly canceled two meetings last week after half of its members didn't show, could be stuck in a...

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