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Reassurances fail to convince some neighbors El Paso County wind farm is safe

Fri, Mar 24, 2017 - 6:21 AM 0

Residents living by a wind farm near Calhan say the turbines are affecting their health and harming animals, despite reassurances from experts at this...

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Committee moves 1,000-foot oil & gas buffer to school boundaries, not school entrance

Fri, Mar 24, 2017 - 10:54 AM 0

Rep. Mike Foote showed the House Health, Insurance and Environment Committee a video simulation of how close drilling happens to school playgrounds and...

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Man shot in foot goes door to door in Colorado Springs neighborhood seeking help
Man shot in foot goes door to door in Colorado Springs neighborhood seeking help

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 40 min ago

Residents living in the 1100 block of East Moreno Avenue woke Friday morning to a man going door to door seeking help after being shot in the foot,...

Doug Lamborn: Health care bill's failure a 'setback,' not the end of effort to repeal Obamacare
Doug Lamborn: Health care bill's failure a 'setback,' not the end of effort to repeal Obamacare

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 42 min ago

Following the demise of the GOP health care bill, U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn, R.-Colo., lamented the lost opportunity to repeal and replace the Affordable...

Man in standoff with police in northeast Colorado Springs
Man in standoff with police in northeast Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 1 hr ago

A man reported fired a gun in northeast Colorado Springs and then barricaded himself in a residence, police said. About 6 p.m., an emergency message...

El Paso County clerk and recorder names new chief deputy
El Paso County clerk and recorder names new chief deputy

By: Rachel Riley - 0 1 hr ago

The El Paso County clerk and recorder has chosen a veteran employee to replace the outgoing chief deputy, who has taken a job with the Colorado...

Location, altitude determined whether overnight storm was blizzard or drizzle in El Paso County
Location, altitude determined whether overnight storm was blizzard or drizzle in El Paso County

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 3 hr ago

Some in the Pikes Peak region woke Friday to the predicted blizzard, their cars, decks and streets covered in a fresh blanket of snow, schools, offices...

Services restored to Colorado driver license offices after weather-related outage
Services restored to Colorado driver license offices after weather-related outage

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 4 hr ago

State and county Colorado driver license offices are not currently able to issue licenses. An overnight power outage affected the state computer...

Storm brings welcome respite, but more moisture needed to ease fire danger
Storm brings welcome respite, but more moisture needed to ease fire danger

By: Rachel Riley - 0 5 hr ago

Friday's storms brought a much-needed dose of moisture to the Pikes Peak region, but it won't do much to lessen the fire danger unless more...

Gaebler files complaint against election opponent over campaign literature
Gaebler files complaint against election opponent over campaign literature

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 5 hr ago

Jill Gaebler filed a criminal complaint with District Attorney Dan May on Friday over campaign literature distributed by her opponent in the April 4...

Vectrus wins Kuwait contract extension
Vectrus wins Kuwait contract extension

By: - 0 7 hr ago

The Army awarded a Vectrus Inc. subsidiary a one-year, $521.6 million extension to the company's Kuwait Base Operations and Security Support Services...

Arrest made in stabbing at park south of downtown Colorado Springs
Arrest made in stabbing at park south of downtown Colorado Springs

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 7 hr ago

Colorado Springs police have arrested a man accused of stabbing a person in Dorchester Park Thursday. Saul Jones remains in jail, records show....

Most major roads reopen after storm blows through the Colorado Springs area
Most major roads reopen after storm blows through the Colorado Springs area

By: - 0 7 hr ago

Winter-like weather with snow and high wind moved into the Colorado Springs area early Friday morning, causing several road closures, school closures...

Police: Disguise-wearing robber shot at, threatened to kill employees of Colorado Springs pharmacies he stole from
Police: Disguise-wearing robber shot at, threatened to kill employees of Colorado Springs pharmacies he stole from

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 8 hr ago

Roughly 15,400 prescription pills were stolen and routed to the black market following a string of Colorado Springs pharmacy robberies stemming back to...

Lottery funds to pay for Falcon dog park, Colorado Springs park for kids with disabilities
Lottery funds to pay for Falcon dog park, Colorado Springs park for kids with disabilities

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Colorado Springs' second playground for kids with disabilities and a new park for pooches are among the projects that will materialize in the Pikes...

Prosecutor: Colorado man linked to bombs wanted to explode himself
Prosecutor: Colorado man linked to bombs wanted to explode himself

By: - 0 8 hr ago

DENVER — Prosecutors say a former Marine accused of leaving pipe bombs in the safe in his downtown Denver hotel room planned to strap the explosives to...

Red Cross opens emergency shelter as storm hits Colorado Springs
Red Cross opens emergency shelter as storm hits Colorado Springs

By: - 0 8 hr ago

The Red Cross of Southeastern Colorado has opened an emergency shelter for drivers stranded on U.S. Highway 24, according to a tweet from the...

Thousands without power in southeastern Colorado
Thousands without power in southeastern Colorado

By: Rachel Riley - 0 12 hr ago

Thousands of electric customers in the Pikes Peak Region and beyond were still in the dark late Friday morning due to outages caused by snow, rain and...

Wintry weather affects flight schedules at Colorado Springs, Denver airports
Wintry weather affects flight schedules at Colorado Springs, Denver airports

By: Rachel Riley - 0 12 hr ago

Spring breakers, have no fear. The Colorado Springs and Denver airports have made it through the brunt of Friday’s wet, wintry weather, officials...

Snowfall totals for the Colorado Springs area and El Paso County
Snowfall totals for the Colorado Springs area and El Paso County

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 14 hr ago

Snow totals overnight are starting to roll in Friday morning. According to the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network and meteorologists...

Immigration fears move Denver bishop to set public meetings
Immigration fears move Denver bishop to set public meetings

By: Joey Bunch - 0 14 hr ago

Bishop Jorge Rodriguez hopes to offer information and encouragement for Hispanic communities in their anxious times awaiting President Trump's next...

Colorado bill would measure military training for college credits
Colorado bill would measure military training for college credits

By: Joey Bunch - 0 14 hr ago

State Rep. Jessie Danielson, D-Wheat Ridge, is looking to give credit where credit is due for veterans who learned a lot serving their country. Her...

Downtown Colorado Springs is surging with 'unprecedented' investment
Downtown Colorado Springs is surging with 'unprecedented' investment

By: Rich Laden - 0 14 hr ago

Downtown Colorado Springs has had a good couple of years, and its leading advocacy group expects conditions to get even better. A second-annual state...

Colorado Springs flutist selected for national orchestra
Colorado Springs flutist selected for national orchestra

By: Jen Mulson - 0 14 hr ago

Two years ago, Jessica Shand won the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony's Young Artist Solo Competition. Last year, she was selected for the Honor...

Man recovering after being stabbed in early morning robbery in downtown Colorado Springs
Man recovering after being stabbed in early morning robbery in downtown Colorado Springs

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 14 hr ago

A man was in critical condition early Friday after police say he was robbed and then stabbed in the leg. The 26-year-old man showed up at a local...

Police: Colorado Springs man fights off home invader then tries to follow intruder
Police: Colorado Springs man fights off home invader then tries to follow intruder

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 15 hr ago

A man who fought off a home invader and then chased the armed intruder in his vehicle suffered only minor injuries, according to Colorado Springs...

Colorado Springs police searching for bandana-wearing robber
Colorado Springs police searching for bandana-wearing robber

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 15 hr ago

A man covering his face with a bandana robbed a convenience store at gunpoint Thursday night. The armed man reportedly walked into Diamond Shamrock...

Delivery of Friday's Gazette delayed by weather conditions
Delivery of Friday's Gazette delayed by weather conditions

By: - 0 16 hr ago

The storm that is hitting the Colorado Springs area with snow and high wind is making the delivery of the Friday’s edition The Gazette an...

Colorado Springs woman reported missing in Montana has been found dead
Colorado Springs woman reported missing in Montana has been found dead

By: - 0 16 hr ago

MISSOULA, Mont. — A woman who called 911 to report that she was lost has been found dead in the Fish Creek area west of Missoula. Mineral County...

Rain helps crews get wildfire near Pueblo under control
Rain helps crews get wildfire near Pueblo under control

By: - 0 17 hr ago

AVONDALE - A fire that flared up overnight near the town of Avondale is now under control. The fire started near Highway 96 Thursday and was...

Resident injured in home invasion on Fort Carson in which gun was fired
Resident injured in home invasion on Fort Carson in which gun was fired

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 17 hr ago

An overnight home invasion on Fort Carson sent one person to the hospital, Fort Carson officials said. The resident fired a gun and was injured...

Mix-up leaves opening of 350-student Colorado Springs military charter school in jeopardy
Mix-up leaves opening of 350-student Colorado Springs military charter school in jeopardy

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 17 hr ago

Several hundred Colorado Springs-area students' plans to attend a military-style charter school this fall are in jeopardy after organizers failed to...

Iconic Air Force Academy cadet chapel to close for four years to fix leaking spires
Iconic Air Force Academy cadet chapel to close for four years to fix leaking spires

By: Tom Roeder - 0 17 hr ago

The Air Force Academy will close its Cadet Chapel in late 2018 for up to four years to repair leaks that have plagued Colorado's most iconic building...

Colorado Springs School District 11 agrees to sell parcel it had bought for new school
Colorado Springs School District 11 agrees to sell parcel it had bought for new school

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 17 hr ago

Colorado Springs School District 11's Board of Education for the second time has approved the sale of vacant land that years ago was earmarked for a...

Colorado Senate kills anti-gay conversion therapy bill for third straight year
Colorado Senate kills anti-gay conversion therapy bill for third straight year

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

The Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee voted down a ban on gay conversion therapy for the third year in a row Wednesday. House...

Closings, delays already announced ahead of storm predicted to hit Colorado Springs
Closings, delays already announced ahead of storm predicted to hit Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Across the Colorado Springs area, people are preparing for an incoming winter storm - but El Paso County will remain under a red flag warning until 8...

Crews contain fire at training area on Fort Carson
Crews contain fire at training area on Fort Carson

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Training exercises likely sparked a Thursday afternoon fire on Fort Carson, although the cause is under investigation, a spokeswoman said. The fire...

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