<![CDATA[Colorado Springs Gazette RSS - news >> local]]> http://gazette.com/rss/news/local Sat, 23 Jul 2016 13:13:34 -0600 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[Skeletal remains found outside Eldora Ski Resort, may be related to severed foot found in June]]> http://gazette.com/skeletal-remains-found-outside-eldora-ski-resort-may-be-related-to-severed-foot-found-in-june/article/1580552?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/skeletal-remains-found-outside-eldora-ski-resort-may-be-related-to-severed-foot-found-in-june/article/1580552?custom_click=rss

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. -- The mystery surrounding human remains found at Eldora Ski Resort last month continues to grow after several skeletal remains were found just outside that area late Saturday morning. 

A trail runner discovered the remains which were scattered over a small area to be no wider than 20 feet on a mountainside north of Peterson Lake, approximately three-quarters of a mile outside the front gate to the Eldora Mountain Ski Resort, according commander Mike Wagner with the Boulder County Sheriff's Office. 

It appeared the decedent had likely been camping.

It is unknown how long the remains have been on the hillside, but it appears to be at least several months, as the remains are

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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 15:20:14 -0600
<![CDATA[Hickenlooper among 3 VP hopefuls to visit Clinton's home in Washington]]> http://gazette.com/hickenlooper-among-3-vp-hopefuls-to-visit-clintons-home-in-washington/article/1580481?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/hickenlooper-among-3-vp-hopefuls-to-visit-clintons-home-in-washington/article/1580481?custom_click=rss

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has visited Hillary Clinton's Washington home as the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee ponders her choice for vice president.

Hickenlooper was in a car that departed Clinton's Washington home Friday afternoon.

The Democratic governor declined to comment on his visit.

The apparent meeting came after Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren visited Clinton's house earlier Friday.

Other candidates Clinton is known to be vetting are Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro.

A person who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal matters said earlier that Clinton was holding meetings Friday about her running mate

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Sat, 16 Jul 2016 10:56:14 -0600
<![CDATA[The Latest: Charges filed against 2 men in Cold Springs Fire]]> http://gazette.com/the-latest-charges-filed-against-2-men-in-cold-springs-fire/article/feed/371966?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/the-latest-charges-filed-against-2-men-in-cold-springs-fire/article/feed/371966?custom_click=rss

NEDERLAND, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in Colorado (all times local):

1:55 p.m.

The two men accused of accidentally starting the wildfire that has destroyed eight homes in Colorado have been charged with arson.

District Attorney Stan Garnett announced the charges Wednesday at a meeting with residents in Nederland, a mountain town near Boulder.

Investigators say 28-year-old Jimmy Andrew Suggs and 26-year-old Zackary Ryan Kuykendall from Vinemont, Alabama didn't make sure their campfire on private property was completely out, allowing it to flare up and spread in hot, windy weather on Saturday.

They each face two counts of arson, including one that is a felony carrying a penalty of up to 12

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]]> Wed, 13 Jul 2016 15:36:14 -0600 <![CDATA[More evacuations pending for wildfire west of Boulder]]> http://gazette.com/more-evacuations-pending-for-wildfire-west-of-boulder/article/1579986?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/more-evacuations-pending-for-wildfire-west-of-boulder/article/1579986?custom_click=rss

BOULDER — Mandatory evacuation orders have been issued for a wildfire burning north of Nederland.

The Boulder Office of Emergency Management says people being evacuated should move to Nederland High School.

Authorities said the fire started Saturday afternoon west of Boulder and grew quickly to more than 100 acres.

The scenic Peak to Peak Highway was blocked off to traffic. There were no reports of injuries.

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Sun, 10 Jul 2016 15:52:45 -0600