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2 min ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Sheriff's office finalizes Black Forest Fire investigation report

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office says it has submitted the final version of its Black Forest Fire investigation report to the District Attorney's Office.

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Related Topix: Black Forest, CO

4 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

From the outside, looking in

For several years, but especially in recent months, the lack of unity and decisiveness among Colorado Springs' elected leaders has made the area look bad - steadily eroding the public's trust.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO, Manitou Springs, CO, Green Mountain Falls, CO, Woodland Park, CO

8 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Business Journal

The El Paso and Teller County Self-Help Center gets a facelift

The El Paso and Teller County Self-Help Center will host a ribbon cutting at 7:15 a.m. Friday at the El Paso County Courthouse, 270 S. Tejon St. The Self Help Center is a legal services center open to the citizens of El Paso and Teller counties who want to research and file legal processes on their own.

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Related Topix: Teller County, CO, Parenting, Family

11 hrs ago | Denver Westword

Continental Divided: Our guide to the ten states of Colorado

Is Colorado a state of mind? This state survived last year's secession movement, when a dozen counties wanted to leave Colorado , but Colorado is still separated by differences in geography, economy and philosophy.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Canon City, CO

14 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

Irv Halter and his campaign manager hatch a plan to unseat Doug Lamborn in CD5

Democrats have not won Colorado's Congressional District 5 since it was drawn 42 years ago.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Doug Lamborn, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Military, US Air Force

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Gazette

County Commissioner Glenn rebukes Colorado Springs

El Paso County Commissioner Darryl Glenn publicly scolded Colorado Springs Chief of Staff and City Council members Tuesday telling them they needed to "get their act together."

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Commissioners pass funding resolution, call for Maketa's resignation again

A new El Paso County policy aims to uphold transparency. But the resolution doesn't do much to stop what some call a miscommunication and others call secret accounts.

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The Gazette

Manitou pot store clears final hurdle

Todd Casey walks through the lobby of the new recreational marijuana store Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the corner of Highway 24 and Colorado Avenue in Manitou Springs.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Manitou Springs, CO

Cortez Journal News

Pipeline gives an edge in gas liquids

The Front Range Pipeline that runs through eastern El Paso County has positioned Colorado to take advantage of the burgeoning market for natural gas liquids.The pipeline, which began operating in February, is expected to become increasingly important as the statex2019s production of natural gas liquids continues to grow.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

County says culverts working in fight against flooding

An El Paso County engineer said Monday that two culverts installed in Black Forest to reduce flash flooding are performing well.

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Related Topix: Weather, Black Forest, CO, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Mass Transit

CO: PPRTA to Spend $12M to Fix Up Area Known as No Man's Land

July 27--The Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority will start a major road project in 2016 on a stretch of highway that has been neglected, deemed blighted and been nicknamed No Man's Land.

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Related Topix: Manitou Springs, CO, Colorado Springs, CO

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Flash flood watch across southern Colorado

A flash flood watch is set to take effect Monday at noon for much of south central and southeastern Colorado as well as the state's southwestern corner.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Pueblo West, CO

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Northern Command chief talks military response to disaster, effectiveness of America's missile defen

Chaos in the Middle East means an increased threat of terrorist attacks on American soil, U.S. Northern Command chief Gen.

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Related Topix: Prison, Terrorism, Strategic Defense Initiative, US Military, US Air Force

The Gazette

Manitou Springs recreational pot shop to open on Thursday

Workers add finishing touches Saturday, July 26, 2014, to the new recreational marijuana store at the corner of Highway 24 and Colorado Avenue in Manitou Springs.

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Related Topix: Manitou Springs, CO, Marijuana, Colorado Springs, CO, Canon City, CO

CBS Local

A Stormwater Task Force Plan For Springs

The Pikes Peak Stormwater Task Force is trying to explain its stormwater prevention proposal so the public will understand why they might be asked to pay $10 a month.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO, Natural Disasters, Flood, Manitou Springs, CO, Fountain, CO

NewsOK.com

Front Range project gives an edge in gas liquids

The Front Range Pipeline that runs through eastern El Paso County has positioned Colorado to take advantage of the burgeoning market for natural gas liquids.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Colorado Springs Business Journal

Stormwater leaders gear up for ballot campaign

Colorado Springs City Council obligingly approved the proposed intergovernmental agreement earlier this week, and other jurisdictions are expected to do so shortly.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO, Manitou Springs, CO, Fountain, CO, Green Mountain Falls, CO

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Sheriff's Office responds to discovered fund

Sgt. Greg White said a glitch caused a reporting error. The glitch happened because the system operated on software, which has since been replaced.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Gazette

Colorado Springs City Council endorses regional stormwater plan

Colorado Springs City Council endorses the creation of a regional stormwater authority - which if voters approve in November would collect $48 million a year in fees to pay for regional flood control projects.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO, Manitou Springs, CO, Green Mountain Falls, CO, Arapahoe County, CO

Colorado Springs Independent

Seven Days

This is not the greatest rock group in the world; this is just a tribute. And though there can be only one, this Australian cover group led by Giles Taylor has been lauded for its meticulous approach to the Queen experience.

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Related Topix: Calhan, CO, Colorado Springs, CO

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