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4 hrs ago | The Gazette

The Country Life: Loving the long ears, aka mules and donkeys

Her first love was horses: "I've always been a horse person, since I was a little girl," Geist said.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Gazette

City for Champions organizers plan to visit other downtown stadiums

Organizers of the City for Champions plan to visit at least 11 cities that have built downtown sports and event centers in search of the secrets to their success.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO, Air Force Academy, CO

The Gazette

Colorado Springs high school band coach accused of - inappropriate' sexual acts

David Hurd, a contract band coach, has been arrested on charges of multiple counts of felony sexual exploitation of a child and obscenity, after allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old student at Air Academy High School.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO

The Gazette

Wednesday storm could drop 2 inches of snow on Colorado Springs

Cars make their way along Woodmen Road as Sunday's snowstorm gathered strength Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Weather, Colorado Springs, CO, Pueblo, CO, Teller County, CO

The Gazette

Flash-flood preparedness meeting April 24 in Manitou Springs

A meeting April 24 at the Manitou Springs town hall will allow residents of the town of about 5,000 people to review flash-flood dangers, discuss emergency plans and learn more about ongoing mitigation efforts.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Manitou Springs, CO

The Gazette

Flood meeting to be held at Ute Pass Elementary School

Rob Carrigan climbs over piles of mud, rocks and other debris Tuesday morning, July 31, 2012, that was washed across highway 24 near Cascade, Colo.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Cascade, CO, Weather, Cascade-Chipita Park, CO, Green Mountain Falls, CO

Colorado Springs Business Journal

124,000 Coloradans signed up under ACA

Connect for Health Colorado announced Monday that 124,000 Coloradans signed up for private health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Teller County, CO

KKTV

1 Injured In Cimarron Hills Shooting

The 18-year-old victim walked into the Cimarron Hills Fire Department around 1:20 a.m. Tuesday with a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

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Related Topix: Cimarron Hills, CO

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Colorado Springs Business Journal

Mayor Bach names RTA advisory board

Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach formally announced the names of the 16 community leaders who will serve on the Regional Tourism Act Advisory Board for the City for Champions initiative.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO, United States Air Force Academy, Air Force Academy, CO

The Gazette

Latest storm leaves Colorado Springs with snowiest winter in more than a decade

The official snow report Monday morning from the Colorado Springs Airport was 1.5 inches, putting the season's total at 34.4 inches, said meteorologist John Kalina of the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO, Weather, Monument, CO, Black Forest, CO

TheDenverChannel

Band coach arrested for relationship with teen

Freeze Warning issued April 14 at 11:30AM MDT expiring April 15 at 8:00AM MDT in effect for: Delta, Garfield, Gunnison, Mesa, Montrose Freeze Watch issued April 14 at 4:29AM MDT expiring April 15 at 8:00AM MDT in effect for: Delta, Garfield, Gunnison, Mesa, Montrose Freeze Warning issued April 13 at 3:04PM MDT expiring April 14 at 9:00AM MDT in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO

The Gazette

Disaster planning, communication better

Ramah Fire Crew member Benedict Yazzie stands watch over a back burn started at the Black Forest Section 16 Trailhead in an attempt to stop the main fire from traveling South Thursday, June 13, 2013.

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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Gazette

Four hospitalized after multiple car pileup near Monument Hill

Four people were hospitalized Sunday after an eight-car pileup on southbound Interstate 25 near Monument Hill, according to the Colorado State Patrol.

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The Gazette

Spring storm prompts winter weather warning for Pikes Peak Region

A horse grazes in his Rockrimmon area pasture during snow that began falling Sunday afternoon April 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Colorado Springs, CO, Weather

The Gazette

Danger at your Doorstep: Tips for floods, fires

Karen Bodine, center, and her husband, Greg Bodine, right, help her father, Duane Schormann, load his animals into the trailer Sunday, June 24, 2012, as the Waldo Canyon Fire burns toward Cascade, Colo., and the family home she grew up in.

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Related Topix: Cascade, CO

The Gazette

Danger At Your Doorstep: Region girds for disasters

Colorado Department of Transportation project engineer Rich Gonser, left, and Wildcat Construction general superintendent Erich Braun inspect the inside of a new 10X24 foot culvert Thursday, April 10, 2014 that will replace a three foot culvert to direct water and debris out of Waldo Canyon and under Highway 24. The small culvert that was in place ... (more)

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Black Forest, CO

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Gazette

Heavy snow is forecast for Sunday.

Winter weather was forecast to return starting with rain overnight Saturday, turning to snow and remaining for much of Sunday.

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Related Topix: Blizzard, Weather, Teller County, CO, Colorado Springs, CO

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Gazette

Bach names RTA advisory board that will oversee City for Champions iniatives

Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach on Friday announced 16 community leaders who will serve on the Regional Tourism Act Advisory Board, which will oversee development of the City of Champions tourism initiative.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO, United States Air Force Academy, US Military, US Air Force, Air Force Academy, CO

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Gazette

Nonprofit group aims to get recreational pot on Colorado Springs November ballot

A ballot measure that's been in the works for months is on the verge of being filed with the city clerk's office, said Mark Slaugh, director of the nonprofit Every Vote Counts.

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

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Colorado recovery officer tours Waldo burn scar

Colorado's new chief recovery officer, Molly Urbina, toured flash flood mitigation efforts in Ute Pass on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Cascade, CO

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