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On the morning of Aug. 21, the El Paso County Board of County Commissioners met behind closed doors to discuss a ballot measure to extend... [Read More]
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The inmate population at El Paso County's Criminal Justice Center reached a new record on Aug. 20, at 1,829. That beat the former record of... [Read More]
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Air Force Combat Controller Tech. Sgt. John A. Chapman will be posthumously awarded the the nation's most prestigious military decoration, the Medal of Honor, by... [Read More]
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If you read last issue's Dio Disciples interview, you most likely know that the late metal icon's official tribute band hit Colorado Springs' Sunshine Studios... [Read More]
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The 28-year-old man who was paralyzed from the chest down by a bullet in a Feb. 5 shootout that killed a deputy will meet with... [Read More]
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The Air Force Academy's dean of faculty Brig. Gen. Andrew Armacost announced today, Aug. 17, he will retire effective Aug. 1, 2019. The announcement comes... [Read More]
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I've spent much of this and last summer hiking to lakes in the mountains, and most of of them have been long hikes or at... [Read More]
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Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke, once referred to as "drunky little Thom" in the comment section of a video that found him deejaying with Flying Lotus,... [Read More]
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Nicholas Adkins, owner/sole operator of Manitou Springs-based Manitou French Pastries, took a little time to figure out his true calling. The West Virginia native spent... [Read More]
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The dB's founder ends a long silence with this wistful, heartfelt, but always rocking album highlighted by "Continental... [Read More]
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Bryce Dillingham and crew have been busy. Since Roll Up Food Truck opened in January of 2017, they've bought a much bigger trailer and stepped... [Read More]
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Most Colorado Springs drivers would agree: The most frustrating, anxiety-inducing section of any commute along the Interstate 25 corridor is the 18-mile "gap" between Monument... [Read More]
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Here's something you don't hear a lot: A local government agency has collected so much money in fees that it now has to find a... [Read More]
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According to Thumbtack.com, Colorado Springs has lots of little reasons to celebrate. Between last year and this year, the city bumped up its "B" score... [Read More]
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Kids and teens face more challenges than many adults realize, and some youths start life by pushing a rock uphill, facing childhood issues that change... [Read More]
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I feel the same as when I encountered Whistle Piss at Whistle Pig Brewing: Why make us think about urine while drinking? Here we have... [Read More]
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Chef Ian Dedrickson, former sous chef at IV by Brother Luck and currently a bartender at Axe and the Oak Whiskey House, has launched a... [Read More]
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Happy hours are meant to be fun, and the drinks you choose to sip often can, and should follow suit. In a 2013 Indy recipe... [Read More]
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After analyzing factors like collision data, traffic volume and speeding, the city has chosen four intersections for red-light cameras: • Northbound Academy Boulevard at Carefree... [Read More]
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Thomas Villanueva, the innocent bystander gravely wounded in a Feb. 5 shootout in which El Paso County Sheriff's Deputy Micah Flick was killed, staged a... [Read More]
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