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East Troublesome fire stalls within about a mile of Estes Park ahead of heavy snow


Created: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 20:30:00 -0600

Author: David Mullen david.mullen@gazette.com

The East Troublesome fire stalled Saturday a mile and a quarter from the deserted town of Estes Park, fire officials said Saturday evening.

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Coronavirus in Colorado — Latest updates, Oct. 24


Created: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 18:00:00 -0600

Author: The Gazette

Coronavirus news and updates from Colorado Springs, the Pikes Peak region, and elsewhere in Colorado and the U.S.

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All's fair in love and war — over political yard signs


Created: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 15:00:00 -0600

Author: By STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com

As we enter the final laps of a historically ugly and divisive election season, those who’ve already voted or decided how they will cast their ballots — i.e. most Americans — would probably agree on at least one thing:

Read more: All's fair in love and war — over political yard signs


Cheyenne Mountain, Liberty high schools shift to remote learning


Created: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 14:24:00 -0600

Author: By O'Dell Isaac odell.isaac@gazette.com

Two more Pikes Peak region schools are shifting to remote learning due to COVID-19, according to emails sent to families and staff members.

Read more: Cheyenne Mountain, Liberty high schools shift to remote learning


BARTELS | Connections to life made through our screens


Created: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 14:15:00 -0600

Author: By Lynn Bartels

I took some grief earlier this year when I wrote that I opposed the death penalty, a position that began with a “hang ’em, high” sentiment and gradually evolved over the years.

Read more: BARTELS | Connections to life made through our screens


Pandemic Winter is coming. How will we cope? | Vince Bzdek


Created: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 14:15:00 -0600

Author: Vince Bzdek

As Lord Eddard Stark used to say so ominously in “Game of Thrones,” winter is coming.

Read more: Pandemic Winter is coming. How will we cope? | Vince Bzdek


All lanes of I-25 open after small grassfire burns 5 acres near Interquest Parkway


Created: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 14:11:00 -0600

Author: KKTV

A small grass fire burned an estimated 5 acres near Interstate 25 and Interquest Parkway in Colorado Springs Saturday afternoon, according to Gazette news partner KKTV.

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For daughter of COVID victim, her mother is far away and right beside her


Created: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 13:30:00 -0600

Author: Seth Klamann The Denver Gazette

Jayne Thompson Hartung taught her five children many things, as mothers do. How to iron clothes, how to make a bed, how to cook, to always write thank-you notes, to dress well.

Read more: For daughter of COVID victim, her mother is far away and right beside her


Polis' eviction order provides protections for tenants, but uncertainty remains


Created: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 12:45:00 -0600

Author: Seth Klamann The Denver Gazette

John Wilson sat in the middle of the courtroom alone, wearing a black cloth tied over his lower face like a bandana. Beside him in the pew was a satchel with a stack of loose documents that represented his doomed…

Read more: Polis' eviction order provides protections for tenants, but uncertainty remains


Colorado Springs weather: Cold, snow expected Sunday after warm Saturday


Created: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 12:08:00 -0600

Author: By O'Dell Isaac odell.isaac@gazette.com

Colorado Springs residents should expect drastic changes in temperature over the weekend, according to the National Weather Service in Pueblo.

Read more: Colorado Springs weather: Cold, snow expected Sunday after warm Saturday


BALLOT WATCH | Time’s running short if you plan to mail in your ballot


Created: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 11:30:00 -0600

Author: Colorado Politics

Monday marks the last day you can expect that a ballot you put in a mailbox will arrive at your county’s voting center for counting by Nov. 3, according to the Colorado Secretary of State’s office.

Read more: BALLOT WATCH | Time’s running short if you plan to mail in your ballot


East Troublesome fire: Elderly couple died in the home they loved


Created: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 09:30:00 -0600

Author: David Mullen david.mullen@gazette.com

GRANBY -- The elderly couple that lost their lives to the East Troublesome fire refused to leave the home they loved.

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Juvenile male taken to Colorado Springs hospital with gunshot wound


Created: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 09:21:00 -0600

Author: By O'Dell Isaac odell.isaac@gazette.com

A juvenile male suffered potentially life-threatening injuries in a shooting in southeast Colorado Springs late Friday night, according to a police report.

Read more: Juvenile male taken to Colorado Springs hospital with gunshot wound


Waves of wildfire evacuations strain hotels, volunteers, evacuees


Created: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 22:00:00 -0600

Author: By Mary Shinn mary.shinn@gazette.com

When Doug Bair and Cindy Meyer left Grand Lake Wednesday, the flames of the East Troublesome fire were 200 to 300 feet tall in the trees behind their house and they could feel the heat.

Read more: Waves of wildfire evacuations strain hotels, volunteers, evacuees


El Paso County on brink of tighter COVID-19 restrictions


Created: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 22:00:00 -0600

Author: JESSICA SNOUWAERT jessica.snouwaert@gazette.com

El Paso County could see increased COVID-19 restrictions in upcoming weeks if the county does not curb the disease’s spread, officials said in a news conference Friday.

Read more: El Paso County on brink of tighter COVID-19 restrictions


As firefighters make progress, East Troublesome fire claims first 2 lives


Created: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 21:00:00 -0600

Author: JESSICA SNOUWAERT jessica.snouwaert@gazette.com and JULIA CARDI julia.cardi@gazette.com Julia Cardi julia.cardi@gazette.com

After having to mostly stand by and watch as the East Troublesome fire surged into a 188,079-acre behemoth that forced thousands from their homes, officials on Friday reported the first progress in days. They also reported the first two deaths.

Read more: As firefighters make progress, East Troublesome fire claims first 2 lives


Colorado landlord threatens to double rent if Joe Biden is elected


Created: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 20:00:00 -0600

Author: Hannah Metzger The Denver Gazette

The landlord of a Fort Morgan trailer park sent a letter to tenants threatening to raise their rent if Joe Biden wins the presidential election, residents said.

Read more: Colorado landlord threatens to double rent if Joe Biden is elected


Teller County animal welfare officers seeking help finding whoever abused small dog


Created: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 19:19:00 -0600

Author: By O'Dell Isaac odell.isaac@gazette.com

Teller County animal welfare officers are seeking help in finding whoever abused a small dog found limping and with a large gash on its snout, the Sheriff's Office said.

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Wildlife authorities seek help in catching poacher who left deer to die


Created: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 18:56:00 -0600

Author: By O'Dell Isaac odell.isaac

Authorities are asking for help in finding the poacher who shot a deer with an arrow north of Colorado Springs Friday and left it to die.

Read more: Wildlife authorities seek help in catching poacher who left deer to die


A look at 5 other fires currently burning in Colorado


Created: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 17:55:00 -0600

Author: The Gazette

A look at other some other fires burning across the state.

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A look at 5 other fires currently burning in Colorado


Created: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 17:55:00 -0600

Author: The Gazette

A look at other some other fires burning across the state.

Read more: A look at 5 other fires currently burning in Colorado


Former Palmer High coach, baseball player among three killed in I-25 crash


Created: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 17:15:00 -0600

Author: By O'Dell Isaac odell.isaac@gazette.com

A former Palmer High School baseball coach and player were among three Colorado Springs residents killed Friday morning in a three-vehicle collision on Interstate 25 near Walsenburg, the Colorado State Patrol said.

Read more: Former Palmer High coach, baseball player among three killed in I-25 crash


Colorado wildfires: a list of organizations and individuals who need help


Created: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 16:35:00 -0600

Author: By Marianne Goodland The Gazette

The wildfires in Boulder, Grand and Larimer counties have burned homes and devastated residents, including some who have lost everything. Here's a current list of organizations seeking help for residents of the East Troublesome, Cameron Peak and CalWood fire areas.

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Wait continues for future plan of beloved Colorado Springs park


Created: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 16:30:00 -0600

Author: By Seth Boster seth.boster@gazette.com

A master plan for a popular and controversial outdoor hub in Colorado Springs has stalled.

Read more: Wait continues for future plan of beloved Colorado Springs park


Denver firefighters are helping battle blazes in Colorado, throughout the U.S.


Created: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 16:30:00 -0600

Author: BY ALAYNA ALVAREZ Colorado Politics

For months, the Denver Fire Department’s 150-member wildland team — one of the largest in the country — has been fighting the flames that continue to ravage Colorado and other parts of the U.S. late into fall.

Read more: Denver firefighters are helping battle blazes in Colorado, throughout the U.S.

 
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