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Recent apartment fires highlight importance of fire codes
Investigators wrapped up their investigation into the cause of an apartment fire in Colorado Springs Tuesday while also verifying the building compiled with fire codes.
Parks receive grants to repair damage
El Paso County parks will receive nearly $300,000 in Great Outdoors Colorado grants to repair damage to two popular recreational areas caused by last year's flooding.
Tumbleweed a new blow to prairies hit by drought
Dee Glynch rakes a giant pile of tumbleweeds in front of her house in Fountain, Colo., last month.
Three injured in overnight apartment fire in Fountain
Three senior citizens are being treated for smoke inhalation after flames broke out at the Fountain View Apartments around 3 a.m, Wednesday.
Elder sweeps to GOP assembly victory in race for sheriff
Bill Elder will likely be the next El Paso County Sheriff after he swept the Republican field Saturday at the assembly and won the sole nomination.
Snow snarls traffic on I-25, throughout region
The Colorado State Patrol reported several wrecks and spin-outs on Interstate 25 north of Monument and other roads in the Pikes Peak region were getting slick by 5 p.m. Traffic was bumper-to-bumper on I-25 at Woodmen Road and the Colorado Department of Transportation said the freeway was slushy and wet all the way to Fountain.
Feds boost grants to Springs, Fountain to fix affordable housing, but more needed
Unburdened by sequestration-related budget cuts, maintenance funding for hundreds of affordable housing units across the Pikes Peak region edged up slightly from 2013.