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Monument, Colorado is located in El Paso County. Zip codes in Monument, CO include 80132. The median home price in Monument is $389,000 which is roughly $120/per square foot. More Monument information.

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19 hrs ago | The Gazette

2 inches of snow already in some parts of city, Storms could continue into May

As Wednesday's spring storm demonstrated, winter weather has not quite left the picture, despite warm springs days that have made a frequent appearance this month.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

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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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Examiner.com

Hiking in Monument - Mount Herman

As you drive between C-470 and Colorado Springs, you can't miss Pikes Peak in the distance.

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27 Things You'll Miss About America When You're Abroad

But then the panic attack sets in: All those things you take for granted like, um, ICE, that just are not that common overseas.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Gazette

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Lori Benton assists the IT at the Lewis-Palmer Middle School in preparation for Monday's new online testing for the students Friday, April 11, 2014.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Gazette

Colorado Springs teacher goes public with reasons for resignation

Colorado Springs teacher Pauline Hawkins and her 9-year-old son plan to move to New Hampshire later this year after she resigns from teaching English at Liberty High School.

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Denver Post

State education board asks lawmakers to repeal multi-state tests

Colorado's board of education passed a resolution Wednesday asking the legislature to pull out of a multi-state testing consortium and allow it to develop its own tests for public school students.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Examiner.com

Hiking at Colorado National Monument: Serpents Trail

Most hikers prefer not to hike roads, but Serpents Trail isn't just an old road, this is an historic "motor route" from the early 1900s.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

KKTV

9-Year-Old Hospitalized After Being Shot In Hand

Monument police and El Paso County deputies were called to the 200 block of Saber Creek at 10:30 a.m. on reports that a 9-year-old had been shot in the hand.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Examiner.com

Hiking at Colorado National Monunment: Devils Kitchen

Looking for a family hike or an easy hike at Colorado National Monument ? Devils Kitchen is a great choice.

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The Gazette

Springtime in the Rockies = blast of winter: About 4 inches of snow...

Although up to 9 inches of snow fell northwest of Peterson Air Force Base, National Weather Service meteorologist Kyle Mozley said no records were broken Thursday, Most of Colorado Springs got about 4 to 4.5 inches of snow and further north in Black Forest and Monument, weather observers reported about 5 inches of snow on the ground.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Gazette

Palmer Lake rejects marijuana sales with record turnout, mayor gets...

Derrick Gandy works at the Palmer Lake Well ESA medical marijuana dispensary Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Gazette

Free concert Tuesday kicks off Air Force Academy anniversary rites

A concert at the Air Force Academy on Tuesday will mark the 60th anniversary of the school in the first of three events to celebrate its founding.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Gazette

Ashes suspected to be cause of Black Forest house fire

Firefighters clean up hot spots from a house fire in the 11500 block of Milam Road Monday, 3/31/14.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

U.S. Forest Service says fire activity in March isn't sign of bad season to come

A spokesperson with the U.S. Forest Service said Wednesday's wildfire is not an indication of a bad fire season this summer.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Gazette

November ballot question would add extra $50 million to annual stormwater spending

If voters approve a stormwater fee in November, the estimated $50 million collected annually would be in addition to what cities and the county already spend on stormwater projects, organizers said.

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The Gazette

Monument voters to choose mayor, trustees in Tuesday election

They too will choose a mayor and town trustees. Current Mayor Lorrie Worthey is running for a second term against Jane Newberry.

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KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Wildfire west of Monument contained

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office says a small fire that was burning just west of Monument is now contained.

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KKTV

Fire Near Mt. Herman Fully Contained

The combination of warmth , wind, dry air, and dry fuels means fire danger is high today.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Gazette

Mayor Bach wants $2 million from reserve fund to fix potholes, cites...

Street crew Ed Rodriguez, left, Roxanne French and Jose Tirado repair a pothole along North Nevada Avenue on Jan. 7. Mayor Steve Bach will ask the City Council to approve $2 million in emergency spending from the city's reserve fund to pay for pothole repairs.

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