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  1. Avalanche warning: Heavy snow will forever be a bane and a blessingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Gazette

    Heavy snow will forever be a bane and a blessing to Colorado's high country, where snowfall lures skiers and promises summer water, but also shuts down roads. While the storm cycle has brought more than 40 inches to Wolf Creek and 30 inches on Monarch Pass, avalanche forecasters issued high danger alerts for the Front Range and mountain ranges in southern Colorado.

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  2. Man killed in hostage standoff allegedly wielded scissorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Gazette

    Larimer County authorities say a man fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy at a mobile home park near Fort Collins had been armed with a pair of scissors. The Coloradoan reports a Fort Collins Police Services release says deputies reported seeing 38-year-old Philip B. Salazar wielding a large pair of scissors, which was allegedly found at the scene of the Saturday shooting.

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  3. Winter storm bears down; many schools in Colorado Springs area announce Monday closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Gazette

    The National Weather Service has posted a winter storm warning for a large area that stretches from southwest Colorado and diagonally to the northeast corner of the state. The warning area includes Denver, Fort Collins, Fort Morgan, Grand Junction and Durango.

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  4. Winter storm bears down; some Colorado Springs schools announce Monday closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Gazette

    The National Weather Service has posted a winter storm warning for a large area that stretches from southwest Colorado and diagonally to the northeast corner of the state. The warning area includes Denver, Fort Collins, Fort Morgan, Grand Junction and Durango.

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  5. Police ID man killed in hostage standoff in northern ColoradoRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Gazette

    The Larimer County authorities have identified the man they shot and killed in a mobile home park northeast of Fort Collins. The man was identified by the county coroner's office as 38-year-old Philip B. Salazar, of the Fort Collins area.

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  6. Colorado Springs hotel occupancy jumps to 16-year highRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | The Gazette

    Tourists visited the Pikes Peak region and stayed in hotels in bigger numbers last year than they had in any other year since the boom years of the late 1990s, according to Rocky Mountain Lodging Report. The average occupancy rate for local hotels rose for a second consecutive year from 62 percent in 2014 to 64.8 percent in 2015, matching 1999 as the highest annual occupancy rate during the past 16 years, the report said.

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  7. Colorado Springs residents say Martin Luther King's dream not yet realizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | The Gazette

    Victoria Stone, the Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission Vice Chair and Mistress of Ceremony at the All People's Breakfast, is pictured at work on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette Martin Luther King Jr. announced his dream of racial equality to a quarter-million people participating in the 1963 March on Washington.

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  8. Not just water: Fort Collins says river's charm is key to well-beingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | The Gazette

    A picturesque Colorado river with a peculiar French name is the latest prize in the West's water wars, where wilderness advocates usually line up against urban and industrial development. This showdown has a new force: City dwellers who say a vibrant river flowing past their streets, parks and buildings is essential to their community's identity and well-being.

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  9. Frank Aries dies at 82; sought to develop the Banning Lewis Ranch in Colorado SpringsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Gazette

    Real estate developer Frank Aries, who led the effort in the 1980s to annex the massive Banning Lewis Ranch, died of leukemia Dec. 8 in Arizona, according to an obituary in a Tucson newspaper. He was 82. Just over 30 years ago, and fresh from his success in buying and reselling a Tucson ranch owned by reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes, the colorful Aries bought most of the 25,000-acre Banning Lewis Ranch on Colorado Springs' eastern edge.

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  10. Not just water: City says river's charm is key to well-beingRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Gazette

    A picturesque Colorado river with a peculiar French name is the latest prize in the West's water wars, where wilderness advocates usually line up against urban and industrial development. This showdown has a new force: City dwellers who say a vibrant river flowing past their streets, parks and buildings is essential to their community's identity and well-being.

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  11. Databases, nonprofit records, wage theft transparency on Colorado legislature's 2016 agendaRead the original story

    Friday Jan 8 | The Gazette

    Colorado lawmakers will consider at least four measures to expand public access to information during the legislature's 2016 session, which convenes Wednesday. The biggest-impact proposal is meant to ensure that public records maintained in spreadsheets and databases are made available to requesters in similar file formats that can be searched and analyzed.

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  12. Colorado economic development incentive programs approvedRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2015 | The Gazette

    The Colorado Economic Development Commission has approved hundreds of millions of dollars in incentive programs, including $86 million to help build four tourist attractions in northern Colorado that include an indoor whitewater park, a horror film center, a lake resort and a water park-themed hotel. Denver got $121 million for the National Western Center, but said it's not enough and it needs to find more funds for the project.

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  13. Fort Collins mourns suicide deaths of middle school studentsRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2015 | The Gazette

    Two Fort Collins 11-year-olds have died by suicide within a week, leaving a school district in mourning, a community seeking answers and two families planning funerals. The first victim, a female sixth-grader at Lincoln Middle School, succumbed to self-inflicted injuries about 1 p.m. Nov. 16 at Children's Hospital in Aurora after allegedly being bullied.

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  14. Air Force spotlight player: Garrett Griffin, tight endRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | The Gazette

    Air Force tight end Garrett Griffin pauses between plays during a game against CSU at Hughes Stadium in Ft. Collins on Saturday, October 17, 2015.

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  15. Colorado Springs beer festival a party for brewers, drinkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | The Gazette

    The All Colorado Beer Festival's original organizers toast to the festival's success: Drew Martorella, Carol Hiller, Mark Wiebe, Matt Favier, Mike Thomas and Randy Dipner. Courtesy photo Organizers say the Pikes Peak region's premiere beer festival is like a block party compared to the Great American Beer Festival held in Denver.

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  16. Rare bison free to roam Colorado prairieRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2015 | The Gazette

    The gate is open, at last, and 10 bison that have spent the past 11 days in a wooden corral the size of a high school gymnasium are free to leave. Ten charter bus-loads of spectators stand a hundred yards back behind a yellow rope in Larimer County's Soapstone Prairie Natural Area, a healthy breeze whipping hair in their faces and setting the knee-high grass aquiver.

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  17. Interim director named for Cheyenne VARead the original story

    Nov 1, 2015 | The Gazette

    The Cheyenne VA Medical Center director oversees the medical center, as well as clinics in Ft. Collins, Sterling, and Greeley in Colorado; Sidney, Nebraska; and Rawlins, Laramie, Wheatland and Torrington.

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  18. Air Force finds this road trip to its liking, dominates HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | The Gazette

    Despite having yet to hold a lead at any point of their three games away from home this year and making their longest road trip of the season, the Falcons made easy work of host Hawaii 52-7 on a balmy night at Aloha Stadium. Jacobi Owens rushed for 137 yards and two touchdowns on a career-high 30 carries to help Air Force amass 576 yards of total offense, including a season-high 496 rushing, en route to its first road win of the year.

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  19. Air Force tight end grateful for second chance after knee injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | The Gazette

    Air Force tight end Garrett Griffin runs past Air Force quarterback Karson Roberts during a game against CSU at Hughes Stadium in Ft. Collins on Saturday, October 17, 2015.

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  20. Fort Collins retains ban on topless women, but amends indecency codeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | The Gazette

    Samantha Six, left, waits to speak with the Fort Collins City Council during public comments on giving women the permission to appear topless in public on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015 in Fort Collins, Colo. The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday evening to keep a law that prohibits the display of female breasts.

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