El Paso County Newswire

El Paso County Newswire

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  1. Pope's decree to relax rules on abortion forgiveness may bring lapsed Catholics back to the churchRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Gazette

    Bishop Michael Sheridan of Colorado Springs leads a mass at St. Mary Cathedral on Monday, February 11, 2013. During the mass, the bishop prayed for Pope Benedict XVI, who announced on Monday that he will be resigning as Pope on Feb. 28. recent statement by Pope Francis relaxing the church's rules of forgiveness for the "sin of abortion" won't change clerical practice in El Paso County, but that's not to say it won't have an effect, local Catholic leaders say.

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  2. Computer glitch that interrupted services at El Paso County clerk and recorder offices is fixedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Gazette

    A computer glitch that temporarily shut down driver's license services at all four El Paso County clerk and recorder offices was fixed late Thursday afternoon.

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  3. Real estate changes handsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    Cushman & Wakefield/Colorado Springs Commercial recently completed a number of sales and leases in the El Paso County region. Cascade Financial International sold its... Cascade Financial International sold its 7,447-square-foot office space at 1880 Office Club Pointe to TKD Holdings LLC. The sales price was $705,000.

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  4. Police finish Walker probe, withhold reportRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... , about when IA files can and can't be released. He cited a court case, Freedom Colorado Information v. El Paso County Sheriff's Dept. (2008) , and noted that records custodians are to conduct a balancing test in determining whether disclosure would ...

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  5. Wind Farm Lawsuit DismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KKTV

    The suit was filed by neighbors and it also named the energy company responsible, NextEra Energy Resources, for a wind farm and power poles across eastern El Paso County. 11 News talked to homeowners about the fact that the farm is almost finished.

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  6. Victim identified in fatal fall near Manitou SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gazette

    The man who fell to his death from a cliff west of Manitou Springs on Monday has been identified as 62-year-old Michael Edward Black. The El Paso County Coroner's Office released Black's name late Wednesday afternoon after working for two days to track down members of his family.

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  7. Salvation Army gets OK to open controversial cold-weather shelter in Colorado SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gazette

    ... "Now we can save lives this year," said Maj. Richard Larson, head of the Salvation Army's chapter in El Paso County. Demand for the shelters far exceeded expectations last season, when 1,446 different people stayed at least one night at the ...

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  8. Lawsuit against El Paso County over wind farm dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gazette

    ... of 250 megawatts of power, enough to power more than 62,000 homes a year. Photo Logan Riely, The Gazette El Paso County attorneys and lawyers for disgruntled residents reached an agreement this week to end a months' long lawsuit over a controversial ...

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  9. Fort Carson Black Hawk down north of Colorado Springs in Douglas CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gazette

    ... the Sheriff's Office. Searchers had been looking for the helicopter about four miles north of the Douglas and El Paso county line, said spokeswoman Sgt. Lori Bronner. At the time of the crash, the helicopter was on a routine training mission on U.S. ...

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  10. Forces line up in battle over proposed Colorado Springs sales tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gazette

    ... the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights, written by Bruce, one year before the state did. The former legislator and El Paso County commissioner helped pass Issue 300 in 2009, leading to elimination of the city's stormwater fee - or, as Bruce called it, "the ...

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  11. El Paso County auto market booming; sales jump by biggest percentage in nearly 2 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gazette

    El Paso County's auto market continued to boom in August as new vehicle registrations rose from a year earlier by the biggest percentage in nearly two years, according to a report from the El Paso County Clerk and Recorder's Office. Here's the details from the August report, including what is driving the hot market and what the auto industry is saying about it: - The numbers: New vehicle registrations in August totaled 2,369, up 25.5 percent from August 2014, the biggest percentage increase since November 2013.

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  12. El Paso County wind farm lawsuit dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    ... until remaining electrical work at each turbine and the electric transmission infrastructure is complete. El Paso County says roads that were used as haul routes during construction are being restored, as per the development agreement, and that in ...

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  13. Spike in major accidents happening in Colorado SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    Nearly every day in the last two weeks, major accidents have sent people to the hospital and tied up southern Colorado highways. "Every day, I sit with anxiety, watching everyone around us, and who is going to dart out or make U-turn in front of us," said Amanda Folger, who drives all across El Paso County for work.

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  14. Cannabis clubs get serious, questionable polling, limits on home-grown, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Colorado Springs Independent

    On Aug. 25 county commissioners passed a resolution temporarily limiting households to 12 marijuana plants to prevent larger grow operations in unincorporated El Paso County. It's a bigger problem than folks just possessing too much weed.

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  15. PPRTA tax collections exceed expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Gazette

    ... sales and use tax inside its district boundaries for transportation and transit project. Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Manitou Springs, Green Mountain Falls and Ramah make up the PPRTA. A total of $41,192,354, or $2,092,045 over what was ...

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  16. Weather advisory extended for El Paso County, expired in Teller CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Gazette

    The National Weather Service in Pueblo extended a significant weather advisory for portions of El Paso County until 6:30 p.m. Thursday. A strong thunderstorm with frequent lightning is moving east with brief, heavy rain and hail under a half-inch in diameter expected.

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  17. El Paso County Woman found not guilty by insanity in killing of motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Gazette

    ... And now nobody pays for it." An arrest affidavit and testimony Tuesday by Sgt. Tammy Gugliotta of the El Paso County Sheriff's Office confirmed that Charlas Stanley was found dead on Dec. 28, 2013, bound and lying on the floor of her home in the ...

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  18. Proposed Colorado Springs ordinance has drawn much criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Gazette

    ... comfort and commerce?" asked Shawna Kemppainen, executive director of Urban Peak Colorado Springs. The city, El Paso County and many agencies are focused on the appropriate long-term projects to help people exit homelessness, Kemppainen said. "There ...

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  19. Blog: Med school branch could impact all the right areasRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    ... to share, the print edition couldn't contain it all. For instance, in March, the Business Journal reported El Paso County has a primary care physician shortage, according to a 2014 study by the Colorado Health Institute entitled "Colorado's Primary ...

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  20. Cooperation for the winRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... He wrote a proclamation opposing the regional measure, which failed miserably at the polls. Newly appointed El Paso County Administrator Henry Yankowski says that he's relieved that he'll be working with Mayor John Suthers. "He has a much improved ...

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