El Paso County Newswire

El Paso County Newswire

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  1. One on OneClark reflects on quarter-century of serviceRead the original story

    13 min ago | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    When Sallie Clark leaves office in January 2017 at the end of her third term as an El Paso County commissioner, she will join an elite group of long-serving local elected officials such as Bob Isaac, Terry Harris and Marcy Morrison. She ran for office a total of six times, serving on City Council between unsuccessful runs for mayor, and then was elected to the Board of County Commissioners.

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  2. No hazards found after Peyton woman opened package, coughed up bloodRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Denver Post

    No hazardous materials were found after an El Paso County woman said she opened a package and immediately began coughing up blood, officials said.

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  3. GOP State Rep. Keyser Running For U.S. SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | CBS Local

    ... state House on Jan. 25. Keyser joins a crowded GOP field that includes state Sen. Tim Neville of Littleton, El Paso County Commissioner Darryl Glenn, former Aurora City Councilman Ryan Frazier, former Parker Mayor Greg Lopez, businessman Robert ...

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  4. Mother who allegedly failed to intervene in fatal abuse of 2-year-old sentenced to prisonRead the original story

    Thursday | The Gazette

    ... with first-degree murder, is scheduled for a June 1 trial. Prosecutors say he confessed to a fellow inmate at El Paso County jail that he once punched Danny with brass knuckles after the child interrupted a video game. The child's death roiled ...

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  5. Lawsuit: 2-year-old dies after Colorado Springs police ignore warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Brush News-Tribune

    ... period that he feared his son was being abused in the home of the toddler's mother. In the lawsuit, filed in El Paso County District Court in December, Luis Martinez contends that police told him he faced arrest if he refused to transfer the boy to ...

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  6. Mother who allegedly failed to intervene in fatal abuse of 2-year-old sentenced to 3 years in prisonRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Gazette

    ... with first-degree murder, is scheduled for a June 1 trial. Prosecutors say he confessed to a fellow inmate at El Paso County jail that he once punched Danny with brass knuckles after the child interrupted a video game. The child's death roiled ...

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  7. El Paso County bans green crosses from medical marijuana businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    El Paso County Commissioners say medical marijuana businesses that use green crosses in their signage will have to find a new way to advertise. The county said there was some concern that out-of-town visitors might be confused because the green cross is the international symbol for first aid.

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  8. El Paso commissioners quickly pass ban on crosses on medical marijuana signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Gazette

    Afraid that international and out-of-state visitors will confuse medical marijuana dispensaries with pharmacies, El Paso County commissioners on Thursday unanimously voted to ban green crosses from dispensary signage. The resolution, which goes into effect immediately, only applies to dispensaries in non-incorporated parts of the county, and would not require existing facilities to remove their signs right away.

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  9. 2 soldiers arrested in killing of 16-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Gazette

    Two Fort Bliss soldiers have been arrested and charged in the killing of a 16-year-old boy in El Paso County. Twenty-year-old Tyler Shane Hall and 25-year-old Eric Duvall were arrested and charged Wednesday with murder in the death of Michael Anthony Tapia.

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  10. Two water wells in Security shut down as precaution over chemicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Denver Post

    Concerns over a chemical found in water wells in El Paso County have resulted in the shutdown of two wells as a precautionary measure. Those wells have been voluntarily shut down, Security Water District manager Roy Heald said last month in a Fountain Valley News Facebook post.

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  11. Colorado Springs police officer accused of assault waives hearingRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Gazette

    ... in a Dec. 2 confrontation that came after Biscaro was summoned to provide backup at a traffic crash. Two El Paso County sheriff's deputies say Biscaro resorted to excessive force when he used both hands to choke a restrained man, who gasped for air ...

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  12. Plow crews turn attention to neighborhood streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    After spending the last several days working to clear primary routes, plow drivers in Colorado Springs and El Paso County are turning their attention to residential areas. The City of Colorado Springs says more than 40 plows and trucks will work from 3 a.m. until 9 p.m. through the weekend to clear snow from neighborhood streets.

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  13. Snow in your vent pipe could kill youRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... of Snow Drifts Can Block Side Wall Ventilation Pipes Critical for Safe Operations of Modern Gas Appliances El Paso County, CO., February 3, 2015 - El Paso County joins with the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department in reminding area residents with ...

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  14. Wounded Warrior Project comes under scrutiny for spending on staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... with Wounded Warrior Project in the past or today," according to spokesman J.P. Arnold. The same is true of El Paso County's Veterans Services interaction with WWP. "We guess that they might have referred somebody to the County Veterans Office, but ...

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  15. Your caucus location may have changedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Both major parties in El Paso County are concerned about confusion this year when it comes to caucus locations. Last spring, the county commission changed the precinct lines, so some caucus-goers might not be able to go to the same caucus location they did four years ago.

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  16. Iowa results could magnify Colorado presence in primary processRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    ... campaign that may get her a little closer then we anticipated," Carolyn Cathey a democratic activist in El Paso County said. On the GOP side, Ted Cruz defied polls and the hype, riding the largest Republican turnout in Iowa Caucus history past ...

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  17. Colorado snow totals: More than 14 inches in parts of Pikes Peak regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Gazette

    Following a second wave of snow that blew through El Paso County Monday and into Tuesday, areas are reporting high accumulation.

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  18. Snow may be over, cleanup isn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    The big dig out will still take several more days, according to spokespeople with the city of Colorado Springs and El Paso County. "I walked to work, about 4 miles," he said.

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  19. Big Dig ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    The big dig out will still take several more days, according to spokespeople with the city of Colorado Springs and El Paso County.

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  20. Highways reopen east of Colorado Springs; storm one for the agesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Gazette

    ... stayed at the Salvation Army's R.J. Montgomery Center, said Maj. Richard Larson, head of the Salvation Army's El Paso County chapter. , the Colorado Springs Fire Department allowed the Salvation Army to increase its capacity to 170 beds from 150 at ...

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