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Victim in I-25 crash near Bijou identified

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- The El Paso County Corner identified the victim in a single-vehicle crash that shut down northbound I-25 on Sunday. CSPD says a driver swerved off of I-25 and crashed into a barrier on the side of the highway. Tuesday, the El Paso County Coroner identified the driver as 29-year-old Ambrose The post Victim in I-25 crash near Bijou identified appeared first on KRDO.
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El Paso County leaders speak on possibility of vaccine mandate

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KRDO) -- In El Paso County, COVID-19 case numbers have surged in recent weeks thanks in large part to the more contagious Delta variant. Meanwhile, the county has had one of the lowest vaccination rates for months. One Colorado Springs elected official says the time to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations is now. The post El Paso County leaders speak on possibility of vaccine mandate appeared first on KRDO.
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El Paso County Republicans embrace the Big Lie

Almost eight months after the 2020 presidential election, El Paso County Republicans are doubling down on claims of election fraud. Claims of a rigged election fueled the attack on the United States Capitol on Jan. 6, and have inspired third-party election audits in Arizona and Georgia. Secretaries of state, county clerks and various other elected officials and experts across the nation have debunked the claims of election fraud, but the narrative persists. On July 17, state Rep. Dave Williams (R-HD15) held a town hall at the Church for All Nations in northeast Colorado Springs, allowing Rep. Ron Hanks (R-HD60) to share details of the Maricopa County election audit in Arizona, where Hanks had recently visited.
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Dog bit by a rattlesnake on Waldo Canyon Trail

MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO)-- The dog of a Manitou Springs couple has a long road to recovery after being bitten by a rattlesnake on the Waldo Canyon trail Sunday. The couple says they were hiking with their dog, Sierra, off-leash because she had been on several hikes over the years and was walking adjacent to The post Dog bit by a rattlesnake on Waldo Canyon Trail appeared first on KRDO.
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Wildfire smoke continues to cause concern for air quality in the state

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.- Wildfire smoke has caused air quality throughout Colorado state to decline putting some at risk to health issues and experts worry this may be the new trend. The Colorado State Air Pollution Control Division and Asthma and Allergy Associates in Colorado Springs have been watching air quality...
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Warmer temperatures resulting in increased snake sightings

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — As temperatures warm up and more people venture outdoors, many folks are starting to see some slithery wildlife. When it comes to people seeing more snakes than usual, the reason is two-fold. “They’re cold-blooded so they’ll use the rocks to warm them up and they’ll sun,”...
Colorado Springs, COKKTV

Access to Pikes Peak summit limited

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) -Access to the Pikes Peak Summit is expected to be limited during the month of August. Shuttle service to the Pikes Peak summit will end on August 15th. The shuttle has been taking the majority of highway visitors from Devils Playground to the summit this summer...
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Majority of Colorado restaurants struggling to hire employees, including large Colorado Springs eatery

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A new report found majority of Colorado restaurants are struggling to hire employees, including a new, large Colorado Springs eatery. Tejon Eatery just opened its doors two weeks, but is currently limited on what days and times it can open due to hiring struggles. It has nine restaurants, two bars and a motorcycle museum all under one roof, but only has about five concepts open currently.
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Colorado Springs man, 21, fatally shot in San Bernardino

A 21-year-old Colorado Springs, Colo., man was shot to death in San Bernardino, police said Tuesday, Aug 3. Daniel Michel was identified as the Saturday afternoon, July 31, shooting victim, police said. At 6:54 p.m. on Saturday, officers receiving reports of a man down in the 1300 block of West...
Falcon, COColorado Springs Independent

Kneejerk policymaking in D49

This month, District 49 is set to push forward a resolution banning the teaching of Critical Race Theory in Falcon’s schools. If no public input comes by Aug. 4, given a 3-2 majority school board vote in July, expect the resolution to be adopted as is — perpetuating a complete rewrite of history under the guise of “patriotism.” At July’s meeting, board member Ivy Liu stated, “We keep talking about systemic racism, which I don’t believe exists. If you look across society right now, we have many successful people of all colors. How does that compute with systemic racism and that the whole country’s set up for the success of only white people?”
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Peter Greenberg explains why so many flights are getting cancelled

Watch NewsNation for unbiased national and international news. Get the latest news 24/7 at newsnationnow.com. Peter Greenberg explains why so many flights are getting cancelled. Is more affordable housing coming soon?. First day of school at Remington Elementary. Red Leg Brewing opens new location. Birchwood Bakehouse brings vegan treats to...
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Colorado Springs, Pueblo leaders tackle affordable housing crisis

SOUTHERN COLORADO — Thousands of Coloradans are at risk of being homeless with the eviction moratorium ending on July 31, 2021, in one of the nation’s most expensive housing markets. Governor Jared Polis signed a COVID-19 Disaster Recovery Order to help give families more time. Evictions will be extended 30...
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El Paso County Public Health expected to release school guidance Wednesday

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - The El Paso County health department is on the verge of releasing its back-to-school guidance for districts. 11 News has been reaching out to the various districts over the past few weeks inquiring whether mask requirements or other measures will be in place for the upcoming school year. Several districts said they were waiting for guidelines from the health department before finalizing their own plans.
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Sawatch Artisan Foods has headquartered in C. Springs with superior craft butters and cheeses

If you haven’t already seen their products at a local retailer or restaurant, it’s time to meet Sawatch Artisan Foods and co-owners/founders Jennifer Gomez and Tim Gomez. The three-year old company — craft sister outfit to commercial-scale Kansas Dairy Ingredients — runs its production out of Hugoton, Kansas, but it’s now headquartered in Colorado Springs, with a new facility planned to open in early 2022 at 2201 Hagerman St. (near Pub Dog Colorado).
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Colorado Springs remembers the death of De’Von Bailey 2 years later

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — It has been two years since the death of 19-year-old De’Von Malik Bailey by the Colorado Springs Police Department. Bailey’s death inspired many protestors who organized rallies and marches across the city and the state with the intent to draw national attention to his death and the actions of the law enforcement officers on duty that day.
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LWG Acquires Big O Colorado Springs Location

Leeds West Groups (LWG) announced that they have officially acquired the Big O Tires location in Colorado Springs at 5820 Omaha Blvd, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80915. LWG assumed operations and ownership effective Aug. 1. This is LWG’s third location in the Colorado Springs market within the last 12 months. This...
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Pikes Peak Highway to be impacted by August events

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.– Access to Pikes Peak will be limited on Saturday, Aug. 7 and on Saturday, Aug. 21 due to events. On Aug. 7, the Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb will be taking place in its twelfth year, an annual tradition of the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation. The...