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Maketa, et al, indicted by grand jury In a surprise that set the community abuzz Wednesday, former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa and two subordinates were indicted by a grand jury on multiple counts stemming from their time in office.The other two are former Undersheriff Paula Presley a
Colorado Springs Independent | May 26, 2016 6:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
The Crags is closed for tree removal Planning a fun hike or camping trip at the Crags this weekend? Don't. The Pikes Peak Ranger District has temporarily closed the area due to hazardous trees.¦
Colorado Springs Independent | May 25, 2016 8:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Colorado Springs Forward endorses VanderWerf Colorado Springs Forward is endorsing Stan VanderWerf for District 3 El Paso County Commissioner. VanderWerf is the owner and president of two companies: Advanced Capitol LLC, an aerospace defense consulting firm, and CEM-Tek USA, a 3D printing company.
Colorado Springs Independent | May 25, 2016 8:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Fountain mobile home residents to be relocated Back in January, I wrote about the Riverside Mobile Home Park in Fountain. Owned by Bud Calhoun, the aging park sits on a 30-foot cliff overlooking Fountain Creek. Most of the residents are in their golden years, and the homes provide affordable living in
Colorado Springs Independent | May 25, 2016 6:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Chief Carey should be retired by now, but he's not Police Chief Pete Carey was due to retire in April but chose to stay on, along with permission from Mayor John Suthers, of course, under new rules of the pension plan. Carey was participating in the Deferred Retirement Option Plan, or DROP, which ended in
Colorado Springs Independent | May 25, 2016 6:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Get Involved Prevent suicide Join Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention for training in how to recognize suicide warning signs, how to talk openly about the subject and what to do if someone you know is suicidal.¦
Colorado Springs Independent | May 25, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
The List Bikes 25 Wednesday With all the exciting bicycle news that's been buzzing in the Springs, you may be wondering how you can get your own two wheels in on the action.¦
Colorado Springs Independent | May 25, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Jeff Austin finds life after the Yonder Mountain String Band AudioFile Singer/songwriter Jeff Austin came to fame as a founding vocalist and mandolinist in the Yonder Mountain String Band, with whom he played for nearly 16 years. Austin left the Nederland-based group in 2014, citing a reason more often associated w
Colorado Springs Independent | May 25, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Under Springs' residential plant limit, necessity breeds creativity Stop making life-saving medicine or risk arrest. It's never that simple. Plant-count work-arounds Last week, CannaBiz reported on the plight of Rebecca Lockwood — a local mom who grows marijuana at home to treat her severely autistic son, Calvin, and se
Colorado Springs Independent | May 25, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
These are the good old days If the city doesn't boom? Fine! We'll just keep hanging out in our friendly little downtown... Look around — great things are happening downtown. In the past few years, we've seen major positive changes.¦
Colorado Springs Independent | May 25, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado