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4 years 2 months ago

Springs police conduct marijuana searches

Governor Ritter was in Colorado Springs on Wednesday to sign legislation into law, However, he has not yet signed a controversial measure that would put new regulations on the medical marijuana industry in Colorado. The measure (HB 1284) allows cities and counties to ban dispensaries but also allows individual...

4 years 6 months ago

Streetcar idea rolling around

Bringing back streetcars is an idea rolling through Colorado Springs. A group is studying the possibility, looking into whether it's financially feasible and if there's public interest. The study is being paid for by a federal grant and private donations. "Other streetcar projects throughout the country have been very...

4 years 6 months ago

Protestors and Sen. Bennet come face-to-face

Protestors outside of Senator Michael Bennet's office in Colorado Springs came face-to-face with the lawmaker today. At around noon on Friday, several dozen people gathered outside of Bennet's office near Tejon and Boulder to protest the new health care bill. Bennet happened to be attending a campaign fundraiser next...

4 years 10 months ago

Teens and parents learn computer safety

From ‘sexting' to dating violence, teens and their parents got an eye opening lesson today from El Paso County sheriff's deputies. Tammy Medina says her daughter was the victim of a computer prank. "Somebody set up a MySpace account in her name," she said. "We didn't know who...

4 years 10 months ago

Judge dismisses Bruce's trespassing case

Anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce's trespassing case was dismissed by a judge today. Bruce and another man were ticketed on Aug 15. for trespassing in a Costco parking lot for refusing to leave while petitioning for signatures for a city ballot proposal. The officer wrote the wrong date on the...

4 years 10 months ago

Apply for city council seat

You can now apply for the soon-to-be-vacant Colorado Springs city council seat. District 3, currently served by Jerry Heimlicher who is leaving for personal reasons, includes much of the downtown area, the westside and points south. To apply send a cover letter and resume to council by Sept. 28....

4 years 10 months ago

Local Food Week

Buy and eat local food! That's the message from organizers of this week's "Local Food Week." You can listen to lectures, attend events to benefit food banks and find specials at some local restaurants. "Nutritionally, if you're buying your food locally, you're getting it at the peak of its...

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