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1 year 8 months ago

Split over ambulance service could cost patients

COLORADO SPRINGS - The City of Colorado Springs and El Paso County have split over ambulance service breaking off a 17-year relationship. In a prepared statement to the Emergency Services Agency board Wednesday, Colorado Springs Fire Chief Rich Brown said the department intends to recommend to City Council that they...

2 years 2 months ago

Alleged prostitution in No Man's Land

Massa Spa, located at 3313 West Colorado Avenue in Colorado Springs, closed its doors after the third prostitution arrest at the business this year. Sun Demanett, 58, was arrested on suspicion of keeping a place of prostitution and Tau Sook Lee was arrested on prostitution charges. Though it's a...

4 years 2 months ago

Marijuana debate sparks heated emails

El Paso County Commissioner Amy Lathen says she supports Amendment 20 (medical marijuana) on the caregiver level. Lathen says voters should decide on dispensaries. Colorado Springs Councilmember Sean Paige says he supports Amendment 20 on both the caregiver and dispensary level. Even on Amendment 20, they're not in...

4 years 11 months ago

Plan to save FREX moves forward

It looks like the Front Range Express transit system (FREX) will be saved for another year. A plan to fund the commuter bus route for 2010 cleared a major hurdle in Denver Thursday as the Colorado Transportation Commission gave its approval to the transit system to sell up to nine...

4 years 11 months ago

State of the County: El Paso County

El Paso County is successfully meeting the challenges of the recession, while providing services and projects that enhance the lives of residents. That was the message Wednesday of El Paso County Commissioner Jim Bensburg, who gave the annual State of the County presentation at the Antlers Hotel in Colorado...

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