COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Colorado Springs School District 11 is testing a school bus this year that is powered by propane. District officials say they will evaluate its performance, reliability and fiscal viability as a potential alternative to school buses that run on gasoline and diesel. Colorado Springs television... more »
The west gate to Peterson Air Force Base has been closed because of a propane leak in the fire training center.
The leak has been contained, but the gate will be closed temporarily as a precaution until repairs are made.
People needing to enter the base should use... more »
A little known plant in eastern El Paso County is helping keep your home warm as temperatures plummet below zero. On a normal day, Colorado Springs Utilities says their customers use about 100 million cubic feet of natural gas. But on a day like Tuesday, that number skyrockets. "Today is... more »
Colorado Springs Emergency Management is sending staff to Boulder County this morning to help bone-weary staffers there deal with day three of a wildfire that's leveled nearly 100 homes and other structures.
Bret Waters, Director of CSEM received the request Tuesday afternoon. He committed the staff without hesitation.
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A Southern Colorado man is recovering at a hospital in Denver after being badly burned in a propane accident. The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office says the victim is John McMillan. His exact age was not available, but officials say he's in his 50s. The accident happened Wednesday during a propane... more »
Imagine losing your heat in the middle of this sub-zero cold? A family on the eastern plains braved, not only the cold, but strong winds without any heat in their home. They live in Elbert. That's about 25 miles northeast of Colorado Springs. The Crowell family wants their misery to... more »
A man is facing charges of trying to kill a Pueblo police officer and his family. Robert Bruce, 47, faces three counts of criminal attempt to commit first degree murder, intimidation of a witness, possession of a incendiary device, and criminal trespass. Sheriff's deputies say Bruce hooked a propane tank... more »