Colorado Springs to host public hearings for reasonably priced housing Motion Plan

COLORADO SPRING, Colo. (KRDO) - The City of Colorado Springs has invited residents to provide their input for the draft of the 2021 Action Plan, to discuss affordable housing and community development priorities. According to the City, interested residents can attend a virtual public hearing Wednesday, Jan. 20. to participate in the drafting of the 2021 Action Plan, which provides direction on allocating approximately $5 million in City-directed federal funding. The action Plan will be available for public…

State warns COVID-19 vaccine suppliers to ditch ID necessities

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) — In an effort to make the COVID-19 vaccine available to all Coloradans, the state health department is urging local vaccine providers not to ask for valid identification in order to be immunized. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is telling providers to merely ask for a patient's name, date of birth, and address instead.  “It is absolutely critical that there are no barriers to people getting this vaccine,” said Scott Bookman, CDPHE’s COVID-19 incident…

FBI raids Colorado dwelling tied to suspect in US Capitol riots

COLORADO SPRINGS -- The celebrations of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. rang louder on Monday, even if they were heard through a computer. For many, like the event honoring Dr. King's legacy put on by the Pikes Peak Diversity Council and Colorado College, celebrations were held virtually. At Colorado College, a day of events and discussion about the civil rights movement he led, how it compares to today, where racism stands in today's culture, and a keynote address given by Cornell Banks, the former president…

Snowboarding on the Broadmoor; the story behind Templeton Hole | Did You Ever Marvel? | Blogs

It’s time to take a closer look at the interesting history of Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region.Today we’ll learn about the impact of Colorado Springs’ two Templetons and The Broadmoor’s now defunct ski resort.Templeton GapFrom Gazette reader Diana Gantz: Was there an actual ‘gap’ that Templeton Gap was named after and if so, where is/was it? Was it named after someone?There were actually two people named Templeton with local roads or structures named after them. Templeton Gap was…

Klete Keller: why did an Olympic champion invade the US Capitol? | Swimming

Klete Keller was somebody, a two-time Olympic gold medallist who swam in three Games. Then he was nobody, aimless, penniless and reduced to sleeping in his car. Now he is “Person 1” in court documents, identified by the FBI as a participant in the storming of the US Capitol and charged with federal crimes.Amid the militia gear and Maga paraphernalia on display during the 6 January riot at the heart of American government, footage shows a bearded man in the Rotunda who stands out for his height and his clothes. He wears an…

Air Drive Downed By Wyoming

USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force men’s basketball (4-8, 2-6 MW) dropped a 77-58 Mountain West contest to Wyoming (8-5, 2-4 MW) Monday night at Clune Arena.  Sophomore forward Nikc Jackson led the Falcons with 19 points on the night. Wyoming made 16 three’s, shooting 50 percent from long range for the night.  Guard Xavier DuSell led five in double figures for the Cowboys with 19 points off the bench on 5 of 9 shooting from three point range. Wyoming was hot early, shooting a blistering 60 percent from…

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy resonates extra deeply this 12 months

COLORADO SPRINGS — The celebrations of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. rang louder on Monday, even if they were heard through a computer. For many, like the event honoring Dr. King’s legacy put on by the Pikes Peak Diversity Council and Colorado College, celebrations were held virtually. At Colorado College, a day of events and discussion about the civil rights movement he led, how it compares to today, where racism stands in today’s culture, and a keynote address given by Cornell Banks, the former…

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