Alan Peak shows off a brown trout he caught in Fountain Creek, its banks lined with trash, near the Tejon Street overpass near downtown Colorado Springs on June 12, 2019. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Colorado Springs’ downtown creek has long been viewed as a blight. Then one man started catching trout in it.

Colorado Springs is one of only a few remaining Front Range cities without a creek or river being regularly used for recreation. “There’s so many opportunities," said Alan Peak.

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Federal court revives long-fought lawsuit in Colorado challenging TABOR

In a 2-1 decision, the appeals court said the local governments do have a right to sue. The court didn't rule on the merits of the lawsuit.

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Equifax to pay up to $700 million in data breach settlement, including more than $3 million to Colorado

Colorado will receive $3.16 million in the settlement after the personal information of more than 2.5 million Coloradans was exposed in a breach