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As aquifers drain, El Paso County is hoping a nearly endless loop of water can fight future shortages

Could a $134 million pipeline recycling suburban water help wean communities off depleted aquifer sources? The latest complex solution for the arid, fast-growing West.

Environment

General becomes 1st Black head of U.S. Air Force Academy

Lt. Gen. Richard Clark also became the first former commandant of cadets to return to the top position at the academy near Colorado Springs

News

What it’s like for the 100-plus Colorado College students stuck in their dorm after a peer tested positive for coronavirus

The locked-down students, most of them first-years, are spending their time reading, puzzling and Zooming in isolation. “If this happened within the first 24 hours of me being at school, how is the rest of college going to look?” one wonders.

Coronavirus

In nod to normalcy, VP Mike Pence celebrates Air Force Academy grads

The event usually attracts a big crowd to Falcon Stadium, which has a maximum capacity of more than 46,000. But this year, the pandemic forced the academy to close the ceremony to visitors, including friends and family of the nearly 1,000 graduates.

News

VP Mike Pence going to Colorado for in-person Air Force Academy graduation on Saturday

Because of the coronavirus outbreak, the academy is closed to visitors and no spectators, including family, will be allowed at this year's ceremony, which will only last about 30 minutes

News

Air Force Academy eases social distancing restrictions after 2 cadet suicides

Emails obtained from the academy show the Colorado Springs base had received complaints about how the policies made the school prison-like for about 1,000 seniors who remained on the campus

News

Cory Gardner: Cybersecurity is everyone’s problem. So why are women underrepresented in the field?

Opinion Columns

Michael Bennet: Colorado is the obvious choice for the new U.S. Space Command’s home

Opinion Columns

A cybersecurity worker shortage in Colorado has the industry tapping veterans to fill the gap

The security-focused bootcamp SecureSet finds 40% of its students are veterans while Colorado Springs is building a city to keep people transitioning out of the military

Business

The Air Force Academy chapel is leaky and corroding. But repairs have been on hold for months.

The chapel attracts 800,000 visits a year

News