Colorado Springs

News Primary category in which blog post is published

Space Force will start small — and potentially have Colorado footprint — but let Trump claim a big win

U.S. Space Command is located at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs already and the state could benefit from Space Force's creation

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These employees survived the Planned Parenthood shooting. They say the organization could have done more to help them.

The Colorado Sun spoke with four former Planned Parenthood employees who were in the Colorado Springs clinic the day of the attack and all insist the health care provider didn’t do enough to support them afterward

Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published

Coloradans keep rejecting statewide tax questions to fund transportation. Democrats are now eyeing a regional approach.

“If the same ideological opposition gathers to any new transportation revenue, we’re running out of ways to tell local communities they can’t act on their own,” said state Rep. Matt Gray, a Broomfield Democrat

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

It turns out the keys to the origins of modern life on Earth were buried under Colorado Springs

Denver Museum of Nature & Science spent three years combing through the Corral Bluff area, just east of Colorado Springs, finding fossils that painted a picture of how the planet’s ecosystem recovered from the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Gov. Polis meets with family of Colorado Springs teen De’Von Bailey, who was fatally shot by police in August

Jared Polis has called for a voluntary, independent investigation to be conducted into the shooting, but not exercised his power to force one

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

$8 million military construction project at Colorado Springs base shifted to pay for border wall

A spokesman for Colorado’s Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner said in March that the Trump administration promised not to cut funds from military bases in the state for fiscal year 2019

Culture Primary category in which blog post is published

Whenever crews move dirt in the Garden of the Gods, an archaeologist helps link the present to the past

Colorado Springs reaches out to Native American tribes to give them a voice in preserving artifacts and their cultural heritage

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Space Command’s initial home will be in Colorado Springs, congressman says

President Donald Trump formally launched Space Command in December and Colorado has been on the short list for its home