Colorado Springs

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

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

DNA testing leads to break in decades-old Colorado murder case. But privacy questions are being raised.

Police used a DNA database and a fast food cup to zero in on a suspect in the 1987 death of 20-year-old Fort Carson soldier Darlene Krashoc

Culture Primary category in which blog post is published

Dragon boat racing, with its unlikely rise and massive Denver festival, is adapting to include everyone

Denver’s dragon-boat race is still about Asian culture, but it’s also a growing competitive sport attracting racers with disabilities who plan to compete at nationals in Colorado Springs

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado attorney general intervenes in $4.3 billion DaVita-UnitedHealth merger just as deal is finalized

DaVita Medical Group owns two large physicians’ groups in Colorado Springs totaling more than 100 doctors, meaning the sale would have affected patients in the region

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado is creating a network of doctors to diagnose child abuse and keep kids from slipping through the safety net

The state has just six doctors board certified in child abuse pediatrics, and they’re all on the Front Range

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

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 Primary category in which blog post is published

For many business groups, Colorado’s 2019 legislative session has been “very difficult” to navigate

Business interests breathed a sigh of relief after the paid family leave bill was turned into a study. But an equal pay measure they are concerned about is still up in the air

Growth Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado Springs has big plans for its downtown. But first the city must deal with the Martin Drake Power Plant.

The success of the city’s redevelopment plans -- including a U.S. Olympic museum and a downtown sports stadium -- depend on powering down the massive coal-fired electric plant, Colorado Springs' leaders say