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1 year 10 months ago

City council wants a raise

COLORADO SPRINGS - Members of the Colorado City Council may ask voters next April for a substantial raise. News 5 obtained a copy of a draft ballot issued that would amend the City Charter to increase the pay of council members by the equivalent of 44 percent of the mayor's...

1 year 11 months ago

Indy GiVE! campaign underway

Halloween may have just ended, but the holiday giving season has already begun. Thursday at midnight, the 2012 Indy GiVE! campaign website went online . The project is coordinated by the Pikes Peak Community Foundation and the Colorado Springs Independent. Donors tripled their contributions in the previous three campaigns from...

2 years 3 months ago

Rehearsal underway for benefit concert

Last minute preparations are underway for Wednesday's benefit concert A Community Rises to benefit victims of the Waldo Canyon Fire. Members of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic as well as other guest performers were rehearsing at the Colorado Springs World Arena Tuesday evening. News 5 is proud to partner with...

4 years 7 months ago

Sheriff Maketa under fire and firing back

El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa's coming under fire over management decisions made in his office, but Maketa's firing back. Questions were raised in the Colorado Springs Independent about 3 employees who appear to have received special treatment from Maketa. One employee posted nude pictures of herself on several internet...

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