Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach and his staff addressed city layoffs and community development today at his monthly media conference. The city announced 19 positions will be eliminated, which includes a total of six lay offs…

Federal officials say a 22-acre marijuana farm was discovered by firefighters battling the Waldo Canyon blaze…

More Colorado layoffs have been announced by wind turbine maker Vestas…

Stage Two of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge Race started in Montrose this morning…

Winners of stage two are Americans Tejay Van Gerderen and Christian Vandevelde, with Russian Ivan Rovny placing third. Riders race from Gunnison to Aspen tomorrow, via Buena Vista.

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