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  • More trouble in city’s IT department, director put on paid leave

    Wed, April 16, 2014 by Monica Mendoza with no comments

    Colorado Springs Information Technology director Joe Palmer has been placed on paid leave by the city, the city’s Chief of Staff Steve Cox said Wednesday. It leaves the department without a director and without a deputy director. Cox would not say why the director was “asked to take a few days off.” Palmer, who has […]

  • GIF of synchronized skaters celebrating in Colorado Springs about to go viral

    Wed, April 16, 2014 by Dalton Walker with no comments

    I had to share this. The popular sports blog Deadspin posted a GIF Wednesday showing a team of synchronized skaters celebrating at an event in Colorado Springs. The city hosted the 2014 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships earlier this year. You can see the logo in the background. The GIF shows a skating team called Starlights, […]

  • Air Force snacks could become more elaborate under NCAA proposal

    Wed, April 16, 2014 by Brent Briggeman with no comments

    An NCAA proposal to allow athletes to receive unlimited meals and snacks would not have as much impact at Air Force as other institutions – but it would still be felt. The major change would come for schools with athletes living off campus and receiving meal stipends. For Air Force, all athletes obviously live at […]

  • Council president King defends long meetings, says name calling goes both ways

    Wed, April 16, 2014 by Monica Mendoza with no comments

    When it comes to public name calling among city officials, the snipes go both ways, said Colorado Springs City Council president Keith King. King faced a room full of City for Champions supporters Tuesday when organizers of the project held the third monthly meeting. When the questions rolled in for King, they came by text […]

  • Third Simpson sister will join first two at CU

    Wed, April 16, 2014 by Scott Kaniewski with no comments

    Simpson, eh? While Mr. Montgomery Burns (Monty to his few friends) might not remember the last name of his most famous employee, Colorado volleyball coach Liz Kritza can’t forget it. On Wednesday, the third of three national signing days for student-athletes to sign national letters of intent, Doherty’s Gabby Simpson signed with CU, joining sisters […]