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NHL, Air Force Academy promote Kings-Avalanche outdoor game

Oct. 10, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — The snowstorm that hit Colorado on Thursday provided the perfect backdrop for the NHL and the Air Force Academy to promote the Stadium Series event to be held at Falcon Stadium on Feb. 15. The matchup between the Los Angeles Kings and Colorado Avalanche is the second outdoor...

Air Force, Navy meet in what could be high-scoring matchup

Oct. 4, 2019 11:21 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A pair of high-powered offenses will meet when Air Force travels to Navy for the first leg of the Commander-In-Chief's Trophy on Saturday. The Midshipmen are looking for a measure of revenge after being routed by the Falcons 35-7 last year in Colorado Springs. "It's a big game for...

The Latest: Pop back for 24th season after few ups and downs

Sep. 30, 2019 4:40 PM EDT

The Latest from NBA media days on Monday (all times EST): 4:40 p.m. San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says he has no complaints as he heads into training camp following the most tumultuous and painful times of his life. In April 2018, his 67-year-old wife, Erin, died after a long battle with a respiratory...

Army medic based in Colorado dies during overseas training

Sep. 26, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — An Army medic posted at a Colorado base has died during a training competition in South Korea. The Gazette reports 32-year-old Staff Sgt. Kelly L. Richards died Wednesday while competing for an Expert Field Medical Badge at Camp Casey. The Army did not release details of...

Colorado driver puts injured bobcat in car next to child

Sep. 19, 2019 6:40 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Officials have a warning after a Colorado Springs woman put an injured bobcat in her car, inches away from where her child was in a safety seat: Don't pick up wildlife. Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokesman Bill Vogrin says the woman spotted the injured adult male cat while...

General: US faces 'Sputnik moment' in space race competition

Sep. 9, 2019 2:51 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. has reached a new "Sputnik moment" in which the military must act to keep the nation's competitive advantage in space against adversaries such as Russia, China, and to a lesser extent, Iran and North Korea, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Monday. Gen....

The Latest: General says US is at a new 'Sputnik moment'

Sep. 9, 2019 1:31 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the Peterson Air Force Base ceremony to mark the establishment of the U.S. Space Command (all times local): 11:10 a.m. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says the U.S. has reached a new "Sputnik moment" in which the nation's competitive advantage in space...

2 hippos to return to Colorado after Missouri 'vacation'

Aug. 22, 2019 10:22 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Two hippo sisters are getting ready to return to their newly remodeled home in Colorado after spending nearly two years at a Missouri zoo. The Springfield News-Leader reports that the hippos came to the Dickerson Park Zoo in Springfield, Missouri, in October 2017 because the...

Congressman: Space Command's initial home will be Colorado

Aug. 21, 2019 8:42 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The initial headquarters for the Pentagon's new Space Command will be at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, a congressman said Wednesday. The command will officially start operations next month at the base in Colorado Springs, said Rep. Doug Lamborn, a Colorado Republican....

Attorney who represented Oklahoma City bomber disbarred

Aug. 21, 2019 2:56 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado attorney who represented Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh has been disbarred after he acknowledged a series of misdeeds as part of a settlement. The Colorado Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel disbarred Dennis Hartley, 77, as part of a deal that allowed...