Locally heavy rain and snow will impact Southern Colorado through Friday afternoon and early evening. Heaviest snow will favor the mountains, Teller County, and El Paso County. This will lead to difficult travel conditions by Friday morning. Heavy snow will also occur in the higher terrain to the southwest of Pueblo. The storm will wind down later Friday evening. For the full forecast including snowfall potential, click on the "weather" tab.
The Colorado Springs fire chief has been suspended for a week without pay for publicly endorsing a political candidate.
Fire chief Manuel Navarro is accused of violating city policy, which bars non-elected city workers from publicly endorsing candidates.
City manager Lorne Kramer made the announcement today. Navarro
made a public apology, saying he fully accepts responsibility for
improperly using his title.
Navarro had written a letter of endorsement for Jack Gloriod
(Glorio), who was running for a county commissioner seat. Gloriod
lost to former city councilwoman Sallie Clark.
Navarro and Clark had been at odds when Navarro tried to shut
down a fire station in her neighborhood, and Clark lead a fight to
keep it open.
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