2014: The year in pictures 

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We’ve had a touch of scandal and plenty of politics and even a dangerous fire at our downtown power plant. But in putting this collection of images together, we were struck by how many featured events attracted a crowd.
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Griffin Swartzell
That’s deflating: In August, Colorado Balloon Classic organizers announced that 2014’s event in Memorial Park would be their last in Colorado Springs.
J. Adrian Stanley
On Thursday, Jan. 1, Terry Maketa will step down as El Paso County sheriff, ending a tumultuous run marked by polarizing admissions of indiscretion.
Tanya Shaw Jeffrey
On Thursday, Jan. 1, Terry Maketa will step down as El Paso County sheriff, ending a tumultuous run marked by polarizing admissions of indiscretion.
Matthew Schniper
After witnessing Yobel International’s work promoting fair trade in India, Matthew Schniper brought home images of poverty, but also stories of hope.
Cameron Moix
Like protesters in other cities nationwide, locals took to the streets after the Ferguson decision.
Matthew Schniper
Colorado Springs Craft Week highlighted fancy coffee methods, and handmade treats, in April.
Kirsten Akens
While some locals seemed content, others asked the city to take better care of Garden of the Gods.
Griffin Swartzell
With just a few others waiting, Maggie’s Farm made the county’s first legal sale of RMJ in July, to Manitou Councilor Kevin Mac Donald.
Matthew Schniper
In late summer, area bicycle enthusiasts celebrated the opening of the Urban Singletrack Project with weekly joy rides at downtown’s south end.
Matthew Schniper
This year’s Indy Music Awards gifted new perspectives of the city, including a rooftop stage on which the likes of Chuck Snow performed for free.
Sean Cayton
The November election was unkind to most Democrats, but Pete Lee (left) and Michael Merrifield managed to triumph in their state-level races.
Dominic DiNardo
Speaking of races, the USA Pro Challenge returned in August, ending one stage in Colorado Springs and starting the next in Woodland Park.
Dominic DiNardo
A couple of months after the more famous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, skateboarders topping 50 mph raced in the Pikes Peak Downhill.
Elly Stewart
The May 5 fire at the Martin Drake Power Plant led to raised rates — and renewed conversation about the downtown structure’s long-term future.
Casey Bradley Gent
The Galleries of Contemporary Art threw its annual Brilliant bash in June, celebrating culture with sculpture by Wendy Mike, music and dance.
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Griffin Swartzell
That’s deflating: In August, Colorado Balloon Classic organizers announced that 2014’s event in Memorial Park would be their last in Colorado Springs.

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