Handmade capes fill elementary with super readers

March 18, 2012
photo - Clad in her cape, second grader Camden Habgood carries her award to her seat. Students at Taylor Elementary School received superhero capes for their reading efforts on Friday, March 16, 2012. Photo by JERILEE BENNETT,  THE GAZETTE
Clad in her cape, second grader Camden Habgood carries her award to her seat. Students at Taylor Elementary School received superhero capes for their reading efforts on Friday, March 16, 2012. Photo by JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE 

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Many options are available for home-delivered subscriptions to The Gazette, including different durations and combinations of days of the week. Click here to learn more about home delivery options. The Gazette also offers the The Green Edition, our online replica version of the paper, which is accessible 24/7 from anywhere in the world via the Internet. 

Missed delivery

If you have missed your home-delivered Gazette, the newspaper can be redelivered to your door between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Saturday and between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday. Please call toll-free 1-866-632-6397 (NEWS) before 10 a.m. for same-day redelivery. Missed home deliveries will be redelivered during redelivery hours or a credit will be given. For general inquiries, please call Circulation Customer Service at the toll-free number.


Vacation stops

We offer four options when you go on vacation or leave town for a few days:

Receive access to the Green Edition, our electronic online paper, while you're away. It is accessible from any Internet-enabled computer.

Vacation Pac. This allows you to stop your delivery when you leave and have the newspapers delivered when you return home. (This option is not available for rural routes.) This option assures you will not miss any breaking news or your favorite columns while you are gone.

Donate your newspapers to our Children's Literacy Program, also known as NIE. This allows children in your area to receive free newspapers in their classrooms. The Gazette has more than 800 teachers participating this year and last year provided approximately 1.3 million newspapers to local schools.

Have the delivery of the newspapers stopped and your account credited for the amount of days you are gone. Your credit will extend the length of your subscription. You will be asked for a restart date, at which time delivery will resume. In cases where no restart date is provided, subscriptions are automatically restarted and converted over to online-only subscriptions 60 days after the original stop date.

 To arrange for any of these options please notify us toll-free at 1-866-632-NEWS (6397) or visit this web page: VACATION STOPS


Single copy sales

If you live out of the Colorado Springs delivery area, please call 719-476-4874, to order a single copy issue. The cost is $6 prepaid with a credit card. Or you can send your request by mail (include check/money order) to: The Gazette, P.O. Box 1779, Colorado Springs, CO 80901. Be sure to specify the date you want. (This service is only available for papers dated for the last 30 days.)

Click on Online Archives to get Web access to the single copy archive issue using the online Green Edition. A one-week online pass is $2.00 and a one-year subscription is $12.00. Online access is available for all issues dating back to 1988.

If you live in the Colorado Springs area and need a back issue of The Gazette from the past 30 days, one can be purchased at the front counter of The Gazette, 30 S. Prospect St., just east of downtown. The price is 50 cents for the daily paper and $1.50 for a Sunday copy. Please call 719-636-0383 to make sure the issue you need is available. If you prefer it be mailed to you, the cost is $6 prepaid (includes postage).


Electronic subscriptions

The Gazette provides electronic subscriptions via The Green Edition that can be accessed anywhere, anytime. This is a much more cost-effective and timely delivery than our former mail subscriptions. For information on this service, please click here.


Contact information

The Gazette
30 S. Prospect St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Email: circonline@gazette.com
Telephone: (719) 632-5511

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