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Debbie Kelley

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  • Colorado Springs police use pepper spray to break up street fight

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Three people were arrested after a large fight broke out early Thanksgiving morning in downtown Colorado Springs and had to be brought under control with pepper spray, according to police. Shortly after midnight Thursday, during routine monitoring of bars and restaurants, Colorado...

  • Police, ATF agents seize guns in Manitou Springs

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Colorado Springs Police arrested William Fee, 48, in Manitou Springs on Wednesday for multiple felony firearm violations. Acting on a tip, detectives from the police department's Community Impact Team, which deals with violent crime including weapons, obtained a warrant and searched...

  • No delays at Colorado Springs Airport Thursday

    Published: Thu, Nov 27, 2014

    Flights leaving from and arriving at the Colorado Springs Airport are on time Thanksgiving Day, said spokeswoman Heather Lenard. "There aren't any delays on our end," she said. Severe weather in the eastern part of the nation had led to detained and canceled flights in the days...

  • Colorado Springs restaurant celebrating Thanksgiving by serving up free meals

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    No family or friends around for Thanksgiving, or can't afford to make a holiday dinner? The north location of Amanda's Fonda is preparing to fill in as surrogate chef and host this year. Normally closed on Thanksgiving, Amanda's Fonda at 8050 N. Academy Blvd. will open its doors from...

  • Pikes Peak region schools earn money in physical activity challenge

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Chinook Trail Elementary in Academy School District 20 won the top prize of $2,150 in the Kaiser Permanente Fire Up Your Feet Fall Challenge. More than 5,400 students, family members, school staff and teachers at 135 schools across Colorado participated to win monetary awards to...

  • 5 Thanksgiving numbers to know

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    2 Places in the U.S. named Pilgrim: a township in Dade County, Mo., population 128; and a census-
designated place in Michigan with about 11 residents. 42 Places, counties and townships in U.S. named Plymouth, as in Plymouth Rock, the landing site of the first pilgrims. The two...

  • Annual Ecumenical Thanksgiving Eve Service to be held tonight

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    Colorado Springs' eight historic downtown churches once again will present the annual Ecumenical Thanksgiving Eve Service 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Grace and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 601 N. Tejon St. Choirs from Grace and St. Stephen's and First Congregational Church will...

  • Students host rally, raise money for poor children of Haiti


    A recent rally and march hosted by a group of high school students to benefit disadvantaged children of Haiti netted more than $1,000 in community donations. Mission FINI, a project founded by a group of Pine Creek High school students working to hand-deliver donations to the poor of...

  • Sierra High administrator gets top award


    An assistant principal at Sierra High School in Harrison School District 2 has won the state's top award for her position. Angela Prochnow has been named the 2015 Colorado Assistant Principal of the Year by the Colorado Association of School Executives. She has worked in the field of...

  • Divine Redeemer Junior Booster Club gets kudos

    Published: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    Mayor Steve Bach is presenting the Spirit of the Springs Award to Divine Redeemer Catholic School Junior Booster Club 11:30 a.m. Monday at the City Administration Building. The eighth grade Junior Booster Club members work together to organize fundraiser projects for the school and...