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Debbie Kelley

Education Reporter

  • Two Rampart High School students to be honored

    Published: Mon, Dec 1, 2014

    Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach will present the Spirit of the Springs Award to two Rampart High School students, Bridger Caicedo and Jenny Yates, at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. The award presentation will be held at City Administration Building, Suite 102, 30 S. Nevada Ave. The students...

  • Grandfriends connect with a new generation through Colorado Springs program

    Updated: Mon, Dec 1, 2014

    There's nothing like seeing a child's face at that aha! moment - and knowing you helped produce it. The dawning of recognition when a concept clicks, and the excitement it brings never get old. And it's one of the main reasons senior citizens such as Don Holliday became a...

  • Nearly 200 Fort Carson soldiers celebrate Thanksgiving with safe return from Afghanistan

    Updated: Fri, Nov 28, 2014

    "Home for the holidays" carried special meaning Thursday, when another 195 Fort Carson soldiers made it back to Colorado Springs from Afghanistan just in time for a turkey dinner with their loved ones. Tears, hugs and gratitude were as abundant as the pumpkin pie to come. "It gives...

  • Police, ATF agents seize guns in Manitou Springs

    Updated: Fri, Nov 28, 2014

      Colorado Springs police arrested William Fee, 48, in Manitou Springs on Wednesday on 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...

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

    Updated: Thu, Nov 27, 2014

    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...

  • 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: Thu, Nov 27, 2014

    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: Thu, Nov 27, 2014

    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: Thu, Nov 27, 2014

    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: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    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...