Linda Navarro

Charity Events Columnist

Linda has been a Gazette journalist for nearly 50 years. She has been a writer and editor and has covered beats including police, courts, television and features. She has also been a news researcher and for several years wrote a column answering readers' questions, "Did You Ever Wonder?" Since 2006 she has been both writer and photographer for "Around Town" events, many of them charity fundraisers raising millions of dollars for many of this area's 2,000 nonprofits.

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Must See Must Do: What's happening this weekend around Colorado Springs

By: linda navarro

Here are some of the best bets for fun this weekend and beyond in the Colorado Springs area:


- Call it a Steampunk Resurgence in Victor this weekend. This "steampunk" harkens back to the...

Must See Must Do: Entertainment options around Colorado Springs this week

By: linda navarro

It's a celebration of decades of military service and history this weekend at the 95th anniversary festivities at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 101, 702 S. Tejon St. Open to veterans, service members and military...

AROUND TOWN: Memorial Hospital Gala honors cardiologist Dr. David Greenberg

By: Linda Navarro, The Gazette,

It was an impossible feat for Dr. David Greenberg to walk through the West Ballroom at The Broadmoor.

Well-wisher after well-wisher wanted a private moment to congratulate the cardiologist as the Memorial...

AROUND TOWN: The Arc's Disability Awareness Month film festival

By: Linda Navarro

The Arc Pikes Peak Region took to the big screen for a new way of celebrating National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.

Several hundred enthusiastic moviegoers visited Stargazers Theatre on March...

AROUND TOWN: Teen Court makes significant difference for juvenile offenders

By: Linda Navarro

For 21 years, young local offenders have gone before judges and juries who most closely understand being a kid. They're teens themselves.

Since the program started, more than 7,500 at-risk teens have gone...

Must See Must Do: Entertainment options around Colorado Springs this week

By: linda navarro

Missing a branch on your family tree? Learn the best hints from experts on how to search your family's ancestry during Family Discovery Day, 12:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday at the LDS Church, Colorado Springs Stake, 150...


By: linda navarro

Thirty years and still singing a happy melody.

The Colorado Springs Chorale Chefs' Gala has spawned many an upstart. As others sought to emulate the event, the original kept cooking along.


Must See Must Do: What's happening around Colorado Springs

By: linda Navarro

Here are some of your best bets for getting out and having some fun in the Colorado Springs area in the next few days:


- The weather's warming up and the first Friday of the month is calling....