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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AROUND TOWN: There were Happy Trails at Bear Creek Nature Center

By: linda navarro

Smiles have returned to the Happy Trails annual Buffalo Gals barbecue fundraiser at Bear Creek Nature Center.

For several years the popular El Paso County nature centers event had been under a cloud of...

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

By: linda navarro

Here's a look at some of the top events happening in the Colorado Springs area:


- It's closing weekend for the inaugural Breckenridge International Festival of Arts, the newest ski town...