Colorado Springs family-owned business, Use Again, wants you to do just that


On the front lines of progress, Rick Clouse stands by with a roll-off and a mission to fight waste. He doesn't always win.

"I cried every day we came to work," says Clouse, as a Colorado Department of...

El Paso County Head Start now enrolling


The Community Partnership for Child Development has openings for qualifying children in its Head Start, Early Head Start and Colorado Preschool Program.

Started in 1987 under Catholic Charities of Central...

Manitou Springs' Commonwheel arts fest returns to Memorial Park for 40th year


10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Manitou Springs Memorial Park, 502 Manitou Ave.; free admission; or 685-1008.

For four decades, the Manitou Springs Commonwheel Arts...

Colorado Springs worshippers with disabilities search for acceptance in pews

By: Stephanie Earls and Stephen Hobbs The Gazette

Fifty million Americans have some form of disability and those numbers continue to grow as the population ages, the number of children with autism and attention deficit disorders grows, and soldiers return home...

Pikes Pub: All Colorado Beer Fest offers early bird deal

By: Stephanie Earls

Tickets for the 2015 All Colorado Beer Festival officially go on sale next week, but - through midnight on Labor Day - organizers are offering a “super special early bird” package for the November 7 event at...

Pikes Pub: Toast fall (already?) at Bristol Octoberfest release

By: Stephanie Earls

Oh golden brews of summer, we hardly knew ye. Feels like yesterday we were singing the praises of newfound warm-weather faves (Upslope Thai-style White IPA, anyone?) ... but lucky for us, when beer taketh away her...

Potters, ceramic artists 'shine' at Cottonwood exhibit


6-9 p.m. Saturday, Cottonwood Center for the Arts, 427 E. Colorado Ave.; $3 suggested donation, cottonwoodcenter, 520-1899.

In their day jobs as professional potters and craftspeople,...

Lion cubs make playful public debut at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

By: stephanie earls

From a perch inside her enclosure at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, mother lioness Lomela watches over her trio of playful cubs as a crowd of humans - and their cubs - watch over them, snapping photos and videos and...