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AROUND TOWN: Southern Colorado nonprofits receive almost $500,000 from Walmart
AROUND TOWN: Southern Colorado nonprofits receive almost $500,000 from Walmart

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, Feb 22, 2018

The region's Walmart Super Centers and Neighborhood Markets have the opportunity to donate to their choice of nonprofits closest to their areas. Add to...

AROUND TOWN: Angels of America's Fallen is there for military and first-responder children
AROUND TOWN: Angels of America's Fallen is there for military and first-responder children

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, Feb 22, 2018

The parent had always promised to "come home." The promise couldn't be kept. Stepping in to help remember that parent's legacy and support the...

AROUND TOWN: 100+ Men Who Care donate Shield616 gear to Colorado Springs-area law enforcement
AROUND TOWN: 100+ Men Who Care donate Shield616 gear to Colorado Springs-area law enforcement

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Feb 18, 2018

Former police Officer Jake Skifstad, left, shows Deputy Brandon Blanchard how to strap on a protective vest. Skifstad founded Shield616, which supplies...

AROUND TOWN: Gazette-El Pomar Empty Stocking Fund drive raises over $1.1 million for 20 nonprofits
AROUND TOWN: Gazette-El Pomar Empty Stocking Fund drive raises over $1.1 million for 20 nonprofits

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Feb 14, 2018

A fellow named Dave who had been on the street, but with a little help found a home, is one of the thousands of Gazette-El Pomar Empty Stocking Fund...

AROUND TOWN: Impressive UCCS Ent Center for the Arts opens with special gala for 800
AROUND TOWN: Impressive UCCS Ent Center for the Arts opens with special gala for 800

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Feb 11, 2018

"Let the magic begin," she said. And indeed, it did. The dream had come true for University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Chancellor Emerita Pam...

AROUND TOWN: Skating memories shared by Peggy Fleming, other Broadmoor champions
AROUND TOWN: Skating memories shared by Peggy Fleming, other Broadmoor champions

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Mon, Feb 5, 2018

Residents and hotel guests strolling The Broadmoor hotel's Cheyenne Lake in the mid-1960s could stop in at the World Arena on the west side to watch...

AROUND TOWN: Broadmoor World Arena celebrates 20 years of memories
AROUND TOWN: Broadmoor World Arena celebrates 20 years of memories

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Fri, Jan 26, 2018

The Broadmoor World Arena opened its doors on Jan. 17, 1998, and more than 3,700 events later celebrated 20 years with a memory-filled reception on...

AROUND TOWN: 2017 Colorado Springs Debutantes part of a 51-year tradition
AROUND TOWN: 2017 Colorado Springs Debutantes part of a 51-year tradition

By: Linda Navarro - Sun, Jan 14, 2018

A formal 51-year holiday tradition celebrated 24 local young women as the 2017 Colorado Springs Debutantes Dec. 22 at The Broadmoor International...

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