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Uncovering the potential of homeless mothers in Colorado Springs
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The public typically won’t see single moms and their children on the street corner holding a sign asking for assistance. However, the largest and...

Ask her to leave the pot at home
By Donna Shugrue Special to The Gazette 0 Mon, Aug 3, 2015

Dear Donna,

I was on a second date with a lady and she asked me if I was "420 friendly." As soon as she realized I did not know what she was...

Back to School: busy season for networks of online shoppers
By HILLARY SPEED The Associated Press 0 Mon, Aug 3, 2015

While many parents hit the stores to find their children's back-to-school wardrobes, the online marketplace also buzzes. And for some dedicated...

CASA volunteer: 'I am for the child'
0 Tue, Jul 28, 2015

Jesse Murillo is a busy professional with a full-time job in the education, and because he is passionate about the well-being of children, he makes...

Young Springs musicians thrive under caring Conservatory instruction
0 Tue, Jul 28, 2015

There is room for all local youth at the Colorado Springs Conservatory – regardless of experience, ability or socio-economic status.


List: Public swimming pools (and a beach) in Colorado Springs
0 Mon, Jul 27, 2015

Want to cool off in Colorado Springs and looking for a public swimming area? Here are some options: 

Portal Pool
3535 N....

Brew tour takes charitable giving message to Colorado Springs craft beer crowd
By: Stephanie Earls 0 Mon, Jul 27, 2015

The Community Partnership for Child Development is taking its message on the road in a vehicle inspired by, and tailored for, the craft beer...

Local family wins cover model contest for Colorado Springs' 2016 Official Vacation Planner
By: Jen Mulson 0 Mon, Jul 27, 2015

The five-member Kerscher family is winningly adorable.

Patrick and Stephanie Kerscher, their 7-year-old daughter, Caroline, and two...

Mermaid dreams come true at Colorado Springs swimming school
By: Jen Mulson 0 Mon, Jul 27, 2015

A local swimming school is making mermaid and merman dreams come true.

Five girls showed up for a recent class at Mermaid Cove Swim School....

The tips you need to navigate another year of packed lunches
By J.M. HIRSCH The Associated Press 0 Mon, Jul 27, 2015

There was a time when a lunch box was simply that, a box into which your parents packed your lunch.

For many years they were metal and came...

Things to do with your kids August 2015
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1 Saturday



Calling all children and those that love them. Meet at the Wichita Parking lot on...

Things to do with kids – August 2015
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

Looking for some activities for the family?

Stuff the Bus school supply drive underway in Colorado Springs
By: Debbie Kelley 0 Thu, Jul 23, 2015

Another long-time and large-scale local school supply drive kicked off this week.

Christmas Unlimited's "Stuff the Bus Operation Back to...

Kids on Bikes celebrates decade of supporting cycling youth
0 Tue, Jul 21, 2015

Kids on Bikes is celebrating 10 years of building healthy, happy and active kids, families and communities.

Join Kids on Bikes for a free...

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Things to do with your kids June 2015

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Kids At Camp

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