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Colorado is one of a few states that allows victims of school violence to sue school districts
Colorado is one of a few states that allows victims of school violence to sue school districts

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 12 hr ago

Credible as well as unfounded threats at schools have increased nationwide since the Feb. 14 shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla. Awareness is...

New Life Church shooting survivor focuses on helping a growing group
New Life Church shooting survivor focuses on helping a growing group

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 12 hr ago

Laurie Works visits the memorial erected in honor of her two sisters just a couple of times a year. "I don't come here a ton, but more than the...

Arming teachers isn't new, but no less controversial in Pikes Peak region
Arming teachers isn't new, but no less controversial in Pikes Peak region

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Yesterday

Arming teachers, as suggested by President Donald Trump and the gun-rights lobbyist National Rifle Association, isn't new in the Pikes Peak region....

Teachers create #ArmMeWith social media movement
Teachers create #ArmMeWith social media movement

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Feb 23, 2018

In response to the Feb. 14 high school shooting in Parkland, Fla., some teachers across the nation have created a social media movement via Instagram...

Earth to Mars program visits Colorado Springs high schools for National Engineers Week
Earth to Mars program visits Colorado Springs high schools for National Engineers Week

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Feb 23, 2018

This is National Engineers Week, and 100  ninth graders in four Colorado Springs schools got to put on their engineering caps when Earth to Mars...

Colorado Springs teen arrested, violent threats toward school alleged
Colorado Springs teen arrested, violent threats toward school alleged

By: Liz Forster - 0 Fri, Feb 23, 2018

A 17-year-old Colorado Springs student was arrested Thursday after making violent threats toward his School of Excellence run by the Pikes Peak Board...

Executive director of Colorado Springs-based charter school placed on administrative leave
Executive director of Colorado Springs-based charter school placed on administrative leave

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Feb 23, 2018

Richard Mestas, executive director and principal of GOAL Academy High School, the state's largest alternative-education program, has been placed on...

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Colorado needs 1,200 more certified foster parents
Colorado needs 1,200 more certified foster parents

By: - 0 Wed, Oct 25, 2017

Colorado is facing a major shortage of foster parents, with a new analysis finding the state needs 1,200 more foster families within the next two...

Pikes Pick: Donate your musical instrument to kids who can't afford them
Pikes Pick: Donate your musical instrument to kids who can't afford them

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, Mar 14, 2017

Don't toot your horn or bang your drums anymore? Bringing Music to Life Instrument Drive (bringingmusictolife.org) collects band instruments for kids...

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Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, February 26
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, February 26

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Feb 23, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Monday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Monday: WinterWonderGrass —...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Feb. 25, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 21 hr ago

Calendar of military-themed events in and around Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs area literary events starting Feb. 25, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 23 hr ago

A calendar of book signings, readings and other literary events in and around Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting Feb. 25, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 23 hr ago

A calendar of nonprofit community events in and around Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs area business events starting Feb. 25, 2018
Colorado Springs area business events starting Feb. 25, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 23 hr ago

Seminars, networking opportunities and other business-related events in and around Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, February 25
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, February 25

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, Feb 22, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Sunday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Sunday: SkiBike Festival —...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Feb. 25, 2018
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Feb. 25, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Feb 23, 2018

Classes, retreats and other religious events in and around Colorado Springs.

Ten reasons you need to see the Switchbacks

Wed, Aug 10, 2016 - 9:19 AM 0

Flying high in third place in the Western Conference standings, the Switchbacks are facing a tough challenge with just five regular season...

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