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Four Colorado Springs-area school projects benefit from marijuana-funded grants
Four Colorado Springs-area school projects benefit from marijuana-funded grants

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sat, Jun 16, 2018

Two local school districts and two charter schools will benefit from this year's statewide distribution of school construction grants funded in part by...

Gun self-defense in 4th grade? No, says Colorado education board
Gun self-defense in 4th grade? No, says Colorado education board

By: Marianne Goodland - 0 Thu, Jun 14, 2018

The Colorado Board of Education voted June 13 along party lines to changes in standards for teaching health and physical education, but omitted a...

Colorado Springs 20-year-old beats the odds, goes from homeless to high school graduate
Colorado Springs 20-year-old beats the odds, goes from homeless to high school graduate

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Jun 14, 2018

Alonzo Arnot's life has taken multiple detours, down some scary side streets, over a few big bumps and finally to cruising the highway. "I can't...

Colorado schools board omits gun benefits in standards

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 13, 2018

DENVER — Colorado's Board of Education has rejected a proposal to have 4th grade students discuss potential benefits of guns. The board voted 4-3...

Widefield School District's PR head receives award

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Jun 13, 2018

Samantha Briggs, director of communication for Widefield School District 3, is being recognized Wednesday by the Pikes Peak Chapter of the Public...

ALLIES program in D49 providing intervention for children with characteristics of dyslexia
ALLIES program in D49 providing intervention for children with characteristics of dyslexia

By: - Tue, Jun 12, 2018

Academy for Literacy, Learning and Innovation Excellence (ALLIES) is a school in District 49 that provides intervention and accommodations for children...

Four Colorado Springs grads win Leaders and Achievers scholarship

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Jun 12, 2018

Four graduating high school seniors from Colorado Springs are among the 55 students statewide to receive scholarships to apply to college expenses from...

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Liam, Emma lead top baby names in US for 2017
Liam, Emma lead top baby names in US for 2017

By: - 0 Fri, May 11, 2018

Emma and Liam were the most frequently chosen baby names for 2017. For the fourth year in a row, Emma was the top girl's name according to the annual...

Other states looking at 'free-range parenting' after Utah law creates buzz
Other states looking at 'free-range parenting' after Utah law creates buzz

By: - 0 Tue, Apr 10, 2018

SALT LAKE CITY — After Utah passed the country's first law legalizing so-called free-range parenting, groups in states from New York to Texas are...

Utah's 'free-range parenting' law said to be first in the nation
Utah's 'free-range parenting' law said to be first in the nation

By: - 0 Wed, Mar 28, 2018

It all started when Lenore Skenazy let her 9-year-old ride the subway home alone. She gave him a map, a MetroCard, a $20 bill and - just in case - some...

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Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, June 18
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, June 18

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Jun 15, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Monday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, June 17
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, June 17

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, Jun 14, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Sunday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, June 15
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, June 15

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Jun 15, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Friday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, June 16
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, June 16

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, Jun 13, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Saturday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, June 14
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, June 14

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, Jun 13, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Thursday in the Colorado Springs area.

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, June 13
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, June 13

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, Jun 13, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Wednesday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, June 12
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, June 12

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Jun 12, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Tuesday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare...

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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