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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 1 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...

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 10 hr ago

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 23 hr ago

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 Yesterday

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 Yesterday

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 Yesterday

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

Two Peyton High School students arrested after classmate reports threats
Two Peyton High School students arrested after classmate reports threats

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Thu, Feb 22, 2018

Two Peyton High School students were arrested Thursday on suspicion of making threats against another student. Peyton School District 23...

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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 military events starting Feb. 25, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 5 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 6 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 7 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 7 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 Yesterday

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

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, February 24
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, February 24

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Yesterday

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

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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