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Colorado teachers have a lot to sweat out in final days of legislative session
Colorado teachers have a lot to sweat out in final days of legislative session

By: Joey Bunch - 0 3 hr ago

Colorado teachers have a lot riding on the last two weeks of this legislative session, in policy and politics, from their paychecks to their pensions....

Dream job: Harley-Davidson paid interns get a motorcycle too
Dream job: Harley-Davidson paid interns get a motorcycle too

By: - 0 6 hr ago

MILWAUKEE — Harley-Davidson is offering free motorcycles for those who join its summer internship program. Eight college students or recent graduates...

Best and Brightest: Attitude and leadership define Pine Creek standout
Best and Brightest: Attitude and leadership define Pine Creek standout

By: - 0 7 hr ago

Pine Creek High School senior Jack Harrington has a zest for life, delving deeply into everything from learning to play the bagpipes and attending...

Colorado Springs teachers to swarm the State House on Friday
Colorado Springs teachers to swarm the State House on Friday

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 8 hr ago

About 500 District 11 teachers from Colorado Springs will join other educators to swarm the state Capitol on Friday to demand more money for education....

Poll: Amid strikes, Americans back teacher raises
Poll: Amid strikes, Americans back teacher raises

By: - 0 12 hr ago

WASHINGTON — Americans overwhelmingly believe teachers don't make enough money, and half say they'd support paying higher taxes to give educators a...

G.E. Johnson owners make substantial donation in founder Gil Johnson's name

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 12 hr ago

Jim and Laura Johnson, owners of G.E. Johnson, are one of three couples who have given a total of $22 million to the College of Engineering at Kansas...

Colorado districts cancel classes due to teacher protests

By: - 0 17 hr ago

DENVER — Over a half dozen Colorado school districts, including the three largest, are cancelling classes or sending students home early because of...

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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...

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...

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Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, April 25
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, April 25

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Apr 20, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Wednesday in the Colorado Springs area:      MUSIC      STAGE “The...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, April 24
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, April 24

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 3 hr ago

Here's a look at what's going on Tuesday in the Colorado Springs area:      MUSIC      STAGE “The...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, April 23
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, April 23

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 19 hr ago

Here's a look at what's going on Monday in the Colorado Springs area:      MUSIC      STAGE “The...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, April 22
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, April 22

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sun, Apr 22, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Sunday in the Colorado Springs area:        OPEN HOUSE Pikesmasters Model Railroad...

Colorado Springs area literary events starting April 22, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Apr 21, 2018

Book signings, poetry slams and other literary events in and around Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, April 21
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, April 21

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Apr 21, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Saturday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Saturday: UNC/Greeley Jazz...

Colorado Springs area business events starting April 22, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Apr 21, 2018

Seminars, networking opportunities and other business-related 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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