Parenting | Life | Colorado Springs Gazette

Register for your 8 free Gazette only stories Login | Register
Den instincts, positive reinforcement can aid in crate training dogs

- 0 - 37 min ago

You’ve heard the arguments: crates are cruel and should not be used; you must crate train every dog. So, to crate or not to crate? The answer lies in how a crate is used. Many dogs can adapt well to using a crate, which can be traced back to the...

Reynolds Ranch invites community to experience rich Springs history
By: - 0 1 hr ago

The Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI) is located on the property now known as the Reynolds Ranch, located off North Gate Boulevard, east of...

Enter The Gazette's spooky story contest
By: - 0 Mon, Oct 12, 2015

Gazette reporter Stephanie Earls has written the beginning to a spooky tale. How it ends is up to you. Creative writers in grades 1 through 8 are...

No knife needed
By: - 0 Mon, Oct 12, 2015

While some people can't wait to get out the carving knife, there are lots of alternative ways to dress up a Halloween pumpkin.

"No carving...

Arts Month seeks to engage community in arts, culture events
By: - 0 Tue, Oct 6, 2015

Each October, the Pikes Peak region celebrates Arts Month, taking the opportunity to elevate the visibility and value of arts and culture in the...

Boo at the Zoo creates frightfully fun Halloween for all ages
By: - 0 Tue, Oct 6, 2015

The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will come alive with Halloween spirit when thousands of little princesses and pirates attend Boo at the Zoo, the region’s...

Harley’s Hope Foundation keeps families together with emergency pet funds
By: - 0 Tue, Oct 6, 2015

Jayna, an indoor cat, snuck out of her home one evening and was immediately struck by a car. Her frantic pet parents rushed her to the emergency vet and...

The Independence Center hosts group fishing event for those with disabilities
By: - 0 Tue, Oct 6, 2015

People who live without disabilities typical take grabbing a rod and reel and going fishing for granted. But for those with mobility-related...

Normalizing death through home funerals around Colorado Springs
By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, Oct 5, 2015

It always seems to take us by surprise when a human body throws off its mortal coil.

And in the wake of death, families more often than not...

Finish this scary story for The Gazette's Halloween contest
By: - 0 Sun, Oct 4, 2015

Gazette reporter Stephanie Earls has written the beginning to a spooky tale. How it ends is up to you. Creative writers in grades 1 through 8 are...

Colorado Springs science carnival finds new ways to engage children
By: Matt Steiner - 0 Sun, Oct 4, 2015

Even as the Cool Science Carnival began to wind down late Saturday afternoon, children remained in line at some of the more popular exhibits on the...

Rubik's Cube an old puzzle thrilling a new generation of Pikes Peak region kids
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Oct 1, 2015

Whether trying to solve the Rubik's Cube beats the fun out of playing video games is a tossup for some Ute Pass Elementary School students.


Enrollment gap between largest districts in Pikes Peak region continues to narrow
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Oct 1, 2015

In the land of public education, Thursday is the day schools in Colorado add up how many students are in their seats. State lawmakers use the data to...

Colorado Springs school gets prestigious national award
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Sep 30, 2015

All 568 students at Centennial Elementary School learned the same lesson Tuesday: Hard work pays off.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan...

Colorado Springs area craft fairs starting Sept. 25, 2015
0 Tue, Sep 29, 2015

Admission is free unless otherwise noted. Send information for local holiday craft fairs at least two weeks in advance to Carlotta Olson at...

Making The Grade

Like Us on Facebook