• Colorado Springs couple want new home for trophy head named Headlight

    By Carol McGraw The Gazette -
    Updated: Mon, Jan 5, 2015

    Dr. Rocky White is on the horns of a dilemma. If he gets rid of Headlight, he will be a bit sad. If he doesn't, Headlight will ruin the French Provincial and modern ambiance that his wife, Debbie, is trying to achieve in the living room of their new Colorado Springs home....

  • Parents Challenge back to work trying to improve options for Colorado Springs students

    By CAROL MCGRAW The Gazette -
    Updated: Mon, Jan 5, 2015

    After a two-year break to reorganize, educational empowerment nonprofit Parents Challenge is running at full speed - planning two January events for parents and educators and taking applications for programs that offer scholarships and grants. The mission of Colorado Springs-based...

  • Blood donors can be a lifesaver to dogs, too

    By CAROL MCGRAW The Gazette -
    Updated: Mon, Jan 5, 2015

    Monk and Shiloh are blood hounds. Actually, they are gigantic goofy Newfoundlands who help save the lives of other dogs by giving blood. Their Colorado Springs owner, Herb Culbertson, takes them to HemoSolutions every couple of months, where the dogs each donate a pint of blood -...

  • Colorado Springs cotillion remains relevant 65 years after Broadmoor start

    By Carol McGraw carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jan 1, 2015

    When 15-year-old Lacy Mason has lunch at school, there is sometimes very little face-to-face conversation because her friends are texting, Googling or watching movies on their electronic devices. "I'll say, 'Hey guys, let's put them away and talk.'" Sometimes it works, sometimes it...

  • Colorado Springs quilting guild boasts three decades of creativity

    By CAROL MCGRAW carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Dec 30, 2014

    Janie Williams grew up in a quilting family, learning "by osmosis" from her mother and two grandmothers. She created 
 her first quilt when she was 11, using scraps from their clothing. When she moved to Colorado Springs, she joined a group of eight women who met in each...

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