El Paso County school board has plenty of interest for a change

By: Debbie Kelley

MONUMENT - There haven't been enough candidates to fill school board seats in Monument's Lewis-Palmer School District 38 in recent years, so the board has had to appoint members after the election.

Not this...

Widefield D-3 prepares for Community Day and Fall Festival

By: Debbie Kelley

Widefield School District 3 is getting ready for its big annual town parade and the Widefield Coimmunity Center's second annual Fall Festival that's tied to Homecoming.

"Community Day" is Saturday, Oct. 10,...

Columbus Day closures in the Pikes Peak region

By: The Gazette

Here's a look at what's open and what's not on Columbus Day (Monday, Oct. 12) in the Colorado Springs area:


Banks and credit unions: Most banks and credit unions closed Monday;...

Denver metro school board president seeks ethics opinion on himself

By: Jesse Paul, The Denver Post

LAKEWOOD — Ken Witt, board president of Jeffco Public Schools, announced Thursday he is filing a request for an advisory opinion from the Colorado Independent Ethics Commission on himself.

Witt said at a...

Colorado Springs charter school is growing up

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

Things are happening in southeast Colorado Springs, one of the city's poorest neighborhoods and highest areas of crime. But this time, it's not about a shooting or a drug bust.

Atlas Preparatory School, a...

Blog: Colorado State Representative weighs in on Colorado Springs District 11 reform slate

By: Debbie Kelley

Colorado State Rep. Paul Lundeen (R-Monument) is one of the heavyweight supporters backing a reform team of candidates that has emerged in the school board race for Colorado Springs School District 11.


Student wearing Halloween costume prompts Pueblo County school lockdown


Pueblo County High School was on lockdown for more than an hour Wednesday after authorities say a student was apprehended wearing a trench coat and gas mask.

The lockdown was lifted shortly before 11 a.m.,...

Who is the Colorado Springs District 11 reform 'team?'

By: Debbie Kelley

Seven candidates are running for four open at-large seats in D-11. Nora Brown and Elaine Naleski are incumbents who were elected to in November 2011.

Theresa Null served in the military for 22 years and is...