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  • Divine Redeemer Junior Booster Club gets kudos

    Debbie Kelley
    Published: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    Mayor Steve Bach is presenting the Spirit of the Springs Award to Divine Redeemer Catholic School Junior Booster Club 11:30 a.m. Monday at the City Administration Building. The eighth grade Junior Booster Club members work together to organize fundraiser projects for the school and...

  • How to get Santa to reply to your kid's letter, with a North Pole postmark

    Debbie Kelley
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. The Postal Service can help parents prove it when Santa replies to a child’s letter to Santa — complete with a North Pole postmark. Here are the steps for children to get a letter back from Santa: Have your child write a letter to Santa and...

  • CU alum bequeaths $6 million to Boulder campus

    Debbie Kelley
    Published: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    An estate gift of just over $6 million from a music-loving economics alumnus will create three major new endowments benefiting the Department of Economics and the College of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder, the university announced Monday. Funding from the gift will endow...

  • Colorado woman selected as Rhodes scholar

    Associated Press
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    DENVER — A woman from Greenwood Village has been selected to be a 2015 Rhodes scholar. Emily Witt is now a senior at Stanford University where she majors in human biology and is working on a minor in psychology. The scholarships announced Sunday provide all expenses for two or...

  • Colorado wrestling team lost in woods, rescued after dark

    By David Migoya, The Denver Post

    Eleven members of a Denver Public Schools high school wrestling team and two adult coaches were rescued Saturday from Roxborough State Park after they had gotten lost during a team workout, according to Douglas County sheriff's deputies. The members of the wrestling squad were...

  • CU-Boulder facing Title IX lawsuit from male student suspended in sex assault case

    By Sarah Kuta, Boulder Daily Camera
    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    An anonymous male student is suing the University of Colorado for violating his civil rights under Title IX, the federal gender equity law, after he was found guilty of sexual assault by the Boulder campus last year. The student, identified in court documents only as "John Doe," says...

  • Rape kits can be hard to find for college students in Colorado

    By KRISTIN JONES Rocky Mountain PBS I-News -
    Published: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    Jada Garber, tall and confident, was entering her senior year at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2011 when she was forced into a group she never wanted to join. She became the one out of five women who is sexually assaulted during her time in college. The man who attacked...

  • Respondents to Gazette poll say Colorado Springs police officer justified in hitting fighting teen

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    A fight between two teen girls at Coronado High School in which a Colorado Springs police officer intervened went viral on social media late Thursday and throughout Friday. Various cell phone videos were circulated on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other sites, with people voicing...

  • Colorado Springs police officer breaks up fight between high school girls

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    Two teenage girls at Coronado High School were arrested on fighting charges after one of them allegedly hit an officer who was trying to break up their fight, Colorado Springs police said. Colorado Springs police said the school resource officer also hit one of the girls in the...

  • AROUND TOWN: Woman's Club focuses on education, community involvement

    By Linda Navarro, The Gazette, -
    Published: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    Since 1902, members of The Woman's Club of Colorado Springs have focused on education and community involvement. Not only is their focus the same all these years later, it is increasing.