• List: Loads of free summer concert series in Pikes Peak region parks

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 48 min ago

    Clean up the folding chairs, pack a picnic and head to a free concert in one of the numerous parks across the Pikes Peak region. This summer, you can find live music almost every night of the week, with opportunities to hear your favorite local bands or to check out new musicians from...

  • Oklahoma-based bank's acquisition brings it into Colorado Springs, Denver

    By Paul Monies The Oklahoman -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY - Bank SNB - with locations in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas - will expand its footprint into Colorado with its parent company's $41.7 million acquisition of First Commercial Bank. Stillwater-based Southwest Bancorp Inc. said Wednesday it entered into a cash and stock...

  • Must See Must Do: Top entertainment options in the Colorado Springs area this weekend

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    There's music downtown in the alley Friday with Waterbear and Eros and the Eschaton. Waterbear is a group of familiar local musicians and Eros and the Eschaton are ready to release their first album in August. Check them out at 8:30 p.m. at The Modbo and SPQR, 17C E. Bijou St. $5...

  • Colorado theater shooting judge denies mistrial request

    Associated Press
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    The judge in the Colorado theater shooting case has denied a defense request for a mistrial after a state-appointed psychiatrist gave his opinion about James Holmes' sanity. William Reid testified Thursday that Holmes was able to form intent and knew the consequences of what he was...

  • Notes from Air Force Academy graduation

    TOM ROEDER and ELLIE MULDER The Gazette -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    The Air Force gave a send-off to 840 cadets on Thursday. Here are a few highlights: Dad proud daughter stuck with academy Dan Haggerty said he was awed by the pressure his graduate daughter Laura withstood during her four years at the academy. "If I think about it, I get choked...

  • Air Force Academy Class of 2015 told to expect fast pace in AF careers

    By Tom Roeder and Ellie Mulder The Gazette -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    The Air Force Academy's class of 2015 was warned Thursday about the dangerous and uncertain world it will face as officers. Graduation speaker Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James told all 840 graduates that will they be asked to sacrifice, fight and possibly give their lives for...

  • "Literary Walk in the Woods" pairs famous naturalists with Colorado Springs area experts and an easy hike

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    1-3 p.m., meet at Cheyenne Mountain State Park visitor center, 410 JL Ranch Heights, lecture and walk are free, $7 state park day pass required to enter park, reservations required; 576-2016. - Saturday: Enos Mills portrayed by John Stansfield - June 27: Terry Tempest Williams by...

  • Human cannonball, elephants, camels, BMX bikers at Broadmoor World Arena circus

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    7 p.m. Thursday and June 5, 3 and 7 p.m. June 6, 1 and 5 p.m. June 7, The Broadmoor World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd., $16-$51; 520-7469, broadmoorworldarena.com, ticketswest.com Something else: "All Access Pre-show," meet performers and animals one hour before showtime, free with...

  • Denver area police officer shot serving search warrant

    Jesse Paul, Denver Post
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    A Northglenn police officer was shot and a suspect killed as gunfire erupted Thursday morning when authorities tried to serve a narcotics search warrant. The officer was transported in stable condition to a nearby hospital, said Sara Farris, a spokeswoman for North Metro Fire Rescue....

  • 1935 record for wettest May holds - for now - for Colorado Springs

    By CHHUN SUN chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Besides "some sprinkle," Colorado Springs did not receive any report of rainfall through midnight Thursday to increase this month's total and further threaten the record for the wettest May in history, said meteorologist Eric Petersen of the National Weather Service in Pueblo. So...

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