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

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr 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...

  • 'Can't Buy Me Love' star, Colorado native dies at 43

    Associated Press
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    GREELEY — Amanda Peterson, best known for her role in the 1987 romantic comedy "Can't Buy Me Love," has died. She was 43. Sgt. Mike Moran with the Greeley, Colorado, police department says Peterson was found dead at an apartment complex Sunday evening. She was alone, and an...

  • Airport Road closed by flood, sinkhole in east Colorado Springs

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Airport Road is expected to be closed between Academy and South Murray boulevards throughout Monday due to a water main break that has caused about 30 customers in the area to be without water, according to a Colorado Springs Utilities spokeswoman. Airport Road is shut down in both...

  • Former Miss Colorado USA calls out Donald Trump for controversial comments

    USA Today
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    DENVER — Three years ago, Marybel Gonzalez stood onstage at the Miss USA Pageant as the reigning Miss Colorado USA. "My experience was amazing," she said. "Miss USA telecast is a culmination of all of that hard work." Now, Gonzalez is on a platform of a different kind — after her...

  • Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in the Pikes Peak region

    The Gazette -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Wanted: Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help finding the following people for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued. Rodney Allen Grissom, 47, is described as a 5-foot-10, 200-pound man with brown hair and brown eyes. He is being sought for...

  • Bicyclist rescued from Bear Creek trail had head, back injuries

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    A bicyclist was injured on Bear Creek Trail No. 666 west of Captain Jacks trail on Sunday afternoon after he fell off his bike and hit a tree, Colorado Springs Fire Department spokesman Steve Oswald said. The man was airlifted after medical crews completed a nearly 5-hour rescue,...

  • Colorado Springs area vehicle registrations surge in June

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    An improving Colorado Springs economy heated up the new car and truck market in El Paso County in June as new vehicle registrations jumped 13.9 percent to highest total for the month in 15 years, according to a report posted Monday on the county Clerk and Recorder's Office website....

  • Blog: New concert venue downtown

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    There's a new concert venue in town -- The Back Lot. Silver Moon Presents the all-ages spot downtown at 104 W. Cucharras St., next to the Bargain Book Warehouse. All ages means no alcohol, but food trucks will be on the premises and they'll serve soft drinks in-house. You'll...

  • Colorado Springs businesses say they will monitor proposed changes to overtime rules

    By Vallari Gupte The Gazette -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    An Obama administration proposal that could expand the number of salaried workers eligible for overtime pay isn't worrying some Colorado Springs employers - although they are watching it closely for potential impact on their payrolls. The proposed changes would make about 5 million...

  • Colorado College alum nominated to lead nation's top science organization

    Debbie Kelley
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    A geophysicist who received her bachelor’s degree in physics from Colorado College is on track to become the next president of the National Academy of Sciences. The organization’s council announced Monday it had approved the nomination of Marcia K. McNutt, editor-in-chief of the...

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