Looking for southern Colorado fall scenery? Try this route

By: Nathan Van Dyne, The Gazette

RYE — Did the changing of the aspen leaves come and go this season before you had the chance to grab the camera and head for the hills?

Well, there's still time if you act fast and know where to drive....

Police investigating BB gun shooting spree in Colorado Springs

By: chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com

An apparent pellet gun shooting spree Monday night left a handful of businesses and five vehicles near downtown Colorado Springs with shattered glass and thousands of dollars in damage, police said.


Good move, or bad? Community split over proposed move of Colorado Springs elementary school

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

Moving Helen Hunt Elementary students 2 miles to a "nearly new" school with high-tech bells and whistles, a bigger cafeteria and gym and improved safety features sounds appealing to some.

"My kids attend...

Colorado Springs officials field questions about how sales tax increase could help fix roads

By: BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com

Voters have plenty of questions as they debate whether to support a sales tax increase designed to fix Colorado Springs' crumbling roads.

The 0.62 percent tax increase, or 6.2 cents per $10 purchase, is on...

Falcon teen missing from youth lockup for months arrested in Colorado Springs

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

Eleven weeks to the day and almost exactly to the hour that a 17-year-old Falcon teen escaped from a juvenile detention center in Lakewood, police arrested her in Colorado Springs, said her mother, Kristine...

EPA names contractor involved in Colorado sediment spill

By: The Associated Press

DURANGO — The Environment Protection Agency says a recent water contamination incident in Colorado involved a different contractor than August's Gold King Mine spill.

The Durango Herald reports...

Skull found in Summit County is that of missing man

By: The Associated Press

FRISCO — A skull found near the top of Peak One near Frisco is that of a Breckenridge man who had been missing since last year.

The Summit Daily reports (http://goo.gl/NEuPhe ) 27-year-old Jack McAtee went...

Tuesday's 3 must reads on gazette.com in 30 seconds

By: Eric Singer

Here are 3 must reads on gazette.com in 30 seconds for Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015:

1) Mayor John Suthers talks about roads and the sales tax hike proposal to pay for repairs. Billie Stanton Anleu and I...