Humane Society has special treat for Pikes Peak region pet lovers looking to adopt


You can't buy cutting-edge electronics or trendy fashions at the Black Fur-day Sale, but a thumping or twitching tail just might entice you to acquire your brand-new best friend.

While other shoppers hit the...

Slick roads in Colorado Springs temper Turkey Trot


Drivers weren't the only ones facing hazardous road conditions after recent mild weather took a sharp turn Thanksgiving Day. Hours before runners were due to hit the street for the 18th Annual YMCA of the Pikes...

EMPTY STOCKING FUND: Charity helps students bridge college loan gap

By: CAROL MCGRAW Special to The Gazette

This is one of a series of stories about the nonprofit agencies that receive money from The Gazette/El Pomar Foundation Empty Stocking Fund campaign that runs through the holidays.

Determined to go to...

'Swede' Hanson impacted thousands of lives but stayed largely anonymous


Alden Arthur "Swede" Hanson impacted thousands of lives in a community that swore to keep his name a secret.

Over and over, he poured coffee and spoke at countless Alcoholics Anonymous meetings he started,...

Brothers survive 2 avalanches in Colorado

By: The Associated Press

OPHIR — Two brothers survived two massive avalanches while skiing in Colorado's backcountry even though both feared the other was dead.

Alex and Brian Holmes were skiing near Telluride, from Trout Lake to...

RV fire spreads, destroys car


A fire spread from an RV to a carport Thursday, destroying the car inside.

The RV sustained heavy damage, though it's unclear to what extent.

The call initially came in as a camper on fire on Flying F...

Wanted suspect arrested by Colorado Springs police after verbal standoff


Colorado Springs police arrested a wanted man after a verbal standoff Thursday morning at the Drury Inn on Interquest Parkway. The suspect, 38-year-old Michael Carnahan, was taken into custody peacefully at about...

No CU freshmen sought medical marijuana housing exemption this year

By: The Associated Press

BOULDER — The University of Colorado in Boulder says no freshmen are using a housing exemption because they use medical marijuana.

The change comes despite CU having a record freshman class.

The Daily...