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  • Service plays matchmaker between task seekers, task-doers in Colorado Springs

    By barbara cotter barb.cotter@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    In a busy world, who has time to mow the lawn, stand in line for the latest iPhone or Black Friday purchase, or bake a special dessert? On the premise that someone inevitably has the time and inclination to perform tasks that others are too time-strapped or unable to take on...

  • Q&A: Is corporal punishment legal in Colorado schools?

    The Gazette
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    In May, when NFL star Adrian Peterson broke off a tree branch outside his Texas home, stripped it of leaves and gave his 4-year-old a "whooping" after the boy misbehaved, he was using the same kind of discipline he received as a child growing up in East Texas - the kind of discipline...

  • List: Select area museums will open doors for free on Saturday

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    Smithsonian magazine will once again provide folks with free admission to museums around the country. The 10th annual Museum Day Live! is Saturday. Local participating museums include Miramont Castle, ProRodeo Hall of Fame & Museum of the American Cowboy, May Natural History...

  • Case of NFL star stirs debate over corporal punishment

    By Stephanie earls stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    In May, when National Football League star Adrian Peterson broke off a tree branch outside his Texas home, stripped it of leaves and gave his 4-year-old a "whooping" after the boy misbehaved, he was using the same kind of discipline he received as a child growing up in East Texas - the...

  • Project Funway empowers Colorado Springs foster teens

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    Each of the 16 foster teen models looked a bit timid when they first stepped onto the runway at The Pinery on the Hill, but they stepped off beaming bright, confident smiles at a fashion event that felt a like a coming-of-age celebration. One by one, the girls showed off...

  • Dogs get blues when youngsters go back to school

    By SUE MANNING The Associated Press -
    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    Young people aren't the only ones who get back-to-school blues. Pooches used to months of constant playtime can get upset when their best buddies disappear with the dog days of summer. Many dogs whine and wait eagerly at the front door but eventually adjust to the absence of their...

  • Rock Ledge Ranch Traditional Powwow set to make history Saturday

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    Native American veterans in headdresses. Rattling gourds. Traditional Native American drumming. And a new princess. History will be made Saturday at the Fifth Annual Garden of the Gods Rock Ledge Ranch Traditional Powwow. For the first time in almost four decades, a powwow princess...

  • D-38 board to review Palmer Ridge High's crisis response

    By Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    A review of the crisis response at Palmer Ridge High School following the Labor Day death of two students in a car crash is among the items that Lewis-Palmer School District 38's board of education will discuss at a regular meeting Wednesday night. Board President Mark Pfoff said...

  • Springs Girl Scout has the recipe for great meals from the food bank

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    Madeline McWhorter knows that a trip to the local food bank may not conjure images of spicy tomato-braised chicken or baked spaghetti pie. And that needed to change. Calling upon her culinary creativity, McWhorter, 18, created a cookbook requiring only ingredients commonly found at...

  • Transparency in public schools topic of panel discussion

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Transparency in public schools will be the topic of a panel discussion Sept. 29 in Golden. The event starts at 7 p.m. at Jeffco Fairgrounds, Exhibit Hall 2, 15200 W. 6th Ave. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition and Chalkbeat Colorado will...

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