Colorado College's Education Department receives grant to partner with local schools

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

An infusion of scholarship money will help more Colorado College students who aspire to become teachers study techniques in local schools with high amounts of low-income students.

A $1.2 million grant from...

Alumni from Pueblo campuses invited to Homecoming

By: Debbie Kelley

Alumni from Southern Colorado Junior College, Pueblo Junior College, Southern Colorado State College and the University of Southern Colorado, who attended college classes on the Orman Avenue campus, are invited to...

Nursing instructor looks at relationship between posture and pain at free seminar tonight

By: Debbie Kelley

Keeping adults from having a 45-pound head is the goal of a University of Colorado Colorado Springs health sciences instructor and program coordinator for the Center for Active Living.

Michelle LeCompte will...

New state-of-the-art Colorado Springs welding training center in high demand

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

This is not your father's vo-tech shop.

Shiny new equipment occupies 15 training welding booths in one of Springs Fabrication's metal-manufacturing buildings on Colorado Springs' east side. Down the hall, a...

CU sororities' 'Go Greek' chalk writings vandalized with 'Get Raped' messages

By: Mitchell ars, Daily Camera

An unknown person wrote about the sexual assault of sorority members on several chalk advertisements for the University of Colorado's Greek life programs on campus Monday.

The original chalk writings read...

State marijuana taxes dribble in for a handful of Colorado Springs area school districts

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

The first cut of Colorado's excise tax on wholesale recreational marijuana has been thrown into this fiscal year's pool of cash grants for capital improvements at public schools.

Three local projects are...

Pikes Peak region teachers take advantage of free concealed-weapon classes

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

Amy Wrany is ready.

If Colorado lawmakers ever decide to let educators carry concealed firearms in elementary and secondary schools, Wrany, a teacher in Harrison School District 2, probably will be packing...

New ticketing effort helps reduce illegal parking around some Colorado Springs schools

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

Just as kids are expected to pay attention in class, adults are expected to pay attention to traffic rules around schools. Some are failing.

Colorado Springs police issued 144 tickets for speeding in school...