Colorado Springs D-11 candidate forum set for Tuesday night


A candidate forum for those running for a school board seat in Colorado Springs School District 11 will be held Tuesday night, beginning at 6 p.m. at the district administration building, 1115 N. El Paso St.


How much debt do graduates of Colorado colleges typically carry?

By: Maria St. louis-sanchez The Gazette

Students attending colleges and universities in the Pikes Peak region and around Colorado are not immune from the large student loan debts that students nation-wide are carrying.

According to the...

A multigenerational hit: Student debt traps parents and kids

By: JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer

WASHINGTON - A college degree practically stamped Andres Aguirre's ticket to the middle class. Yet at age 40, he's still paying the price of admission.

After a decade of repayments, Aguirre diverts $512 a...

In wake of rash of shootings, a look at how Colorado colleges develop emergency plans

By: The Associated Press

DENVER β€” Colorado's colleges all have plans for emergencies, including shootings. Community colleges work with the state system that oversees them, while universities have more autonomy over their individual plans....

Deteriorated Colorado Springs elementary school could be closed, another reopened


The historic Helen Hunt Elementary School in the Hillside neighborhood missed the ax six years ago, when Colorado Springs School District 11 passed it over and closed another elementary school in the area.


Student with gun causes hours-long lockdown at Colorado Springs school


Mitchell High School in central Colorado Springs went on lockdown Friday morning as police investigated reports of a girl with a gun on the school grounds.

The lockdown was lifted shortly after 3 p.m., the...

Sen. Merrifield critical of GOP involvement in Colorado Springs-area school board races

By: Debbie Kelley

Colorado Sen. Michael Merrifield (D-Colorado Springs) said he’s concerned and frustrated by Republicans heavily supporting school board candidates publicly and financially – because school board races are defined...

Castle Rock man was victim in Northern Arizona University shooting

By: The Associated Press

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. β€” An overnight confrontation between two groups of students escalated into violence Friday when a freshman at Northern Arizona University opened fire on four fraternity members, killing one and...