2 Colorado Springs high schools make Newsweek's annual top 500 list

By: Debbie Kelley

Newsweek released on Wednesday its annual survey of the top 500 high schools in the country.

The national news magazine used a range of data to “determine which institutions do the best job of preparing...

New UCCS Field Guide offers history, sense of place on 50th anniversary of campus

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

Rocks, plants and dirt can't talk.

But these elements of the land speak to the hearts of two longtime geography professors at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

After more than 30 years...

Want to feel old? Mindset List: College freshmen have never licked a stamp, always had Google

By: The Gazette

Want to feel old? Students heading into their first semester of college this fall are mostly 18 and were born in 1997.

Among those who have never been alive in their lifetimes are Princess Diana, Notorious...

Link Crew a 'critical' bridge into high school for Colorado Springs-area students

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

Fifteen-year-old twins Olivia and Rebecca Stoltenberg have been kind of dreading this school year. Their family recently moved from Dallas to Monument. And they're freshmen.

"It's really big," Olivia said,...

Colorado Springs high school given all-clear after reported bomb threat

By: chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com

Colorado Springs police say possible explosives were placed at Sand Creek High School on Tuesday morning, but no bombs were found and the school was given an all-clear status shortly before 9 a.m.

The Falcon...

Study: Colorado Springs fifth most-educated city in nation

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

When you put two and two together, you get this: Colorado Springs ranks as the fifth most-educated city in the nation, according to a new study from personal finance website Wallethub.

Among the reasons,...

Doherty High's annual run to benefit international adoptions seeking participants

By: Debbie Kelley

The Doherty High School Athletic Department is hosting a benefit 5-K run, in conjunction with a high school scrimmage of local teams, on Saturday at Monument Valley Park North.

The event begins with a high...

Triple threat: Teaching teens to drive is a rough road for parents of Colorado Springs triplets

By: STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com

Things come at you fast when you're cruising down the exit ramp of childhood.

Like that Subaru, and that pothole. And whoa ... pedestrian.

From her spot in the passenger seat, Lisa Rudolph gently...