'Several hundred victims and people' could have been involved in Cañon City nude photo exchange

By: ryan maye handy ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com

Follow @inkywoman and @EricSingerNow on Twitter for updates Friday. Above is a replay of part of the press conference Friday in Cañon City.

CAÑON CITY - Cañon City High School students have...

Greenhouse project gives Palmer High students new skills

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

Palmer High School students ignored their runny noses, numb fingers and shivering bodies Thursday as they measured, cut and lifted wooden beams and plastic panels. They were able to put aside their physical...

School District 11 families alerted to potential stranger danger incident

By: JENNIFER MULSON jen.mulson@gazette.com

Parents in Colorado Springs School District 11 received a letter on Thursday from school officials about a possible stranger danger incident near Freedom Elementary School, in the northeast part of town.


Colorado appeals court revives teacher tenure lawsuit

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — The Colorado Court of Appeals revived a teacher union lawsuit challenging an important part of Colorado's overhauled tenure law Thursday, saying teachers have a right to a hearing before being placed on...

AROUND TOWN: Koats 4 Kids brings 650 new coats to kids at Evans

By: Linda Navarro, The Gazette, linda.navarro@gazette.com

There were 650 special surprises when students at Evans International Elementary School were called into their gymnasium the end of October.

Stacks and stacks of new winter coats awaited, one for every...

World's first marijuana-funded scholarship approved in southern Colorado

By: Kristen Wyatt, The Associated Press

DENVER — A Colorado county that boasts the world's largest outdoor marijuana farm and has been actively courting the new pot industry has approved the world's first marijuana-funded college scholarship.


All Academy D-20 schools to celebrate Veterans Day with special events, projects

By: Debbie Kelley

All schools in Academy School District 20 will observe Veterans Day on Nov. 11 with special assemblies, patriotic programs and tributes to military veterans.

Pioneer Elementary's annual recognition starts at...

Newly elected school board member to students: 'Collect my signs, earn a buck'

By: Debbie Kelley

Newly elected Colorado Springs School District 11 school board member Theresa Null is putting this out there: She'll pay any youth group $1 apiece for collecting and returning her used campaign signs that are...