Colorado Springs man wants to turn closed school into 'new Ivywild'

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

A plan to turn a defunct elementary school into "the new Ivywild" - a similar mixed-use community hub 5 miles north of the original - could materialize if the City Planning Commission agrees to rezone the property...

Widefield School District 3 joins effort to hire military vets and their families

By: Debbie Kelley

Widefield School District 3 is partnering with the Veterans Economic Communities Initiative to increase employment opportunities for the veterans in the Pikes Peak region.

Launched by Veterans Affairs...

Local superintendent wins state award for his work

By: Debbie Kelley

Jed Bowman, superintendent of Woodland Park School District RE-1, has won the 2015 Colbert Cushing Award, which recognizes individuals who have made an outstanding professional contribution and/or have provided...

New preschool set to open in Fountain

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

The demographics of Fountain tell the story. In 2000, the town's population was about 15,600. Today, it's near 28,000 and growing.

Young couples with children continue to be drawn to the community, and they...

New UCCS Ent Center for the Arts a boon to local arts organizations; groundbreaking Thursday

By: JENNIFER MULSON jen.mulson@gazette.com

The anticipated 2018 opening of the $60 million University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Ent Center for the Arts means the start of a much-anticipated relationship between the university and local arts...

Colorado Springs girl hit in school crosswalk thanks good Samaritan

By: KKTV

Like any other school day, fourth grader Brooklynn Cain was crossing the street to get to Evans International Elementary School Tuesday morning.

"She was dropped off at school, she went around like a normal...

Springs host families needed for international exchange students

By: Eva Husted, Education, Travel & Culture

Nonprofit News is a monthly Gazette publication featuring stories submitted by nonprofit organizations and individuals in the Pikes Peak region. Submit content and events for consideration to...

Flight future: Foundation connects youth with aviation

By: Sandy Martin, Aviation Education Foundation of Colorado, Inc

Nonprofit News is a monthly Gazette publication featuring stories submitted by nonprofit organizations and individuals in the Pikes Peak region. Submit content and events for consideration to...