• Teen bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks in serious condition

    Yesterday

    WAVES, N.C. (AP) — A hospital spokeswoman says the latest victim of a shark attack off North Carolina's coast arrived in critical risk of dying, but his condition has improved. Carol Flynn said Sunday the teenager arrived at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia, on...

  • The Latest: UK police mobilize hundreds after Tunisia attack

    Yesterday

    TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The latest developments on the attack that killed 38 tourists on a beach in Tunisia: ___ 5 p.m. British police say they have mobilized more than 600 officers and staff — one of the force's largest counterterrorism deployments in recent years — to respond to a...

  • A dozen Georgia O'Keeffe works on exhibit at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Georgia O'Keeffe's work has tugged at art enthusiasts and casual observers for almost a century. Even if they don't know her name, they recognize the images she favored so often: extreme close-ups of bright yellow calla lilies, pink and purple pansies, and black irises; New York City...

  • Side Streets: Snit over Colorado Springs pond evokes memories of sprawling ranch that became Briargate

    Bill Vogrin
    Yesterday

    When Ron Sherman saw a recent Side Streets column about a landscaping pond on the Briargate Business Campus, he flashed back to his youth when he used to fish that pond on the Reverse J Diamond Ranch. In fact, he spent much of his boyhood on that ranch because his grandfather, E.O....

  • Hundreds still in hospital after fire at Taiwan music party

    Yesterday

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — More than 400 people, many of them seriously burned, remained in hospitals Sunday after a fire spread into a crowd of spectators at a music party at a Taiwan water park, authorities said. The fire late Saturday was sparked by an accidental explosion of a colored...

  • Conservationists to move 7 lions from South Africa to Rwanda

    Published: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    ST. LUCIA, South Africa (AP) — A conservation group plans to move seven lions from South Africa to a national park in Rwanda, where it says the lion population was wiped out 15 years ago. The five female lions and two males will be transferred beginning Monday to Rwanda's Akagera...

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting June 28, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Yesterday

    RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Drama JULY 10 "Jazz in the Garden" - With Air Force Academy Falconairies, 7 p.m., Memorial Garden, corner of North Tejon and Monument streets; tinyurl.com/l62nv2p. JULY 24 "Jazz in the Garden" - With Gregory Goodloe and the Light Years Ahead Band, 7...

  • Commentary: Do we need unholy guns in holy places?

    By David Gushee Religion News Service -
    Published: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    Inevitably, after the massacre at Emanuel AME Church, people start talking about arming congregants for self-defense. It is a sad image: 25 souls sitting around at Wednesday night prayer meeting, some packing heat in case the next church attacker should happen to be among them. Some...

  • Poll: We like our red-white-and-blue patriotism - mostly

    By Cathy Lynn Grossman Religion News Service -
    Published: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    We're gung-ho for the idea that the U.S.A. has a special status with God, and we're almost always proud of our nation. But a new survey finds our flag-waving, All-American Fourth of July celebrations are tempered by concerns that the nation isn't the moral leader it once was, that...

  • AROUND TOWN: Big prize for playful sculpture

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Being fully appreciated for what you do never gets old for an artist. When well-known local artist Sean O'Meallie and his wife, Mary, heard his name called from the stage at City Auditorium, he gasped a bit and Mary teared up. O'Meallie had just learned he was receiving the $10,000...

Advertisement
Advertisement
The Gazette’s Deal of the Day
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement