Fast-moving storm brings hail, hard rain to Colorado Springs


A heavy, but fast-moving storm pummeled Colorado Springs with strong rain and pea-sized hail shortly after 6 p.m. on Saturday.

Austin Harley, a meteorologist with Gazette news partner KKTV, said shortly after...

Will priest's blessing help Colorado Springs shelter dogs find homes?

By: Kassondra Cloos

Homeless animals were blessed and shown some love Saturday when a Colorado Springs priest walked through the halls of the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region in honor of the feast day of Saint Francis of...

Air Force Academy superintendent looks back on her first two years on the job


In her first days on the job at the Air Force Academy, Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson found herself justifying the school's existence amid a Pentagon budget crunch and a looming government shutdown.

Two years...

Former fire chief Bob Harvey suing Black Forest fire district for $1 million


Bob Harvey, the former chief of the Black Forest Fire Rescue Protection District, has sued the fire district for $1 million on the grounds of defamation, emotional harm and that he was wrongfully terminated in...

Uh oh ... Here are the 10 drunkest cities in Colorado


Recently, the entertainment website RoadSnacks ranked the top 100 most drunk Colorado cities based on the number of bars per capita, divorce rates, drunk texts and other factors.

NASA snow data that helps California put to work in Colorado

By: DAN ELLIOTT Associated Press

DENVER - NASA is providing drought-stricken California with valuable data about how much water is locked up in the scant Sierra Nevada snow, and now Colorado is trying the technique in the mountains where the Rio...

Colorado schools expand search for teachers

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — About 1,000 freshly minted teachers graduated in Colorado last year with credentials in elementary education.

Genoa-Hugo Elementary school, an hour east of Denver, only needed one of them. But,...

Bomb squad called to Garden of the Gods to investigate pressure bombs

By: The Gazette

The regional bomb squad went to Garden of the Gods Park in western Colorado Springs on Saturday morning to investigate reports of pressure bombs in one of the park's parking lots.

According to Colorado...