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  • Get a Job Monday: Why the Y for a career

    BY ERIC SINGER eric.singer@gazette.com
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    One of the nation's leading nonprofit organizations is hiring, and you could be the one they need. The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region is offering a career to make a lasting difference in the community. At any given time, the Y has about 30 positions open ranging from part-time,...

  • List: Top 10 attractions for visitors to see around Colorado Springs

    The Gazette
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    You will never know how much cool stuff there is to do and see in the Pikes Peak region until you’re asked to list just 10 of them. To assist out out-of-town visitors in deciding what to visit while here, here's a list of favorites:

  • Mandatory evacuation notice lifted for part of Sterling

    Associated Press
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    STERLING — A mandatory evacuation order was lifted Sunday for residents in the Globe Meadows area after the North Sterling Reservoir inlet ditch spilled over its banks following weeks of heavy rains that left many places in Colorado soggy over the Memorial Day weekend. Residents...

  • Events in and around Colorado Springs this week

    The Gazette -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    The annual Evergreen Cemetery Memorial Day Commemoration is from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday at Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 Hancock Expressway. The 10th At 11 a.m., U.S. Cavalry Buffalo Soldiers will lead the procession from the Evergreen Chapel to the Spanish American War site to...

  • Tornado warning issued for El Paso County expires; storm over Security Widefield area moving northeast

    The Gazette
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    A tornado warning has been issued for southwest El Paso County until 1 p.m., according to Colorado Springs police.  The National Weather Service in Pueblo announced on Twitter that its office has received multiple reports of funnel clouds near Fountain. Police tweeted a funnel...

  • Colorado trail runner rescued after large rock traps him

    Associated Press
    Updated: 18 hr ago

    BOULDER — A 46-year-old trail runner has been rescued after a large rock fell on his foot near the summit of Bear Peak near Boulder. Authorities say Dave Mackey was running on the mountain trail when he slipped and fell. He grabbed a large rock to stop his fall and pulled the rock...

  • PHOTOS: Colorado Springs-area high schools, colleges commence with graduation season

    The Gazette
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    Graduation season is in full swing in the Colorado Springs area. The Gazette is photographing graduations for the Pikes Peak region's Class of 2015. You can see your school's photo gallery, order prints and share your own photos at gazette.com/graduation, presented by Presented...

  • Keep these tips in mind if you're attending Air Force graduation

    BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    The Air Force Academy's Class of 2015 will graduate Thursday amid pomp and ceremony. Here's a rundown on the event. - Get there early: Falcon Stadium opens at 7 a.m., and the ceremony starts at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. So, if you want to be there on time, plan to hit the road before 6...

  • Air Force Academy graduation flyover, hat toss is an exact science

    BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    The perfectly timed hat toss at the Air Force Academy's graduation has one unlikely ingredient: duct tape. That tape, applied to a plastic pipe atop the press box at Falcon Stadium, causes 1,000 cadet hats to launch skyward as F-16s from the Air Force Thunderbirds flash overhead with...

  • Colorado Springs Bible organization got its start with Gospel of John in wilds of India

    By Stephanie Earls stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    More than a century ago in the wilds of northeast India, a single copy of the New Testament Gospel of John arrived by mail runner in a village of the Hmar, a warlike tribe of the "worst headhunters" ever encountered by British colonists. By the time the Welsh missionary who'd sent the...

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