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  • 5 cool family hikes in Colorado on a hot summer day

    Dena Rosenberry, dena@outtherecolorado.com
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    To help you enjoy Colorado, we at Out There Colorado have brainstormed and identified five fun trails for a sunny summer day. (Don't worry, we'll keep sharing ideas for shady or water-splashed hikes as long as there's a need to beat the heat. And we welcome your suggestions: email...

  • Apartment rents hit another record high in Colorado Springs

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    Colorado Springs' red-hot apartment market showed no signs of cooling in the second quarter, as rents hit another record high and the availability of apartments tightened, according to a report from the Colorado Division of Housing and Apartment Association of Southern Colorado....

  • List: Top 10 attractions to see around Colorado Springs

    The Gazette
    Updated: 21 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. Here's a list of favorites: Cave of the Winds - 100 Cave of the Winds Road, Manitou Springs, off U.S. 24; 685-5444. Terror-dactyl aerial dive, zip...

  • Road, trail improvements planned for Falcon area in El Paso County

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    Changes to a highway intersection, road maintenance and trail repairs are among upcoming county projects planned for the Falcon-area. The projects, which are not expected to begin right away, are funded and moving forward, said El Paso County Engineer Andre Brackin. "All of these...

  • Colorado Springs' strong housing market expected to continue in second half of 2015

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    A strong housing market in the Pikes Peak region during the first six months of 2015 should give way to more of the same in the second half, local real estate experts predict. The pace of home construction began slowly during the first few months of the year but has picked up steam;...

  • Pikes Peak region school districts to hold information sessions for prospective board candidates

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    Have you thought about serving on a school board? All 17 public school districts in the Pikes Peak region have seats open on the Nov. 3 ballot. Two districts, Academy School District 20 and Falcon School District 49, host information sessions this week. Board members of Academy...

  • Tougher basic training trims Air Force Academy's freshman class

    BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    The Air Force Academy's class of 2019 will finish basic training about 6 percent smaller than it was when the basics arrived at the school in June. The class, which began with 1,248 would-be cadets on June 26, ended Saturday. But a basic training that commanders call the most...

  • 2015 summer bucket list: Ten things to do before fall arrives

    By Amanda Hancock The Gazette -
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    Attention: The end of summer is (sadly) almost here. Consider this your warm-weather wakeup call. Now that July is over, your days of mountain climbing, grilling out and seeing high temperatures on your phone's weather app are numbered. Read on for 10 ideas that'll make the rest of...

  • With 'Flight,' Rotary Club aims for Kardashian-level recognition

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    Not too long ago, members of the Rotary Club of Colorado Springs took to the streets, armed with video cameras, a pop quiz and a vision of updating their century-old service club. "We asked people three different questions. One, 'Are you able to name the Kardashian sisters?' A high...

  • Colorado Springs police: Man shoots self in leg while cleaning gun

    By Tom Roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    A man shot himself in the leg while trying to clean his weapon Saturday night, Colorado Springs police said. Police say the shooting happened before 7 p.m. at the Peak Apartments in the 4400 block of East Pikes Peak Avenue. The man was cleaning a gun when it discharged, putting a...

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