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  • Transparency in public schools topic of panel discussion

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Transparency in public schools will be the topic of a panel discussion Sept. 29 in Golden. The event starts at 7 p.m. at Jeffco Fairgrounds, Exhibit Hall 2, 15200 W. 6th Ave. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition and Chalkbeat Colorado will...

  • Man dies in Glacier National Park after possibly trying an illegal jump

    The Associated Press -
    Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    WEST GLACIER, Mont. - A 22-year-old Montana man has died, possibly after attempting an illegal BASE jump in Glacier National Park. The National Park Service was notified at Saturday night that Beau Weiher, of Missoula, was overdue from a solo day hike in the Many Glacier Area. Family...

  • 4 Colorado students hurt, at least 1 seriously, in lab fire

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    DENVER — Authorities say four students suffered burns and at least one had serious injuries from a fire in a Denver school chemistry laboratory. Denver Fire Department spokesman Mark Watson says the fire broke out Monday at Strive Prep School's Lalo Delgado campus in southwestern...

  • Bud Light posts first Whatever USA ad on YouTube

    By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post
    Yesterday

    After all of the controversy, the worries and then the fun, the first ad created from Bud Light’s Whatever USA in Crested Butte was posted on YouTube Friday. The ad then ran Sunday night during the Broncos game against the Kansas City Chiefs, one week from when the event was held....

  • Mugshot Monday: Crime Stoppers' Most Wanted in the Colorado Springs area

    The Gazette -
    Yesterday

    Wanted: Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help finding the following people for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued. Casey Foreman, 23, is described as a 5-foot-7, 135-pound man with blond hair and blue eyes. Foreman is being sought on suspicion of...

  • We're Number ... well, something: Colorado Springs lands on lots of lists, but what does it mean?

    By rich laden - the gazette
    Yesterday

    In a Thumbtack.com survey this year of 12,000 business owners nationwide, Colorado Springs ranked No. 1 among 82 cities as the friendliest place for small businesses. - SmartAsset.com ranked Colorado Springs No. 2 on a list of best cities to be a tech worker. - The Springs came in at...

  • This Week: Events and meetings around Colorado Springs

    The Gazette
    Yesterday

    Mountain Metro Transit plans to expand bus service to the new Department of Veteran Affairs clinic in Colorado Springs. Beginning Monday, service to the clinic along Route 2 will expand to about 10 hours a day on weekdays and Saturdays, according to Mountain Metro Transit. The new...

  • Double-homicide, sexual assault trials begin in El Paso County courthouse Monday

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Jury trials for a Colorado Springs teen accused in the slayings of a Fort Carson soldier and his pregnant wife, and a man who turned himself in to police for allegedly sexually assaulting a 71-year-old woman will begin Monday at the El Paso County courthouse. Macyo Joelle January,...

  • Colorado Springs-area schools adapting to new food regulations

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    The school food police are cracking down. The criminals? Transfats, sugar, sodium and other dietary bad guys. A national push to develop healthier children has resulted in even more restrictions on what students can consume at public schools. Like other hot-button issues,...

  • Colorado Springs man accused of driving into building, pedestrians

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    A man was taken into custody after he allegedly crashed a car into a building and struck two pedestrians Sunday in east Colorado Springs, police said. Joshua Lee Roybal, 23, was arrested on suspicion of DUI and vehicular assault, then booked into the El Paso County jail, records...

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