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  • Must See Must Do: Best bets for fun this weekend around Colorado Springs

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 31, 2015

    The 2015 Manitou Chamber Music Festival concludes with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday and student concerts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Works performed range from composers of the 18th century to the present. The setting is St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 800 Manitou Ave....

  • Seven famous people who died in Colorado

    Onlyinyourstate.com
    Updated: Fri, Jul 31, 2015

    Over the years, a number of famous (and infamous) people have died in the Centennial State. Today, we will be taking a look at a handful of these Colorado deaths and where in the state they occurred.

  • Largest tiny house gathering comes to Colorado Springs

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 31, 2015

    For those who are, understandably, a bit fuzzy on the concept of irony: A three-day event celebrating the micro-housing and small-living movement is expected to draw as many as 10,000 people to a sprawling 27-acre museum campus in Colorado Springs. "This is the first event of this...

  • Boy found with gunshot wound in Colorado Springs apartment complex in critical condition

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 31, 2015

    A juvenile male was taken to a Denver hospital in critical condition after being shot Thursday afternoon, Colorado Springs police said. The boy, whose age was not disclosed, was found in a hallway at the Pine Creek Village apartments on Chapman Drive, according to spokeswoman Lt....

  • Colorado Day: Do you have the Colorado smarts to pass our quiz?

    The Gazette
    Updated: Fri, Jul 31, 2015

    Saturday is Colorado Day and to honor our lovely home, The Gazette has created a fun quiz. Remember, it's all in fun so try to stay away from Google search. Don't forget to post your results on Facebook so your friends can try. Why do you love Colorado? We asked readers on The...

  • Quiz: Match the controversial quote with the local lawmaker

    Maria St. Louis-Sanchez
    Updated: Fri, Jul 31, 2015

    Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt is back in the news again, this time for saying that the decision by the Boy Scouts of America to end its ban on gay leaders "will lead to child abuse."  This isn't the first time the lawmaker had made headlines for his controversial comments, but he's...

  • Defense, DA argue reasons to spare Colorado gunman's life

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Jul 31, 2015

    CENTENNIAL — Defense lawyers for James Holmes made one more appeal for mercy Thursday, urging jurors to consider mental illness in his sentencing even though they rejected his insanity claim when they convicted him of murdering 12 people and trying to kill 70 others at a Colorado movie...

  • Colorado Springs group ends guard over recruiting office; Pentagon issues order to protect such sites

    BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 31, 2015

    Armed civilians have stopped guarding recruiting depot in Colorado Springs, but the Pentagon on Thursday pledged its own steps to heighten security in the wake of the Tennessee shootings - including more armed troops. A memo penned by Defense Secretary Ashton Carter calls for "action...

  • Colorado Springs Utilities meeting draws big crowd with many questions

    BY BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 31, 2015

    The complexity of Colorado Springs Utilities' nine proposed energy plans didn't seem to faze the 100 or so citizens at a public hearing Thursday night. But their key question - how much each plan will cost - won't be answered until a public hearing in September, well after the U.S....

  • Native or not? Which of these celebrities were Colorado-born?

    The Gazette
    Updated: Fri, Jul 31, 2015

    Saturday is Colorado Day and to honor our lovely home, The Gazette has created another fun quiz. Plus, we have prizes! Remember, it's all in fun so try to stay away from Google search. Scroll down to take the quiz.  Don't forget to post your results on Facebook so your...

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