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  • More Colorado ski areas opening Thanksgiving weekend

    Associated Press
    Updated: 1 min ago

    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — More Colorado ski areas are opening for Thanksgiving weekend. Steamboat, Crested Butte and Beaver Creek opened Wednesday with fresh snow. Steamboat says it's had 21 inches in the last three days while Crested Butte says it's gotten that much over the last week....

  • Pikes Peak region forecast? Thanksgiving weather to savor

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Start cooking up your Thanksgiving excuses to stay inside and nap in the easy chair post-turkey dinner, because "it's cold outside" won't fly this year. This Thanksgiving, high temperatures in Colorado Springs up through Denver are expected to be in the 60s, much higher than the...

  • Local elementary school takes top honor in physical activity challenge

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Chinook Trail Elementary in Academy School District 20 won the top prize of $2,150 in the Kaiser Permanente Fire Up Your Feet Fall Challenge, which ended Oct. 31. More than 5,400 students, family members, school staff and teachers at 135 schools across Colorado participated to win...

  • Hundreds in Colorado Springs come together in peaceful protest

    By jakob rodgers 
and stephen hobbs The Gazette -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Hundreds of protesters, chanting "Hands up, don't shoot" and "Whose streets? Our streets," marched through downtown Colorado Springs on Tuesday, demanding police reform after a grand jury opted not to indict a white police officer who fatally shot a black teen in Ferguson, Mo. The...

  • Old Colorado City offers walk through time with 20th annual Holiday Tour

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Old Colorado City is perhaps best known for its charming cafes and inviting, brick-lined storefronts. But for the neighborhood's most ardent fans, it's the ghosts of history that give the place life. Reviving and celebrating those "ghosts" is the aim of the 20th annual Holiday Tour...

  • Missouri slaying protested in Denver; 3 arrests

    Associated Press
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    DENVER — Protesters in Denver took to the streets for a second straight night following a grand jury's decision not to indict a white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man. Police say three people were arrested as groups of demonstrators marched in...

  • Holiday week means travel, food and a hefty Gazette

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    It's the season for turkeys, house fires, crowded airports and traffic. Thanksgiving is almost here, so transportation and safety officials are asking for a little extra care and caution from holiday revelers - whether they're cooking or driving. Careful cooking Local officials...

  • List: Thanksgiving events and closures around Colorado Springs

    The Gazette
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Banks and credit unions: Closed Thursday. Buses (Metro Transit): No bus service Thursday. Government offices: Federal offices closed Thursday. City, county, state offices closed Thursday and Friday. Libraries: All Pikes Peak District Library branches will close at 6 p.m. Wednesday...

  • Colorado Springs builders extend support for business alliance

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    The Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs announced Monday that it extended its financial support to the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance for two years but said the move was unrelated to the resignation of alliance CEO Joe Raso. The HBA voted Nov. 19 to...

  • Colorado Springs City Council has few problems with proposed budget

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    For all the kicking and screaming over last year's city budget, the 2015 Colorado Springs budget was approved by the City Council on Tuesday with nary a squeak. Councilman Andy Pico was the only one to comment on the 
$259 million general fund budget, saying he is concerned that not...

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