• Spring mix of snow, rain expected to continue through Monday

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    After two days of spring storms brought nearly 6 inches of snow to parts of Colorado Springs, a rain and snow mix continued through the area Saturday. And it will continue on and off for a few more days. Fountain police put the city on accident alert for three hours Saturday evening...

  • Hundreds turn out for Earth Day events at Garden of the Gods

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    A couple of thousand people celebrated Earth Day at Garden of the Gods on Saturday planting seeds, touring the park and getting up close and personal with birds of prey and zoo animals. Jayden Pagano, 8, said the day for him was about "celebrating the Earth." He and his 5-year-old...

  • Military Update: Support growing for consolidation of exchange services

    By TOM PHILPOTT Military Update -
    Published: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    Consolidation of the Defense Commissary Agency and three separate military exchange services into a single Defense Retail Activity is gaining support among policymakers inside the Department of Defense and perhaps a key congressional subcommittee, a source reports. The idea to merge...

  • Private marijuana clubs in Colorado Springs largely unregulated

    By BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Despite the city's ban on sales, you really can get recreational marijuana in Colorado Springs. You just need to join the right club. Private cannabis clubs got their start in Colorado Springs, which banned recreational marijuana sales after Amendment 64 legalized them in 2012....

  • Side Streets: Flagpole a mini United Nation as Colorado Springs man airs flag collection daily

    Bill Vogrin
    Published: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    It was Friday, so of course a Canadian flag was flying over John King's east-side Colorado Springs house. That's because Friday was Constitution Day in the land of the maple leafs. Actually, King had to choose between Canada and Cambodia when carrying out his morning ritual of raising...

  • Colorado veteran urges letters reflecting on Vietnam War for Memorial Day

    By Jessica Benes Loveland Reporter-Herald -
    Published: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    LOVELAND - As Memorial Day approaches, Bill Cobb of Fort Collins is joining the Veterans for Peace's appeal to encourage people to write memorial letters to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., and express thoughts and memories about the war. Cobb said Veterans for...

  • Colorado Springs teen accompanies U.S., Japanese vets to Iwo Jima for annual battle reunion

    By Ellie Cole Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    When Zoe Jackson, 18, visited the island of Iwo Jima, she described it as a deadly sort of peaceful. Fitting, perhaps, for an island open just one day of the year and only to veterans of its battle. "It was really eerie," Jackson said. The Colorado Springs teen was among 11 Young...

  • Tons of hazardous materials move through Colorado - mostly unnoticed

    By Maria St. Louis-Sanchez AND STEPHEN HOBBS The Gazette -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Firefighters were cautious on the night of April 12 when a train derailed and spilled piles of a white chemical within hundreds of yards of homes and the Martin Drake Power Plant in downtown Colorado Springs. Residents of about 70 houses were asked to stay inside, and 38 firefighters...

  • Woman's body discovered by hikers in open space believed to be missing mom

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Hikers discovered a body Saturday morning in the area where searchers had been looking since Wednesday night for the missing mother of an Air Force Academy cadet who died in early April. Colorado Springs police have not provided the gender of the body or other details. The El Paso...

  • Second debate for mayoral runoff candidates in Colorado Springs announced

    The Gazette -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    A mayoral runoff debate between Mary Lou Makepeace and John Suthers will be conducted by El Pomar Foundation's Forum for Civic Advancement and KOAA TV-5. The event, moderated by KOAA anchor Rob Quirk, will be from 6 to 7 p.m. May 5 at Penrose House Garden Pavilion, 1661 Mesa Ave.,...

Advertisement
Advertisement
The Gazette’s Deal of the Day
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement