• Last-minute tickets available for weather-braving Joshua Bell fans

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    The lousy weather doesn't seem to be keeping Joshua Bell's fans away from his nearly sold-out performance. The acclaimed violinist performs at the Colorado Springs Philharmonic at 8 p.m. Thursday. The performance was sold out until a handful of people donated their tickets back to...

  • GalaxyFest returns to Colorado Springs: 'Think of Comic-Con but a whole lot more'

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    10 a.m. Friday-11:30 p.m. Sunday, Antlers Hilton, 4 S. Cascade Ave.; $25-50; galaxyfest.org. Say you got ahold of the teleporting machine from the movie "The Fly" and filled it with every genre convention you could think of - comics, anime, steampunk, sci-fi, etc. Fire it up, and...

  • Group backs off plan to put fracking ban on Colorado ballot

    By Dan Elliott, Associated Press
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    DENVER — An activist group on Thursday backed off its earlier announcement that it would to try to get a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing on the Colorado ballot and said it would instead try to persuade Gov. John Hickenlooper to halt the practice. Karen Dike of Coloradans...

  • How to make the most of these snow days

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    School was canceled, but fifth-grader Delilah Tefertiller showed up just the same, a sled tucked under her arm. Her lesson plan for the day: discovering the thrill of going airborne. "A lot of people like to make jumps or ramps, which are fun," the 11-year-old said between trips...

  • Lee, Merrifield bills applauded by Colorado Springs residents

    By BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com -
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    Bills to radically reduce standardized testing and increase restorative justice for juveniles got a warm reception from about 50 citizens who braved a snowy Saturday morning to hear from state Rep. Pete Lee and state Sen. Michael Merrifield. The people gathered at Penrose Library...

  • State weather roundup: Southwestern Colorado could get snow in feet

    Associated Press
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    DENVER — Southwestern Colorado could see snow measured in feet again this weekend. The National Weather Service says it's difficult to predict how much snow the storm will produce starting Friday morning but the southwest San Juan Mountains look to benefit the most. The weather...

  • Icy plungers in Colorado Springs will help benefit Special Olympics Colorado

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    Activities at 11 a.m., plunge at 1 p.m. Saturday, Prospect Lake at Memorial Park, 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave., $75, $50 students; 1-800-777-5767, specialolympicsco.org/polarplunge. Something else: After-plunge party at SouthSide Johnny's, 2-5:30 p.m., 528 S. Tejon St., free. Intrepid...

  • Gazette to host Colorado Springs mayoral debate

    The Gazette -
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    The Gazette and KKTV are conducting a mayoral candidate debate at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs next month. The free event includes the four candidates who led a joint poll between the news outlets: El Paso County Commissioner Amy Lathen, former Mayor Mary Lou...

  • Map: Snowfall totals throughout the region

    Maria St. Louis-Sanchez
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    While the roads may be slick, the total snow that fell over the city was relatively light for most parts of El Paso County Wednesday night, with the worst areas in the northeast. Thursday morning, weather spotters for the National Weather Service reported an inch or less in the...

  • Colorado's most controversial marijuana-related bill gets test Thursday

    Associated Press
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    DENVER — Colorado's most controversial marijuana-related bill of the year is up for its first test in the Senate Thursday. A measure to crack down on medical pot users faces a hearing. The bill would increase oversight on doctors who recommend marijuana for severe pain, the most...

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