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  • This week: Events and meetings around Colorado Springs

    The Gazette
    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    Here are some of the top public meetings and events this week around the Colorado Springs area: - A public meeting to discuss parking near Ivywild School is set for Monday. The meeting will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Ivywild, 1604 S. Cascade Ave., and will focus on two potential...

  • Merry marijuana: Colorado pot sellers woo holiday shoppers

    By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    DENVER — That's not mistletoe. From new marijuana strains for the holidays to gift sets and pot-and-pumpkin pies, the burgeoning marijuana industry in Colorado is scrambling to get a piece of the holiday shopping dollar. Dispensaries in many states have been offering holiday specials...

  • Bill Cosby still scheduled to perform in Colorado despite growing number of sexual allegations

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    Bill Cosby is still scheduled to perform on the Front Range in January despite sexual assault allegations against him. While the actor and comedian has denied the claims through his representatives, this week NBC dropped a planned series with Cosby, Netflix delayed a special...

  • Colorado Springs street crews on full call-out as snow falls; Monday commute slowed

    By RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    UPDATE: Multiple wrecks have been reported Monday morning in the Colorado Springs area. Colorado State Patrol reported multiple crashes near mile marker 156 on Interstate 25 north of Colorado Springs. Click here for a map with live traffic updates. --- Sunday's blast of winter...

  • Why have Colorado Springs motorcycle fatalities increased over past 2 years?

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    Already this year, Colorado Springs has had 50 percent more fatal motorcycle crashes than in 2013. This year's 12 deaths also has surpassed the total of 11 in El Paso County, including Colorado Springs, for 2012, the most recent year for which that data is available. There were eight...

  • Mugshot Monday: Most Wanted in the Pikes Peak region

    Published: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    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. Jahser Resto Ferrer, 31, is described as a 146-pound man, 5-feet-7 inches tall, with black hair and brown eyes. Ferrer is being...

  • Meeting set about parking issues near Colorado Springs community market in former school

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    A public meeting to discuss the future of parking near Ivywild School is set for 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday. The meeting will focus on two potential options for Cascade Avenue between Cheyenne Boulevard and Brookside Road. City officials want to add to the 49 parking spaces on the...

  • Black Friday vs. Small Business Saturday: Colorado Springs' mom-and-pops prepare for battle

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    Will Black Friday creep cast a shadow on Small Business Saturday? Last year, Stein Mart opened its doors to shoppers at 7 a.m. on the day after Thanksgiving - the traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season known as Black Friday. This year, and for the first time in its...

  • Don't get charged up (literally) by phone call scam

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    Be ready: A new batch of bogus phone calls is now going out, claiming to be from MasterCard. Don't buy it. Mary from Colorado Springs told me that she and her husband both received such a call on their cellphones. She was immediately suspicious because she's never given MasterCard...

  • Turkey Bowl benefits Marian House Soup Kitchen

    By RYAN MAY HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    A handful of Colorado Springs residents braved the snow and cold in Acacia Park on Sunday to engage in the most seasonal of sports - ice bowling with Cornish hens. While the hens don't exactly scream "Thanksgiving," the frozen birds are far easier to send hurtling across the ice than...

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