Voters ask Colorado Springs D-11 candidates about reform at forum


So what exactly would three education-reform candidates change in Colorado Springs School District 11, if they were elected to the school board?

That seemed to be what many D-11 voters wanted to learn at a...

EDITORIAL: Clinton solid, but Sanders stands out in debate

By: The Gazette editorial

Eccentric old uncle types are in style, and Tuesday's debate highlighted the trend.

Republicans have Donald Trump, and Democrats have Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who introduced himself to the masses during...

Former NBA, reality TV star Odom found unconscious at Nevada brothel

By: The Associated Press

PAHRUMP, Nev. — Former NBA and reality TV star Lamar Odom was hospitalized after he was found unconscious Tuesday at a Nevada brothel, authorities said.

The Nye County Sheriff's Department was called at...

Air Force Academy major killed in helicopter crash in Afghanistan


An Air Force Academy major was killed in an Afghanistan helicopter crash, the Pentagon confirmed Tuesday.

Maj. Phyllis J. Pelky, 45, of Rio Rancho, N.M., died Sunday along with four others in the crash of a...

Firefighters knock down small blaze south of Colorado Springs

By: lance benzel

A wildland fire crew on Wednesday knocked down a small blaze south of Colorado Springs.

The fire broke out about 2 p.m. in the 12000 block of Highway 115, near Little Turkey Creek Road, on the west side of...

El Paso County commissioners OK Ute Pass trail plan


El Paso County commissioners on Tuesday approved a controversial plan to close a 5-mile gap in the Ute Pass Regional Trail.

The plan - which would complete a trail from Manitou Springs to Cascade - passed in...

Colorado Springs makes list of fastest-growing college football towns

By: has just released a ranking of the fastest-growing college football towns in the U.S., and Colorado Springs appears on the list.

Wednesday's 3 must reads on in 30 seconds

By: Eric Singer, The Gazette

Here are Wednesday’s 3 must reads on in 30 seconds.

An officer assigned to the Air Force Academy was killed. Major Phyllis Pelky died in a non-hostile helicopter crash in Afghanistan....