Mexican director Alejandro Inarritu wins the top feature film directing award from the Directors Guild of America for his work on "The Revenant"

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mexican director Alejandro Inarritu wins the top feature film directing award from the Directors Guild of America for his work on "The Revenant"

South Korea says it has agreed to begin talks with Washington on possible deployment of US missile defense system

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it has agreed to begin talks with Washington on possible deployment of US missile defense system.

Group to honor Buffalo Soldiers with Colorado Springs memorial

By: tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com

A community group hopes to honor the African-American soldiers who won the West with a memorial at Memorial Park.

The Buffalo Soldiers Memorial, to be erected next year in honor of the 150th anniversary of...

Cracking down on event-ticket scams

Three news items crossed my desk last week, causing me to decide that I should tell you about Colorado's laws governing the sale and resale of event tickets. The three news items were:

1) A ticket for a...

Leaders express resolve, worry over women in combat

By: TOM PHILPOTT Military Update

Army and Marine Corps leaders swapped pledges with members of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday not to cave to political pressure and relax ground combat skill requirements so that more women will...

A downtown is a city's heart

By: ted rayburn ted.rayburn@gazette.com

One of the surest signs a city is succeeding is the vitality of its downtown. It doesn't matter whether the biggest or most profitable businesses are in the city core, but it does matter that business and city...

Sales tax on Amazon purchases could provide millions in revenue to Colorado

By: Maria St. louis-sanchez maria.sanchez@gazette.com

Colorado residents making purchases at Amazon.com can now expect something new in their checkout cart: a Colorado sales tax added to their bill. The change will make Colorado one of 28 states that Amazon is...

South Dakota follows Colorado's course to celebrate its submarine

By: The Gazette and news services

As Colorado gets ready for the launch of its namesake submarine, South Dakota is celebrating its own Virginia-class boat.

South Dakota will follow Colorado into the water as the Navy launches its new fleet...