Prep notes blog: Air Academy's Roof retires from coaching


Roof steps down from Air Academy football

Mike Roof's second go-round as the Air Academy football coach wasn't as successful as the first.

On Thursday, Air Academy athletic director Blue Anderson sent...

Prep playoff football: The Gazette's 4 games to watch


The quarterfinals. Finally, we're getting down to the creme de la creme.

Very loosely translated, we're talking the best teams in the state for Class 4A and 3A.

Both classes still include last year's...

VIDEO: Protesters turn to humor in plea for Drake closure


Braving winds gusting at 40 to 50 mph, a dozen protesters shouted opposing messages and waved contrary signs across Tejon Street at midday Wednesday to send a message to the Colorado Springs Utilities board before...

Colorado Springs Utilities board surprises many with vote to close controversial power plant


The Colorado Springs Utilities board voted 6-3 Wednesday night to close the entire coal-fired Martin Drake Power Plant by no later than 2035, a surprising sea change for a board that long has defended Drake.


The Latest: French prosecutors say 5 arrested in raid

By: The Associated Press

PARIS (AP) — The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris. (All times local):

It's 3A football playoffs, so it must be Discovery Canyon vs. Pueblo East


The stage has been set for Discovery Canyon to flip the script.

Of course, that's much easier said than done when you're talking about taking on the defending state champions.

Unlike the previous two...

Prosecutor: Destroy Oklahoma City bombing conspirator's guns

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — Federal prosecutors want more than a dozen guns belonging to Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols destroyed rather than turned over to his ex-wife, fearing the weapons would be sold and used in...

PHOTOS: Snow day in Colorado

By: The Gazette

Plenty of snow and wind wreaked havoc for many in the Pikes Peak region on Tuesday.

Here's a look at some of the winter-like scenes.

Click here to see reader photos and images from Gazette...