More Pikes Peak Parent Articles

  • Student fought bureaucrats for Holocaust justice

    Updated: Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — Charlotte van den Berg was a 20-year-old college student working part-time in Amsterdam's city archives when she and other interns came across a shocking find: letters from Jewish Holocaust survivors complaining that the city was forcing them to pay back taxes and...

  • Find a flair for flea markets

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    The arrival of spring means that flea markets are reopening for business around the country. Shoppers will hunt for treasures amid acres of used goods. A few will come home with just the right vintage art or quirky piece of furniture to make their home more beautiful. Many interior...

  • Bonfils offers other ways to help 10-year-old who needs bone marrow transplant

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    Gazette readers who wish to help 10-year-old Aden Knar, who suffers from lymphoblastic leukemia, but cannot make it to the bone marrow drive this weekend have other opportunities to help. The Gazette published Wednesday...

  • Your Easter weekend guide: Egg hunts, services, bunnies, brunch and more

    By Angelo Stambene and Jennifer Mulson, The Gazette
    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    Here are some of the highlights this weekend in the Pikes Peak region: Chocolate bunny walk and egg hunt 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Peppergrass Lane; Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road; $5-$7, for kids ages 2-10, reservations...

  • Colorado makes child abuse information public

    Associated Press -
    Published: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    DENVER — Colorado has created a website that provides the public with child-protection and child-abuse information for each county following a number of child deaths. The new website is part of a series of reforms for the state's child protection system. The Denver Post and...

  • 2014 Pikes Peak All Reads selections are announced

    by Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    The 13th annual All Pikes Peak Reads program asks readers to engage the extraordinary, a theme reflected in the choice of books that the Pikes Peak Library District announced Thursday. The books include: "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd, and "Who Owns the Ice House?: Eight...

  • Time running short for Colorado Springs boy needing bone marrow transplant

    by Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    Time is running out for 10-year-old Aden Knar. "We're at last call," said his dad, Mike Knar. The family has tried in vain to find a bone marrow donor for Aden, whose acute lymphoblastic leukemia went into remission for five years before returning in November. Aden has been...

  • Chipotle hiking prices as it draws more customers

    CANDICE CHOI, AP Business Writers, MAE ANDERSON, AP Business Writers
    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    NEW YORK — Chipotle is feeling confident that customers are willing to pay more for its burritos, bowls and tacos. The Mexican food chain said Thursday that it would raise prices in the "mid-single digits" percentage wise for the first time in three years as its popularity...

  • Educators: Colorado Springs area ripe for innovation

    by Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    Seeds of innovation have been planted in the field of education in the Pikes Peak region, and what's growing now is just the beginning, according to the cultivators. "I tell our students, you're not only competing with students in your classroom but with kids globally. We want to...

  • Colorado Springs Comic and Toy Con draws thousands

    By Andrea Sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    More than 2,000 people got to hang out with Darth Vader and Chewbacca on Saturday and Sunday at the Colorado Springs Comic and Toy Con, the fourth biannual show of its kind and the most successful. This spring's convention hosted 60 vendors and 100 tables filled with toys,...

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