Holiday Food & Gift Fest fun for all ages this weekend

By: Hannah Blick,

In 1987, the first Holiday Food and Gift Festival made an appearance in Denver. Seventeen years ago, it expanded south to Colorado Springs and the rest is holiday history.

Kaiser Permanente awards 6 SoCo school districts new funding to get kids active

By: Nick Roper, Kaiser Permanente

David Carter loves his English class - the reading, writing, and discussing his favorite authors - but his favorite part of the school day is when he gets to exercise. Thanks to a Thriving Schools grant from Kaiser...

Soldier support group provides familial foundation for wounded warriors

By: Tammy Davis, G.I. Grannies/Gramps for Soldier Support

After noticing the positive effect an elderly Italian interpreter had on the wounded soldiers he was interacting with, Dell Harlow-Curtis founded G.I. Grannies/Gramps for Soldier Support (GIGSS) in 2011.

Is your child a bedtime staller? Tips for parents wanting a fix


Note: Scroll to the bottom of the story to participate in our poll question (Do your children stall when it comes time to go to bed?)

"Just one more show/book/story."

"I'm too hot/cold/thirsty/awake...

Colorado Springs foster family recognized by governor


Ask a mother of 10 what presents the biggest challenge on a day-to-day basis, and you never know what kind of answer you might get.

Adoptive parent Sharon Barnett of Colorado Springs didn't hesitate when...

Have a great holiday cookie recipe? You could win $50 gift card

By: Teresa J. Farney

Cookies, cookies and more cookies. We never can get enough, especially during the holidays.

And we want your recipes!

The Gazette's cookie contest is back, and we're looking for the very best...

Ronald McDonald House calls for volunteers to aid local preemies, families

By: Sam Rush-Walton, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Colorado

Keoki is a smiling and curious 2-year-old who loves nature and collecting rocks. Most never suspect he weighed just one pound and ten ounces at birth and needed to be hospitalized for nearly the first 100 days of his...