Recent Articles view all

  • County commissioners decree ensures Bear Creek park will never be sold

    Come rain, shine, high water or the end of the world, Bear Creek Regional Park Open Space will remain undeveloped for all time, thanks to a new El Paso County Board of Commissioners decree. Not that the county's largest open space was in danger of going anywhere, said Dave Rose, a county spokesman. But after circulating rumors scared some...

  • Snowboarder found dead at Keystone Resort ID'd

    FRISCO — Authorities have released the name of a 26-year-old snowboarder who was found dead in a stand of trees at Keystone Resort. The Summit Daily reports (http://bit.ly/1yTzdUm ) Eric Haiar, of Silverthorne, died of blunt force trauma Saturday morning after losing control on Spring Dipper, an intermediate run. The Summit County...

  • Top 8 weekend stories around Colorado Springs you may have missed

    Here are a few of the top-read stories you may have missed over the past weekend around Colorado Springs: 1) Absence really does make the heart grow fonder, at least in the case of one local trail. The Manitou Incline has attracted big numbers of hikers. Read more here. 2) Gazette.com readers and many others on Facebook have had...

  • Wintry weather expected; but how much snow in the Pikes Peak region?

    The storm expected to blow into Colorado Springs Sunday will likely be a small one. While a high near 59 and mostly sunny skies is forecast for Saturday, a low pressure system will move into the region sometime after midnight, bringing a 50 percent chance of snow and rain to the region, said Randy Gray, meteorologist with the National Weather...

  • Must See Must Do: What's happening around Colorado Springs this weekend

    Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend in the Colorado Springs area? Here's a start. -Map: See the best Pikes Peak region holiday lights, and add yours. FRIDAY-SATURDAY -Every other year since the early 1990s, an area of Buena Vista has been transformed by more than 200 volunteers into the Christmas story in what becomes...

  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo gives baby orangutan a new name

    ust like any new mom, Hadiah blatantly showed off her new, hairy baby Thursday, striking poses for cameras and leaning right up against the glass at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Her 1-month-old Bornean orangutan was born just before Halloween and finally has a name that fits perfectly. Ember, once called Bucket, has stolen the hearts of zoo...

  • Drilling task force gets split message in Rifle

    RIFLE — Members of Gov. John Hickenlooper's drilling task force got a split message on their last scheduled trip to western Colorado. The task force wrapped up the second of two days of meetings in Rifle on Thursday. During its visit, oil and gas workers and elected officials from several counties told the panel that local governments are...

  • Blog: What represents Colorado in the ’50 strangest abandoned places by state’?

    Well? Do you think you know the answer? I didn’t, but I don’t count because I’ve only been in Colorado for about a year. You’re right if you guessed Crystal Mill. The mill represents Colorado as the strangest abandoned place by state, according to Impulcity.com. Do you know of a stranger place in our state? Here’s what Impulcity said...

  • David Wise balances his family life with halfpipe skiing at Breckenridge's Dew Tour

    In a sport known for its colorful characters, unusual lingo and laid-back lifestyle, halfpipe freestyle skier David Wise stands out for reasons that coexist happily: he's an Olympic gold medalist, husband and father. Having a family at such a young age has helped prepare him for the opening stop of the 2014-15 Dew Tour at Breckenridge this...

  • Rider in Residence: When the snow starts to pile up, mountain bikers have options

    Godsend or travesty, Palmer Park's Templeton Trail is occasionally a mountain biker's only option when snow starts to accumulate in Colorado Springs. Located high in the park's northern canyons, Templeton's southern-facing stretch usually stays clear enough to offer year-round riding. Whether you should go depends on your constitution. Just...

  • Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Dec. 11, 2014

    ALMANAC Cycling ONGOING Pizzeria Rustica Cycling Club - 
2 p.m. second Sundays, Pizzeria Rustica 2527 W. Colorado Ave.; pizzeriarustica.com. Hiking ONGOING Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center sponsored hikes - 1805 N. 30th St., free; 219-0108.
- Daily Guided Nature Walks, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., meet at the trailhead off the Garden...

Advertisement
Advertisement

Weather

Partly Sunny
35° current 18° low


Advertisement

Like us on Facebook

Advertisement