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Thursday’s high school box scores

News Published: Fri, April 18, 2014

The Gazette preps@gazette.com – Box scores from Thursday’s high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region.   BASEBALL high school Palmer 2, Rampart 1 Rampart 100 000 0 – 1 5 1 Palmer 011 000 0 – 2 8 1 Palmer- Montague (W) 7 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, and […]

Black Forest adjusts budget to compensate for $100,000 investigation

News Published: Thu, April 17, 2014

lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com – The Black Forest Fire/Rescue District held a public meeting Thursday to discuss 2014 budget adjustments needed to compensate for more than $100,000 internal investigation into its fire chief’s handling of the Black Forest fire. The hefty fee for the investigation, which cleared Fire Chief Bob Harvey of any negligence, was not […]

2 Denver deaths tied to recreational marijuana use

News Published: Thu, April 17, 2014

The Associated Press – DENVER – This week, two Denver deaths were liked to marijuana use, and while some details of the deaths have yet to emerge, they are the first ones on record to be associated with a once-illegal drug that Colorado voters legalized for recreational use last year. One man jumped to his […]

Best of the Springs celebration party

News Published: Thu, April 17, 2014

The Gazette The annual “Best of the Springs” magazine will be delivered Friday and The Gazette celebrated with a party on Thursday evening. Over 15,000 votes were received this year in 250 categories.

2014 Pikes Peak All Reads selections are announced

News Published: Thu, April 17, 2014

“The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd by Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com – 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 […]

Colorado Springs cannabis enthusiasts gear up for 420 festivities

News Published: Thu, April 17, 2014

by andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com – As Denver braces itself for what’s being touted as the biggest “420″ celebration yet, Colorado Springs has enough going on Sunday to keep cannabis enthusiasts enjoying the day without traveling north on what has become the annual day of marijuana celebration. One of the top events will be the International […]

Cause of Colorado Springs apartment fire remains under investigation

News Published: Thu, April 17, 2014

by andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com – The cause of the blaze that displaced 26 people and forced the evacuation of 12 apartment units Monday remained under investigation Thursday, according to City of Colorado Springs communications officials. The single-alarm fire at the Shannon Glen Apartments, 260 N. Murray Blvd., started in the bedroom area of a single […]

Colorado recall election changes being finalized

News Published: Thu, April 17, 2014

Associated Press – DENVER — A contentious Democrat-led effort to change rules governing recalls after two of their senators were booted from office has cleared the House on a party-line vote. The House voted 37-28 on Thursday with only Democrats in favor. The bill updates recall requirements that were written long before modern elections procedures, […]

Report: Jews ordered to register in east Ukraine

News Published: Thu, April 17, 2014

News services – Jews in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk where pro-Russian militants have taken over government buildings were told they have to “register” with the Ukrainians who are trying to make the city become part of Russia, according to Israeli media and a USA TODAY story. Jews emerging from a synagogue say they […]

Time running short for Colorado Springs boy needing bone marrow transplant

News Published: Thu, April 17, 2014

by Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com – 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 fighting blood […]