When we think of murder-suicides, we typically imagine grisly scenes in which the killer takes his or her own life immediately after gunning down victims. But that wasn't the case in the double homicide that took place in the El Paso County town of Peyton, east of Colorado Springs. Yes, the presum ... More >>
Update: At long last comes the announcement residents of Colorado Springs have been awaiting since June 23, when the Waldo Canyon fire flared to life. The blaze, which destroyed 346 homes and took the lives of Barbara and William Everett, age 73 and 74, respectively, is finally 100 percent containe ... More >>
"At one point, over 2,000 miles of narrow-gauge track probed the mountains of Colorado," claims the Colorado Railroad Museum. Granted, this ol' fixed gear bike can't really travel on any of those tracks, but it can cross them repeatedly when in the right part of town. Did you know that in 1888, tha ... More >>
On Tuesday President Barack Obama just visited the CU-Boulder campus. Now, it's the First Lady's turn to visit Colorado. On Monday April 30, Michelle Obama will be heading to Colorado Springs to speak with a select audience at a volunteer appreciation event. But there's a catch. The president's spe ... More >>
At the Gazette.Our piece last week about UFO Phil's plan to build a pyramid on Pikes Peak came at the start of a full-out blitz to win over the local media -- one that included a visit to the Colorado Springs Gazette with a pyramid model in tow. Hilarious footage shows Gazette reporter R. Sco ... More >>
An artist springs from Colorado Springs
The online banner for KRCC and its sister stations. The economic downturn has affected all of us in one way or another -- but its impact is particularly tough on non-profits, whose mission becomes impossible if they can no longer generate enough donations to keep the lights on and the doors open. ... More >>
Plenty of newspapers resist specifically labeling their editorial stance for fear of alienating readers of different political stripes or limiting their ability to respond to unforeseen events. But not the Colorado Springs Gazette, which clearly spells out its slant in this Craig's List post headlin ... More >>
A queer turn of events on a Colorado Springs playground.
The Black Sheep
Make a break to Colorado Springs. No, you don't have to be religious.
It only takes 38 inches to make the Dlist.
Yard Rock Records
What? A powerful anti-gay pastor in Colorado Springs is getting his gay on? What? He smoked meth? What? What? After three weeks he's a reformed hetero? Today's video by brilliant lyricist Samwell is dedicated to the Rev. Ted Haggard. May he live long and well — because repressing the "big w ... More >>
Lately, the reputation of Colorado Springs Big Mac mogul-turned-social entrepreneur Steve Bigari (pictured) has become super-sized. First, the Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce gave him the 2006 Business Citizen of the Year Award. Next, he scored a $250,000 grant from venture philanthropy ... More >>
The Prestige, a Christopher Nolan-directed flick about turn-of-the-century magicians that stars Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale, has received generally positive reviews from critics at area publications, including Westword; to read Scott Foundas' take, click here. Somehow, though, such scribes have ... More >>
An online newspaper takes on the big boys.
Colorado Springs conjures a Festival of World Theatre.
The Rocky Mountain Classic revs up at PPIR.
Drive to Nowhere: Verity's Novel (Suburban Home)
Pikes Peak Lavender Film Festival
Don Goede is in a New York state of mind.
When it comes to musical stagnation, Laymen Terms pleads innocent.
Against Tomorrow's Sky
An update on a model prisoner.
The AUTONO's Chuck Snow launches the Lazy Spacemen -- and gives the music business another go.
Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.
New Music for Bowed Piano by Stephen Scott
Grateful Dead tapes
Perfect Murder, Perfect Town by Lawrence Schiller
An appreciation of fireguys, and one rogue amazon.
The speed merchants who risk their lives on the Pikes Peak Highway hope to put the brakes on a road-paving project.
Western Pacific's losses mount as boss man Ed Beauvais scrambles with new plans.
Next month, Colorado voters will decide whether the state's $5 billion worth of tax-exempt properties are all charity cases.
THINGS YOU DID IN DENVER WHILE YOU WERE STOPPED DEAD IN TRAFFIC ON THE WAY TO DIA.
COLORADO SPRINGS BOOSTERS GO UP, UP AND AWAY WITH ED BEAUVAIS.HIGH FLYER HOW MUCH OF A FLIGHT RISK IS WESTERN PACIFIC'S ED BEAUVAIS? JUST ASK THE INVESTORS IN HIS LAST AIRLINE.
A COLORADO PUNK ROCKER HEADS FOR A CLASSICAL GIG ON THE VOLGA.
AFTER LISTENING TO COLORADO'S PATRIOTS, FRANCISCO DURAN SHOT OFF MORE THAN HIS MOUTH.
COLORADO SPRINGS' HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION SUFFERS A MELTDOWN.