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 >>
More good news in the efforts to contain the Waldo Canyon fire near Colorado Springs: Investigators think they have found the origin of the devastating fire that's blazed for nearly two weeks. And at 95 percent containment, the situation seems to be nearing some kind of conclusion -- just days after ... 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 >>
Late last month, Colorado Springs police busted 28-year-olds Peter Mattaroo and Kristine Bauer for allegedly operating a fake medical marijuana dispensary out of their apartment on Lionstone Drive. How could the average customer have known it was bogus? We've got some ideas about that.
A Flickr photo.The Margarita, 7350 Pine Creek in Colorado Springs, has been running regular Spice Route dinners all year. For this meal, the restaurant will revive some favorite dishes from the series and add new ones, making seven courses in all -- all paired with wine. The dinner sta ... More >>
The Margarita, 7350 Pine Creek Road in Colorado Springs, will serve up the next installment of its Dinner & a Movie series tonight; the featured film is M*A*S*H. For details, cCall 719-598-8667. For information on dozens of culinary events around town, visit our online Food & Drink listings ... 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 >>
This is NOT a mail truck.Jailers in Boulder and Colorado Springs have cracked down on inmate mail, banning personal letters and limiting prisoners to postcards that staff can monitor and intercept if the communication is objectionable. County officials say the practice saves money and makes t ... More >>
Presumably, Sgt. Brian Kelly Wells thought it would be worth the commute.If charges against him are true, Sgt. Brian Kelly Wells, who's stationed at Fort Carson, wanted to have sex with an underage girl so badly that he was willing to drive all the way from Colorado Springs to Adams County to ... More >>
Rozita Swinton Rozita Swinton may finally get the help she needs. The 35-year-old Colorado Springs woman, who authorities believe made a hoax call that triggered a massive raid on a breakaway Mormon polygamist sect in Texas in April 2008, pleaded guilty today to one charge of false reporting ... More >>
Want to do some good while drinking great cocktails? On Monday, December 7, the Colorado Bartenders Guild (COBG) is sponsoring its fourth annual Holiday Toy Drive at Steuben's, 523 East 17th Avenue. "We started out with two bartenders and me and convinced about twenty of our friends to come ... More >>
When the sun rose this morning at 6:58 a.m., it shed its light on one of the weirdest American traditions around: millions of people scrambling for discount deals at big box stores. In Denver, this eerie sight was visible from Target and Best Buy to Bass Pro, Kohl's and Kmart. And while Blac ... More >>
The state's best mixologists will be pouring it on -- and pouring out the drinks -- Sunday, April 26, at the first Colorado Cocktail Classic competition, sponsored by the Colorado Bartenders Guild. Go to Trios Enoteca,1730 Wynkoop Street, at 6 p.m. to cheer on your favorite bartenders and enjoy some ... More >>
An artist springs from Colorado Springs
It only takes 38 inches to make the Dlist.
From the week of April 21, 2005
From the week of Janury 16, 2003
Painting gets a lift at Ron Judish Fine Arts, but sculpture gets kicked out in Colorado Springs.
Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.
There could be rough times ahead for Shannon Ireland, cover girl -- and con man.
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.
Rumors won't fly with those who lost their loved ones in a Colorado Springs plane crash.
Colorado residents take the initiative in slowing growth.
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.
DRIBBLES AND BITS AND BITS AND BITS.
AFTER LISTENING TO COLORADO'S PATRIOTS, FRANCISCO DURAN SHOT OFF MORE THAN HIS MOUTH.
DID A SQUABBLE WITH COLORADO SPRINGS COST FORT COLLINS $300 MILLION?
COLORADO SPRINGS' HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION SUFFERS A MELTDOWN.
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