• Locals pig out before Colorado Springs' Piglatin Food Truck temporarily closes

    Updated: Tue, Jul 18, 2017

    The Piglatin Food Truck, a popular Colorado Springs spot for hungry diners who don't need to speak pig Latin to savor its menu, announced on Facebook this week it will close temporarily Aug. 1 to allow its husband-and-wife owners to make vehicle repairs and deal with family matters....

  • Colorado Springs' startup 'Brainitz' is head of the class

    Updated: Sun, Jul 16, 2017

    Students can be many types of learners - even online learners. Colorado Springs-based tech startup Brainitz developed a software tool for teachers to create and upload lectures online and add questions that pop up throughout the videos for students to answer. "When you can take...

  • Mostly sunny skies in Colorado Springs after past rainy days

    Updated: Sun, Jul 16, 2017

    Mostly sunny skies will appear over Colorado Springs after heavy rain and thunderstorms the past few days. The high temperature Sunday will be around 80 degrees with a low of about 60 degrees. There is a slight chance of rain and thunderstorms later in the afternoon. "The majority of...

  • Baby giraffe dies despite plasma donated by Colorado Springs' Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

    Updated: Sun, Jul 16, 2017

    Despite plasma transfusion donations made by Colorado Springs' Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and an Ohio zoo, a baby giraffe that had struggled since its birth last month at a Baltimore zoo has died. "Our veterinary staff and our animal care team put their lives on hold to try and nurse...

  • Colorado Springs nonprofit raises funds to new homes for pets of terminally ill owners

    Updated: Sat, Jul 15, 2017

    Suffering from a terminal illness and having to surrender a treasured pet can be one of the toughest situations. The volunteer organization Safe Place for Pets hosted its 4th annual Paws for Celebration event Saturday afternoon at Soda Springs Park in Manitou Springs to raise money...

  • Renaissance Festival elephant celebrates birthday in Colorado Springs park

    Updated: Wed, Jul 12, 2017

    Paige the Elephant turned another year older, another year wiser on Wednesday. The birthday girl celebrated her 32nd in Acacia Park in downtown Colorado Springs as a promotion for the annual Colorado Renaissance Festival in Larkspur on weekends through the end of July. Families fed...

  • Colorado Springs' Cheyenne Mountain Zoo hand-delivers plasma to Maryland Zoo's baby giraffe in-need

    Updated: Tue, Jul 11, 2017

    It takes a village to raise a child or, in the zoo world, a giraffe. Julius, a 3-week-old giraffe at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, recently underwent two transfusions of plasma donated by the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and Columbus Zoo in Ohio. His first was two days after his birth, and...

  • Tech startup in Colorado Springs makes databases easier

    Published: Mon, Jul 10, 2017

    Creating and using databases can be complex, but local database software startup Tejon Technologies Inc. says it's trying to make complex databases easy. "There is a traditional way in structuring and designing databases that takes a long time to design," said Paul Nielsen, Tejon...

  • Colorado Springs' startups pitch their ideas at monthly Pitch Night

    Published: Mon, Jul 10, 2017

    Building professional relationships in a roomful of strangers can be daunting, as can pitching a business venture. But that didn't deter three entrepreneurs from pitching in on Pitch Night, an opportunity to network with local businesspeople and give or listen to local startup...

  • Millennials pitch plans to fix issues facing Colorado Springs

    Updated: Mon, Jul 10, 2017

    These millennials aren't looking for fame or fortune; they want to turn their ideas into action to benefit Colorado Springs. Students and recent alumni from four local colleges and universities gathered Thursday to share ideas to resolve community issues such as hunger, homelessness...

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