• How vacationing business owners cope with being unreachable

    Updated: 30 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — While hiking in the Himalayas for three weeks, Mike Scanlin had no cellphone service much of the time and no way to charge his phone. Running his business — a one-man operation — became a very sporadic proposition. It was a calculated risk. "I felt I was going to lose...

  • US demands more security on international flights to US

    Updated: 40 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is demanding that airlines around the world step up security measures for international flights bound for the United States or face the possibility of a total electronics ban for planes. Compliance with the new rules could lead to the...

  • The Latest: US seeks more security on international flights

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the announcement of new security measures for international flights (all times local): 4 p.m. The Homeland Security Department is demanding that airlines around the world step up security measures for international flights bound for the United States....

  • AROUND TOWN: It took the "Magic of Two" for Peak Education to lead low-income youngsters to college

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    It has been 20 years since two friends challenged themselves to find a way to give back to their community, especially the children. One an attorney, the other a periodontist, the pair found their calling after two young boys who were were walking home on Valentine's Day 1997 were...

  • AROUND TOWN: Grilling cheese to help the homeless

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Yummy grilled cheese sandwiches paired with craft beer samples drew several hundred hungry folks to the recent inaugural Colorado Springs Grill Cheese Fest at Catalyst Campus. This benefit for Ascending to Health Respite Care, which offers a place for homeless people to recover after...

  • Australia developer buying Maine ski mountain

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    RANGELEY, Maine (AP) — An Australian company is buying the family-owned Saddleback Mountain ski area that has been shuttered for the last two winter seasons, giving the mountain's loyal skiers something to cheer. The reopening date is contingent upon how quickly Majella Group can...

  • New life on freedom fighter Harriet Tubman's Maryland trail

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    PRESTON, Md. (AP) — Beside a quiet stream on Maryland's Eastern Shore, a 19th century brick house that once served as a way station on the Underground Railroad can bring present-day visitors to tears as they gaze at the path where escaped slaves made their way to freedom. The Jacob...

  • Pledge allegiance to mac and cheese — and check out these tips

    By teresa J. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Nothing's more patriotic on the Fourth of July than setting an all-American comfort food on the table, and we have long pledged our allegiance to ooey gooey mac and cheese. Oh yeah. But skip the neon-yellow boxed number from childhood. Now that we're adults, we know many...

  • Skyscraper lit in Qatar Airways' colors amid dispute

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Empire State Building in New York City has been lit up in burgundy and white for Qatar Airways amid a diplomatic dispute with Qatar. The top of the Empire State Building was lit in the airlines' colors Tuesday night to recognize its 10th anniversary of flying to...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, June 28

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

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