• Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, December 16

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Wed, Dec 13, 2017

    Here's a look at what's going on Saturday in the Colorado Springs area:      HOLIDAY FUN GUIDE:      MUSIC “A Colorado Christmas” — Colorado Symphony, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday, Boettcher Concert...

  • Montana Republican gets behind Yellowstone mining ban

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte is sponsoring legislation to withdraw land near Yellowstone National Park from future mining, after describing an identical Senate measure as "dead on arrival" in the House. Gianforte spokesman Travis Hall said the Republican has...

  • 130 Colorado Springs-area holiday events

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Here is The Gazette's 2017 Holiday Fun Guide and a look at the numerous holiday events planned in Colorado Springs, the Pikes Peak region and elsewhere in Colorado.

  • AROUND TOWN: Millennials' glittering YOT Club night helps kids have Christmas

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Millennials glittered and sparkled in their holiday best as they partied the night away. It's a tradition, the YOT Club evening. Making it even more special, the more than 600 young adults arrived at The Mansion nightclub Nov. 18 carrying bags of new toys, stuffed animals and books...

  • More than 200 people sickened onboard Ovation of Seas cruise

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    More than 200 people became sick and five were hospitalized in Australia after an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness aboard a cruise ship earlier this month. Symptoms were reported by 209 guests among the 5,796 people aboard Ovation of the Seas ship, according to Royal Caribbean...

  • AAA predicts record travel over Christmas and New Year's

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    Comforted by a strong economy, more Americans than ever are expected to travel over the Christmas and New Year's holidays. Auto club AAA said Thursday that 107 million people will travel between Dec. 23 and Jan. 1, a 3.1 percent increase over last year. It's the ninth straight...

  • Greenway, Ellis to be in South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Two former professional athletes are being inducted into the South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame next year. Linebacker Chad Greenway of Mount Vernon led Stickney-Mount Vernon to a state football title, earned All-American honors at the University of Iowa and then...

  • Thousands of passengers affected by Niki airline's grounding

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of European travelers could be left stranded by the bankruptcy of Austrian budget carrier Niki. The airline ceased flight operations Thursday. Hopes for a swift rescue of Niki, a division of bankrupt Air Berlin, were dashed Wednesday when Lufthansa dropped its...

  • Albuquerque high school students eyeing 'civil rights tour'

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A group of Albuquerque high school students is trying to raise money to visit sites linked to the Civil Rights Movement in the American South. Black Student Union director Joycelyn Jackson told The Associated Press that 40 students are working to raise around...

  • As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-Games costs

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials have ruled out turning a state-of-the-art Olympic skating arena into a giant seafood freezer. Other than that, not much is certain about the country's post-Winter Games plans for a host of expensive venues. As officials prepare for...

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