Colorado Springs City Councilwoman Jan Martin wins ATHENA

Colorado Springs City Councilwoman Jan Martin is this year’s ATHENA Award winner. Martin was honored today at the ATHENA award luncheon at The Broadmoor’s Colorado Hall, in Colorado Springs. (pictured here receiving award from 2013 ATHENA winner, Sandi Yukman) Martin is among 24 outstanding women in our community, nominated by their peers this year,...

Grating Expectations

April 24, 2014  Ry Rivard A new study examines some of the problems faced by female college administrators and details their feelings that women face more scrutiny and different expectations than men. Thirty-five female college leaders, including 15 presidents and chancellors, told their stories to researchers from the the Center for Creative Leadership and...

Venice meets SoCal in a revamped Italian classic at TheatreWorks

Venice meets SoCal in a revamped Italian classic at TheatreWorks

Hungry hungry comedy by Bret Wright              Isaiah Downing The Servant of Two Masters   April 24 through May 11, Thursdays through Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., Sundays, 4 p.m.; Saturday matinees May 3 and 10, 2 p.m.   Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater, 3955 Regent Circle   Tickets: $35, children under 16 (no kids under...

Colorado Springs City Council gives green light to private marijuana club

Colorado Springs City Council gives green light to private marijuana club

 By Monica Mendoza                                          Updated:  April 23, 2014 at  7:47 am •             Published: April 22, 2014 | 9:05 pm Gian Marco, left, answers  questions about StudioA64, a smoking lounge in downtown Colorado Springs,  Sunday, April 20, 2014, during the International Cannabis Technology Expo at the  Wyndham Grand Mining Exchange Hotel...

Project lands Colorado Springs-area student spot at prestigious science fair

Project lands Colorado Springs-area student spot at  prestigious science fair

By Carol McGraw                                          Updated:  April 22, 2014 at  10:01 am •             Published: April 22, 2014 | 8:35 am Matthew  Hileman, a 10th grader at The Classical Academy College Pathways, won third in  the senior division of the Colorado Science and Engineering Fair with his  miniature satellite project. He is...

Business Briefs: Sales activity slow in Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS — Colorado Springs sales activity rose 1.1 percent in February from a year earlier, continuing a trend of weak gains, based on sales tax collections. Year to date, sales activity was up 0.8 percent, according to the city.  Fred Crowley, an economist at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, called the...

Christianity and Modern Science

Victor Stenger Physicist, PhD, bestselling author Posted:             04/21/2014 8:01 am EDT                          Updated:             04/21/2014 8:59 am EDT         Christianity, as practiced by billions of people worldwide, still rests on a foundation that was erected by desert tribesmen who lived thousands of years ago in a tiny spot on a the surface...

Caldwell: Are energy taxes the answer to Colorado higher ed funding woes?

By Alicia  Caldwell Denver Post Editorial Writer Posted:   04/21/2014 05:23:41 PM MDT1  comments | Updated:   about 15 hours ago There has been a celebratory mood at the state Capitol over a plan to put  $100 million back into higher education and institute a 6 percent  tuition  increase cap. I hate to be...

GUEST COLUMN: Creating a more compassionate, response to those who live with mental illness

GUEST COLUMN: Creating a more compassionate, response to  those who live with mental illness

Carol Scott and Lori Jarvis-Steinwert •                  Published: April 20, 2014 | 12:00 am Multimedia Photosview all  photos                                                     By Carol Scott  and  Lori Jarvis-Steinwert Guest columnists - We read with interest the recent article (Sunday, April 6) by Gazette Editor  Joe Hight on the imperative for civility in our...

Colorado Springs sales tax collections inch upward in March

Colorado Springs sales tax collections inch upward in  March

By Rich  Laden                                          Updated: April 19, 2014 at 6:02 pm •             Published: April 19, 2014  | 5:30 pm Colorado Springs sales tax collections – a key revenue source that funds city  government spending – rose slightly last month, continuing an early trend of  slow gains in 2014. Sales tax...


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