This month, The Gazette celebrates its sesquicentennial as the oldest continuously operating business in Colorado Springs.
Changes are inevitable for a business that's 150 years old.
For decades, North American Aerospace Defense Command — more commonly known as NORAD — has tracked Santa Claus’ toy-delivery journey around the world and kept millions of excited kids informed of his progress. Between its website, its toll-free phone number, and its various social media page…
It all started in 1872.
For journalists, some stories reveal themselves in an instant, others develop over time. The Gazette has had its fair share of both. But only two staffers have won Pulitzer Prizes.
When the world started to shut down because of the coronavirus, many compared it to the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic.
The Gazette has become more than just a print newspaper delivered to residents of the Pikes Peak region.
Linda Navarro was 22 years old and fresh out of college in March 1966, when she rolled into Colorado Springs for a job as a cub reporter covering city courts at the Gazette Telegraph.
Lezlee Gillaspie was born and raised in Colorado Springs, in a family with deep local roots and solid ties to the historical record.
The Gazette published news of Japan's surprise attack on Pearl Harbor — and the more than 2,000 killed and 1,000 injured — on Dec. 7, 1941. It is a date that President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared “will live in infamy.”
Some of the city’s most significant and far-reaching political moments — like the 1971 founding of the national Libertarian Party in a Colorado Springs living room — only loomed large as the years passed and completely escaped coverage in the local paper when they happened.
The Chuck Asay name and art were the voice and face of The Gazette's political cartoons for more than 20 years.
The 150-year story of Colorado Springs and of its newspaper, The Gazette, is documented through the award-winning work of the newspaper's photographers.
Coverage of the first Pikes Peak International Hill Climb earned top billing in the hometown newspaper on Aug. 10, 1916.
Weather has always been a relevant subject for those reading the paper. The journalists at The Gazette, past and present, have done their due diligence to keep the Colorado Springs community informed of impending weather and to tell the stories of some of the wildest weather moments in the r…