• West Gate project on schedule

    Sitting in traffic at the North and East gates might seem frustrating now, but, in a couple of months, it will all be a distant memory. Contractors are working six days a week putting the finishing touches on the $12.7 million renovation project, which is nearly 80 percent complete. Barring any fall snowstorms, the gate is on track to re-open Nov.
  • Boxing takes spotlight with UFC at STRIPES

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship, one of the most anticipated sporting events, will be televised live at 8 p.m. Sept. 22 at STRIPES Pub; doors open at 5 p.m. and admission is free. The UFC uses interdisciplinary forms of fighting including jiu-jitsu, judo, karate, boxing, kickboxing and wrestling in a supervised match. The fight includes a light
  • BTZ promotion

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  • New ABUs flying off shelves

    Airmen from as far away as F.E. Warren and Buckley Air Force bases are flocking to Peterson for one thing - the new Airman Battle Uniform. The Military Clothing Sales Store here is one of only 13 in the nation currently selling the new uniform, and the store is having a hard time keeping them on the shelves. "Everybody wants to be the first to wear
  • Working dog competition tests K9's noses

    Police dogs and their human counterparts converged on Peterson Sept. 7, but they weren't here for an emergency - just some friendly competition. Seven canine teams gathered at Hangar 119 for an afternoon of explosives detection, part of the fourth annual Rocky Mountain Canine Trials. Organized by the U.S. Air Force Academy, the two-day event pitted
  • Peterson to spend week honoring POWs, MIAs

    And you thought running for an hour was tough. On Sept. 20, dozens of Airmen here will participate in a 24-hour run to recognize POW/MIA week. Trading off every half hour, 48 different teams will run around Peterson carrying the POW/MIA flag. They'll end at the Base Chapel on Sept. 21, capping the relay off with a ceremony honoring POWs and MIAs.
  • Stripes Pub offers new option for Airmen

    Food and drink specials and prize giveaways lured Tech. Sgt. Tracey King to the grand opening of Stripes Pub Sept. 6. But, after spending a few minutes at the new pub and grill at The Club, Sergeant King said it won't take freebies to bring him back the next time. "I'm glad this is here," he said. "It's good for morale, gives the troops something
  • Power Hour makes homework fun, easy

    Like most eight year olds, Michael isn't too fond of homework. "It isn't fun for me," he said. "You have to do it at home and you have it every day." But the Power Hour program at Peterson's Youth Center is trying to change the minds of kids like Michael. Every Monday through Thursday after school, kids from kindergarten to high school can stop by