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Linda Navarro

Charity Events Columnist

  • Must Do Must See: What's happening around Colorado Springs this weekend

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    Here's a look at some of the top events in the Colorado Springs area this weekend: FRIDAY The Olympic Downtown Celebration, part of this weekend's multisport Rocky Mountain State Games, is scheduled 5-10 p.m. along Tejon Street and Pikes Peak Avenue. "American Idol" star and...

  • Longtime KRDO meteorologist says goodbye

    Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    KRDO News Channel 13 Meteorologist Marty Venticinque, whose last on-air shift was Thursday morning, is leaving the station to teach middle-school math and science and work as an athletic director in the Colorado Springs area. He had been with the station since August 1999 and news...

  • AROUND TOWN: Mounds of shrimp a Cheyenne Village favorite

    Published: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    The shrimp boats were a-comin' - apologies to the 1950s "Shrimp Boats" song - across the lake at Cheyenne Mountain Resort on July 10. Actually, the mounds of shrimp arrived from the kitchen steaming hot in huge shrimp boil pans, tossed with potatoes, sausage and corn on the cob....

  • AROUND TOWN: Opening night for The Mezzanine

    Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    Onlookers downtown may have been puzzled on July 11 as people headed toward the same back alley and what had been the nondescript rear of a building that had been, in busy city-alley fashion, lined with overflowing trash containers, broken glass and delivery trucks. It was opening...

  • Knife block? Waffle maker? How to tackle those little dirty jobs

    Published: Sat, Jul 12, 2014

    Housecleaning chores are all done and everything is shipshape. But we're guessing you, like probably everyone else, forgot to clean what Dr. Travis Stork on TV's "The Doctors" calls, "the dreaded knife block." Or, have you ever even thought about how to get those last crispy...

  • AROUND TOWN: Goofing off at the opera provides evening of laughs

    Published: Thu, Jul 10, 2014

    Inside the Cornerstone Arts Center on the Colorado College campus, opera singers were vocalizing in a most unusual way.

  • Must Do Must See July 11-17

    Updated: Thu, Jul 10, 2014

    The Summer of Discovery Space Foundation challenge for the weekend is "Mars, Rovers & Robots," with a Mars movie fest, Mars Lander Design Challenge, themed crafts and activities, hovercraft and UAV demonstrations and water robots. Saturday adds robotics club demonstrations,...

  • AROUND TOWN: Zoo Ball a roaring success

    Updated: Mon, Jul 7, 2014

    Come "Party With the Pride" was the invitation and 250 guests got up close to the lions, elephants, hippos, wallaby joeys and other inhabitants at the June 21 Zoo Ball.

  • Must See Must Do: What's happening around Colorado Springs this weekend and beyond

    Updated: Thu, Jul 3, 2014

    Bouncing back from the fire last summer, the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park outside Ca?n City will be open this weekend for guided tours through the reconstructed area. Tagged "We Still Stand Tall," tours are from10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 4218 County Road 3a. It...

  • Range Riders' Silver Spur award goes to Colorado Springs businessman

    Updated: Mon, Jun 23, 2014

    When the Pikes Peak Range Riders completed their horseback ride through the mountains that started during Wednesday's Street Breakfast, the final order of business was Sunday night's banquet and the naming of the Silver Spur winner. A person considered an "outstanding citizen of the...