More Stephanie Earls Articles

  • Don't sweat it

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    In arid Colorado, perspiration - even during summer - isn't nearly the lifestyle issue it is in the Deep South. Breaking a sweat here can take work. Hiking the Manitou Incline, for instance. For people who suffer from a medical condition known as hyperhidrosis, though, excessive...

  • Potholed? Channel it into verse for The Gazette's poetry contest

    Updated: Mon, May 25, 2015

    Traditionally, the language that potholes inspire us to produce isn't suitable for print. And who can blame us for being a little testy? Relentless rain has riddled the roads and turned commutes into gut-jarring, coffee-spilling, alignment-wrecking obstacle courses. Sounds like a...

  • Colorado Springs children's author returns home, with new book

    Updated: Mon, May 25, 2015

    Best-selling children's author Dian Curtis Regan grew up in Colorado Springs, attended District 11 schools and was working downtown when she met her husband, a New York boy lured west by the mountains. "We got married and his job took us all over, to different states and even to...

  • Colorado Springs Bible organization got its start with Gospel of John in wilds of India

    Updated: Sun, May 24, 2015

    More than a century ago in the wilds of northeast India, a single copy of the New Testament Gospel of John arrived by mail runner in a village of the Hmar, a warlike tribe of the "worst headhunters" ever encountered by British colonists. By the time the Welsh missionary who'd sent the...

  • Pikes Pub: Get your Feast of St. Arnold tickets

    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    This guided imagery exercise is brought to you by the patron saint of beer, and rain: - Take a deep breath (in through the nose, out through the mouth) relax your body and open your mind. - Feel the sun as it grills your skin in a good way, because you remembered to wear sunscreen....

  • Photo contest: Be part of 'Quintessential Colorado' 2015

    Published: Fri, May 22, 2015

    Living in a photogenic state, full of photogenic landscapes and people doing photogenic things, can be tough on a photographer. When every shot (save accidental selfies) seems worthy of postcard treatment, how do you pick a favorite? Send us your best "Quintessential Colorado" photo...

  • Pikes Pub: Free beer (fest)!

    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    Want to attend “the most sophisticated beer event ever” — for free? If you’re a legal drinker, all you have to do to score an invite to the 2015 IPA Fest, a private tasting event at Gold Hill Mesa Community Center on June 6, is add your name to the guest list. Seriously. “We’re...

  • Colorado Springs show celebrates American muscle car era

    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    American Muscle Cars Show, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday, Colorado Springs Event Center, 3960 Palmer Park Blvd.; $5, free for children 10 and younger; $25 to register a car;, 719-329-4736. When Ace Cosley moved from Detroit to Colorado Springs eight years ago, he brought along...

  • Pikes Pub: Colorado Springs-area craft distillers making their mark

    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    If you've attended a beer festival or bellied up to a craft bar (with a liquor-loving friend) in recent years, you've probably noticed suds aren't the only local soul-quenchers to be found. Sure, there's often hard cider and maybe wine, but more and more it's craft spirits appearing...

  • Roman's odyssey: The tale of a stolen dog in Manitou Springs

    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    Sometime during the evening of May 2, the front door of Elizabeth Schnepp and Jeremy Geschke's Manitou Springs home blew open and the couple's 2-year-old American Staffordshire terrier, Roman, went roamin'. What truly ensued in the three and a half days that followed, only Roman...

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