More Stephanie Earls Articles

  • Former Springs teacher and coach pens pooch-inspired book

    Updated: Mon, Jul 14, 2014

    In her 33 years as a teacher at Mitchell and Doherty high schools, and an even longer career coaching swimming and running at the high school and college levels, Sandra Allen Badger saw dedication and passion triumph in countless ways, in scholars and in athletes. She learned that...

  • Summer Speaker Series: Buffalo Bill

    Updated: Thu, Jul 10, 2014

    Summer Speaker Series "Think You Know History" Who: Col. William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody (portrayed by actor Gene Johnson) Connection to Colorado Springs: Big game hunter and consummate showman, "Buffalo Bill" gained fame for his traveling Wild West Shows, which showcased the...

  • VOTE: $500 Gazette photo contest; More than 1,400 submitted

    Updated: Sun, Jul 6, 2014

    What is quintessentially Colorado? Is it Garden of the Gods, Pioneer Days or pub-based running clubs? Is it a secluded alpine meadow far from tourist trails or mule deer in the yard at dawn? Whatever says "Colorado" to you - people, animals, landscapes or you name it - we want to...

  • Who we are: Helen Hunt Jackson

    Updated: Wed, Jun 25, 2014

    "Think You Know History" summer speaker series Helen Hunt Jackson (portrayed by actor Doris McCraw of Red Herring Productions) Connection to Colorado Springs: A popular writer, poet and Native American activist, Jackson was a frequent visitor to the Springs, where she met her...

  • Beauty in backdrops: Colorado Springs-area artists' work to be seen on USA Pro Challenge cycling posters

    Updated: Tue, Jun 24, 2014

    Artists have long drawn inspiration from the landscape. When Manitou Springs artist David Gonzales set out to design a poster for Stage 5 of the USA Pro Challenge - a seven-day professional cycling race that will play out Aug. 18-24 in the heart of the Rockies - he already had the...

  • Use of smokeless tobacco still tied to 'culture of baseball'

    Published: Tue, Jun 24, 2014

    When a malignant tumor was first discovered in his mouth four years ago, Tony Gwynn was convinced it was caused by his use of smokeless tobacco, a habit that reportedly peaked for the Hall of Fame slugger at two tins a day. Throughout his two-decade career with the San Diego Padres,...

  • Worship conference in Colorado Springs packed with musicians and speakers

    Updated: Sun, Jun 22, 2014

    Music evangelist Jamall Badry held his first Bible conference in Colorado Springs in 1981, paying out of pocket to book preachers and musicians for the weeklong event. Fourteen people showed up. Discouraged, Badry was about to call it quits, until a conference attendee shared with...

  • Shakespeare comes to Westcliffe thanks to veteran actress, rescued theater

    Updated: Fri, Jun 20, 2014

    WESTCLIFFE - If not for a Siren from Laguna Beach, the Tempest might not have touched down in this tiny town high in the alpine hinterlands of the Sangre de Cristos. Veteran stage and screen actress Anne Kimbell Relph first came to the Wet Mountain Valley from California in the early...

  • SudSisters: Few men want 'dream woman' drinking a beer, survey says

    Updated: Wed, Jun 18, 2014

    All booze being equal (12 ounces regular beer equals 1 ounce spirits equals 5 ounces wine), some booze is more equal than others when you're out on the town with a potential significant other. Or so implies a survey by Wist, a personalized dining app for iPhone, which found that 61...

  • Senior home safety check can help prolong independent living

    Published: Tue, Jun 17, 2014

    or seniors who are "aging in place," the comforts of maintaining an independent life at home contrast with a harsh reality: Each year in the United States, more than 1.6 million older adults visit the emergency room because of falls and fall-related injuries suffered in their own...