More Stephanie Earls Articles

  • 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...

  • The Gazette's Life sections named among North America's best

    Updated: Mon, Jun 16, 2014

    The daily Life sections in The Gazette and the GO! entertainment tab were named among North America's best in the 26th Annual Excellence in Features Journalism contest sponsored by the Society for Features Journalism. The Gazette was one of three newspapers singled out for "Best...

  • Colorado Springs man and his daughter, 7, work as a team in the sales world of Mary Kay

    Updated: Mon, Jun 16, 2014

    or Mia Garcia, the world holds certain truths: Unicorns and Pegasus are real. Her father is the best dad in the world. And pink is always the right decision. "Today's the big ball. That's why she's dressed like this," Mia says, cocking her head thoughtfully and smoothing her princess...

  • "Think You Know History" - Theodore Roosevelt and Colorado Springs

    Updated: Sun, Jun 15, 2014

    "Think You Know History" summer speaker series President Theodore Roosevelt (portrayed by actor Don Moon of Red Herring Productions) Connection to Colorado Springs: Even before he stepped up to lead the nation, the cowboy politician and war hero made regular visits to Colorado...

  • Colorado Springs' Feast of Saint Arnold offers chance to imbibe

    Updated: Fri, Jun 13, 2014

    When the patron saint of beer invites you to knock back a few, you do what the patron saint of beer asks. We care about our eternal souls that way. Plus, how many chances do you get to drink (samples of) beer on the grounds of a 1920s church, with a canonical blessing? The second...

  • From the grave: Colorado Springs actors to bring history to life this summer

    Published: Mon, Jun 9, 2014

    Colorado Springs' Evergreen Cemetery is a survey course in history, in stone. The 220-acre cemetery, established by Gen. William Jackson Palmer and deeded to the city in 1875, marks the final resting place of the region's late power brokers, politicians and personalities - as well as...

  • "A Mom for Umande" tells the tale of an orphaned gorilla at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

    Published: Mon, Jun 9, 2014

    When Maria Faulconer was a child, she sat at her mother's knee for readings of the fairy tales of their Austrian homeland. Those darkly captivating stories - of slumbering princesses and magic - marked the beginning of Faulconer's love for storytelling and a life-long romance with...

  • Learn coupon skills at Colorado Springs workshop

    Published: Mon, Jun 9, 2014

    Self-taught coupon expert and reality show veteran Kelly Gibbs is returning to Colorado Springs on June 19 to lead two workshops on couponing. A series of Gazette-sponsored presentations by Gibbs drew standing room-only crowds in April, as deal-seekers turned out en masse for tips on...