More Stephanie Earls Articles

  • Colorado Springs artist travels the globe to paint, sketch

    Updated: Sun, Feb 15, 2015

    The history of architecture is written in faith. From the temple ruins of the Acropolis to the flying buttresses of Notre Dame, religion has inspired some of humanity's more ambitious and enduring building projects. "Ninety percent of historical architecture is churches," said...

  • Pueblo military historian surprises wife with new genre: romantic erotica

    Updated: Sat, Feb 14, 2015

    PUEBLO - " 'Miss Allie,' (Ron) said with a smile as he got to his feet to begin running their water, 'I think maybe you have read too many romance books. In the real world, save perhaps for a very few men, most of us can't handle much more than you and I have already enjoyed in a...

  • Manitou celebrates Mardi Gras with parade, gumbo

    Updated: Fri, Feb 13, 2015

    8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Soda Springs Park, Manitou Springs; free entry, $1 for two samples;, 685-5089 Cooks and krewes descend on Manitou Springs on Saturday to celebrate a Rocky Mountain Mardi Gras in New Orleans style with a Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-Off and...

  • Colorado Springs canine agility champ competes at Westminster

    Updated: Fri, Feb 13, 2015

    A Colorado Springs resident, Kathy Matejka, and her Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Zinger!, go up against the deftest on four legs Saturday at the second annual Master's Agility Championship at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City. The 10½-year-old dog is the first of her...

  • Aspiring Colorado contestants audition for 'Jeopardy!'

    Updated: Sun, Feb 8, 2015

    "We'll take Trivial Matters for $200, Alex ..." Question: This quiz-style TV game show created by Merv Griffin and revived in 1984 averages 25 million weekly viewers and has earned a record 31 Daytime Emmy Awards. If you answered "Jeopardy!", you're technically wrong. And if you're...

  • Compassion International earns top designation, again

    Updated: Thu, Feb 5, 2015

    Compassion International, the nonprofit global child sponsorship organization based in Colorado Springs, has received a top rating from Charity Navigator, the nation's largest independent charity evaluator. This is the 14th year in a row that Compassion has received the coveted four...

  • Colorado Springs rings in Year of the Sheep at Chinese New Year fest

    Updated: Thu, Feb 5, 2015

    10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St.; $5-9 at the door;, 287-7624 Visit the Far East without leaving your time zone when the Colorado Springs Chinese Cultural Institute rings in the Year of the Sheep at its annual Chinese New Year celebration...

  • Calling all history buffs: 'Colorado Experience' wants your episode idea

    Published: Mon, Feb 2, 2015

    If Colorado's past is a big part of your present, here's a chance to make history - and be on TV. Rocky Mountain PBS is inviting viewers to submit ideas for an episode for season 3 of "Colorado Experience," the documentary series highlighting the people, places and events that helped...

  • No place for SkyMall in cloud-based world?

    Updated: Sun, Feb 1, 2015

    Late last month, the parent company of in-flight uber-retailer SkyMall filed for bankruptcy protection, likely signaling the demise of the seat-back pocket catalog that's kept airsick bags company - and an estimated 88 percent of domestic air travelers entertained - for 25 years....

  • Rock and Worship Roadshow a night of music for the family

    Published: Sun, Feb 1, 2015

    In 2009, Christian rock band MercyMe bucked the Ticketmaster trend and took its Rock and Worship Roadshow to venues nationwide, charging $10 at the door. The move was a risk for the band and a hit with audiences. In the time since, the annual family-friendly tour featuring a roster...

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