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How the 'Cookie Hiker' finds joy in Colorado fourteeners

Thu, Jul 28, 2016 - 7:57 AM 0

WOODLAND PARK - Noel Johnson felt lost as she sifted through her son's closet. He had taken off for college, the second and last child to leave the house....

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55 brewers lined up for downtown Colorado Springs festival; submarine beer surfaces

Wed, Jul 27, 2016 - 6:39 AM 0

One of the biggest events on the Colorado Springs beer scene is right around the corner, with dozens of brewers sharing their wares in America the Beautiful...

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Friend's 'heart aches' after death of Colorado Springs woman
Friend's 'heart aches' after death of Colorado Springs woman

By: Rachel Riley - 0 1 hr ago

James Dodd traded in his standard athletic attire for an colorful costume Monday morning, arriving at CrossFit SoCo's workout of the day exactly...

AROUND TOWN: Almost 1,000 go to breakfast under the bridge for Urban Peak's homeless kids
AROUND TOWN: Almost 1,000 go to breakfast under the bridge for Urban Peak's homeless kids

By: Linda Navarro - 0 2 hr ago

Eight years ago it was a pleasant little breakfast gathering in the courtyard of The Place, the Urban Peak Colorado Springs shelter for homeless...

AROUND TOWN: Energy Resource Center supporters celebrate keeping folks warm
AROUND TOWN: Energy Resource Center supporters celebrate keeping folks warm

By: Linda Navarro - 0 3 hr ago

Since it was the end of the year, it was time to celebrate New Year's. But not every year ends in December.

This New Year's Eve party, "Winter...

Trail Talk: A plea for Colorado Springs dog owners to be considerate, follow park rules
Trail Talk: A plea for Colorado Springs dog owners to be considerate, follow park rules

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During a recent hike in Red Rock Canyon Open Space, I watched as a woman unleashed two Dobermans in the off-leash area and joyfully romped with them....

Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting July 28, 2016
Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting July 28, 2016

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Here are some of the top outdoors happenings in the Colorado Springs area:

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting July 28, 2016
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting July 28, 2016

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ADOPTION FAIRS

9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640;...

Some dogs can't help inhaling kibble and getting fat - it's in their genes
Some dogs can't help inhaling kibble and getting fat - it's in their genes

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Labrador retrievers could make a good claim for being America's dog. According to the American Kennel Club, they were the most popular purebred dogs...

Season's best strawberries meant for this dessert
Season's best strawberries meant for this dessert

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A highlight of summer for me is buying local strawberries at the farmers market. They are entirely different from the berries you get in the store...

Colorado Springs area beer related events starting July 27, 2016
Colorado Springs area beer related events starting July 27, 2016

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BREW CALENDAR

WEDNESDAY

Special Left Hand tapping party - Featuring two new beers, Pride Runs Deep and Rye on the Prize, 5:30 p.m., Front...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting July 27, 2016

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 27, 2016

WHAT'S COOKING

CLASSES

ONGOING

Colorado State University Extension - 17 N. Spruce St. Registration: epcextension.eventbrite.com. -...

Heart rate monitors help get rid of the guesswork, are popular in fitness classes across Colorado Springs
Heart rate monitors help get rid of the guesswork, are popular in fitness classes across Colorado Springs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Jul 26, 2016

Treadmill incline? Ten percent. Speed? 4.2. Heart rate zone? Still in the green.

As I huffed and puffed away on the treadmill and rowing...

While the rest of the world got taller, Americans plateaued. Here’s why.
While the rest of the world got taller, Americans plateaued. Here’s why.

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 26, 2016

Being tall has its perks — and it has nothing to do with machismo or the size of Donald Trump’s hands.

Taller people have been found to earn...

Scrambled eggs baked in muffin tins make mornings easier
Scrambled eggs baked in muffin tins make mornings easier

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 26, 2016

When it comes to healthy eating, good intentions and willpower can only take us so far. That's why I believe strongly in making the healthy choice...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting July 26, 2016

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HEALTH NOTES

Health Notes appears on a space-available basis, free for nonprofits. Listings appear at the discretion of The Gazette. Send...

Eat Well: Healthy frozen fruit treats are easy to make in ice cream machine
Eat Well: Healthy frozen fruit treats are easy to make in ice cream machine

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Tue, Jul 26, 2016

Fresh berries and summer fruits are at their peak right now. Sweltering temperatures have been lingering. What better excuse to indulge in healthy,...

Magic at any age: How to throw a Harry Potter party on the cheap
Magic at any age: How to throw a Harry Potter party on the cheap

By: Kate Shefte - 0 Mon, Jul 25, 2016

Harry Potter parties are for wannabe witches and wizards of any age.

Those are dueling words, but I stand by them.

Whether you're 5 or...

Around the House: Cosmetic fixes for pitted driveway only temporary
Around the House: Cosmetic fixes for pitted driveway only temporary

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 25, 2016

Dear Ken: Can you suggest repairs for pitted spots on a cement driveway? - Nora

Answer: You're describing what is known as spalling -...

Right at Home: wallpapers that take you on a trip
Right at Home: wallpapers that take you on a trip

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 25, 2016

Wallpaper goes in and out of fashion. Right now, it's enjoying an "in" moment.

There are wildly creative designs coming from studios all over...

Man-caves and she-sheds: Grownup playrooms
Man-caves and she-sheds: Grownup playrooms

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 25, 2016

Years ago “man-caves” swept the nation as the ultimate home addition. Whether a basement, a garage, an attic or a shed, the man of the house wanted a...

'Pokemon Go' players stumble on hidden history
'Pokemon Go' players stumble on hidden history

0 Mon, Jul 25, 2016

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by — until they became treasure-filled...

The Country Life: Family-owned Colorado bank celebrates 100 years of service
The Country Life: Family-owned Colorado bank celebrates 100 years of service

By: Bill Radford - 0 Mon, Jul 25, 2016

For 100 years, Farmers State Bank has served rural communities east of Colorado Springs. And the Pieper family has been an integral part of the bank...

Colorado Springs native has close encounter with Dalai Lama
Colorado Springs native has close encounter with Dalai Lama

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Mon, Jul 25, 2016

They had a moment, she and the 14th Dalai Lama.

For Naureen Singh, a 22-year-old Colorado Springs native and recent graduate of the University...

Colorado Springs area events for seniors starting July 25, 2016

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SENIOR CALENDAR

Unless noted, events take place at the Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave., and registration is required:...

Aussies won't move to Rio village yet; power, plumbing fears
Aussies won't move to Rio village yet; power, plumbing fears

0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Australia's Olympic team leader is keeping the delegation's 700 athletes or staff out of the Athletes Village for at least two...

Gazette travel: Design your own artist retreat in Taos
Gazette travel: Design your own artist retreat in Taos

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

Taos, N.M. - D.H. Lawrence, Willa Cather, Georgia O'Keeffe, Ansel Adams, Carl Gustav Jung.

The siren song of Mabel Dodge Luhan pulled me to...

New biography reveals family life of Palmers of Glen Eyrie
New biography reveals family life of Palmers of Glen Eyrie

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

The eyes of Elsie Palmer haunted biographer Stephen J. May for more than two decades.

After he spotted John Singer Sargent's "Portrait of Miss...

Come for Jigglypuff, stay for Jesus: Church in the age of Pokémon Go
Come for Jigglypuff, stay for Jesus: Church in the age of Pokémon Go

By: - 0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

Before heading to church this past Sunday, I said something to my 14-year-old son that I never had said: "No playing Pokémon Go during the...

AROUND TOWN: Zoo Ball-goers 'Party With The Pack'
AROUND TOWN: Zoo Ball-goers 'Party With The Pack'

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

As has become an annual tradition, a sold-out, formally attired crowd visited Cheyenne Mountain Zoo after hours June 18 to spend time with the...

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting July 24, 2016

By: - 0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

NONPROFIT COMMUNITY EVENTS

July

Artemis Inaugural Series - "Breaking the Glass Ceiling" - With Dot Lischick, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday,...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting July 24, 2016
Colorado Springs area religious events starting July 24, 2016

By: - 0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

RELIGION CALENDAR

Music/Drama

TUESDAY AND FRIDAY

Manitou Chamber Music Festival Concert - 7:30 p.m., St....

Internationally renowned instructors for Intensive Ballet Program at Sangre de Cristo School of Dance

Thu, Jul 7, 2016 - 11:28 AM 0

Under the direction of Artistic Director Michelle Boutros, the Sangre de Cristo School of Dance is pleased to offer a 2016 Summer Intensive Ballet Program...

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