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Colorado Springs kid, teen cooking camps educate and entertain

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It's officially summer. School has been out for a few weeks and the kids are driving you up the wall. You're at wit's end telling them to put down the...

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AROUND TOWN: On its 25th anniversary, the challenge: 'Be Community. Be Citizens Project'

Wed, Jun 21, 2017 - 6:34 PM 0

For 25 years, the community advocacy Citizens Project has been the voice "to embrace equality, diversity and separation of church and state." The 500...

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Live Well: Tackle sleep deprivation the ayurvedic way
Live Well: Tackle sleep deprivation the ayurvedic way

By: Jen Mulson - 0 4 hr ago

If I could make one health-related wish, it would be eight-hour bouts of deep, uninterrupted sleep every night for the rest of my life. Western...

LIST: Farmers markets in the Colorado Springs area
LIST: Farmers markets in the Colorado Springs area

By: Teresa Farney - 0 5 hr ago

A look at farmers markets in the Colorado Springs area: Daily Spencer's Lawn & Garden Center, 1430 S. Tejon St., 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mondays...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, June 23
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, June 23

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 7 hr ago

  Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond: MUSIC Summer Music Festival Music at Midday — 12:15...

AROUND TOWN: Cowgirls & Cocktails a pink girls' night out for 10 years
AROUND TOWN: Cowgirls & Cocktails a pink girls' night out for 10 years

By: Linda Navarro - 0 19 hr ago

The gals donned pink, cowgirl hats and boots, rallied their friends and went Western at the 10th anniversary Cowgirls & Cocktails on June 2. More...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, June 22
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, June 22

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 23 hr ago

  Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

WATCH: A day in the life of a Colorado whitewater rafting guide
WATCH: A day in the life of a Colorado whitewater rafting guide

By: Seth Boster - 0 Yesterday

BUENA VISTA - The river through Browns Canyon is high and rowdy, and Meg Bendik is in her comfort zone. She raises her voice to be heard over the...

Western Street Breakfast sends off Pikes Peak Range Riders in style
Western Street Breakfast sends off Pikes Peak Range Riders in style

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Yesterday

Come Wednesday morning, Chris Whitney and his reliable steed Cowboy will once again dine and dash. Well, as much dashing as a horse and his rider can...

The two-step secret to 20-minute chicken on a stick
The two-step secret to 20-minute chicken on a stick

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 21, 2017

The accompanying recipe is the antidote to boring grilled chicken. It's nearly as easy to make but so much more enticing. The key is to toss the...

For slaws with staying power and no leftovers, go cabbage-free
For slaws with staying power and no leftovers, go cabbage-free

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 21, 2017

When it comes to picnic and potluck contributions, almost everyone welcomes coleslaw. So why is it that what lands on the table is often store-bought?...

Frito Pie: From halftime to restaurant menus
Frito Pie: From halftime to restaurant menus

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 21, 2017

You likely encountered it first at a high school football game: the iconic yellow and red bag of Fritos torn open, filled with chili - inevitably...

Colorado Springs group helps connect, support female rock climbers
Colorado Springs group helps connect, support female rock climbers

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

Inch by inch, foothold by finger hold, the rock climber spiders her way up the crumbly red rock as the sun peeks over the top of Ripple Wall in Red...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, June 21
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, June 21

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting June 20, 2017
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting June 20, 2017

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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; colorado9lives.com....

That time I threw a crispy snack on top of my summer salad
That time I threw a crispy snack on top of my summer salad

By: - 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

I have been playing around with variations on seasoned, crispy chickpeas as a snack. Keen to avoid deep-frying them, I tried baking them several ways -...

Pikes Pick: Wanna tackle an early fourteener? Take on Grays Peak
Pikes Pick: Wanna tackle an early fourteener? Take on Grays Peak

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

Hikers eager to bag a 14,000-foot mountain in the next week can find solace in Grays Peak. I summited a week ago and found it to be a realistic feat....

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting June 20, 2017

By: - 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

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

7 things you likely didn't know about Colorado Springs' founding fathers
7 things you likely didn't know about Colorado Springs' founding fathers

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

It is thanks to a handful of fathers of the founding variety that we're celebrating Father's Day in Colorado Springs. Today, we reflect on the city's...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, June 19
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, June 19

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Here's a look at a variety of events Monday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting June 19, 2017

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ALMANAC Climbing ONGOING Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center - 1805 N. 30th St., $5. Registration: gardenofthegods .com. - Rock Climbing...

Colorado state parks: Ridgway
Colorado state parks: Ridgway

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Ridgway Description: Some Coloradans swear that this area on the Western Slope is the most scenic place in the state. The visual treats are on a full...

Colorado's fourteeners: Redcloud Peak
Colorado's fourteeners: Redcloud Peak

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Redcloud Peak Elevation: 14,037 feet Range: San Juan Redcloud Peak was named by surveyor J.C. Spiller, who thought the moniker fitting due to the...

Colorado Springs writer's
Colorado Springs writer's "Chicken Soup" contribution is inspirational tale for military families

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Sun, Jun 18, 2017

The daughter of a career Air Force man, Donna Lorrig grew up on military bases, part of a global family whose bonds were defined not by blood but by...

A limited engagement: For love's sake, these fireflies flash in sync
A limited engagement: For love's sake, these fireflies flash in sync

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 18, 2017

It starts with a flicker of light. Two, three, four flashes follow. Minutes later, dozens of tiny yellow bulbs illuminate the forest like paparazzi...

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting June 18, 2017

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NONPROFIT COMMUNITY EVENTS June Patriot Burger Benefit Homes for Our Troops - Through June 30, Bubba's 33, 5807 Constitution Ave.;...

Colorado Springs area literary events starting June 18, 2017

By: 0 Sun, Jun 18, 2017

SIGNINGS & SUCH SIGNINGS Book Signing - Terence Davis will sign "2 Peter 1 Paradigm" and "Stepping Stones to Growth," 1-3 p.m. Saturday, The Bookman,...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting June 18, 2017

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 18, 2017

RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Stage/Art FRIDAY-JULY 1 "A Midsummer Night's Dream" - Presented by Village Arts of Colorado Springs, 7 p.m. Fridays, 2 p.m....

Colorado fourteeners: seriously everything you need to know before you go
Colorado fourteeners: seriously everything you need to know before you go

By: - 0 Sat, Jun 17, 2017

They’re Colorado’s most iconic peaks, and if you haven’t already climbed one, it’s probably on your to-do list — after all, hiking 14,000-foot peaks,...

160-year-old Colorado market hopes to stay in the family
160-year-old Colorado market hopes to stay in the family

By: - 0 Sat, Jun 17, 2017

SAN LUIS — Felix Romero and his wife Claudia weren't even out of college when his father asked him to run the family store. It's no ordinary family...

A low BMI could lengthen healing time, according to study on athletes with fractures
A low BMI could lengthen healing time, according to study on athletes with fractures

By: - 0 Sat, Jun 17, 2017

Samantha Strong knows stress fractures. A former collegiate triathlete and high school runner, the 22-year old graduate student estimates she had eight...

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WATCH: New, effective treatment for Evaporative Dry Eye symptoms offered at ABBA Eye Care

Tue, Jun 13, 2017 - 11:03 AM 0

Lipiflow is a new, effective treatment for Evaporative Dry Eye. The easy 12 minute treatment is soothing and massaging.  Come in to an...

How to Build a Fairy Garden, Harding Nursery (video)

Tue, Jun 13, 2017 - 4:21 PM 0

Make your own fairy garden in six easy steps. The possibilities are endless! These adorable, enchanting gardens can feature all of your...

Count Fleet Court: Low-maintenance living within the heart of The Farm

Mon, May 22, 2017 - 11:59 AM 0

Contracts are now being accepted for Count Fleet Court, Colorado Springs’ newest low-maintenance homes located within the heart of one of...

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