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8 stories not to be missed around Colorado Springs this week

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Politics and crime related stories often dominate the news, but there are a lot of other great stories around Colorado Springs that can get lost in the mix....

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Colorado Springs visually-impaired skiers find freedom, strength on the slopes

Sat, Mar 25, 2017 - 11:02 PM 0

COPPER MOUNTAIN The parking lot bustles as waves of skiers and riders head to the shuttle that will take them to the resort's base. Behind them is Amber...

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The crucial White House position Trump has neglected to fill
The crucial White House position Trump has neglected to fill

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There's no shortage of reasons to include dogs in your life: They love you unconditionally; they help you stay active and less stressed; and, if you...

Texas' best-kept secret? A 120-mile-long canyon that's grand in its own right
Texas' best-kept secret? A 120-mile-long canyon that's grand in its own right

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Hiking in canyon country, you can drive yourself nuts spotting phantom creatures among the cliffs. That bobcat skulking along a ridge? Actually a pile...

The Country Life: Ducks messy, loud and not too smart
The Country Life: Ducks messy, loud and not too smart

By: Bill Radford - 0 4 hr ago

Good news: The ducks are out of the bathtub. My wife and I decided to add to our menagerie recently with a pair of ducklings. The first surprise was...

Earth Hour 2017: 'There's never been a more critical moment in the fight'
Earth Hour 2017: 'There's never been a more critical moment in the fight'

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Many parts of the world will go dark for an hour Saturday night in more than 170 countries and territories in a show of support for protecting the...

Home tourism initiative in Jerusalem opens a window to different religious groups, cultures
Home tourism initiative in Jerusalem opens a window to different religious groups, cultures

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JERUSALEM Naomi Miller's living room was ready for company. Her long table was set for lunch and her dining room chairs - the only other furniture...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting March 26, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting March 26, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Yesterday

Religious events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning March 26, 2017.

Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting March 24, 2017

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HELPING HANDS These agencies need volunteer help. Call about specific opportunities and time commitment. - CASA 4-1-1 - Learn how you can make a...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting March 22, 2017

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WHAT'S COOKING CLASSES ONGOING Colorado Springs Senior Center - 1514 N. Hancock Ave. Registration: 955-3400,...

Sometimes, it's OK to 'dirty up' your clean eating
Sometimes, it's OK to 'dirty up' your clean eating

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I understand why people gravitate toward the term "clean eating." It's an appealing way to describe a dedication to the most healthful, most pure...

Colorado Springs family adapts to reality of Type 1 diabetes as, one after one, children are diagnosed
Colorado Springs family adapts to reality of Type 1 diabetes as, one after one, children are diagnosed

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

It was a cold, wet California winter and Julie Hayes, her husband, Bubba, and their five kids all were laid low by a nasty stomach virus. When a week...

Outdoor Women's Alliance has goal of expanding Colorado Springs network
Outdoor Women's Alliance has goal of expanding Colorado Springs network

By: Liz Forster - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Having just moved back to Utah from Florida, Gina Bégin sought out locals to teach her the skills she needed to thrive in the outdoors. As she trad...

Cast your vote today in the Gazette’s Beard & Mustache poll
Cast your vote today in the Gazette’s Beard & Mustache poll

By: - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Do you have epic whiskers?  Gazette readers recently submitted photos of beards & mustaches to be judged in a poll by Gazette readers. ...

How to make a simple chicken soup worth crowing about
How to make a simple chicken soup worth crowing about

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A bowl of real chicken soup satisfies at almost any time of year because it's the lightest comfort food around. Its aroma is as complex as that of...

Wine Guy: Quality wines from the state of Washington
Wine Guy: Quality wines from the state of Washington

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Over the past couple of decades, Washington has emerged as a premier winegrowing region, second only to California in the U.S. Horse Heaven Hills,...

Eat Well: Colorado Springs kid chefs focus on healthy comfort food in contest
Eat Well: Colorado Springs kid chefs focus on healthy comfort food in contest

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Here's a way to get kids to eat healthy: Let them create recipes to enter in a cooking contest. That's what more than 150 District 20 students did...

US marathon legend Meb Keflezighi nears the end of the road
US marathon legend Meb Keflezighi nears the end of the road

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BOSTON (AP) — Meb Keflezighi helped the running world reclaim the Boston Marathon with a sensational American victory the year after the deadly 2013...

Pikes Pick: Find peace on scenic trails of Blodgett Peak Open Space
Pikes Pick: Find peace on scenic trails of Blodgett Peak Open Space

By: Seth Boster - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

I've always been able to find quality alone time on the trails at Blodgett Peak Open Space. And here I go recommending you all disrupt the peace....

Allergy season is about to bloom; these steps can reduce the suffering
Allergy season is about to bloom; these steps can reduce the suffering

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For some, a warm winter like this one means that allergy season is hovering. It's estimated that about 50 million Americans fight seasonal allergies....

You think you don't like beets? Try 'em this way
You think you don't like beets? Try 'em this way

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This salad, best described as a "small plate" using the current culinary lingo, offers a refreshing bright spot this time of year when we have had our...

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting March 21, 2017
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting March 21, 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....

Skier visits up in Colorado, with hope high for spring powder
Skier visits up in Colorado, with hope high for spring powder

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

Following a slow start to the season, Colorado's ski industry has seen a bump in business. But heading into the final stretch, areas will need Mother...

Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting March 20, 2017

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ALMANAC Cycling ONGOING The Joy Ride - Family-friendly 5- to 6-mile bike ride, meet between 5-6 p.m. Wednesdays, McCabe's Tavern, 520 S. Tejon St.;...

On the fly: Tips for finding fishing success in scenic Cheesman Canyon
On the fly: Tips for finding fishing success in scenic Cheesman Canyon

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It's no secret that the South Platte River through Deckers is fishing well and has become very crowded as a result. It's also no secret that the trout...

Film festival raises $27,000 for Rocky Mountain Field Institute
Film festival raises $27,000 for Rocky Mountain Field Institute

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The local run of this year's Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour raised more than $27,000 for a mountain-inspired nonprofit. Hosted for the past...

Colorado state parks: Cherry Creek
Colorado state parks: Cherry Creek

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

Cherry Creek Description: Denver residents appreciate the quick getaway from the urban hubbub. The park on the southern side of the Mile High City...

Colorado's fouteeners: Mount Lincoln
Colorado's fouteeners: Mount Lincoln

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Mount Lincoln Elevation: 14,291 feet Range: Mosquito Mount Lincoln once was known as Triaqua as it crowns the region that houses the source waters...

AROUND TOWN: Philharmonic's 90th anniversary celebration with Yo-Yo Ma sparkles
AROUND TOWN: Philharmonic's 90th anniversary celebration with Yo-Yo Ma sparkles

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Mar 19, 2017

When a special big 90th comes around, it's time to celebrate. For the 90th season of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, it was time to celebrate not...

Colorado Springs area literary events starting March 19, 2017

By: 0 Sun, Mar 19, 2017

SIGNINGS Book Signing - Kay Esmiol will sign "Everybody Welcome: A Memoir of Fannie Mae Duncan and the Cotton Club," noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Hooked on...

Colorful Colorado: The lows and highs of Alma
Colorful Colorado: The lows and highs of Alma

By: Seth Boster - 0 Sun, Mar 19, 2017

ALMA - It's tough living here. "Definitely, you've got to be a hearty soul to make it a long time," Mayor Gary Goettelman says. Just ask Erik...

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting March 19, 2017

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NONPROFIT COMMUNITY EVENTS March Pikes Peak Food and Wine Expo - Noon- 3 p.m. Sunday, to benefit the Marian House, Broadmoor World Arena, 3185...

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Estancia at Cordera: Maintenance-free living in the most desirable master-planned community

Mon, Mar 6, 2017 - 11:32 AM 0

Conveniently nestled in the Cordera – Colorado Springs’ most desirable master-planned community – is a neighborhood that affords residents...

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