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The beard is back, especially in Colorado

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Megan and Derwood Willhite were driving cross-country from North Carolina in 2011 when Derwood decided he was ready to take the plunge. They were moving...

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New Great Outdoors Colorado head talks his unlikely candidacy, Manitou Incline time

Fri, Feb 24, 2017 - 7:36 AM 0

Chris Castilian will start March 6 as executive director of Great Outdoors Colorado, the agency that invests a portion of state lottery proceeds in parks,...

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The Country Life: Facebook page broadens the definition of neighborhood in eastern El Paso County
The Country Life: Facebook page broadens the definition of neighborhood in eastern El Paso County

By: Bill Radford - 0 3 hr ago

A few months ago, I wrote about the importance of having neighbors to rely on in the country. Denise Livingston has broadened the definition of...

For Colorado skijoring enthusiasts, thrills outweigh the risks
For Colorado skijoring enthusiasts, thrills outweigh the risks

By: Seth Boster - 0 Sat, Feb 25, 2017

PENROSE - It's been the case the past few years that winter comes around and Will James feels slightly conflicted. It's the season of skijoring, the...

Colorado history students have virtual dialogue with WWI kaiser
Colorado history students have virtual dialogue with WWI kaiser

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DENVER — Kaiser Wilhelm II is angry and wants to go to war. His eyes flare red when talking about his disdain for the British, and his jaw churns...

Holocaust survivor: 'The pain will never go away'
Holocaust survivor: 'The pain will never go away'

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FORT COLLINS — Fanny Starr lay in a field in Auschwitz more than 70 years ago, looking at the night sky and asking God how it was she ended up there....

Christian singer Sandi Patty to make stop in Colorado Springs on farewell tour
Christian singer Sandi Patty to make stop in Colorado Springs on farewell tour

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Yesterday

Thirty-plus years ago, Sandi Patty was just a young woman with a big voice. Cut to today and the contemporary Christian singer is a five-time Grammy...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Feb. 26, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Feb. 26, 2017

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Stage SUNDAY All Gospel Show - 2-4 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 828 E. Pikes Peak Ave., donations accepted; 635-0150....

With a helicopter as your ski lift, not even the sky's the limit
With a helicopter as your ski lift, not even the sky's the limit

By: - 0 Yesterday

I'm airborne. Powder swirls around my body. I dart through the spaces between giant spruce trees. Somehow, my brain calculates the pitch of the slope...

Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting Feb. 24, 2017

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

HELPING HANDS These agencies need volunteer help. Call about specific opportunities and time commitment. - American Cancer Society - Volunteers...

Eat more fruit and vegetables for a longer life, researchers say
Eat more fruit and vegetables for a longer life, researchers say

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Eating 10 portions of fruit and vegetables a day could significantly reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, cancer and early death, according to new...

Yo, skip the dairy; yogurt alternatives worth a try
Yo, skip the dairy; yogurt alternatives worth a try

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Making a change in your diet can be an eye-opener at the grocery store. This was the case when I went on the hunt for nondairy yogurt after recently...

AROUND TOWN:
AROUND TOWN: "Straight Arrow" Mayor John Suthers roasted for a cause

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

It was a night to have some fun at Mayor John Suthers' expense. And he laughed right along at folks who had twitted him about being quiet, short, a...

AROUND TOWN: Congregations help homeless families through Family Promise
AROUND TOWN: Congregations help homeless families through Family Promise

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Sensory memories: Delicious church potluck smells floating up from the the basement. Ladies wearing aprons. Tables filled to groaning. At the 20th...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Feb. 22, 2017

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WHAT'S COOKING CLASSES ONGOING The Cooks Marketplace - 4697 Centennial Blvd. Registration: 960-4414, thecooksmarketplace.com. - Guy's Night Out,...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Feb. 21, 2017
Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Feb. 21, 2017

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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 information...

Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Feb. 20, 2017
Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Feb. 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...

Great Backyard Bird Count taking place in Colorado Springs and elsewhere
Great Backyard Bird Count taking place in Colorado Springs and elsewhere

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Twelve years ago, while in the field with his biology class at Occidental College, Tyler Stuart's professor caught Stuart gazing up, rather than down...

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

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

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....

No joke: I must have mushrooms
No joke: I must have mushrooms

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Neither meat nor vegetable nor fruit nor grain, mushrooms are a world unto themselves. Foraging can bring the thrill of discovery - and the crush of...

Rejoice, weekend warriors: A few days of camping tunes up your circadian clock
Rejoice, weekend warriors: A few days of camping tunes up your circadian clock

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Falling asleep might come a little easier when it happens beneath the stars. A new report from the University of Colorado backs up that woodsy wisdom...

Colorado Springs walkers find sweet relief in weekly tradition
Colorado Springs walkers find sweet relief in weekly tradition

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

It's as good a Saturday as any: blue skies, crisp air. "OK," Lynette Reagan says, wooden stick in hand. "Let's go!" And off into the woods goes a...

Colorado's national parks, monuments offering free admission on Presidents Day
Colorado's national parks, monuments offering free admission on Presidents Day

By: Nathan Van Dyne - 0 Sun, Feb 19, 2017

If you're looking for a scenic way to spend Presidents Day, check out one of the state's national parks. Temperatures are expected to be mild across...

Nine United States presidents and their connections to Colorado's outdoors
Nine United States presidents and their connections to Colorado's outdoors

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

On this weekend dedicated to our nation's presidents, we're giving a nod to those with connections to Colorado's great outdoors. Here's a look at how...

The Country Life: This spud's for you - a look at Colorado's potato history
The Country Life: This spud's for you - a look at Colorado's potato history

By: Bill Radford - 0 Sun, Feb 19, 2017

Baked. Fried. Mashed. How have you been enjoying your potatoes? Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture highlights a product in the state,...

Colorful Colorado: Despite bust after bust, Leadville and its history breathe on
Colorful Colorado: Despite bust after bust, Leadville and its history breathe on

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

Leadville - The blustery storm did not faze James Duke. There he was amid the raging snow that piled up on his black top hat and froze his white beard....

Colorado Springs area literary events starting Feb. 19, 2017

By: 0 Sun, Feb 19, 2017

SIGNINGS Author Signing - David Wagner will sign "Murder Most Unfortunate," 11 a.m. March 4, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East; 637-8282,...

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting Feb. 19, 2017

By: - 0 Sun, Feb 19, 2017

NONPROFIT COMMUNITY EVENTS February Celebrate Youth in Arts Breakfast - 7-9 a.m. Thursday, Hotel Elegante, 2886 S Circle Drive. Advance tickets:...

Colorado Springs cooks with German ties share tips for comfort food
Colorado Springs cooks with German ties share tips for comfort food

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Feb 22, 2017

Simply by tossing pork ribs, sauerkraut and potatoes into a pot, you can create tender, German-style comfort food. It's all in the braising, which...

Wine Guy: Tired of the same old California reds?
Wine Guy: Tired of the same old California reds?

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 22, 2017

Although cabernet sauvignon, merlot and pinot noir remain the most popular red varietal California wines, it's natural to crave something different...

S'mores: Not just for the campfire anymore
S'mores: Not just for the campfire anymore

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 22, 2017

The Girl Scouts may have been marking the 100th anniversary of their cookie sales by adding two s'mores-inspired creations to their lineup, but it...

Round out the roasting repertoire
Round out the roasting repertoire

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 22, 2017

One longstanding piece of advice for busy cooks is to get in the habit of cooking batches of building-block ingredients on the weekends so you can more...

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