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Dirty money: How Tough Mudders and 'Ninja Warrior' turned primal fears into big business

Tue, Jan 17, 2017 - 4:46 PM 0

Obstacle course racing is a $500 million business. The number of races increased by 2,300 from 2014 to 2015, according to Running USA. "American Ninja...

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Live Well: Superaging requires mental, physical sweat

Tue, Jan 17, 2017 - 4:20 AM 0

As much as it pains me to write this, none of us is getting any younger. You may fool the world with Botox injections and laser away all of Mother Nature's...

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Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting Jan. 22, 2017

By: - 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

HELPING HANDS These agencies need volunteer help. Call about specific opportunities and time commitment. - The Alzheimer's Association - Volunteers...

There's a bus tour in London for dogs (and their humans)
There's a bus tour in London for dogs (and their humans)

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Dogs, the primary beneficiaries of the pet-humanization trend, get to go a lot of places these days - restaurants, workplaces, yoga. So perhaps it was...

AROUND TOWN: Angels of America's Fallen's mission: the children
AROUND TOWN: Angels of America's Fallen's mission: the children

By: Linda Navarro - 0 23 hr ago

So many people in the ballroom at Broadmoor West told an identical, heartbreaking story. That dreaded "please, God, no" knock on the door. Outside,...

Colorado Springs' Temple Shalom puts spotlight on Israeli cuisine with film and buffet
Colorado Springs' Temple Shalom puts spotlight on Israeli cuisine with film and buffet

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Jan 18, 2017

Many of us fondly remember Temple Shalom Sisterhood's pop-up deli, where corned beef sandwiches were sold by the hundreds to benefit the organization....

Dried fruits come to life when simmered with tea
Dried fruits come to life when simmered with tea

By: - 0 Wed, Jan 18, 2017

Warm, fragrant and sweet, this medley of dried fruit simmered in vanilla and honey-infused chai tea is the kind of comfort food to go for when you want...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Jan. 18, 2017

By: - 0 Wed, Jan 18, 2017

WHAT'S COOKING CLASSES ONGOING Black Bear Bourbon Bar - 10375 Ute Pass Ave., Green Mountain Falls; 684-9648, 964-2990,...

Colorado state park: Steamboat Lake
Colorado state park: Steamboat Lake

By: Seth Boster - 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

Steamboat Lake Description: Visitors find themselves in an idyllic valley home to the 1,053-acre lake backdropped by stately Hahns Peak. Fishing is...

Some basic Italian we all can use
Some basic Italian we all can use

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

If you have been eyeing the bunches of broccoli rabe in the grocery store but passing by because you are unsure how to cook the vegetable, here is your...

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Jan. 17, 2017
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Jan. 17, 2017

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 17, 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....

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Jan. 17, 2017
Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Jan. 17, 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...

Dinner in 25 Minutes: Skip the salad, and turn your greens into soup
Dinner in 25 Minutes: Skip the salad, and turn your greens into soup

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

Submit a good cook to a blind tasting of salad greens, and he or she probably can recognize the types by their flavor or crunch. But I bet those same...

Colorado Springs scholars, leaders say tensions high as MLK Jr.'s legacy is honored ahead of Trump's inauguration
Colorado Springs scholars, leaders say tensions high as MLK Jr.'s legacy is honored ahead of Trump's inauguration

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Mon, Jan 16, 2017

For millions of Americans, Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration at the Lincoln Memorial spoke to the power of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream"...

VIDEO: Dog-sledding outfitter in southwestern Colorado exclusively uses unique breed
VIDEO: Dog-sledding outfitter in southwestern Colorado exclusively uses unique breed

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Jan 16, 2017

PAGOSA SPRINGS - The sun hung bright in the clear sky above the San Juan Mountains that rose against a vast snowy meadow. Morgan Buckingham looked out...

GUEST COLUMN: Celebrate Martin Luther King Day by remembering his role in major civil rights bills
GUEST COLUMN: Celebrate Martin Luther King Day by remembering his role in major civil rights bills

By: - 0 Mon, Jan 16, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. will be remembered Monday for his stirring speeches in behalf of civil rights and the protest demonstrations he led that defied...

On the Fly: How to survive fly-fishing on windy days
On the Fly: How to survive fly-fishing on windy days

By: - 0 Mon, Jan 16, 2017

The last couple of months have been the windiest this Colorado native has witnessed. And it's no secret that the wind and anyone who fly-fishes are...

Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Jan. 16, 2017
Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Jan. 16, 2017

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

Climbing ONGOING UpaDowna Climb Nights - 6-8 p.m., second Tuesday, CityRock, 21 N. Nevada Ave.,...

Colorado's fourteeners: Mount Evans

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

Mount Evans Elevation: 14,270 feet Range: Front Mount Evans is one of the fourteeners that constitute the Front Range mountains towering over the...

In this age of tweets and emojis, a love of language persists in the US
In this age of tweets and emojis, a love of language persists in the US

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

Kids just don't seem to care about the rules of writing anymore. Their schoolwork has gotten lazy, muddy and mediocre - or so lamented one Sumerian...

Neighborliness flows at Rock Cut Brewing in Estes Park
Neighborliness flows at Rock Cut Brewing in Estes Park

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

ESTES PARK - Happy birthday, D.S. If you haven't already laid claim, you've got beers waiting at Rock Cut Brewing Co. "There were, like, four people...

List: Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations around Colorado Springs
List: Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations around Colorado Springs

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

Scheduled Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations in the Colorado Springs area on Monday: "All People's Breakfast" The "All People's Breakfast" will...

The Country Life: How a three-legged Colorado dog became the darling of a Montana college town
The Country Life: How a three-legged Colorado dog became the darling of a Montana college town

By: Bill Radford - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

Among the joys of the holiday season for me and my wife was seeing our daughter, Hope, and our "granddog," Blue. Blue lives with Hope in Missoula,...

Love, faith and muffins: One woman's recipe for bringing America together
Love, faith and muffins: One woman's recipe for bringing America together

By: - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

Faith Holmes was around 6 when her mother took her to a black church for a teachable moment. After services, the children were invited to attend Sunday...

Evangelist Franklin Graham prepares for role in Trump's inauguration
Evangelist Franklin Graham prepares for role in Trump's inauguration

By: - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

The Rev. Franklin Graham isn't sure which Scripture he'll read at Friday's inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. The evangelist won't get to...

AROUND TOWN: Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust turns 20
AROUND TOWN: Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust turns 20

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

Over the Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust's 20 years, 310 low-income families have become homeowners. It's the Trust's mantra: "Building a strong...

AROUND TOWN: Assistance League's Fun Fair supports its major programs
AROUND TOWN: Assistance League's Fun Fair supports its major programs

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

They're happily ensconced in what's called Colorado Springs' "New South End" and volunteers at the Assistance League's Bargain Box Thrift Store are...

Colorado Springs area literary events starting Jan. 15, 2017

By: 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

SIGNINGS Book Signing - William Matson, with members of the Edward Clown family, will sign "Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior's Life & Legacy," noon-3...

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting Jan. 15, 2017

By: - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

January TreeCycle - To benefit Colorado Springs Youth Sports, through Jan. 31. For times, dates and locations, call 520-7871 or go to...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Jan. 15, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Jan. 15, 2017

By: - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

Music/Stage SUNDAY "The Last Five Years" - 2 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave., $10. Advance tickets: showtix4u.com....

New Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum exhibit goes interactive, revealing local history in 21st century-style
New Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum exhibit goes interactive, revealing local history in 21st century-style

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Fri, Jan 13, 2017

"A" is for Antlers Hotel. "B" is for bloomer girl (Julia Archibald Holmes). "C" is for coal mining. You'll never guess what "Z" is. "The Story...

Popular area on slopes of Pikes Peak closing again
Popular area on slopes of Pikes Peak closing again

By: Seth Boster - 0 Fri, Jan 13, 2017

Forest Service Road 383 will close Tuesday, cutting off access to popular Pikes Peak trails in areas known as the Crags and Devils Playground. The...

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