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Whether on foot or by car, a trip up Pikes Peak offers prime wildlife viewing

Thu, Sep 3, 2015 - 11:59 AM 0

Every year, as summer turns to fall and snow returns to Pikes Peak, a couple dozen resident bighorn sheep trade in their native scree slopes...


Gazette contest: The best reader Labor Day Lift Off Balloon Festival photo

Fri, Sep 4, 2015 - 8:19 AM 0

    Do you want your balloon photo to appear in The Gazette newspaper?    It's easy. The Colorado Springs sky will be full of hot air balloons...

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Colorado Springs area To Do Today calendar for Sept. 4, 2015
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"Bering Sea Gold," 7 p.m., Discovery: A new season begins.

"American Masters," 9 p.m., PBS: This episode looks at...

Pope's decree to relax rules on abortion forgiveness may bring lapsed Catholics back to the church
By: Lance Benzel - 0 11 hr ago

A recent statement by Pope Francis relaxing the church's rules of forgiveness for the "sin of abortion" won't change clerical practice in El Paso...

Colorado Springs worshippers with disabilities search for acceptance in pews
By: Stephanie Earls - 0 12 hr ago

Fifty million Americans have some form of disability and those numbers continue to grow as the population ages, the number of children with autism...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Sept. 6, 2015
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"I'd Like to Buy an Enemy" - 7 p.m., Beth-el Mennonite Church, 4625 Ranch Drive. With...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Sept. 1, 2015
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Health Notes appears on a space-available basis, free for nonprofits. Listings appear at the discretion of The Gazette. Send...

Choose running shoes on basis of function and fit
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I always wonder why people buy the shoes they wear.

Is it because they provide the right fit or because of their looks?

Feet come in...

Hunting is a family affair for this group
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When Mark Drury talks about the bond he has with his daughter, Taylor, he often reaches for his cellphone and starts calling up photos.


Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Sept. 3, 2015
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Gunnison-Crested Butte - Go online for more information at - GORE-TEX Grand...

Pets pick up on cues to comfort the dying, the grieving
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For those who are dying, it's clear why all dogs go to heaven.

They provide comfort not only in death, but in other difficult times, whether...

Colorado Springs area To Do Today calendar for Sept. 3, 2015
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Sack Lunch Serenade - Noon, City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St., 473-2010.

Guide's Choice Fly Tying Class - 6 p.m., Angler's Covey,...

Live Well: 5 yoga moves for climbers
By: Jen Mulson - 0 Wed, Sep 2, 2015

People really like to climb stuff - walls, boulders, rock faces.

I did it once myself, many moons ago, at an indoor climbing wall. It was fun...

On Food: Colorado Springs gardeners, chefs mix it up with lettuce varieties
By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Sep 2, 2015

There was a time when iceberg lettuce was the standard base when making a salad. But home gardeners and chefs have hit the "refresh" button for salad...

Colorado Springs area To Do Today calendar for Sept. 2, 2015
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Springs Contemporary Jazz Big Band - 6 p.m., Bancroft Park, 2408 W. Colorado Ave.;

Tween Movie Night -...

Cookbook teaches single guys to get dinner (and maybe dates)
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Single and looking?

If you're a guy who's willing to do some cooking, Avi Shemtov has you covered.

Admittedly, Shemtov's initial attempt...

Cut summer pies down to size - single serving size, that is
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Big, family-sized pies tend to get all the summer dessert glory, but when it comes to picnics and backyard barbecues, I favor single-serving hand...

Retro salad dressings worth bring back
By: Teresa Farney - 0 Tue, Sep 1, 2015

Today we take a look at old-fashioned salad dressings. Think Louis, Caesar and green goddess, all with California roots and born around the early...

Stock your freezer with fruit while you can - and make pops!
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The autumn produce season catches me off-guard every year. As we glide from the hot days of August into the cooler months ahead, we never quite know...

Dry furmints creating quite a buzz in the wine world
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I am willing to bet a survey of American wine drinkers would reveal that the vast majority have no idea Hungary is home to a world-class wine region....

A grilled take on fried green tomatoes with shrimp remoulade
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I love fried green tomatoes! My grandmother made them at the beginning of fall when there were so many tomatoes on the vine that no one minded...

Heavy-hitting Posse and Rustlers head to 4H auction at Colorado State Fair
By: Ryan Maye Handy - 0 Tue, Sep 1, 2015

In mid-afternoon on Tuesday the two groups will meet - an El Paso County posse will square off with a group of rustlers from Denver.

But there...

Dinosaur center to open in Cañon City
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CANON CITY - Plans have been announced to open the Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience in May. The attraction will center around a 16,200-square-foot...

Colorado Springs area To Do Today calendar for Sept. 1, 2015
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"High Point: The Horses, Wildlife and Landscape of Colorado" Exhibit - 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Commonwheel Artists Gallery, 102 Cañon Ave.,...

In Alaska, Obama depicts stark future without climate action
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change,...

Blog: Flotation tanks, free yoga downtown Colorado Springs
By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, Aug 31, 2015

There's a second spot in town to take a dip in a flotation tank -- R.E.S.T. Float Solutions.

The new space recently opened at 522 S. Tejon...

The Country Life: A country landscape dominated by bicycles
By: Bill Radford - 0 Mon, Aug 31, 2015

I've seen a variety of fences in the country - from white picket to barbed wire - but the fence in front of J.B. Burgtorf's place is one of a...

Colorado Springs area events for seniors starting Aug. 31, 2015
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Unless noted, events take place at the Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave., and registration is required: 387-6000,...

Dear Donna: Is widow really ready to date?
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Dear Donna,

I have been widowed for two years after a long-term marriage. I feel like I am ready to start dating and I have been on two dates....

Catholics love their celebrity pope and most - not all - his priorities
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Americans are gung-ho for Pope Francis' U.S. visit - if they know he's coming.

They really like him, too, particularly Catholics - even if...

AROUND TOWN: Seniors rock to support the Senior Center
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Aug 30, 2015

As the Colorado Springs Senior Center transitions from a city operation to the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region, the Friends of The Colorado Springs...

AROUND TOWN: Children's Garden celebrates Judy Noyes' love of books and reading
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Aug 30, 2015

She left a legacy of public art, a passion for downtown and for giving back through community service. But more than anything, Judy Noyes, who loved...

Life: Health

Tue, Aug 11, 2015 - 10:06 AM