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Old Colorado City's Territory Days festival gets off to a rainy start

Sat, May 27, 2017 - 4:33 PM 0

Until about noon Saturday, it was business as usual for Cathy Baumann at the 42nd annual Territory Days. Then, she looked at the sky and everything...

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Skiing some of nation's wildest backcountry terrain, Wyoming's Teton National Park

Sat, May 27, 2017 - 9:05 PM 0

Anyone who heads to Wyoming to ski better be prepared for adventure. My dad and I drove to Jackson in March to ski some of the wildest backcountry...

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After 90 years, strange times and sitting empty, Broadmoor mansion is reborn in high style
After 90 years, strange times and sitting empty, Broadmoor mansion is reborn in high style

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 4 hr ago

If closets could talk, those at The Broadmoor Estate House probably would go on and on about the summer attire of America's early 20th century elite...

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting May 28, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 10 hr ago

NONPROFIT COMMUNITY EVENTS Shoes for PILLAR - Donated gently worn or new shoes through June 30, to benefit underserved countries and PILLAR; B. Fox,...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, May 27
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, May 27

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 12 hr ago

Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      SPORTS Switchbacks FC -  6:00...

A devastating story of lives ruined and ended by opioids
A devastating story of lives ruined and ended by opioids

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America's opioid crisis is laid out starkly in the opening moments of HBO Documentary Films' "Warning: This Drug May Kill You." There's a guy slumped...

Holly Berry House, Colorado Springs fixture of stamps, seeks to inspire
Holly Berry House, Colorado Springs fixture of stamps, seeks to inspire

By: Seth Boster - 0 16 hr ago

A visit to the Holly Berry House begins with a lesson. At Kathy Read's longtime establishment along the red-bricked sidewalks of Old Colorado City's...

A sister uses her gifts to send messages to fallen soldier
A sister uses her gifts to send messages to fallen soldier

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NEENAH, Wis. — She begins each time by sharpening her tools, with the sound of metal on metal echoing through the sunlit old house she calls both home...

All Pikes Peak Reads selections announced
All Pikes Peak Reads selections announced

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

A tale of forbidden romance is the star of 2017 All Pikes Peak Reads. It also doesn't hurt that it's filled with strife and Mexican recipes. The...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, May 28
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, May 28

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, May 25, 2017

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

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, May 26
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, May 26

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, May 25, 2017

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

On Food: Colorado Springs gets new French culinary center
On Food: Colorado Springs gets new French culinary center

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

Blandine Brutel, owner of The French Kitchen Cooking Classes, continues to amaze in her quest to educate about all things French. My introduction to...

Colorado Springs barbecue experts and award-winning cookbook authors give tips for smoking brisket
Colorado Springs barbecue experts and award-winning cookbook authors give tips for smoking brisket

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

With Memorial Day coming up, it's time to make a smoked beef brisket worth bragging about. And since we all know Texans are not shy about being a...

What are cloud eggs? The latest food trend flooding your Instagram feed
What are cloud eggs? The latest food trend flooding your Instagram feed

By: - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

Every week brings a new food photo fad. For everyone who's seen social media pictures of some weird, puffy eggs - meet cloud eggs, the new trendy food....

AROUND TOWN: Homeward Pikes Peak golfing fun all for serious cause
AROUND TOWN: Homeward Pikes Peak golfing fun all for serious cause

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

For 14 years one of the season's most popular golf tournaments has started off with quite a few "my A game" challenges and a VIP night of fun at The...

AROUND TOWN:  NAMI breakfast brings mental illness out into the open
AROUND TOWN: NAMI breakfast brings mental illness out into the open

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

She has seen so many changes as people are opening up about dealing with mental illness. It used to be a secret. Welcoming early risers at the...

Pricey flights on historic B-17 offered this weekend in Colorado Springs
Pricey flights on historic B-17 offered this weekend in Colorado Springs

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

Pilot Ray Fowler calls it the "ultimate history lesson." Fowler will take passengers on his restored World War II B-17 this weekend for short flights...

Live Well: Yoga and the practice of surrender
Live Well: Yoga and the practice of surrender

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

Get out your white flag, yogis, it's time to surrender. There's more to yoga than downward facing dog - asana (the postures) is only the third of...

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting May 23, 2017
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting May 23, 2017

By: - 0 Tue, May 23, 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....

Keep these healthy snacks at your desk to stave off midday hunger
Keep these healthy snacks at your desk to stave off midday hunger

By: - 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

Eat a big breakfast and a satisfying lunch, but it never fails that you're famished by 3 p.m. Although the office vending machine, with its...

As Pikes Peak's South Slope evolves, caretaker's task remains the same
As Pikes Peak's South Slope evolves, caretaker's task remains the same

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, May 22, 2017

TELLER COUNTY - On the way to visit the man who lives on Pikes Peak's secluded South Slope, his boss offers a warning. "Beau is a super nice guy. A...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting May 24, 2017

By: - 0 Mon, May 22, 2017

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

Trail talk: Waldo Canyon healing slowly but never to be the same
Trail talk: Waldo Canyon healing slowly but never to be the same

By: - 0 Mon, May 22, 2017

I'm glad I hiked Waldo Canyon, if only one time. My reason: We can choose from so many other trails. Of course, now I wish I'd hiked it more often. The...

Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting May 22, 2017

By: - 0 Mon, May 22, 2017

ALMANAC Cycling ONGOING The Colorado Springs Cycling Club - For all ages and abilities; bikesprings.org. The Joy Ride - Family-friendly 5- to...

Colorado's state parks: Boyd Lake
Colorado's state parks: Boyd Lake

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, May 22, 2017

Boyd Lake Description: Expect to find crowds here, about an hour north of Denver. In the gaze of 14,000-foot mountain Longs Peak, the park is a quick...

Colorado's fourteeners: Pikes Peak
Colorado's fourteeners: Pikes Peak

By: - 0 Mon, May 22, 2017

Pikes Peak Elevation: 14,115 feet Range: Front Pikes Peak is named for Zebulon Pike, an early explorer who attempted to reach its summit. Upon...

Colorful Colorado: 'On the road to nowhere,' Westcliffe is calling
Colorful Colorado: 'On the road to nowhere,' Westcliffe is calling

By: Seth Boster - 0 Sun, May 21, 2017

WESTCLIFFE - The drive south starts out barren, the empty ribbons of dusty road carving through towns of crumbling buildings and rusting trailer homes,...

Muslim ministry seeks to replace fear with faith, love
Muslim ministry seeks to replace fear with faith, love

By: - 0 Sun, May 21, 2017

Many Americans have negative feelings about Muslims, but Springs resident Paul Filidis promotes a warmer response. "Prayer expands our ability to...

Reaching the unreached: Colorado Springs ministries promote world missions
Reaching the unreached: Colorado Springs ministries promote world missions

By: - 0 Sun, May 21, 2017

Jesus commanded his followers to "go and make disciples of all nations." This "Great Commission" has inspired 20 centuries of global missionary...

Seasoned with salt: A look at Senegal's colorful Lac Rose
Seasoned with salt: A look at Senegal's colorful Lac Rose

By: - 0 Sun, May 21, 2017

Not surprisingly, my tracksuit-wearing guide slid onto the back of his dromedary with great ease and aplomb, barely noticing that the camel let out a...

Colorado Springs area literary events starting May 21, 2017

By: 0 Sun, May 21, 2017

SIGNINGS Author Signing - David Dockter will sign "Blackrock Redemption," 1 p.m. June 17, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East; 637-8282, barnes...

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting May 21, 2017

By: - 0 Sun, May 21, 2017

NONPROFIT COMMUNITY EVENTS Purrfectly Spoiled Spa Day - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, to benefit Happy Cats Haven, Manitou Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave.,...

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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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