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One woman's big responsibility to protect Colorado's biggest mountains

Tue, Aug 15, 2017 - 9:28 AM 0

In the dim morning of another high-altitude ascent, Loretta McEllhiney comes to a rowdy group of teenage girls. She asks for silence, please. "Many...

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Live Well: A reminder to live by the Golden Rule in yoga, life

Tue, Aug 15, 2017 - 9:31 AM 0

Synchronicity is a funny thing. You have a conversation about the deliciousness of root beer floats, and the next thing you know, your Facebook feed is...

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Eclipse traffic could create year’s biggest traffic jam on Colorado highways, CDOT warns
Eclipse traffic could create year’s biggest traffic jam on Colorado highways, CDOT warns

By: Ernest Luning - 0 7 hr ago

Picture six Denver Broncos games getting out at the same time on the same stretch of road. That’s what traffic generated by Monday’s total eclipse of...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 20, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 20, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 11 hr ago

Classes, retreats and other religion-themed events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning Aug. 20, 2017.

Never a dull moment for volunteers at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Never a dull moment for volunteers at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

By: Seth Boster - 0 12 hr ago

Hadiah the orangutan recognizes the woman on the other side of the glass. That's Kris Jones, the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo photographer who loves this...

Study: Colorado's 14ers more popular than initially estimated
Study: Colorado's 14ers more popular than initially estimated

By: Seth Boster - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

Colorado's 14,000-foot peaks are more popular than advocates initially thought. The Colorado Fourteeners Initiative on Friday released a follow-up to...

Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting Aug. 18, 2017

By: - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

These agencies need volunteer help. Call about specific opportunities and time commitment. - American Advertising Federation of Colorado Springs -...

Happy Trails: Horsetooth Rock, Fort Collins
Happy Trails: Horsetooth Rock, Fort Collins

By: Seth Boster - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

HAPPY TRAILS: HORSETOOTH ROCK, FORT COLLINS If you're an outdoor lover living in Fort Collins, this trail doesn't sound like a good idea. "Hike these...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, August 18
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, August 18

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Here's a look at a variety of events Friday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      SPECIAL EVENT Housing &...

Glasses for viewing eclipse flying off the shelves around Colorado Springs
Glasses for viewing eclipse flying off the shelves around Colorado Springs

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

As Monday's historic solar eclipse nears,  Colorado Springs-area   residents are looking hard to find the special protective glasses that...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, August 17
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, August 17

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Here's a look at a variety of events Thursday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      SPECIAL EVENT Housing &...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, August 19
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, August 19

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, Aug 16, 2017

Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      SPECIAL EVENT Housing &...

AROUND TOWN: Great-granddaughter of Julie Penrose relives her family's Broadmoor history
AROUND TOWN: Great-granddaughter of Julie Penrose relives her family's Broadmoor history

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Aug 16, 2017

The statuesque woman stood quietly, gazing out at beautiful grounds and gardens, remembering happy childhood times playing at one of Colorado Springs'...

Colorado Springs man's 'spaceship' bound for solar eclipse and beyond
Colorado Springs man's 'spaceship' bound for solar eclipse and beyond

By: Seth Boster - 0 Wed, Aug 16, 2017

"Star Wars" arrived in theaters to inspire a budding scientist. "I always wanted to look cool in a spaceship," said Dimitri Klebe, the scientist who...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Aug. 16, 2017

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CLASSES ONGOING Colorado Springs Vegan Cooking Academy - CSU Extension, 17 N. Spruce St. Registration: csvegancooking.com. - Seitan and Soy Curls...

Pair up and dig into a no-cook platter for two
Pair up and dig into a no-cook platter for two

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 16, 2017

For a dish that's more than 60 years old, beef carpaccio is still in the game. Here, it steps up from appetizer status to no-cook entree for two. It...

Colorado Springs farm dinner showed off Colorado-made cheeses with local veggies and meat
Colorado Springs farm dinner showed off Colorado-made cheeses with local veggies and meat

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Aug 16, 2017

More than one of us was perplexed by the covered plastic cup of tannish-tinted liquid with a bright blue borage flower floating in it. It was placed in...

You'll want to put this Sicilian vegetable salad on everything
You'll want to put this Sicilian vegetable salad on everything

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

I don't use my slow cooker often, but I break it out in the summer when my culinary mission, besides getting to my farmers market each week, is to...

An Italian sauce that brings life to any vegetable it touches
An Italian sauce that brings life to any vegetable it touches

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

I don't miss many things from my meat- and seafood-eating days, but I do miss anchovies. Not because I want to pluck them straight from the can or jar,...

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Aug. 15, 2017
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Aug. 15, 2017

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 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 Aug. 15, 2017

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

Health Notes appears on a space-available basis, free for nonprofits. Listings appear at the discretion of The Gazette. Send information at least two...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, Aug. 15
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, Aug. 15

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

Here's a look at a variety of events Tuesday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      STAGE  “After Dark” — Through...

10 years after being injured in fall, Colorado Springs boy has made great strides
10 years after being injured in fall, Colorado Springs boy has made great strides

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Mon, Aug 14, 2017

Like any 12-year-old boy in Colorado Springs, Jackson Ziwak loves the Denver Broncos and playing football, basketball and baseball. In many ways, all...

Colorado's fourteeners: Tabeguache Peak
Colorado's fourteeners: Tabeguache Peak

By: - 0 Mon, Aug 14, 2017

Tabeguache Peak Elevation: 14,162 feet Range: Sawatch Tabeguache Peak is likely the most mispronounced fourteener in Colorado. According to...

Colorado national parks: Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
Colorado national parks: Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Aug 14, 2017

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve From the main parking lot of the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, a sign welcomes people to...

Happy Trails: Mount Herman
Happy Trails: Mount Herman

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Aug 14, 2017

HAPPY TRAILS: MOUNT HERMAN Seeking a quick escape into nature? You won't go wrong with this Monument-area trail, which comes with the added bonus of a...

Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Aug. 14, 2017

By: - 0 Mon, Aug 14, 2017

Climbing ONGOING Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center - 1805 N. 30th St., $5. Registration: gardenofgods.com. - Rock Climbing Safety, 5:30-7...

5 dead after FDA-approved obesity treatment that places silicone balloon in stomach, agency says
5 dead after FDA-approved obesity treatment that places silicone balloon in stomach, agency says

By: - 0 Sun, Aug 13, 2017

The Food and Drug Administration is investigating the sudden deaths of five people who had undergone an obesity treatment that places an inflated...

Renovations to carry Sacred Heart Church in Old Colorado City through next century
Renovations to carry Sacred Heart Church in Old Colorado City through next century

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Sun, Aug 13, 2017

A near-century-old building might lack certain modern amenities: windows that open, air-conditioning, modern communications technology and bones that...

AROUND TOWN: Jerry and Pam Bruni open their new mountain home to support Partners in Housing
AROUND TOWN: Jerry and Pam Bruni open their new mountain home to support Partners in Housing

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Aug 13, 2017

Jerry and Pam Bruni spent several years daydreaming about and planning their three-story dream home on 2 mountain acres in the gated Broadmoor Resort...

Beautiful writing
Beautiful writing

By: Hannah Fleace - 0 Sun, Aug 13, 2017

At the glass table in her basement studio, Cecelia Harris dips a calligraphy nib into green gouache. The glue-like substance smears across the page...

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting Aug. 13, 2017
Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting Aug. 13, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Aug 12, 2017

Nonprofit events in and around Colorado Springs schedule for August, September and October.

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WATCH: La-Z-Boy’s design process for this year’s HBA parade home

Wed, Aug 9, 2017 - 3:22 PM 0

La-Z-Boy has been decorating Parade Homes for the Housing and Building Association of Colorado Springs for the past 11 years. This year,...

Stem Cell Therapy can provide a surgery-free solution to knee and shoulder issues

Tue, Aug 1, 2017 - 4:45 PM 0

Springs Integrated Health offers leading-edge, all-natural medical care. The center provides services intended to get to the root of patient...

WATCH: Colorado Springs residents now have another option for in-home design services with La-Z-Boy

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Colorado Springs Conservatory: An inside look at myths and truths with Founding-CEO Linda Weise

Wed, Jul 12, 2017 - 8:13 AM 0

Colorado Springs Conservatory (CSC) has been inspiring, motivating and challenging all students to aspire to their highest potential as...

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