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5 best Colorado hikes from year of Happy Trails

Mon, May 21, 2018 - 7:40 AM 0

Around this time last year, my editor posed a challenge. The Happy Trails series, spotlighting wild paths near and far, had been dormant and missed by...

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Pikes Peak Whittlers raise pastime to an art form

Mon, May 21, 2018 - 10:14 AM 0

The first two things you need to become a woodcarving artist are wood and a knife. After that: patience, creativity, an eye for detail and a whole lot of...

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Hot springs in Colorado: World's deepest hot spring also site of luxury
Hot springs in Colorado: World's deepest hot spring also site of luxury

By: Seth Boster - 0 1 hr ago

Springs Resort and Spa, Pagosa Springs A tribe prayed to the gods to end a mysterious, devastating plague. The native people gathered on the banks of...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, May 22
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, May 22

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 2 hr ago

Here's a look at what's going on Tuesday in the Colorado Springs area:      MUSIC      STAGE...

Free, primitive camping destinations to seek as options fade around Colorado Springs
Free, primitive camping destinations to seek as options fade around Colorado Springs

By: Seth Boster - 0 11 hr ago

When people call the front desk of the Pikes Peak Ranger District to ask about camping, Kyle Burton points them to designated campgrounds. He keeps the...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, May 21
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, May 21

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 17 hr ago

Here's a look at what's going on Monday in the Colorado Springs area:

Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting May 21, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Mon, May 21, 2018

Cycling ONGOING Colorado Springs Cycling Club - For all ages and abilities; bikesprings.org. Hiking ONGOING Garden of the Gods Visitor and...

This 400-year-old church is older than almost any institution in America
This 400-year-old church is older than almost any institution in America

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DISPUTANTA, Va. - Long before American independence, before the Pilgrims even landed at Plymouth Rock, there was Martin's Brandon Church. And now,...

Why Meghan Markle, raised a Christian, got baptized before her royal wedding
Why Meghan Markle, raised a Christian, got baptized before her royal wedding

By: - 0 Yesterday

In March, as royal wedding mania started heating toward the fever pitch it hit in the past few days, the Daily Mail broke a surprising story. Two...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting May 20, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sun, May 20, 2018

Music/Stage/Art SUNDAY "Music of the Renaissance" - Compline Choir, 3-4 p.m., Grace and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 601 N. Tejon St.;...

Tradition rules at royal wedding tea party in 'Little London'
Tradition rules at royal wedding tea party in 'Little London'

By: Liz Forster - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

Thomas Rizer's fascination with British royalty began in 1953 during Queen Elizabeth II's coronation. He was 11 years old and skipped school to watch...

Colorado Springs area literary events starting May 20, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

Book signings, poetry slams and other literary events in and around Colorado Springs.

At national parks and zoos, our picks of the litters
At national parks and zoos, our picks of the litters

By: - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

Watch the video of the wobbly legged, cinnamon-tufted, brand-new-to-the-world bison calf and then try to remember what was stressing you out. The...

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting May 20, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

A listing of nonprofit community events in and around Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs area home and garden events starting May 19, 2018
Colorado Springs area home and garden events starting May 19, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

Shows, classes and other home and garden events in and around Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting May 19, 2018
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting May 19, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

Adoption fairs and other pet-related events in and around Colorado Springs. 

Fight stainless steel's biggest (and smallest) foe: fingerprints
Fight stainless steel's biggest (and smallest) foe: fingerprints

By: - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

When interior designer Elizabeth Pash set about renovating her Manhattan kitchen, she knew she wanted a mix of materials: wood for the cabinetry, honed...

Third-grade garden studies teach science, nutrition and more
Third-grade garden studies teach science, nutrition and more

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

Nine-year-old Preston Freeman closed his eyes, bit into a cucumber slice and savored the cool, crisp taste. "It's my favorite veg. . . er, fruit," he...

Around the house: Dirt causes air-conditioner pipe freeze
Around the house: Dirt causes air-conditioner pipe freeze

By: - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

Dear Ken: My air-conditioning pipes freeze. Is there something I'm doing wrong or is the system defective? - Gary Answer: You're apparently...

Choose Plant Select brand for easier, long-lasting gardens
Choose Plant Select brand for easier, long-lasting gardens

By: - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

Gardening in Colorado can be challenging. Our high elevation, intense sunlight, low humidity, rapid and extreme weather changes can frustrate the best...

Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs announces next home shows
Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs announces next home shows

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

The Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs has announced its 2019 schedule of home shows. A new addition is a Home & Gift Show...

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

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, May 18, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Saturday in the Colorado Springs area:      MUSIC

Happy Trail: Gray Back Peak a wild escape from Colorado Springs
Happy Trail: Gray Back Peak a wild escape from Colorado Springs

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, May 21, 2018

Gray Back Peak While it's becoming more difficult to find solitude in Colorado Springs' parks and open spaces, the trails off Old Stage Road are still...

Check out Colorado Springs chicken coops on annual tour
Check out Colorado Springs chicken coops on annual tour

By: Bill Radford - 0 Fri, May 18, 2018

The trend of raising backyard chickens has been derided as urban hipness by some, but Kellie Dodson is part of the movement for a simple reason. "The...

Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting May 18

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, May 18, 2018

These agencies need volunteer help. Call about specific opportunities and time commitment. - Amblicab - Board members to help serve people with...

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry and the pressures of royal wedding traditions
Meghan Markle, Prince Harry and the pressures of royal wedding traditions

By: - 0 Fri, May 18, 2018

Britain, 1947. World War II had ended, but the nation's struggle had not. Rationing was in place for myriad foods. In the streets, people queued for...

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

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Friday in the Colorado Springs area:      MUSIC

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, May 20
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, May 20

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Sunday in the Colorado Springs area:      BREW “The Big Wonderful - Beerfest, Bluegrass...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, May 17

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, May 16, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Thursday in the Colorado Springs area:      MUSIC

AROUND TOWN: Discover Goodwill honorees take road to
AROUND TOWN: Discover Goodwill honorees take road to "Destination: Independence"

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, May 16, 2018

They're on a voyage with a "Destination: Independence" and their successes were charted at the Discover Goodwill annual dinner April 26 at The...

AROUND TOWN: CASA Light of Hope helps serve more abused and neglected children
AROUND TOWN: CASA Light of Hope helps serve more abused and neglected children

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, May 16, 2018

For speaker after speaker, involvement with CASA of the Pikes Peak Region came about because "I am for the child." The impact of those words was...

What Meghan Markle means to black Brits
What Meghan Markle means to black Brits

By: - 0 Wed, May 16, 2018

LONDON - Jean Carter had never bothered to come out for a royal appearance. But when Prince Harry and fiancee Meghan Markle visited Brixton this year,...

The Seven Layers of Design - Part III - Presented by La-Z-Boy Furniture of Colorado Springs

Mon, May 14, 2018 - 1:31 PM

La-Z-Boy of Colorado Springs' award-winning interior design team has spent decades turning their customers' dreams into realities. Expert...

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La-Z-Boy's Seven Layers of Design series: selecting interior paint and color schemes

Tue, Apr 24, 2018 - 12:06 PM

La-Z-Boy of Colorado Springs' award-winning interior design team has spent decades turning their customers' dreams into realities. Expert...

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