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2016 Summer Camps

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SPORTS AND REC VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa: Summer Camps May 31 – Aug. 19 Ages 5 – 12 VillaSport offers a wide variety of exciting,...

Things to do with kids – August 2016

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Ongoing Library Events – check website for dates and times: ppld.org Eat Play Grow, Baby Time, Toddler Time, Storytime, Snuggle-Up Storytime, Book Break,...

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Dear Donna: Rekindling a romance can wait til after the holidays
Dear Donna: Rekindling a romance can wait til after the holidays

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Dear Donna, An old boyfriend connected with me on Facebook a few months ago. We have had hours of conversation and tons of texting. He lives in...

Shake up the holidays with a homemade snow globe
Shake up the holidays with a homemade snow globe

By: - 0 Mon, Dec 5, 2016

If you have visited a big city, you've probably seen local monuments transformed into little globes filled with shimmering snow. They're fun to shake,...

Today's crafted ornaments can become tomorrow's keepsakes
Today's crafted ornaments can become tomorrow's keepsakes

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 28, 2016

Making your own ornaments and decorations for the holidays has its own rewards - the need to create is strong in many of us - but it feels particularly...

Furry, fuzzy, fluffy: holiday decor with a soft touch
Furry, fuzzy, fluffy: holiday decor with a soft touch

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 28, 2016

This season, faux furs, wools and other softly textured materials are giving holiday decor a cozy, festive feel. The trend was prominent at this...

Dear Donna: Dealing with the holidays after a divorce
Dear Donna: Dealing with the holidays after a divorce

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 21, 2016

Dear Donna, I have been divorced for two years but maintain an amicable relationship with my ex-wife. Thanksgiving is a holiday that my children,...

Fort Carson dad's return from Afghanistan gives children a happy school surprise
Fort Carson dad's return from Afghanistan gives children a happy school surprise

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Nov 17, 2016

Three of Army Capt. Marco Andrade's children got fooled not once but twice Wednesday. It turned out to be the best trick in the world. "It was a good...

Couple not on samepage on exclusivity
Couple not on samepage on exclusivity

By: - 0 Mon, Oct 24, 2016

Dear Donna, I have been dating a man for two months. I like him, but he has been pushing me to be exclusive. While I am not interested in dating...

Mix-and-match banner makes mantel decor easy
Mix-and-match banner makes mantel decor easy

By: - 0 Mon, Oct 24, 2016

I recently moved to a new house that is less than half the size of my former home, but the new place has one key feature the old one lacked: a...

Finish this spooky tale for The Gazette's Halloween story contest
Finish this spooky tale for The Gazette's Halloween story contest

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Thu, Oct 6, 2016

Gazette reporter Stephanie Earls has written the beginning to a spooky tale. How it ends is up to you. Creative writers in grades 1 through 8 are...

Move over, princess. This year's most popular Halloween costume is.
Move over, princess. This year's most popular Halloween costume is.

By: - 0 Mon, Oct 3, 2016

After 11 years at the top, princess costumes have been dethroned as the most popular Halloween costume among children, according to a survey by the...

Dear Donna: Husband doesn't need to manage all the finances
Dear Donna: Husband doesn't need to manage all the finances

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 28, 2016

Dear Donna, I am engaged to be married in a few months. We have been together for almost four years and my fiance recently surprised me by telling me...

Tents take a stylish turn, indoors and out
Tents take a stylish turn, indoors and out

By: - 0 Mon, Sep 19, 2016

Whether they're providing cozy shelter from the elements outdoors or top-secret privacy in the playroom, a number of style-savvy tents put the "fun" in...

Ten reasons you need to see the Switchbacks

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Flying high in third place in the Western Conference standings, the Switchbacks are facing a tough challenge with just five regular season...

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