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Live Well: TRX class uses body weight to get in shape

Tue, Mar 28, 2017 - 8:59 AM 0

Weights? You don't need no stinkin' weights when you've got more than 100 pounds of your own body to lift. One Friday morning last month, a handful of...

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AROUND TOWN: Alzheimer's claims people of all ages, including 48-year-old professor

Tue, Mar 28, 2017 - 7:56 PM 0

Like so many little girls, Joanna Brooks aspired to be a ballerina or a fairy princess. Instead, the tall, well-spoken woman was better suited to be a PhD...

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AROUND TOWN: The Y's meeting and celebration is 138th annual
AROUND TOWN: The Y's meeting and celebration is 138th annual

By: Linda Navarro - 0 9 hr ago

The Colorado Springs YMCA has a history harkening back to the beginning of the city, including the first downtown Y building in 1901. The Y's mission...

How athletes can avoid - or at least minimize - cramps

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Cramps are terrible. Even the word is displeasing, so it's a perfect descriptor for when muscles tighten but don't have enough fuel or spirit to relax...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting March 28, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 18 hr ago

Wellness events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning March 28, 2017.

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting March 28, 2017
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting March 28, 2017

By: - 0 Tue, Mar 28, 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....

Focus on the Family turns 40, with Jim Daly saying the good word is
Focus on the Family turns 40, with Jim Daly saying the good word is "Shalom"

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Forty years ago today, a new organization named Focus on the Family aired its debut radio broadcast. In time, radio became the cornerstone of an...

Discovering quality tequila good reason for travel to Guadalajara and Tequila, Mexico
Discovering quality tequila good reason for travel to Guadalajara and Tequila, Mexico

By: 0 Wed, Mar 29, 2017

After five days in Guadalajara and Tequila, Mexico, on a "Flavors of Mexico" trip this month hosted by the Mexico chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier, I...

Colorado Springs chefs mix and mash ingredients for unusual recipes
Colorado Springs chefs mix and mash ingredients for unusual recipes

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Mar 29, 2017

We owe a lot to local culinary trailblazers, whose recipe reinventions are often born from boredom with the day-to-day flavor profiles. These chefs...

A few simple hacks, and I have a new hero
A few simple hacks, and I have a new hero

By: - 0 Wed, Mar 29, 2017

This sandwich recipe was meant to be. I first tasted it at No. 7 Sub in Manhattan: roast broccoli, pickled litchis, salty cheese, pine nuts, fried...

A centuries-old dish could satisfy your cheesy, comfort-food craving right now
A centuries-old dish could satisfy your cheesy, comfort-food craving right now

By: - 0 Wed, Mar 29, 2017

Rarebit, a.k.a. Welsh rabbit, is an odd-sounding name for a dish that's several hundred years old and has nothing to do with bunnies. For those who...

An iced dessert that uses the fruits of winter
An iced dessert that uses the fruits of winter

By: - 0 Tue, Mar 28, 2017

A DIY dessert you can serve straight from cold storage gets my vote every time, as it comes in so handy for company and the occasional personal reward....

It's time to embrace the freezer, and what's in it
It's time to embrace the freezer, and what's in it

By: - 0 Tue, Mar 28, 2017

Cutting waste is one of the food world's top priorities. Up to 40 percent of the food we produce ends up in the trash, and there are programs...

Megachurch pastor Joel Osteen coming to Colorado for
Megachurch pastor Joel Osteen coming to Colorado for "A Night of Hope"

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Joel and Victoria Osteen, pastors of the largest megachurch in America, will hold "A Night of Hope," an evening of praise and worship, on July 14 at...

AROUND TOWN: Hundreds enjoy Washington State wines to benefit Colorado Springs Conservatory
AROUND TOWN: Hundreds enjoy Washington State wines to benefit Colorado Springs Conservatory

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Mon, Mar 27, 2017

It was a weekend to learn about all things Washington state wines as wine lovers turned sommeliers-in-training and helped support programming and...

AROUND TOWN: Catholic Charities' St. Patrick's Day Gala in Colorado Springs
AROUND TOWN: Catholic Charities' St. Patrick's Day Gala in Colorado Springs

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Mon, Mar 27, 2017

St. Patrick's Day always signals an especially festive fundraising time for Catholic Charities. And the St. Patrick's Day Gala, with green aplenty,...

To steer clear of avalanches, Colorado backcountry skiers rely on expert forecasts
To steer clear of avalanches, Colorado backcountry skiers rely on expert forecasts

By: Liz Forster - 0 Mon, Mar 27, 2017

For most backcountry skiers in Colorado, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center is the go-to avalanche forecasting resource. CAIC, a program...

Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting March 27, 2017

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 27, 2017

ALMANAC Climbing ONGOING UpaDowna Climb Nights - 6-8 p.m., second Tuesday, CityRock, 21 N. Nevada Ave., free. Registration: upadowna.org/programs....

Trail Talk: Friends groups care for Colorado Springs parks, open spaces
Trail Talk: Friends groups care for Colorado Springs parks, open spaces

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 27, 2017

I'm quite sure that the Pikes Peak region has more Friends groups than any other region in Colorado. Our Friends raise money for historic walls,...

Colorado state parks: Paonia
Colorado state parks: Paonia

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Paonia Description: It's as primitive as state parks come. The narrow 330-acre reservoir emerges in a heavily wooded canyon, nestled beneath the...

Colorado's fourteeners: Mount Lindsey
Colorado's fourteeners: Mount Lindsey

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Mount Lindsey Elevation: 14,042 feet Range: Sangre de Cristo Mount Lindsey was named after Malcolm Lindsey, former president of the Colorado...

Colorado Springs author presents life, work of forgotten architect
Colorado Springs author presents life, work of forgotten architect

By: Seth Boster - 0 Sun, Mar 26, 2017

On sunny days in the 1970s, Elaine Freed would guide schoolchildren through the Old North End neighborhood in Colorado Springs and point out intriguing...

Colorado Springs visually-impaired skiers find freedom, strength on the slopes
Colorado Springs visually-impaired skiers find freedom, strength on the slopes

By: Seth Boster - 0 Sun, Mar 26, 2017

The parking lot bustles as waves of skiers and riders head to the shuttle that will take them to the resort's base. Behind them is Amber Sherrard, who...

The Country Life: Things are just ducky
The Country Life: Things are just ducky

By: Bill Radford - 0 Sun, Mar 26, 2017

Good news: The ducks are out of the bathtub. My wife and I decided to add to our menagerie recently with a pair of ducklings. The first surprise was...

Colorado Springs area literary events starting March 26, 2017

By: 0 Sun, Mar 26, 2017

SIGNINGS Author Signing - P.A. Ritzer will sign "Seven Ox Seven," 10 a.m. April 8, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East; 637-8282,...

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting March 26, 2017

By: - 0 Sun, Mar 26, 2017

Painting With a Purpose - 2 p.m. Sunday, to benefit PILLAR, Painting with a Twist, 1025 W. Garden of the Gods Road, Suite A. Registration: 358-7758,...

Texas' best-kept secret? A 120-mile-long canyon that's grand in its own right
Texas' best-kept secret? A 120-mile-long canyon that's grand in its own right

By: - 0 Sun, Mar 26, 2017

Hiking in canyon country, you can drive yourself nuts spotting phantom creatures among the cliffs. That bobcat skulking along a ridge? Actually a pile...

The crucial White House position Trump has neglected to fill
The crucial White House position Trump has neglected to fill

By: - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

There's no shortage of reasons to include dogs in your life: They love you unconditionally; they help you stay active and less stressed; and, if you...

Earth Hour 2017: 'There's never been a more critical moment in the fight'
Earth Hour 2017: 'There's never been a more critical moment in the fight'

By: - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Many parts of the world will go dark for an hour Saturday night in more than 170 countries and territories in a show of support for protecting the...

8 stories not to be missed around Colorado Springs this week
8 stories not to be missed around Colorado Springs this week

By: Ernestas Tyminas - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Politics and crime related stories often dominate the news, but there are a lot of other great stories around Colorado Springs that can get lost in the...

Home tourism initiative in Jerusalem opens a window to different religious groups, cultures
Home tourism initiative in Jerusalem opens a window to different religious groups, cultures

By: - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

JERUSALEM Naomi Miller's living room was ready for company. Her long table was set for lunch and her dining room chairs - the only other furniture...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting March 26, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting March 26, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Religious events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning March 26, 2017.

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