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Monarch Mountain, other Colorado ski areas set for Thanksgiving openings

Tue, Nov 21, 2017 - 3:15 PM 0

Monarch Mountain will celebrate Thanksgiving by opening its slopes, the ski area announced over the weekend. A favorite for Colorado Springs residents...

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Fixing Manitou Incline once the task of secret trespassers

Wed, Nov 22, 2017 - 12:22 PM 0

Before the city of Colorado Springs opened it to the public and began the three-year, multi-million-dollar construction that ended this month, tending the...

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188 Colorado Springs-area holiday events
188 Colorado Springs-area holiday events

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 1 hr ago

Here is The Gazette's 2017 Holiday Fun Guide and a look at the numerous holiday events planned in Colorado Springs, the Pikes Peak region and...

Incline 4.0: A by-the-numbers look at the improved trail
Incline 4.0: A by-the-numbers look at the improved trail

By: Seth Boster - 0 5 hr ago

Regular users of the Manitou Incline have returned to the mountainside stair stepper and found themselves in what looks like an unfamiliar place. The...

17 Colorado Springs restaurants offer Thanksgiving meal options without the stress
17 Colorado Springs restaurants offer Thanksgiving meal options without the stress

By: Teresa Farney - 0 8 hr ago

Not in the mood to fuss in the kitchen preparing a Thanksgiving feast? Here are a few places willing to do the work for you. Be forewarned: Make...

Thanksgiving around Colorado Springs: Top events include turkey trots; what's open and what's not
Thanksgiving around Colorado Springs: Top events include turkey trots; what's open and what's not

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A look at Thanksgiving day a round Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. Events THURSDAY 5th Annual Perigrine Turkey Trot - 8:30 a.m.,...

Artisan pizza joint opens just north of Colorado Springs
Artisan pizza joint opens just north of Colorado Springs

By: Teresa Farney - 0 9 hr ago

The evening drive from Monument to my Rockrimmon home was torturous, but not because of traffic or weather. It was the tantalizing aromas of truffle...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, Nov. 22
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, Nov. 22

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 10 hr ago

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

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, Nov. 23
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, Nov. 23

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 10 hr ago

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

The morning after Thanksgiving, let them eat ... cookies
The morning after Thanksgiving, let them eat ... cookies

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A handful of fresh cranberries, part of a can of pumpkin puree, extra chopped nuts and a lone apple didn't make it into pie. After holding a holiday...

This creamy squash soup has kick and a few surprises, too
This creamy squash soup has kick and a few surprises, too

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This is a simple recipe, but it has a lesson or two you can apply to creamy soups you make down the road. Butternut squash chunks you can find in...

The stuffed-pumpkin dish that will make vegetarians (and everyone else) happy this Thanksgiving
The stuffed-pumpkin dish that will make vegetarians (and everyone else) happy this Thanksgiving

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If you're cooking for vegetarians at Thanksgiving, it's hard to resist the stuffed-pumpkin idea. The vegetarians have their main dish, everyone else...

Colorado chefs offer braising tips in cooking classes
Colorado chefs offer braising tips in cooking classes

By: Teresa Farney - 0 10 hr ago

With the fall chill in the air, it's the perfect time to dust off my Le Creuset Dutch oven and do some braising. Nothing like warming the kitchen while...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Nov. 22, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 10 hr ago

Cooking classes and other culinary events in and around Colorado Springs.

AROUND TOWN: Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo's 71 years supporting military charities
AROUND TOWN: Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo's 71 years supporting military charities

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Yesterday

The Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo has been a rip-snortin' local sports tradition since 1937, and founder Spencer Penrose stipulated a special legacy: The...

AROUND TOWN: Superhero laughter, little heroes, fill the  night at Special Kids Special Families
AROUND TOWN: Superhero laughter, little heroes, fill the night at Special Kids Special Families

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Yesterday

A night of silliness and laughter raised almost $40,000 for Zach's Place, a day-care center providing respite and care for children with physical,...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, Nov. 21
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, Nov. 21

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Yesterday

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

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Nov. 21, 2017
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Nov. 21, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Nov 21, 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....

No hotel gym, no problem: 10 gear-free ways to exercise while traveling
No hotel gym, no problem: 10 gear-free ways to exercise while traveling

By: - 0 Tue, Nov 21, 2017

The holiday season is upon us - a time to visit friends and family. But nothing puts a damper on travel like a bum back or screaming sciatica. Sitting...

Live Well: Some tips on scorching a bad habit
Live Well: Some tips on scorching a bad habit

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Nov 21, 2017

My craving is strong. I reach for my drug of choice multiple times a day: after meals, after a workout, sometimes first thing in the morning. You'll...

Thousands of strangers gave a sick child an early Christmas. Days before Thanksgiving, he died.
Thousands of strangers gave a sick child an early Christmas. Days before Thanksgiving, he died.

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 20, 2017

Jacob Thompson spent nearly half of his short life battling cancer. The 9-year-old boy, who loved penguins, died Sunday, four years after...

Happy Trails: Lost Lake, Indian Peaks Wilderness
Happy Trails: Lost Lake, Indian Peaks Wilderness

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Nov 20, 2017

Lost Lake, Indian Peaks Wilderness Outside the town of Nederland is the rare alpine lake that is supremely scenic but doesn't require much physical...

Outward Bound: Until plans are realized, Waldo Canyon poses serious adventure
Outward Bound: Until plans are realized, Waldo Canyon poses serious adventure

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Nov 20, 2017

A dozen savvy, bushwhacking mountaineers armed with a map and GPS met at a Safeway parking lot on the city's west side one recent morning and an hour...

Give Brussels sprouts the sweet-and-sour treatment
Give Brussels sprouts the sweet-and-sour treatment

By: - 0 Tue, Nov 21, 2017

When it comes to food, three of my favorite words are sweet and sour. Why is this combination so appealing once it hits the palate? It just tastes,...

Skiing Colorado: Breckenridge
Skiing Colorado: Breckenridge

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Nov 20, 2017

Breckenridge Ski Resort In Breckenridge, rugged history meets fancy modernity. Eateries and shops are housed in the Victorian buildings that pack Main...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, Nov. 20
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, Nov. 20

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Mon, Nov 20, 2017

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

Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Nov. 20, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Mon, Nov 20, 2017

Cycling ONGOING The Joy Ride - Family-friendly 5-6 mile bike ride, meet between 5-6 p.m. Wednesdays, McCabe's Tavern, 520 S. Tejon St.;...

Cartographer in twilight: New Pikes Peak Atlas? Robert Houdek's next move a mystery
Cartographer in twilight: New Pikes Peak Atlas? Robert Houdek's next move a mystery

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Nov 20, 2017

As the story goes, Jerry was recovering from a heart attack. Robert Houdek was visiting his friend in the hospital room. Houdek recounts the story...

102-year-old Holocaust survivor reunites with newly discovered nephew
102-year-old Holocaust survivor reunites with newly discovered nephew

By: - 0 Sun, Nov 19, 2017

KFAR SABA, Israel — Eliahu Pietruszka shuffled his 102-year-old body through the lobby of his retirement home toward a stranger he had never met and...

How sheep with cameras got some tiny islands onto Google Street View
How sheep with cameras got some tiny islands onto Google Street View

By: - 0 Sun, Nov 19, 2017

The Faroe Islands, a remote archipelago that juts from the cold seas between Norway and Iceland, doesn't appear on some world maps. But as of this...

Forget Germanyfaith&ValuesThis is where Protestant Reformation debates are happening now
Forget Germanyfaith&ValuesThis is where Protestant Reformation debates are happening now

By: - 0 Sun, Nov 19, 2017

SAO PAULO, Brazil - Speaking from a stage encircled by 12 large crosses, Gabriel Camargo held up wads of fake Brazilian money, showing his flock what...

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events Nov. 19, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Nov 18, 2017

Nonprofit community events in and around Colorado Springs.

WATCH: Thinking about hiring an interior designer? La-Z-Boy customers describe their experiences

Fri, Nov 17, 2017 - 11:53 AM 0

La-Z-Boy of Colorado Springs provides complimentary in-home design services for any, or every stage of your project. If you just moved into a...

WATCH: The Chrismas Shop provides customized, personal Christmas gift ideas for anyone on your list

Wed, Nov 8, 2017 - 7:43 AM 0

The Christmas Shop is the largest shop in Colorado Springs where shoppers can find a range of meaningful, useful, and keepsake Christmas...

Cordera to feature a lush 16-acre park and Élan – a stylish low-maintenance community

Mon, Oct 23, 2017 - 12:15 PM 0

Step back in time to a slower pace … to a carefree childhood … and bring your fond memories of running through sprinklers and playing...

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