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The Country Life: Family-owned Colorado bank celebrates 100 years of service

Mon, Jul 25, 2016 - 8:36 AM 0

For 100 years, Farmers State Bank has served rural communities east of Colorado Springs. And the Pieper family has been an integral part of the bank for all...

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Magic at any age: How to throw a Harry Potter party on the cheap

Mon, Jul 25, 2016 - 3:20 PM 0

Harry Potter parties are for wannabe witches and wizards of any age. Those are dueling words, but I stand by them. Whether you're 5 or 25 - the age of...

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Scrambled eggs baked in muffin tins make mornings easier
Scrambled eggs baked in muffin tins make mornings easier

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When it comes to healthy eating, good intentions and willpower can only take us so far. That's why I believe strongly in making the healthy choice...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting July 26, 2016

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HEALTH NOTES

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

Eat Well: Healthy frozen fruit treats are easy to make in ice cream machine
Eat Well: Healthy frozen fruit treats are easy to make in ice cream machine

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Fresh berries and summer fruits are at their peak right now. Sweltering temperatures have been lingering. What better excuse to indulge in healthy,...

Heart rate monitors popular in fitness classes across Colorado Springs
Heart rate monitors popular in fitness classes across Colorado Springs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Jul 26, 2016

Treadmill incline? Ten percent. Speed? 4.2. Heart rate zone? Still in the green.

As I huffed and puffed away on the treadmill and rowing...

Around the House: Cosmetic fixes for pitted driveway only temporary
Around the House: Cosmetic fixes for pitted driveway only temporary

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Dear Ken: Can you suggest repairs for pitted spots on a cement driveway? - Nora

Answer: You're describing what is known as spalling -...

Right at Home: wallpapers that take you on a trip
Right at Home: wallpapers that take you on a trip

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Wallpaper goes in and out of fashion. Right now, it's enjoying an "in" moment.

There are wildly creative designs coming from studios all over...

Man-caves and she-sheds: Grownup playrooms
Man-caves and she-sheds: Grownup playrooms

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Years ago “man-caves” swept the nation as the ultimate home addition. Whether a basement, a garage, an attic or a shed, the man of the house wanted a...

Around the House: Mechanical cleaning of sewer line is best
Around the House: Mechanical cleaning of sewer line is best

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Dear Ken: Please give me the pros and cons of cleaning a sewer line. Do the mechanical root cleaning machines tear up the lines? What about root...

'Pokemon Go' players stumble on hidden history
'Pokemon Go' players stumble on hidden history

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by — until they became treasure-filled...

Colorado Springs native has close encounter with Dalai Lama
Colorado Springs native has close encounter with Dalai Lama

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Yesterday

They had a moment, she and the 14th Dalai Lama.

For Naureen Singh, a 22-year-old Colorado Springs native and recent graduate of the University...

Colorado Springs area events for seniors starting July 25, 2016

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SENIOR CALENDAR

Unless noted, events take place at the Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave., and registration is required:...

Aussies won't move to Rio village yet; power, plumbing fears
Aussies won't move to Rio village yet; power, plumbing fears

0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Australia's Olympic team leader is keeping the delegation's 700 athletes or staff out of the Athletes Village for at least two...

Gazette travel: Design your own artist retreat in Taos
Gazette travel: Design your own artist retreat in Taos

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

Taos, N.M. - D.H. Lawrence, Willa Cather, Georgia O'Keeffe, Ansel Adams, Carl Gustav Jung.

The siren song of Mabel Dodge Luhan pulled me to...

New biography reveals family life of Palmers of Glen Eyrie
New biography reveals family life of Palmers of Glen Eyrie

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

The eyes of Elsie Palmer haunted biographer Stephen J. May for more than two decades.

After he spotted John Singer Sargent's "Portrait of Miss...

Come for Jigglypuff, stay for Jesus: Church in the age of Pokémon Go
Come for Jigglypuff, stay for Jesus: Church in the age of Pokémon Go

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Before heading to church this past Sunday, I said something to my 14-year-old son that I never had said: "No playing Pokémon Go during the...

AROUND TOWN: Zoo Ball-goers 'Party With The Pack'
AROUND TOWN: Zoo Ball-goers 'Party With The Pack'

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

As has become an annual tradition, a sold-out, formally attired crowd visited Cheyenne Mountain Zoo after hours June 18 to spend time with the...

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting July 24, 2016

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NONPROFIT COMMUNITY EVENTS

July

Artemis Inaugural Series - "Breaking the Glass Ceiling" - With Dot Lischick, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday,...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting July 24, 2016
Colorado Springs area religious events starting July 24, 2016

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Music/Drama

TUESDAY AND FRIDAY

Manitou Chamber Music Festival Concert - 7:30 p.m., St....

Colorado Springs area literary events starting July 24, 2016

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SIGNINGS

Author Signing and Discussion - Eleanor Brown will sign "The Light of Paris," 7 p.m. Friday, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel...

Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting July 24, 2016

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HELPING HANDS

These agencies need volunteer help. Call about specific opportunities and time commitment.

- Colorado Springs Sports...

Colorado travel calendar starting July 24, 2016

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Colorado Calendar

Be sure to call before you go. Many events are free; some charge admission or require tickets. Events are subject to change....

Ken Griffey Jr and Mike Piazza set to enter Hall of Fame
Ken Griffey Jr and Mike Piazza set to enter Hall of Fame

0 Fri, Jul 22, 2016

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — When they were drafted nearly three decades ago, one was on everybody's baseball radar, the other a blip at best, picked...

Live Well: 5 tips in yoga etiquette 101
Live Well: 5 tips in yoga etiquette 101

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Fri, Jul 22, 2016

Sometimes all you want is a yoga class - a chance to be alone and forget your pesky thoughts, and a space to breathe, stretch your limbs and...

Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting July 21, 2016
Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting July 21, 2016

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Cycling

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Fountain Creek Nature Center - 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain. Reservations: 520-6745. - I Wanna Ride My...

On the fly: Unique fly-fishing tournament brings strategy into play
On the fly: Unique fly-fishing tournament brings strategy into play

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My family recently took part in the Mile High 25 fly-fishing tournament, where anglers were tasked with catching as many species as possible from a...

An ode to days past, Colorado burro racing in full swing
An ode to days past, Colorado burro racing in full swing

By: Seth Boster - 0 Fri, Jul 22, 2016

IDAHO SPRINGS - Long ago before his long beard and long hair turned white, Bill Lee thought about what to be.

An oral storyteller, yes,...

Epicurean delights in the pet food aisle
Epicurean delights in the pet food aisle

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Imagine a warm, fragrant entree of oven-baked chicken with whole-grain brown rice, steamed yellow squash and pan-wilted spinach.

Or...

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting July 21, 2016
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting July 21, 2016

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ADOPTION FAIRS

9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640;...

8 historic restaurants that have stood the test of time in the Colorado Springs area
8 historic restaurants that have stood the test of time in the Colorado Springs area

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Since Colorado Springs was founded in 1871, different restaurants have come and gone. Some last longer than others, while many seem to stick around....

Dinner in 25 Minutes: Mumbai Sandwiches
Dinner in 25 Minutes: Mumbai Sandwiches

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Famous as Indian street food, the Mumbai sandwich provides what's often lacking in a meatless sandwich: a balance of crunch and heat and juiciness....

Internationally renowned instructors for Intensive Ballet Program at Sangre de Cristo School of Dance

Thu, Jul 7, 2016 - 11:28 AM 0

Under the direction of Artistic Director Michelle Boutros, the Sangre de Cristo School of Dance is pleased to offer a 2016 Summer Intensive Ballet Program...

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