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Meet the man behind Bishop Castle, whose Colorado creation is a source of public envy and private ruin

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Editor's note: This story contains offensive language. Custer County - Jim Bishop is not dead. That's the first thing he wants people to know. The...

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8 national parks and monuments in Colorado you can visit free this weekend

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Here's a look at the eight national parks and monuments in Colorado.

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This Week: Colorado Springs-area events and meetings
This Week: Colorado Springs-area events and meetings

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State Rep. Terri Carver, a member of the Colorado House Transportation Committee, is hosting a town hall to discuss transportation issues at 6 p.m....

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting Aug. 28, 2016

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NONPROFIT COMMUNITY EVENTS

Pre-Labor Day Weekend Fried Catfish and Barbeque Dinner Sales - 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, to benefit the...

Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting Aug. 28, 2016

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HELPING HANDS

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

- Black Forest Together -...

Colorado Springs area literary events starting Aug. 28, 2016

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LITERARY EVENTS

Storytime - "A Tiger Tale" by Mike Boldt, 10:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East; 637-8282,...

Colorado travel calendar starting Aug. 28, 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....

LIST: Farmers markets in the Colorado Springs area
LIST: Farmers markets in the Colorado Springs area

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It's time for some farm-fresh produce! Here's a look at farmers markets in the Colorado Springs area.
Natural wonders - plus bears and other dangers - await at majestic Yellowstone National Park
Natural wonders - plus bears and other dangers - await at majestic Yellowstone National Park

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Real adventure requires real risk, and Yellowstone has that in spades. The week before I took my son to the park, there were two "geyser accidents":...

Top of the church shopper's list: Strong preaching
Top of the church shopper's list: Strong preaching

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Top-notch preaching most attracts people looking for a new place to pray.

That's the conclusion of a Pew Research Center study, released last...

A classic love tail: Man rescues dog. Dog rescues man.
A classic love tail: Man rescues dog. Dog rescues man.

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It's a classic love tail: Broken man meets broken dog and together they make life good again.

Colin Campbell was a regular guy living a...

U.S. gets its first Hindu stamp
U.S. gets its first Hindu stamp

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It took petitions by everyone from schoolchildren to members of Congress, and 12 years of waiting. Soon, a long-hoped-for goal will be a...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug, 28, 2016
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug, 28, 2016

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Music/Drama

SEPT. 10

Organ Spectacular - Chamber Orchestra of the Springs, 7-9 p.m., First United...

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Aug. 25, 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;...

Are national parks lacking diversity? Inclusion a point of emphasis as National Park Service celebrates 100 years
Are national parks lacking diversity? Inclusion a point of emphasis as National Park Service celebrates 100 years

By: Seth Boster - 0 Thu, Aug 25, 2016

Recently, a group of African-American teens stepped off a bus for a day of trail maintenance at a Denver-area nature zone. They arrived to find...

Colorado Springs parks, open spaces are seeing improvements but issues remain
Colorado Springs parks, open spaces are seeing improvements but issues remain

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Many of you might notice something different in some of the region's open spaces and parks.

The Trails, Open Space and Parks program - that...

The most hippie town in all 50 states: Manitou No. 1 in Colorado
The most hippie town in all 50 states: Manitou No. 1 in Colorado

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Hippies have become kind of hard to define. Once upon a time they were the flower-power...

Yellowstone tourists face detour for fire but landmarks open
Yellowstone tourists face detour for fire but landmarks open

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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Some tourists heading to Yellowstone National Park during the busy summer season are facing an hourlong detour...

Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Aug. 25, 2016
Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Aug. 25, 2016

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Cycling

ONGOING

Pizzeria Rustica Cycling Club - 2 p.m. second Sundays, Pizzeria Rustica 2527 W. Colorado Ave.;...

AROUND TOWN: Colorado Springs' new fire chief's team cooks way to  TESSA Pasta in the Park crown
AROUND TOWN: Colorado Springs' new fire chief's team cooks way to TESSA Pasta in the Park crown

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Aug 24, 2016

When Colorado Springs firefighters boast of their prowess in the fire station kitchens, believe them.

A "Three Alarms" team led by new Fire...

Pike's Pub: When ordering a beer flight, ask bartender for guidance on which to sample first
Pike's Pub: When ordering a beer flight, ask bartender for guidance on which to sample first

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Wed, Aug 24, 2016

You step into a new brewery and order a flight of beer - a handful of samples, each a few ounces and each a different style.

The question is:...

Around the House: New insulation will soon pay for itself
Around the House: New insulation will soon pay for itself

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Dear Ken: I'm going to have insulation added to my attic. I've been offered both fiberglass and cellulose. What are the differences and what do you...

Corn on the cob gets flavor boost (2 recipes to impress)
Corn on the cob gets flavor boost (2 recipes to impress)

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Aug 24, 2016

With the eagerly anticipated corn season in full swing, farmers markets and stores shelves are full, and locals are in full swoon. If all you've ever...

Manitou Springs man runs up and down Pikes Peak 4 times in 30 hours
Manitou Springs man runs up and down Pikes Peak 4 times in 30 hours

By: Seth Boster - 0 Wed, Aug 24, 2016

Brandon Stapanowich came down from Pikes Peak at about 8:45 p.m. Saturday to find fellow Pikes Peak Ascent runners enjoying themselves with food and...

“My Stroke of Insight” author Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor to speak on brain injury and recovery
“My Stroke of Insight” author Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor to speak on brain injury and recovery

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In 1996, Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor had a massive stroke. A blood vessel burst in the left hemisphere of her brain, leaving the 37-year-old neuroanatomist...

Taking green bean salad up a notch
Taking green bean salad up a notch

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Green beans can be, well, I'll say it, boring.

They are one of the more accessible and affordable vegetables on the market, and one of the...

Summer squash makes flavorful 'pasta' dish
Summer squash makes flavorful 'pasta' dish

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Summer squash reproduces so energetically that calling it prolific is understating the case. Still, why not take advantage of its bounty?

Here...

Colorado Springs area beer related events starting Aug. 24, 2016

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BREW CALENDAR

Tuesdays

Tuesday Night Karma Hour - One dollar per pint sold will be donated to a local charity, 5-9 p.m., Bristol Brewing...

Colorado Springs grocers carrying new, spiced-up yogurt flavors
Colorado Springs grocers carrying new, spiced-up yogurt flavors

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Tue, Aug 23, 2016

I've made no secret of the fact that Noosa is one of my favorite brands of yogurt. And one of the things that sets apart the Colorado-based company...

The Country Life: Colorado family's road trip - by horseback - will be one to remember
The Country Life: Colorado family's road trip - by horseback - will be one to remember

By: Bill Radford - 0 Tue, Aug 23, 2016

It started with a dream.

It was August 2015, shortly after the Tuttle family had made their annual visit from their home in eastern El Paso...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Aug. 23, 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...

Lemon juice makes a chicken and potato bake into a breeze
Lemon juice makes a chicken and potato bake into a breeze

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Autumn might be the official season of the one-pot wonder. Kids are back in school, the office water cooler gets crowded as we trickle back from...

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Home Care Assistance – Changing the Way the World Ages

Thu, Aug 25, 2016 - 12:47 PM 0

It’s no secret that most seniors prefer to live in their home for as long as possible. It’s familiar and where we are most comfortable....

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Ten reasons you need to see the Switchbacks

Wed, Aug 10, 2016 - 9:19 AM 0

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

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