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Travelers rejoice with reopening of Wilkerson Pass Visitor Center

Thu, May 26, 2016 - 2:32 PM 0

The Wilkerson Pass Visitor Center reopened last Saturday and by Sunday, a steady stream of cars, trucks, RVs and motorcycles were making a...

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Tarry awhile at Fishing Camp, in Colorado's last best wilderness

Thu, May 26, 2016 - 2:41 PM 0

LAKE GEORGE - "If you've tried three flies and still haven't hooked one of these guys," said Scott Tarrant, wading farther out into the...



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AROUND TOWN: El Cinco de Mayo gala celebrates scholarship winners
By: Linda Navarro - 0 15 hr ago

They danced, clapped to mariachis, visited with friends and enjoyed a meal with the flavors of Mexico. More than anything, however, the evening of...

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AROUND TOWN: NAMI breakfast attendees donate $115K to support those with mental illness
By: Linda Navarro - 0 16 hr ago

They're "Embracing the Light" as they find ways to face down the stigma surrounding mental illness.

It has been a long time coming and remains...

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Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting May 26, 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;...

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Trail Talk: Putting TABOR money toward trail maintenance worth the price of lunch
0 Thu, May 26, 2016

Just over six months ago, city voters agreed to forego their TABOR refund (the price of a nice lunch) and put that money toward trail maintenance. As...

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As you get older, let your pet carry some of the load
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Teach your dog or cat a few tricks, and your golden years will be better for it.

The movement to improve care for older pets has been going on...

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Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting May 26, 2016
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ALMANAC

Cycling

ONGOING

The Colorado Springs Cycling Club - For all ages and abilities;...

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Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting May 25, 2016
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WHAT'S COOKING

CLASSES

ONGOING

Black Bear Bourbon Bar - 10375 Ute Pass Ave., Green Mountain Falls; 684-9648,...

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Colorado Springs chefs offer expert advice for grilling fish and shrimp for Memorial Day menus
By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, May 25, 2016

Seafood cooked over an open flame is a delight. For the landlocked among us, though, selecting the right finned choice and knowing how to cook it...

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Wine Guy: Wineries love to visit Colorado for chance to cater to sophisticated market
By: - 0 Wed, May 25, 2016

For a wine devotee, Colorado is a blessed place. We have particularly savvy wine consumers and good distribution of a wide variety of wines. Thus, we...

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Colorado Springs pastry chef shares recipe for no-knead crusty artisan bread
0 Wed, May 25, 2016

One Saturday in March, as we were in the jaws of a snowstorm, Richard Carpenter, a pastry instructor at Pikes Peak Community College, was a guest on...

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Pineapple on the grill: The secret's in the spice
By: - 0 Wed, May 25, 2016

By the start of May, when I have grown weary of winter citrus but the bounty of local berries hasn't hit the market yet, I like to turn to the...

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Pikes Peak region cycling groups pair up friends-to-be on 2 - or more - wheels
By: Seth Boster - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

Home in Colorado Springs after an abrupt end to his Navy career, Chris McAllister, 29, tried to pedal on his bike.

"I tried with my little...

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Annual reopening of Independence Pass starts with a bang
By: Seth Boster - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

BUENA VISTA - Early Friday morning, the only sound that came over Independence Pass and its surrounding 12,000-foot mountains was the chirping of...

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Live Well: What is mudita? How can it help you feel joy for others?
By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

Have you ever looked around the room during a yoga class and coveted somebody else's pose?

I have. There are some gorgeous extended side...

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Grilled vegetables put a new spin on shrimp salad
By: - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

The all-grilled salad has become a staple in our house over the years - it's versatile, easy, has minimal cleanup and, of course, it's right up our...

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Fitness star Tracy Anderson: stop aspiring to a celeb body
By: - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

MIAMI - She's sculpted the bodies of Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Lopez and runs a multimillion-dollar fitness empire with 218,000 Instagram...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting May 24, 2016
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HEALTH NOTES

Health Notes appears on a space-available basis, free for nonprofits. Send information at least two weeks in advance: Email...

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Throwing a punch at Parkinson's
By: - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

I'm on the heavy bag, throwing left jabs, ignoring the relentless blare of Kanye's "Drive Slow, Homie" played at a volume that would raise the...

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Dimmer may need replacing when hot
By: - 0 Mon, May 23, 2016

Dear Ken: I have a dimmer that is hot when the lights are on. Is that OK? - Dee

Answer: It depends what you mean by "hot." All dimmers produce...

Last chance to register for program that allows Colorado elementary students to ski for free
By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Mon, May 23, 2016

Who knows if winter's done with the curtain calls (this is the Front Range, after all), but here's one cold weather deal you definitely won't see...

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Upcoming online database will catalog Colorado topics
By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Mon, May 23, 2016

By the time school's back in session, Colorado students - and anyone seeking more information about Centennial State topics - can turn to The...

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Man could become more than a friend
By: - 0 Mon, May 23, 2016

Dear Donna,

I have had a friendship with a man I have known for several years. I never thought of him as romance potential, but lately I am...

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Adopted children, retired race horses find sanctuary at Wisconsin farm
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LA VALLE, Wis. - Mary Osgood and her older sister Tish Carlson have no need to pore over carefully chronicled baby books when recalling the early...

Colorado Springs area events for seniors starting May 23, 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:...

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Big Day in Colorado an attempt to see just how many birds are in Colorado
By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Sun, May 22, 2016

Twenty-four hours.

Six-hundred miles.

One flat tire.

And a record-breaking number of birds.

Colorado Big Day 2016 flew...

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AROUND TOWN: CASA a light of hope for abused children
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, May 22, 2016

They're there for the kids because, said emcee TV anchor Shellene Cockrell, "CASA is a light of hope for a child."

For 16 years the CASA Light...

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AROUND TOWN: Fur Ball has howling night in Havana for the animals
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, May 22, 2016

Cuban cigars, the forbidden fruit no longer, poked out of centerpieces and, unlit, were part of some fellows' costumes at the 19th annual Humane...

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Another possible benefit of going to church: A 33 percent chance of living longer
By: - 0 Sun, May 22, 2016

Religious services aren't just good for your soul - they might be good for your health.

A study released last week in a journal published by...

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A different depiction of faith is gracing the big screen
By: - 0 Sun, May 22, 2016

What makes a movie Christian?

The answer to that question has taken myriad forms in 2016, a year that has encompassed the Coen brothers'...

Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting May 22, 2016
By: - 0 Sun, May 22, 2016

HELPING HANDS

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

- Alzheimer's Association...

Harding Nursery helps create your perfect outdoor living space

Thu, May 19, 2016 - 2:16 PM 0

Spring is for gardening, and almost everybody gardens in one way or another. Whether simply buying houseplants or containers full of blooming...

What's a lifestyle community like Cordera have to offer?

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