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Colorado Springs walkers find sweet relief in weekly tradition

Mon, Feb 20, 2017 - 7:31 AM 0

It's as good a Saturday as any: blue skies, crisp air. "OK," Lynette Reagan says, wooden stick in hand. "Let's go!" And off into the woods goes a merry...

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Yo, skip the dairy; yogurt alternatives worth a try

Tue, Feb 21, 2017 - 11:55 AM 0

Making a change in your diet can be an eye-opener at the grocery store. This was the case when I went on the hunt for nondairy yogurt after recently...

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Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Feb. 21, 2017
Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Feb. 21, 2017

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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 information...

Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Feb. 20, 2017
Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Feb. 20, 2017

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

Great Backyard Bird Count taking place in Colorado Springs and elsewhere
Great Backyard Bird Count taking place in Colorado Springs and elsewhere

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Twelve years ago, while in the field with his biology class at Occidental College, Tyler Stuart's professor caught Stuart gazing up, rather than down...

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

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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; colorado9lives.com....

No joke: I must have mushrooms
No joke: I must have mushrooms

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Neither meat nor vegetable nor fruit nor grain, mushrooms are a world unto themselves. Foraging can bring the thrill of discovery - and the crush of...

Rejoice, weekend warriors: A few days of camping tunes up your circadian clock
Rejoice, weekend warriors: A few days of camping tunes up your circadian clock

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Falling asleep might come a little easier when it happens beneath the stars. A new report from the University of Colorado backs up that woodsy wisdom...

Colorado's national parks, monuments offering free admission on Presidents Day
Colorado's national parks, monuments offering free admission on Presidents Day

By: Nathan Van Dyne - 0 Sun, Feb 19, 2017

If you're looking for a scenic way to spend Presidents Day, check out one of the state's national parks. Temperatures are expected to be mild across...

Nine United States presidents and their connections to Colorado's outdoors
Nine United States presidents and their connections to Colorado's outdoors

By: Seth Boster - 0 Sun, Feb 19, 2017

On this weekend dedicated to our nation's presidents, we're giving a nod to those with connections to Colorado's great outdoors. Here's a look at how...

The Country Life: This spud's for you - a look at Colorado's potato history
The Country Life: This spud's for you - a look at Colorado's potato history

By: Bill Radford - 0 Sun, Feb 19, 2017

Baked. Fried. Mashed. How have you been enjoying your potatoes? Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture highlights a product in the state,...

Colorful Colorado: Despite bust after bust, Leadville and its history breathe on
Colorful Colorado: Despite bust after bust, Leadville and its history breathe on

By: Seth Boster - 0 Sun, Feb 19, 2017

Leadville - The blustery storm did not faze James Duke. There he was amid the raging snow that piled up on his black top hat and froze his white beard....

Colorado Springs area literary events starting Feb. 19, 2017

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SIGNINGS Author Signing - David Wagner will sign "Murder Most Unfortunate," 11 a.m. March 4, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East; 637-8282,...

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting Feb. 19, 2017

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NONPROFIT COMMUNITY EVENTS February Celebrate Youth in Arts Breakfast - 7-9 a.m. Thursday, Hotel Elegante, 2886 S Circle Drive. Advance tickets:...

Eat Well: Hydrating honey water product introduced to Colorado
Eat Well: Hydrating honey water product introduced to Colorado

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Michele Meloy Burchfield and Carla Frank are keen on honeybees, and especially on the honey these pollinators produce - so much so that they've created...

On the Fly: Fly colors, patterns worth having in your tackle box
On the Fly: Fly colors, patterns worth having in your tackle box

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When it comes to selecting flies for fishing, it's become obvious that pink is the new blue is the new purple. The popularity of these seemingly...

For almost any time of day, a super-simple saute
For almost any time of day, a super-simple saute

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Here's another beans-and-greens treatment for those who collect them the way I do. It's a stripped-down saute of rainbow chard, garlic and white beans,...

Colorado state parks: Trinidad Lake
Colorado state parks: Trinidad Lake

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

Trinidad Lake Description: Campers might set up base to explore enticements surrounding the park, situated between the historic Santa Fe Trail and the...

Colorado's fourteeners: Humboldt Peak

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Humboldt Peak Elevation: 14,069 feet Range: Sangre de Cristo Humboldt Peak is the easiest fourteener in the Sangre de Cristo Range. Technically,...

Severe drought brings starving Kenyans to church doorsteps
Severe drought brings starving Kenyans to church doorsteps

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MATUU, Kenya - When her pantry runs dry, Agnes Mwikali walks down a dusty road to the local Roman Catholic Church mission. There, beyond the metal...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Feb. 19, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Feb. 19, 2017

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RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Stage SATURDAY Concerto Night - "Clash of the Titans" - Rocky Mountain Music Alliance, 7-8:30 p.m., Tri-Lakes United...

Boats, bows, outdoor pros take center stage in Colorado Springs this weekend
Boats, bows, outdoor pros take center stage in Colorado Springs this weekend

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

The great outdoors can be found indoors and under one roof for three days this weekend when the Colorado Springs Sport & Boat Show takes over event...

Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting Feb. 17, 2017

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HELPING HANDS These agencies need volunteer help. Call about specific opportunities and time commitment. - American Advertising Federation of...

AROUND TOWN: Heart Ball a 'Midwinter Night's Dream' to remember in Colorado Springs
AROUND TOWN: Heart Ball a 'Midwinter Night's Dream' to remember in Colorado Springs

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Elegant ladies in evening gowns and glittering Venetian masks took the arms of formally attired men, many wearing red ties, and strolled the lobby of...

Trader Joe's portobello mushroom fries and 3 more food finds worth seeking
Trader Joe's portobello mushroom fries and 3 more food finds worth seeking

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

It's been awhile since I shared some good food finds, so today I bring you tasty snacks, side dishes and a French butter you might want to check out....

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Feb. 15, 2017

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WHAT'S COOKING CLASSES ONGOING The Cañon City Queen Anne Tea House - 813 Macon Ave., Cañon City. Registration: 275-535. - Yeast Baking Class for...

Small sandwiches add up to a worthy meal
Small sandwiches add up to a worthy meal

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Making two-bite sandwiches for a weeknight meal is a nice way to mix things up. Ideally, they need to pack a lot of flavor into a tidy package....

White House chef a premier culinary position
White House chef a premier culinary position

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

With Presidents Day approaching, it's a good time to ponder who might be tapped to head the White House kitchen for the new administration, as well as...

Pikes Pick: Years later, 'The Thorn Birds' still an engrossing page-turner
Pikes Pick: Years later, 'The Thorn Birds' still an engrossing page-turner

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Oh, doomed literary lovers, I just can't resist you. Heathcliff and Catherine, Gatsby and Daisy, Vronsky and Anna and titian-haired Meggie Cleary and...

Retired Manitou Springs nurse with end-stage cancer falls in love again, prepares for what comes next
Retired Manitou Springs nurse with end-stage cancer falls in love again, prepares for what comes next

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Feb 14, 2017

After preparing as best she could to die seven years ago, Cherie Cree is still facing mortality's ticking clock. It's closer to stopping now....

Rider in Residence: Trail network in Pueblo expected to see changes
Rider in Residence: Trail network in Pueblo expected to see changes

By: Lance Benzel - 0 Tue, Feb 14, 2017

Riding season is in full swing at Pueblo Reservoir, but the question remains: Will your favorite trail be there this time next year? Which trails...

Bakeries prepared for Valentine's Day crushes - luckily for their forgetful customers
Bakeries prepared for Valentine's Day crushes - luckily for their forgetful customers

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Tue, Feb 14, 2017

On Tuesday, the lobby of Boonzaaijer's Dutch Bakery will fill up with forgetful lovers. Some will order heart-shaped cookie cakes adorned in icing...

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