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First Lutheran Church of Colorado Springs celebrates 125 years

Sun, Jul 23, 2017 - 4:45 AM 0

The First Lutheran Church of Colorado Springs will celebrate its 125th anniversary this Sunday at its prominent Old North End campus, 1500 N. Cascade Ave....

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Annual 5k builds community between congregations in Colorado Springs, Rwanda

Sun, Jul 23, 2017 - 4:45 AM 0

Steve Flannery remembers the little boy sucking on a tube of toothpaste. He remembers how the dispensary director thought hand sanitizer was something to...

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AROUND TOWN: Legacy of symphony's Bee Vradenburg continues through foundation carrying her name
AROUND TOWN: Legacy of symphony's Bee Vradenburg continues through foundation carrying her name

By: Linda Navarro - 0 3 hr ago

What became the Bee Vradenburg Foundation was launched in 2002 with an arts summit at Penrose House, and the foundation's 15th anniversary June 12 was...

AROUND TOWN: Survivors celebrate life, heroes at Colorado Springs Komen luncheon
AROUND TOWN: Survivors celebrate life, heroes at Colorado Springs Komen luncheon

By: Linda Navarro - 0 3 hr ago

The Komen breast-cancer pink season is underway, leading to Pooches in Pink festivities Sept. 9 at Rock Ledge Ranch and the Sept. 10 Komen Colorado...

Colorado Springs area literary events starting July 23, 2017

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SIGNINGS Book Signing - Barbara Sparks will sign "For Purple Mountains: Colorado: A Journey of the Senses," 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 16, Hooked on Books,...

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting July 23, 2017

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July School Supply Drive - Accepted 8 a.m.-2 p.m. through Friday, Marian House dock, 14 W. Bijou St.; Corey Almond, 866-6510,...

Exploring a desert oasis hidden in Grand Staircase-Escalante region of southern Utah
Exploring a desert oasis hidden in Grand Staircase-Escalante region of southern Utah

By: Liz Forster - 0 3 hr ago

Coyote Gulch is an incongruous oasis in the Utah desert, with abundant flora lining its walls in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Day...

Chico Basin Ranch seeks conservation through farming
Chico Basin Ranch seeks conservation through farming

By: Jen Mulson - 0 3 hr ago

After a cow gored him in the belly in May, rancher Duke Phillips endured 28 staples and a week in the hospital. He didn't get mad, nor did he plot...

Colorado vet works to restore helicopter he flew in Vietnam 
Colorado vet works to restore helicopter he flew in Vietnam 

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GREELEY — The bodies of two old helicopters lay uncovered on Bob Fritzler's property. They tower over him as he walks by them on his way to his large...

Meet the piano men of Colorado Springs
Meet the piano men of Colorado Springs

By: Hannah Fleace - 0 Yesterday

Two great beasts sit gutted in Don Shoffner's piano repair shop. Strings leap in spirals from their wooden bellies, spruce shavings coiling from...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, July 24
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, July 24

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Jul 21, 2017

Here's a look at a variety of events Monday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, July 22
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, July 22

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Jul 21, 2017

Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 4: Bravo!...

Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting July 21, 2017

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These agencies need volunteer help. Call about specific opportunities and time commitment. - The Broadmoor Pikes Peak Hill Climb/USA Cycling Hill...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, July 23
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, July 23

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Here's a look at a variety of events Sunday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 4: Bravo!...

Retired Marine, now a hypnotherapist in Colorado Springs, works to heal disease and illness
Retired Marine, now a hypnotherapist in Colorado Springs, works to heal disease and illness

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Right off, some people think David Thomson is a quack. Case in point, Ohio resident Nick Sass' recovery from pancreatitis became a case study at a...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting July 23, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting July 23, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Music, speakers, retreats and other faith-based events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning July 23, 2017.

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, July 20
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, July 20

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Here's a look at a variety of events Thursday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      El Paso County Fair - Calhan, CO,...

Award-winning Denver chef teaches classes on Italian dishes at her new eatery
Award-winning Denver chef teaches classes on Italian dishes at her new eatery

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Jul 19, 2017

"You're going to hear a lot of the F-word during this class," warned Elise Wiggins, owner and executive chef of Cattivella Wood-Fired Italian...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, July 19
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, July 19

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, Jul 19, 2017

Here's a look at a variety of events Wednesday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      FESTIVALS

Vegan lifestyle feted at VegFest in Golden

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Wed, Jul 19, 2017

When Dr. Andrew M. Freeman advises his patients to adopt a whole food, plant-based diet, the results are extraordinary. "Most people start to feel...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting July 19, 2017

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CLASSES ONGOING The Cooks Marketplace - 4697 Centennial Blvd. Registration: 960-4414, thecooksmarketplace.com. - Créme Brulee Day, 6-8 p.m. Friday,...

The lost years of Barr Camp and the unheralded heroes who kept Pikes Peak's way station alive
The lost years of Barr Camp and the unheralded heroes who kept Pikes Peak's way station alive

By: Seth Boster - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

A voice rises in the woods. "Monteeee! Heeeyyy, Monteee! Heeeyyy, Monteee!" Allen Owen calls to his old mentor. Monte Barrett, 70, is somewhere...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, July 21
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, July 21

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Here's a look at a variety of events Friday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 4: Bravo!...

Barr Camp boasts new deck in time for peak hiking season
Barr Camp boasts new deck in time for peak hiking season

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Even before Nathan and Ashley Miller became Barr Camp caretakers two years ago, they knew the cabin midway to Pikes Peak needed a new deck. The wood...

Summer of Love: A half century ago Flower Power, The Doors and Jefferson Airplane came to Colorado Springs
Summer of Love: A half century ago Flower Power, The Doors and Jefferson Airplane came to Colorado Springs

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Fifty years ago, in the summer of 1967, 15-year-old Debbie Swayne announced she was running away to San Francisco to be a Flower Child. Her mom,...

For some, pen pals continue to make the best of friends
For some, pen pals continue to make the best of friends

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Agnes, a retired teacher who lives in Ohio, knows all about my work, my family, my high-altitude gardening, my assorted pets and my hikes in the Rocky...

Live Well: Blowing your tunnel vision wide open at home and in yoga
Live Well: Blowing your tunnel vision wide open at home and in yoga

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Tunnel vision - you never know you have it until something blows it wide open. I've lived in my tiny 19th-century house near downtown Colorado...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, July 18
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, July 18

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Here's a look at a variety of events Tuesday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      FESTIVALS

Why running to 'burn off' those doughnuts is missing the point
Why running to 'burn off' those doughnuts is missing the point

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Frozen margarita, anyone? A calorie-counting app will tell you a 12-ounce margarita contains between 650 and 700 calories; for a 150-pound person, that...

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting July 18, 2017
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting July 18, 2017

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 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....

States with the fattest pets might surprise you
States with the fattest pets might surprise you

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

States with the highest prevalence of overweight people might be expected to have the highest percentages of hefty pets. Surely all those fit...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting July 18, 2017

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

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WATCH: Colorado Springs residents now have another option for in-home design services with La-Z-Boy

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Colorado Springs Conservatory: An inside look at myths and truths with Founding-CEO Linda Weise

Wed, Jul 12, 2017 - 8:13 AM 0

Colorado Springs Conservatory (CSC) has been inspiring, motivating and challenging all students to aspire to their highest potential as...

Sanctuary Pointe presents peace, views and stunning ranch plans by Vantage Homes

Mon, Jul 3, 2017 - 7:48 AM 0

Along the western edge of the Black Forest, you find Sanctuary Pointe – a brand new community in Monument that features a pristine natural...

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