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Life: Health

Forest bathing: Regular visits to the woods can offer health benefits

Tue, Aug 4, 2015 - 7:52 AM 0

There's a reason John Muir said, "The mountains are calling and I must go." Much can happen when you commune with a tree, breathe in the...

Life: Travel

2015 summer bucket list: Ten things to do before fall arrives

Tue, Aug 4, 2015 - 1:35 PM 0

Attention: The end of summer is (sadly) almost here. Consider this your warm-weather wakeup call. Now that July is over, your days of...



Life Headlines
With 'Flight,' Rotary Club aims for Kardashian-level recognition
By: Stephanie Earls 0 1 hr ago

Not too long ago, members of the Rotary Club of Colorado Springs took to the streets, armed with video cameras, a pop quiz and a vision of updating...

Colorado Springs trees hit hard by defoliating moths
By: Lance Benzel 0 2 hr ago

The small, brown moths clinging to trees in North Cheyenne Canon Park are on the cusp of death, but eggs left in their wake could endanger forests...

Blog: Local Lululemon needs you and around 2,000 others to attempt plank record
By: Jen Mulson 0 5 hr ago

Do you have a steady plank?

Our local Lululemon Athletica needs 2,000 people to hold plank simultaneously in order to break the Guiness World...

Candy recipes require adjustments for high altitudes
By: Teresa Farney 0 Tue, Aug 4, 2015

High-altitude adjustment for homemade marshmallows requires the use of a candy thermometer. First, test the temperature at which water boils at your...

LIST: 8 restaurants to visit in Colorado
The Gazette 0 6 hr ago

Here's eight must-visit restaurants in Colorado.

Casa Bonita: It's a restaurant. It's dinner theater. It's a funhouse for kids. Order Mexican...

Authorities work to respect traditions after discovery of ancient remains in Fountain
By: Chhun Sun 0 13 hr ago

While installing a drainage pipe at a construction site in Fountain last week, an engineer spotted a skull. He picked it up, inspected it and placed...

CDC's top modeler makes estimates and courts controversy
By mike Stobbe The Associated Press 0 Tue, Aug 4, 2015

ATLANTA - Last fall, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention.

This...

Phones as research tools
The Associated Press 0 Tue, Aug 4, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO - Jody Kearns doesn't like to spend time obsessing about her Parkinson's disease. The 56-year-old dietitian from Syracuse, N.Y., had to...

The Healthy Plate: You won't miss the meat or cheese in these hearty burritos
By MELISSA D'ARABIAN The Associated Press 0 Tue, Aug 4, 2015

Roasting is my default cooking method for just about any veggie. The high heat brings the natural sweetness of the vegetable to the surface and turns...

Colorado Springs area To Do Today calendar for Aug. 4, 2015
By Carlotta Olson 0 Tue, Aug 4, 2015

Events

"Adventures with Tom Sawyer" - 2:30 p.m., The Simpich Showcase Marionette Theatre, 2413 W. Colorado Ave., $14;...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Aug. 8, 2015
By Carlotta Olson 0 Tue, Aug 4, 2015

HEALTH NOTES

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

5 cool family hikes in Colorado on a hot summer day
0 Yesterday

To help you enjoy Colorado, we at Out There Colorado have brainstormed and identified five fun trails for a sunny summer day. (Don't worry, we'll...

Reality TV show unveils life as a trainer of animal actors
By SUE MANNING The Associated Press 0 Mon, Aug 3, 2015

For years, Bill Berloni has taught his dogs to play make believe. Now, he's making it real.

The trainer teaches rescue dogs to beg, bark and...

A craving for craft: Colorado Springs coffee shop, baristas work to make sure you're not served 'something average'
By: Amanda Hancock 0 Yesterday

His dad wore polos and khakis to work, so Eric Nicol steps behind the counter sporting a wrinkled button-down and skinny black jeans, his rolled-up...

The Country Life: A laid-back goat joins the menagerie
By: Bill Radford 0 Yesterday

Meet Chica.

Chica, a LaMancha goat, is the new companion for Nana, our other goat. Nana had been without a buddy since the death of Christmas,...

Some maple sap headed from tree tap to beer tap
By MICHAEL HILL The Associated Press 0 Mon, Aug 3, 2015

The maple sap bubbling away in Ron Davis' upstate New York sugar house is destined for pancakes, waffles, sweets and - for years now - beer...

Ask her to leave the pot at home
By Donna Shugrue Special to The Gazette 0 Mon, Aug 3, 2015

Dear Donna,

I was on a second date with a lady and she asked me if I was "420 friendly." As soon as she realized I did not know what she was...

Colorado Springs area events for seniors starting Aug. 3, 2015
By Carlotta Olson 0 Mon, Aug 3, 2015

SENIOR CALENDAR

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

Back to School: busy season for networks of online shoppers
By HILLARY SPEED The Associated Press 0 Mon, Aug 3, 2015

While many parents hit the stores to find their children's back-to-school wardrobes, the online marketplace also buzzes. And for some dedicated...

Film and TV deals buoy Colorado Springs literary agency's faith-based titles
By: Lance Benzel 0 Sun, Aug 2, 2015

When Rick Christian decided to gamble on a future as a literary agent in the world of spiritual and inspirational literature, he tapped into home...

List: Top 10 attractions to see around Colorado Springs
0 Sun, Aug 2, 2015

You will never know how much cool stuff there is to do and see in the Pikes Peak region until you’re asked to list just 10 of them. Here's...

Colorado Springs woman provides sweets to Sky Sox, opponents alike
By: Aaron Reiss 0 Sun, Aug 2, 2015

Jill Gorski figured her brownies earned her a picture.

After all, Nashville Sounds pitcher Barry Zito said Gorski's were the best he'd ever...

Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting Aug. 2, 2105
By Carlotta Olson 0 Sun, Aug 2, 2015

HELPING HANDS

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

- New Volunteer...

Colorado Springs area literary events starting Aug. 2, 2015
0 Sun, Aug 2, 2015

SIGNINGS

Author Signing - John Tucker will sign the latest book in his "Dragon Riders of the Realm" series, 10 a.m. Aug. 15, Barnes & Noble,...

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting Aug. 2, 2015
By Carlotta Olson 0 Sun, Aug 2, 2015

NONPROFIT COMMUNITY EVENTS

August

"Lucere" Opening Reception and Silent Auction - 5-8 p.m. Friday, to benefit Silver Key, , Kreuser...

Colorado travel calendar starting Aug. 2, 2015
By Carlotta Olson 0 Sun, Aug 2, 2015

Colorado Calendar

Call before you go. Many events are free; some charge admission or require tickets. Events are subject to change. Phone...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 2, 2015
By Carlotta Olson 0 Sun, Aug 2, 2015

RELIGION CALENDAR

Music/Drama

SUNDAY

"An English Summer Soirée" and High Tea - With Gilbert & Sullivan's "Trial by Jury," 4 p.m....

Rob Bell's 'Everything Is Spiritual' tour coming to Colorado
By Jesse James Deconto Religion News Service 0 Sat, Aug 1, 2015

Hipster preacher Rob Bell is mashing up quantum physics, Jewish Kabbalah and Catholic mysticism to explain humanity's future evolution.

In his...

Falcon girl learns moves from Broncos Cheerleaders
By: Eric Singer 0 Sat, Aug 1, 2015

Cheyenne Dyess doesn't let anything get her down, even her battle with T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma. The Falcon 10-year-old got another huge reason...

Human remains found at Colorado Springs-area construction site could be thousands of years old
By: Ellie Mulder 0 Fri, Jul 31, 2015

Thomas Carr, a senior archaeologist with Colorado Archaeologist's office, determined Friday that the remains of a young girl found at a Fountain...

Life: Pets

Lions, tigers, bears, oh my! Colorado land home to 400+ exotic animals

Mon, Jun 15, 2015 - 8:58 AM

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