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Near death experiences at heart of Jeff Olsen's memoir, lecture in Colorado Springs

Tue, Aug 25, 2015 - 9:07 AM 0

Eighteen years ago, a car accident killed half of Jeff Olsen's family and changed his life forever. It was Easter weekend in 1997 and...

News: Local News

Trail talk: Fort Collins a role model for Colorado Springs as a city for cyclists

Thu, Aug 27, 2015 - 9:31 AM 0

"You live in such a beautiful place!" We've all heard that sentiment from visitors. We never grow tired of hearing it. Recently,...



Life Headlines
LIST: Eight places to celebrate Labor Day weekend in Colorado
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A Taste of Colorado: More than 50 of Coloradans' favorite food establishments will gather Sept. 4-7 in downtown Denver. That probably means you...

Colorado Springs worshippers with disabilities search for acceptance in pews
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Fifty million Americans have some form of disability and those numbers continue to grow as the population ages, the number of children with autism...

AROUND TOWN: Seniors rock to support the Senior Center
By: Linda Navarro - 0 3 hr ago

As the Colorado Springs Senior Center transitions from a city operation to the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region, the Friends of The Colorado Springs...

Catholics love their celebrity pope and most - not all - his priorities
By: - 0 Sun, Aug 30, 2015

mericans are gung-ho for Pope Francis' U.S. visit - if they know he's coming.

They really like him, too, particularly Catholics - even if...

AROUND TOWN: Children's Garden celebrates Judy Noyes' love of books and reading
By: Linda Navarro - 0 3 hr ago

She left a legacy of public art, a passion for downtown and for giving back through community service. But more than anything, Judy Noyes, who loved...

Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting Aug. 23, 2015
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These agencies need volunteer help. Call about specific opportunities and time commitment.

- Pikes Peak World Cup - Volunteers needed to assist...

Colorado Springs area literary events starting Aug. 30, 2015
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SIGNINGS

Book Signing - Jan MacKell Collins will sign "Wild Women of Prescott, Arizona," 3 p.m. Saturday, Victor Lowell Thomas Museum, Third...

Colorado travel calendar starting Aug. 30, 2015
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Call before you go. Many events are free; some charge admission or require tickets. Events are subject to change. Phone numbers without a designated...

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting Aug. 30, 2015
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NONPROFIT COMMUNITY EVENTS

Light the Night Air Show - 7:30 p.m. Friday, to benefit Mt. Carmel Center of Excellence, Country Club of...

Subarus, beer, adoptable dogs at Colorado Springs festival
By: Jen Mulson - 0 Fri, Aug 28, 2015

Anybody who's driven around our fair state has surely noticed a glut of Subarus.

Heuberger Motors, a local Subaru dealership, is the largest...

Colorado Springs murals a 'colorful and unexpected' addition to downtown
By: Lance Benzel - 0 Fri, Aug 28, 2015

our years later, the red, white and blue mural celebrating Olympic wrestler and hometown hero Henry Cejudo is fading in the sun.

No one has...

Colorado Springs area To Do Today calendar for Aug. 28, 2015
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On TV

"Defiance" 6 p.m., Syfy: Season 3 comes to a close.

"Great Performances" 9 p.m., PBS: Zubin Mehta conducts the Vienna...

Minnesota woman gives birth to conjoined twins in Colorado
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AURORA — A woman who gave birth to conjoined twins in Colorado told a TV station Thursday that one of her daughters has survived.

Amber...

Rainbow trout back from the brink in Colorado
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he blue tanks housing rainbow trout were all but empty by Colorado Parks and Wildlife standards, with a little more than 4,000 fluttering fish where...

God and gold: Legacy of Colorado mining camp's Father Dyer still shines
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After gold was discovered in Colorado in the summer of 1859, the hopeful headed west, creating mining camps and primitive towns throughout the Rocky...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 30, 2015
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RELIGION CALENDAR

Music/Drama

SEPT. 11

"I'd Like to Buy an Enemy" - 7 p.m., Beth-el Mennonite Church, 4625 Ranch Drive. With...

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Aug. 27, 2015
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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;...

Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Aug. 27, 2015
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ALMANAC

Nature

ONGOING

Nature programs at Mueller State Park - 21045 Colorado Highway 67, Divide. Day pass $7/vehicle;...

Puppy reunions might be more fun for humans than for dogs
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FORT COLLINS - It wasn't up to Guinness World Record standards, but I was pretty shocked when the rescue dog we were fostering had 13 puppies....

Instagram: Share your photos with us, we'll share them with the world
By: - 0 Wed, Aug 26, 2015

Colorado is a beautiful place and we capture it often on our smart phones and cameras. OK, so now you have this awesome photo, now what?

Share...

6 tips for finding cheap airline fares
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TIPS FOR FINDING CHEAP FARES

— Travel during off-peak times. Two of the slowest periods for air travel are Dec. 1 to Dec. 14 and then Jan. 4...

Colorado Springs rescue is the cat's meow
By: Kassondra Cloos - 0 Wed, Aug 26, 2015

A Colorado Springs kitten got its 15 minutes of fame Tuesday after Animal Law Enforcement officers rescued her from a storm drain.

Stormy, as...

Transform flavorless peaches with a few minutes on the grill
By: - 0 Wed, Aug 26, 2015

If you are anything like me, you look forward to summer peaches all year. But unless you live near an orchard and can get them when they are at their...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Aug. 26, 2015
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WHAT'S COOKING

CLASSES

ONGOING

Black Bear Bourbon Bar - 10375 Ute Pass Ave., Green Mountain Falls; 684-9648, 964-2990,...

Colorado Springs area beer related events starting Aug. 26, 2015
By: - 0 Wed, Aug 26, 2015

BREW CALENDAR

Mondays-Sundays

Great Divide Brewing Co. Tap Room Tours - 3 p.m., 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4...

Summer means time for some lemon (or lime) with that lager
By: - 0 Wed, Aug 26, 2015

Don't let life's lemons sour your summer. Use them to sour your beer instead.

It's what's called a shandy, a refreshing drink that classically...

Tuskegee airman takes off once again from Colorado Springs airstrip where he learned to fly
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Tue, Aug 25, 2015

At 92, Franklin Macon has watched nearly everything change around him.

Colorado Springs, the city where he was born and raised, has gone from...

Need healthy, grill-ready treats? You need grilled plantains
By: - 0 Tue, Aug 25, 2015

In the summer, we eat outside nearly every day. Which translates into three months of meals to cook on the grill - more if you live in San Diego,...

Rid the gluten from your pizza with this easy chickpea crust
By: - 0 Wed, Aug 26, 2015

If there's a more basic and universally loved dish than pizza, I can't name it. Bread, cheese and tomatoes ... perfect!

Unless, that is, you're...

Pikes Pub: 'Homegrown' beer festival takes vacated spot in Manitou Springs
By: Kate Shefte - 0 Wed, Aug 26, 2015

After a series of events left patrons disappointed and confused, a craft beer festival is headed back to Manitou Springs in October.

The...

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