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The unlikely Colorado Springs trio bound for Denali

Mon, Apr 23, 2018 - 12:19 PM 0

The unlikely partnership began in Argentina, somewhere below the 22,841-foot summit of Aconcagua. Colorado Springs firefighter Matthew Chavez was...

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Skiing Colorado: Lake City's little hill that could

Mon, Apr 23, 2018 - 8:30 AM 0

You don't think Lake City when you think winter. The southwest Colorado town found off the breathtaking Silver Thread Scenic Byway is a summer destination,...

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Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, April 25
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, April 25

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 1 hr ago

Here's a look at what's going on Wednesday in the Colorado Springs area:      MUSIC      STAGE “The...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, April 24
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, April 24

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 16 hr ago

Here's a look at what's going on Tuesday in the Colorado Springs area:      MUSIC      STAGE “The...

How to create a bedtime routine of 30 minutes or less for kids
How to create a bedtime routine of 30 minutes or less for kids

By: - 0 Tue, Apr 24, 2018

Bedtime is such a chore for parents that there's a book with a profanity-laced title devoted to the subject. Behavior that seemed cute at 8 a.m. is...

Live Well: Yogic path to breaking smart phone addiction
Live Well: Yogic path to breaking smart phone addiction

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Apr 24, 2018

Of the things I don't care to see while teaching a yoga class (please, menfolk, for the love of keeping your privates private, add some boxer briefs to...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting April 24, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Apr 24, 2018

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

Elderly man calls Pennsylvania police for ride to visit wife in hospital
Elderly man calls Pennsylvania police for ride to visit wife in hospital

By: - 0 Mon, Apr 23, 2018

MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. — An elderly Pennsylvania man had no way of visiting his ill wife in the hospital, so he called police to help. Montoursville...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, April 23
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, April 23

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Mon, Apr 23, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Monday in the Colorado Springs area:      MUSIC      STAGE “The...

Happy Trails: Serious adventure to scenic Colorado Springs dome
Happy Trails: Serious adventure to scenic Colorado Springs dome

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Apr 23, 2018

Barneys Dome Barneys Dome watches high over Ute Pass, an impossible-to-miss sight driving west from Colorado Springs. The rock formation appears like...

Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting April 23, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Mon, Apr 23, 2018

Cycling ONGOING Colorado Springs Cycling Club - For all ages and abilities; bikesprings.org. Hiking ONGOING Garden of the Gods Visitor and...

Denali National Park welcomes its first, and last, luxury hotel
Denali National Park welcomes its first, and last, luxury hotel

By: - 0 Mon, Apr 23, 2018

One of the more luxurious lodges in Alaska, and one of the most remote anywhere, has just opened on a rocky glacier outcropping, or nunatak, smack in...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, April 22
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, April 22

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sun, Apr 22, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Sunday in the Colorado Springs area:        OPEN HOUSE Pikesmasters Model Railroad...

Former Colorado Springs resident becomes animal communicator after brain injury
Former Colorado Springs resident becomes animal communicator after brain injury

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Sun, Apr 22, 2018

For a long time after her traumatic brain injury, Linda Nations felt that wild animals were conspiring to keep her safe from harm. There was the time...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting April 22, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sun, Apr 22, 2018

Music/Stage/Art THROUGH SATURDAY "Seussical Jr" - Academy of Community Theatre, 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, First United...

AROUND TOWN: 'Miami Vice' takes over the Marriott for Tri-Lakes Chamber fun
AROUND TOWN: 'Miami Vice' takes over the Marriott for Tri-Lakes Chamber fun

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Apr 22, 2018

It was the return of Crockett and Tubbs and all the "Miami Vice" neon pinks and greens. Quite the colorful twist to the season-ender awards...

AROUND TOWN: Henjum Accolades to those who work with seniors
AROUND TOWN: Henjum Accolades to those who work with seniors

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Apr 22, 2018

The memory of the late Joe Henjum, co-founder and past president of the Senior Resource Council, was honored with the naming of the annual Senior...

Celebration Metaphysical Center promotes spiritual living
Celebration Metaphysical Center promotes spiritual living

By: - 0 Sun, Apr 22, 2018

The first time Chris Brewer entered the Celebration Metaphysical Center in 2000, the 20-something had just moved to the Springs. Undergoing major life...

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting April 22, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sun, Apr 22, 2018

April The DayBreak Effect Dinner - 6-8 p.m. Sunday, to benefit DayBreak - An Adult Day Program, Pepper Tree Restaurant, 888 W. Moreno Ave....

The didgeridoo education of a Colorado Springs master
The didgeridoo education of a Colorado Springs master

By: Seth Boster - 0 Sat, Apr 21, 2018

John Skrivan doesn't expect you to believe him when he says his instrument transports him, and he doesn't care. He knows the question you might ask:...

World’s oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117
World’s oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117

By: - 0 Sat, Apr 21, 2018

TOKYO — The world’s oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died. Nabi Tajima died of old age in a hospital Saturday evening in the town of...

National Coin Week draws numismatic novices and experts to Money Museum
National Coin Week draws numismatic novices and experts to Money Museum

By: Liz Forster - 0 Sat, Apr 21, 2018

Jackie Williams' interest in coins began when she was a young girl during World War II. She'd collect pennies, sticking each coin to a long strip of...

An Australian billionaire's $100 million Fiji resort
An Australian billionaire's $100 million Fiji resort

By: - 0 Sat, Apr 21, 2018

Lang Walker made his estimated $2.3 billion fortune by developing some of Sydney, Australia's most iconic sites, Finger Wharf and King Street Wharf....

Colorado Springs area literary events starting April 22, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Apr 21, 2018

Book signings, poetry slams and other literary events in and around Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting April 21, 2018
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting April 21, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Apr 21, 2018

Adoption fairs and other pet-related events in and around Colorado Springs.

Don't paint that deck, or you'll regret it
Don't paint that deck, or you'll regret it

By: - 0 Sat, Apr 21, 2018

Dear Ken: Some people in my neighborhood have been painting their decks. What do you think of this idea? Would paint do a better job of protecting the...

Pets are welcome at the Colorado Springs Pet Expo, April 27-29
Pets are welcome at the Colorado Springs Pet Expo, April 27-29

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Sat, Apr 21, 2018

If you've ever felt guilty about leaving your pets at home, the Colorado Springs Pet Expo says, "Bring 'em!" All pets are welcome to attend the expo,...

Voles, gophers, owls and skunks: Welcome to Colorado Springs gardens
Voles, gophers, owls and skunks: Welcome to Colorado Springs gardens

By: - 0 Sat, Apr 21, 2018

As Colorado Springs neighborhoods and surrounding areas continue to grow, wildlife habitat has been devoured, displacing animals. In most situations,...

Don't let your cleaning supplies become clutter

By: - 0 Sat, Apr 21, 2018

New cleaning products seem to pop up every day, and it's easy to accumulate too many bottles of too many cleaners. Before you know it, your cleaning...

Friends of faux: Designers embrace fake flowers
Friends of faux: Designers embrace fake flowers

By: - 0 Sat, Apr 21, 2018

No longer the pariahs of decor, fake flowers are showing up at some of the best addresses. "There is a place for faux flowers today," says Whitney...

With fees on the rise, spend a free day at Colorado's national parks
With fees on the rise, spend a free day at Colorado's national parks

By: Seth Boster - 0 Fri, Apr 20, 2018

The price to see some of America's most wondrous outdoor places won't skyrocket as initially feared. But fees aren't getting cheaper at the national...

Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting April 20, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Apr 20, 2018

These agencies need volunteer help. Call about specific opportunities and time commitment. - Amblicab - Volunteers needed as board members to help...

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La-Z-Boy's Seven Layers of Design series: selecting interior paint and color schemes

Tue, Apr 24, 2018 - 12:06 PM

La-Z-Boy of Colorado Springs' award-winning interior design team has spent decades turning their customers' dreams into realities. Expert...

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