AROUND TOWN: There were Happy Trails at Bear Creek Nature Center

By: linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com

Smiles have returned to the Happy Trails annual Buffalo Gals barbecue fundraiser at Bear Creek Nature Center.

For several years the popular El Paso County nature centers event had been under a cloud of...

AROUND TOWN: A Summer Bash at Ronald McDonald House

By: linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com

What better place to celebrate providing a home away from home for 9,000 families with critically ill children hospitalized nearby over the years than at the spacious, homey Ronald McDonald House itself?

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AROUND TOWN: Shrimp Boil, s'mores favorites at Cheyenne Village event

By: linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com

It's one of the year's favorite gatherings, under a big, white party tent beside the beach at Country Club of Colorado: a low country shrimp boil where giant pans filled with shrimp and sausage, potatoes and corn...