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  • Colorado Springs area home and garden calendar for Oct. 18, 2014

    By carlotta olson -
    Published: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    HOME AND GARDEN CALENDAR friday Pikes Peak Environmental Forum - Topic will be "Permaculture - The Evolution of Amazing Space," with Tim and Laura Spear, noon- 2 p.m., The Margarita at PineCreek, 7350 Pine Creek Road. Free admission, pay for lunch....

  • WHO faulted for Ebola failures as Obama taps czar

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization bungled efforts to halt the spread of Ebola in West Africa, an internal report revealed Friday, as President Barack Obama named a trusted political adviser to take control of America's frenzied response to the epidemic. The stepped-up...

  • Tahoe level at 5-year low; no Truckee River flows

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Lingering drought has helped push Lake Tahoe's water level below its natural rim for the first time in five years, cutting off flows into the Truckee River, which has been reduced to a shallow stream as it meanders down the Sierra through Reno. The Truckee Meadows...

  • Colorado ski season kicks off in style at Arapahoe Basin

    By Stephanie Earls stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    SUMMIT COUNTY - Colorado's 2014-15 ski and snowboard season officially kicked off 9 a.m. Friday when the first set of riders on the Black Mountain Express high-speed quad chairlift at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area were swept up and deposited atop the mid-mountain run down High Noon trail....

  • Detroit museum defends 6-figure salaries

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Institute of Arts is defending the six-figure salaries of its two top executives, saying Friday that it didn't anticipate a backlash when raises were granted a few years ago, before the city filed for bankruptcy. Some suburban officials have criticized the...

  • Hagan calls for travel restrictions to stem Ebola

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — North Carolina U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan is joining the call on the Obama administration to establish a temporary travel ban on travel from nations affected by Ebola. In a statement released Friday, Hagan said a travel restriction should be part of a broad strategy to...

  • Side Streets: Royalty to attend film about combat vet's recovery from PTSD and embracing Indian heritage

    Bill Vogrin
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    American royalty will be on hand Friday as the documentary "Sitting Bull's Voice" plays at Palmer High School. From what I've learned about the film, there are several themes that should resonate with residents of the Pikes Peak region. The documentary traces the life of Ernie...

  • Blog: Waking the Dreamer Within festival

    By Jennifer Mulson
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Almost every morning, I make a little time to jot down any dreams I can remember. And not only the logistics of what was happening in the dream, but how I was feeling in the dream: angry, sad, happy, hungry, frustrated. I might not know exactly what they're trying to tell me at the...

  • Gov't to allow some Haitians to immigrate faster

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of Haitian immigrants approved to move to the United States to join relatives already living here will soon be able to immigrate before a visa is available, the Obama administration announced Friday. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Homeland...

  • Easy slow cooker chili that lives up to the hype

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Slow cookers have legions of fans. I am not among them. It's partly philosophical, partly practical. Let's start with the latter. Truth is, I'm just not good at producing food that tastes all that great in a slow cooker. Whatever I make ends up either tasteless mush or wildly...

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