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  • National forest recommends land swap for ski road

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — The Rio Grande National Forest recommended approval of a land swap Thursday that would allow a developer to build an access road to a proposed ski village near the remote Wolf Creek Ski Area in southwestern Colorado. Leavell-McCombs Joint Venture wants to build about...

  • Love is in the air in Chamber Orchestra's 'Moonlight'

    David Sckolnik
    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    Romance surrounds Jennifer DeDominici. For a decade, there has been an ongoing love affair between the award-winning mezzo-soprano and the music lovers of the Pikes Peak region. And after a local concert in which she performed, she met her future husband - Colorado Springs...

  • Take the first Royal Gorge train to Santa's house

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    Colorado Santa doesn't mess around. He has built his North Pole and workshop in the Royal Gorge, and the only way to get there is the Santa Express Train at the Royal Gorge Route Railroad. The popular holiday train hits the rails for the 12th year at the Royal Gorge. "We have...

  • Colorado Springs group seeks top-notch look for Pikes Peak summit house

    By Lance Benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    As plans inch along to replace Pikes Peak's oft- maligned Summit House, a citizens' group with deep roots in public service says it wants to make sure that whatever gets built in its place can boast about more than its doughnuts. "This is a once-in-a-generation chance," said Marcy...

  • Low gas prices to bring out more holiday travelers

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The lowest holiday gasoline prices in five years are expected to result in an increased number of Oklahomans traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. AAA Oklahoma estimates nearly 602,000 Oklahomans will travel this year during the holiday — the highest...

  • Thanksgiving getaway: 46.3 million to hit the road

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — There is good news for Thanksgiving travelers: the price of gas is at five-year lows. The bad news: a lot more people will be driving. During the holiday weekend, 46.3 million Americans are expected to go 50 miles or more from home, the highest number since 2007,...

  • On the Fly: Is fluoro worth the cost? Depends on where you fish

    By Jon Kleis Special to The Gazette
    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    During guide trips, I'm often asked the difference between monofilament and fluorocarbon leaders, and whether those differences justify the price gaps. Even though fluorocarbon has a different name, it's simply another type of monofilament. The differences between fluoro and...

  • Market improving for beetle-killed trees

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Rising timber prices are improving the market for trees killed by spruce beetles in the Rio Grande National Forest. The Pueblo Chieftain reported Thursday (http://tinyurl.com/oago4by ) two high-capacity sawmills have opened in Colorado and Wyoming after the U.S....

  • Cookbooks see growth, but slow to move to digital

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    A few years ago, Ken Hagemann was drawn to what he thought was the future of cookbooks. Lured by the ease and searchability promised by e-books and apps, he purged most of his old school volumes. But instead of a digital culinary epiphany, he found only disappointment. "You can't get...

  • TV Land pulls 'Cosby Show' from lineup

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — NBC has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development and TV Land will stop airing reruns of "The Cosby Show," moves that came a day after another woman came forward claiming that the once-beloved comic had sexually assaulted her. NBC spokeswoman Rebecca...

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