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  • Be aware of bees this time of year around Colorado Springs, but don't despair

    By Lance Benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Jul 18, 2015

    When honeybees come swarming to a bough near you, don't balk - celebrate. Then call the Pikes Peak Beekeepers Association to have the bees safely and humanely cleared out. Every year around this time, bees in search of new hives find temporary shelter on branches, in bushes and...

  • Pilot light poses issue

    By Ken Moon Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Sat, Jul 11, 2015

    Dear Ken: My furnace's pilot light goes out about once a year. When I relight it, I have to hold the button for several minutes and even then it takes several tries. What's going on? - Stan Answer: I think you have a bad thermocouple. That's the little probe that the flame impinges...

  • Tour puts gorgeous gardens on display

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Jul 11, 2015

    Want a little Colorado Springs history with your horticultural showcasing? The 2015 FOX Open Garden Tour provides exclusive access to the grounds of private homes in the Old North End, where owners and designers have created some of the city's more impressive displays of residential...

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