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  • Space tourism rocket crash stirs mixed emotions

    Updated: 16 min ago

    The explosion of Virgin Galactic's passenger rocket ship is stirring up mixed emotions as scientists and others involved in the space industry wait for more details on what happened over the Mojave Desert. While several people expressed sadness that one pilot was killed and another...

  • Colorado Springs fiber artist branches out - to yard

    Published: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    First there was the branch, which broke from the tree and became a big stick, which then was dragged to the curb by Baerbel Froehlin's neighbor. Trash day came and went, and the stick remained. Waste Management didn't consider it trash. Neither did Froehlin. A fiber artist and...

  • Year-Round Gardening: Make use of leaves piling up on lawn

    By Brook E. Mark Colorado Master Gardener -
    Published: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    Like a kid, I love to crunch through the dry leaves under my ash tree in the fall, releasing their earthy smell. If you have deciduous trees and plants, the leaves they drop every fall can be a curse or a blessing. We see plastic bags, lined up like soldiers, set out by the curb for...

  • Fall decor gets cozy with sweaters

    By KIM COOK The Associated Press -
    Published: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    Cozying up in a favorite sweater is one of the distinct pleasures of autumn. This fall, designers and retailers are stitching up sweater motifs on an array of home decor. So while you're wrapping yourself in a big, soft cardigan, you also can grace your space with a dollop of knitted...

  • Colorado Springs area home and garden events starting Nov. 1, 2014

    Published: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    HOME AND GARDEN CALENDAR Nov. 8 Veggie Garden Class - A to Z in Gardening - 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Aspen Valley Ranch, 1152 County Road 231, Woodland Park, $60. Registration: Nov. 15 Silk Flower Centerpiece for the Home - 
11 a.m., Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills...

  • Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Nov. 1, 2014

    By carlotta olson -
    Published: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    ADOPTION FAIRS 9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; Dreampower - For dogs, cats and small caged pets, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and noon-3:30 p.m. Sunday, PetSmart, 571 N. Academy Blvd.; ,...

  • Pet of the week:

    The Gazette -
    Published: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    Pet of the week Name: Finn Breed: Mixed Owner: Kathy and Kent Carson Finn's story: Finn is our 7-year-old who we adopted as a stray from the Humane Society at 10 months. When we took him in for his first vet appointment, we asked what breed he might be, and the vet said "pure ......

  • Amid Ebola scare, Canada restricts visas

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada's Conservative government said it is suspending visa applications for residents and nationals of countries with "widespread and persistent-intense transmission" of the Ebola virus. With Friday's decision, Canada joined Australia in suspending entry visas for...

  • Colorado Springs resort adds new chef, menu and sommelier to its eateries

    teresa j. farney -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    There's never a dull moment for The Broadmoor culinary team. The Penrose Room has a new chef de cuisine, Greg Vassos, who is introducing a new menu. Vassos brings his contemporary French and American-style touch to the dishes being served at the classy Penrose Room. He has worked...

  • Feds consider geothermal leases near Mount Baker

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is considering whether to lease parts of forest lands around Mount Baker so that companies could explore tapping the heat below the Earth's surface to generate electricity. At least one company has expressed interest in 2013 in leasing about 22...