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  • Hot Springs, Arkansas: 5 free things to see and do

    Updated: Thu, Oct 2, 2014

    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Hot Springs is a history-lover's dream. Over the years, visitors to this city of 35,000 in central Arkansas have ranged from baseball stars to notorious gangsters, all drawn by one thing: the naturally occurring warm mineral water that gives the area its name....

  • Vintage 66 Route motel to get $15.9M renovation

    Updated: Thu, Oct 2, 2014

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A vintage 66 Route motel in Albuquerque saved from a wrecking ball is set to undergo a $15.9 million redevelopment. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://goo.gl/ufPhBX) the city announced Tuesday that Palindrome Communities was selected to renovate the...

  • AROUND TOWN: Girl Scouts honor 2014 Women of Distinction, including Amelia Earhart

    By Linda Navarro, The Gazette, linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: 34 min ago

    The stage was filled with powerful local women who in the words of keynote speaker Amelia Rose Earhart "exceed expectations." Former TV reporter Earhart, namesake of but no relation to the aviatrix with the same name, had blown away all expectations in June by becoming the youngest...

  • Volunteer Profile: Patty Borish 'Whatever it takes to fight'

    By Leslie Massey, leslie.massey@gazette.com
    Updated: 42 min ago

    Twenty years ago, Carol Kelley solicited her friend, Patty Borish, to help her with a fundraiser. “I went to a party – wine and snacks were served – and I left with a job,” Borish said. That party was the initial planning process for the first Race for the Cure in Colorado Springs....

  • Pikes Peak region trail 'one of the last remaining wild places along the Front Range'

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    From the wind- and rain-carved rocks of Ice Cave Cliffs, it's easy to imagine you're lost in a wilderness of imponderable scale - or peering somehow back in time. Like the best magic, it turns on an illusion. "You're actually about 3 miles from civilization," said Tom Mowle of the...

  • South Slope of Pikes Peak to open to the public

    By Lance Benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    The South Slope Recreational Area - off-limits to the public for more than a century - is officially ready for visitors. But if you're looking for specifics, you'll have to wait a bit longer. City officials announced Wednesday that they will disclose details of an imminent opening...

  • Cuomo announces upstate NY bus tours

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is launching a new bus service that will carry tourists from New York City to destinations upstate and on Long Island. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the new I Love New York bus program Wednesday. The service will begin this month with Saturday trips to the...

  • On The Run: On the difficult road to greatness

    By Tommy Manning Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Thu, Oct 2, 2014

    What makes a great runner great? Why do some finish top five in the Boston Marathon while others struggle to break an hour in a 10K? Exercise physiologists say the answer is found mostly in genetics and there are three major factors contributing to endurance performance: VO2max,...

  • Colorado fishing report for Oct. 2, 2014

    Colorado Parks and Wildlife -
    Published: Thu, Oct 2, 2014

    Fishing report Conditions Northeast Colorado Eleven Mile State Park - Trout (good): Many big fish of late have been caught on PowerBait (red, orange, chartreuse). The worm floated with a marshmallow technique is still working. Trolling with cowbells and crawler was productive last...

  • Out There calendar for Oct. 2, 2014

    Published: Thu, Oct 2, 2014

    ALMANAC Cycling MONDAY Showing of "Half the Road - The Passion, Pitfalls and Power of Women's Professional Cycling" - 7 p.m., Old Town Bike Shop, 426 S. Tejon St., $7; 475-8589, tinyurl.com/n839oym. Hiking ONGOING Fountain Creek Nature Center hikes - 320 Peppergrass Lane,...

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