• Table Talk: Colorado Springs Indulgent Festival was a winner with attendees

    By teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    Twelve thousand tasters sampled and voted for their favorite sweets, savories and beverages presented at the Colorado Indulgence Festival, held Feb. 15 at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort. And the winners are: - Most Indulgent Display - Best of Show: Cheyenne Mountain Resort Gold...

  • Pets of the week: Kona and Sadie

    The Gazette -
    Yesterday

    Name: Kona and Sadie Breed: Golden retriever/lab mix Owners: Abby Sears and Kaitlin Sundahl Kona and Sadie's story: They are one year old and the best of friends. - Sears To have your pet considered, email a high-resolution photo to pets@gazette.com. Please include the pet's...

  • The magic of Moab: New trails increase allure for mountain bikers

    By Lance Benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Moab, Utah - With punishing rock steps and gasp- inducing grades, Captain Ahab Trail has stomped its way to the top as a new titan of the mountain biking scene here - at least among riders who manage to survive it. Yet the celebrated experts- only romp - completed in 2013 and feted...

  • Learn to love a long, slow braise to make tough meat awesome

    Yesterday

    How do you transform a tough, less expensive cut of meat into something tender and delicious? You braise it! Braising is a wonderful and basic cooking technique that uses a slow, wet heat in a covered pot. It's great for cuts such as chuck, flank, brisket, rump and round. In fact,...

  • CBS sponsoring Vietnam exhibit at Newseum to honor Bob Simon

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — CBS will sponsor an upcoming exhibit about the Vietnam war at the Newseum in Washington to honor "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon and his five decades of war reporting. "Reporting Vietnam" will open May 22 at the museum, recalling how journalists reported the war...

  • Head start driver, bus monitor fired after kids left on bus

    Yesterday

    BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — A Head Start program in Beaufort County has fired a driver and a bus monitor after two toddlers were left on a bus unattended for three hours. Beaufort Jasper Head Start executive director Leroy Gilliard tells local media outlets that the two employees did not...

  • Trail to Rainbow Bridge National Monument closed for repairs

    Yesterday

    PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — The trail from Lake Powell to Rainbow Bridge National Monument is closed for repairs until further notice. Glen Canyon National Recreation officials say recent flooding damaged part of the trail, making it unsafe to use. Repairs are underway. The monument is...

  • Arizona Senate approves bill to reopen mining museum

    Yesterday

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Senate has approved a bill to reopen the Mining and Mineral Museum that closed in 2011. The proposal would transfer the stewardship of the museum from the Arizona Historical Society to the Arizona Geological Survey and allocate more than $428,000 for operation and...

  • Colorado mountain snowcast: Wintry pattern will be taking a break

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    It was quite a finish to February! Many mountain locations have picked up FEET of snow in the last week to 10 days. Most importantly, the southwest mountains have received the most snow out of any other location. This region had been struggling with a lack of snow for most of the...

  • Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting March 5, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    ADOPTION FAIRS 9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com. 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.; dreampower.org ,...

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