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  • Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Oct. 25, 2014

    By carlotta olson -
    Published: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    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 ,...

  • Pet of the week: Reacher

    The Gazette -
    Published: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    Pet of the week Name: Reacher Breed: German Shepherd Owner: Casey Curran Reacher's story: He loves his dolly, he's smart, playful and, most of all, he's my best friend! - Casey Curran To have your pet considered, email a high-resolution photo to pets@gazette.com. Please...

  • Colorado Springs recycling nonprofit joins national network

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Since its founding in 2009, Blue Star Recyclers of Colorado Springs has operated as a social enterprise - a nonprofit that employs for-profit business practices but creates a positive social impact. In Blue Star's case, it hires people with autism and other disabilities. Now, Blue...

  • Lava creeps toward road on Hawaii's Big Island

    Yesterday

    HONOLULU (AP) — A growing lava stream threatening homes and inching closer to a rural road on Hawaii's Big Island oozed forward in fits and starts this week, frustrating some residents but giving officials a window of time to prepare. The narrow, leading edge of the lava flow is now...

  • Tips for kids, adults for safe and fun Halloween

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Halloween is less than a week away and parties are already in full swing. Here are seven tips from AAA for trick-or-treaters and adults to have a safe and fun time. Trick-or-Treaters and Parents 1. Look for light, bright and reflective costumes that make trick-or-treaters easy to...

  • Public donations pay for Argentine national park

    Yesterday

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentines have a new national park that is home to endangered species like jaguars and crowned solitary eagles, thanks to donations from the public to cover the initial cost. Congress this week passed legislation creating the Impenetrable National Park...

  • 7 ideas for Colorado adventure on this warm autumn weekend

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

    It's summer again in southern Colorado - or at least it feels like it. Though autumn began more than a month ago, the weather forecast is promising lots of sun and temperatures approaching 80 degrees Friday through Sunday. Now's the time to mark off whatever is left of the season's...

  • Medieval artifacts displayed in Ky. heading home

    Yesterday

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — At a Kentucky museum, the reign is ending soon for an exhibition of medieval artifacts from England that's so prized that it took an act of Parliament to create the trans-Atlantic partnership that brought the collection to the United States. The Frazier History...

  • Will the ghost of Emma Crawford haunt the Manitou Springs coffin races?

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Parade of coffins and antique hearses, noon Saturday, coffin races will follow parade, along Manitou Avenue; after-
party with food, drinks, music and costume contests, Soda Springs Park, 35 Park Ave., Manitou Springs, free 685-5089, manitousprings.org. Coffin race viewing tips: -...

  • NYC museum plans Basquiat exhibition

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Museum plans an exhibition on graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL' BAH'-skee-aht) that includes eight rarely seen notebooks filled with his handwritten texts and sketches. "Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks" will run at the Brooklyn Museum...

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