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  • Group backs plan to turn Astrodome into large park

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    HOUSTON (AP) — An idea to turn the iconic but shuttered Houston Astrodome into a massive indoor park and green space area holds great promise, a nonprofit research group focused on land use said Friday. At a meeting within sign of the structure, Washington, D.C.-based Urban Land...

  • Blog: Folding inward

    By Jennifer Mulson
    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    Everything cycles. Moods, bodies, relationships, the land. Ayurveda teaches us to cycle with the seasons. Winter is the time of year we go to ground. It's the darkest time of year and the earth lies fallow. This is the time to turn inward, and if you have a yoga practice, a perfect...

  • List: Colorado Springs in the holiday spirit, and it's 'Frozen' in time

    The Gazette
    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    Feeling like you're prepared for Christmas with the holiday less than a week away? Perhaps it's not a surprise, according to e-commerce retailer Zulily. Colorado Springs ranked sixth in recent weeks for places in the country where "holiday spirit is in full swing." Miami, even with...

  • Food fads: Navigate trends, ingredient lists to choose pet best diet

    By Russell Welfare, DVM, North Powers Animal Hospital
    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    Sponsored: More people are trying to give their pets better, healthier, longer lives. What your pet eats can have a direct effect: the better the food, the healthier the animal. Unfortunately, interpreting pet food labels is difficult, and too much incorrect information regarding the...

  • Correction: Tule Springs National Monument story

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a story Dec. 12 about Tule Springs being designated as a national monument, The Associated Press reported erroneously that it would be Nevada's first. Lehman Caves was designated a national monument in 1922 before being made part of Great Basin National Park in...

  • Wellness Program for Pets provides care for pets of terminally ill

    By Hannah Blick, PETacular
    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    Eighteen years ago, a Colorado Springs hospice nurse named Joanne Bonicelli realized there wasn’t a safe place her patients could send their pets when they could no longer care for them. She made up her mind to do something about it, and Safe Place for Pets was born. Nearly two decades...

  • Gift ideas for pet lovers

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    A Charmed Impression Dog Paw Necklace $42 Order a custom made, personalized necklace for the pet lover in your life! This also makes a touching gift for someone who has recently lost a furry loved one. -Originally posted on www.etsy.com, via Pinterest.com. I Could Pee on...

  • Spicy peanut noodle comfort for New Year's Eve

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    Let's be honest about New Year's Eve. Once you've reached a certain age, celebrating stops being about partying and starts being all about hunkering down with a movie and comfort food on the couch. There is no shame in admitting this. After all, most of us spend most of the year...

  • Volaris begins Cancun route at Las Vegas airport

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mexican airline Volaris says it's twice a week flights linking Las Vegas and Cancun, Mexico have begun. The airline announced Thursday that it would offer one flight twice a week, every Thursday and Sunday. It's the only flight linking Las Vegas with the tropical...

  • Holocaust Survivor Hauptman dies; will be buried in Colorado Springs

    BY LISA WALTON lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    Holocaust survivor, lion tamer and longtime Colorado Springs resident Sara Hauptman died Wednesday in El Paso, Texas. She was 96. Hauptman was born Aug. 15, 
1918, in Brussels. She lost several family members to the Holocaust, including her mother and younger brother, who were...

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