With eye on future foreign flights, Vegas airport to grow

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas plans to double the number of international gates at McCarran International Airport with the expectation that foreign travel to the destination will climb as officials seek out prized...

Trail talk: Fort Collins a role model for Colorado Springs as a city for cyclists

By: Susan Davies, Special to The Gazette

"You live in such a beautiful place!"

We've all heard that sentiment from visitors. We never grow tired of hearing it.

Recently, however, a visitor shared a very different assessment. Her assessment...

Dutch rabbit Miffy and Matisse side-by-side at Rijksmuseum

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Miffy is hanging with Matisse at the Rijksmuseum.

A new exhibition highlighting the significance of Dick Bruna, the Dutch artist who created the cute white bunny, puts his work alongside that...

Children's Museum of Manhattan features NYC's sights, sounds

NEW YORK (AP) — An upcoming installation at the Children's Museum of Manhattan invites kids to explore the sounds, sights and flavors of New York City.

Young visitors will play-act parallel parking, driving a...

How to do right by summer's bounty of luscious tomatoes

If you're like me, you believe that a fresh, ripe tomato is one of the best things about summer. And this tart is an ode to the tomato in season — and a lesson about how to make the most of it.

Let's start...

God and gold: Legacy of Colorado mining camp's Father Dyer still shines

By: Steve Rabey, Religion Correspondent

After gold was discovered in Colorado in the summer of 1859, the hopeful headed west, creating mining camps and primitive towns throughout the Rocky Mountains.

Two years later, a circuit-riding Methodist...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 30, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson



SEPT. 11

"I'd Like to Buy an Enemy" - 7 p.m., Beth-el Mennonite Church, 4625 Ranch Drive. With homemade pie auction to benefit peace work; 636-2716.


Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Aug. 27, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson


9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 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...