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  • AROUND THE HOUSE: Older homes may need vents cleaned

    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    Dear Ken: Do vents in the heating system really need to be cleaned? - Jay Answer: It usually depends on the age of the house. You can check the cleanliness of your heating system before deciding to hire someone to clean it. After sundown, remove two or three floor vent covers and...

  • YEAR-ROUND GARDENING: A day for architecture and horticulture

    By Kitty West Colorado Master Gardener -
    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    Activity: From 9 a.m. to 
3 p.m. Saturday, the Woman's Educational Society of Colorado College will provide educational tours of the Van Briggle building on the CC campus. The tour is a fundraiser for CC students who need financial assistance to pursue a college education. (Cost is...

  • Pet of the week: Magic

    The Gazette -
    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    Pet of the week Name: Magic Breed: Paint Owner: Mary Lawrence Magic's story: When the gavel came down at the horse auction, no one had placed a bid on a small, untrained, frightened paint mare. The auctioneer gave a glance toward a buyer looking for slaughter horses and got a nod...

  • Dogs get blues when youngsters go back to school

    By SUE MANNING The Associated Press -
    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    Young people aren't the only ones who get back-to-school blues. Pooches used to months of constant playtime can get upset when their best buddies disappear with the dog days of summer. Many dogs whine and wait eagerly at the front door but eventually adjust to the absence of their...

  • Pet Notes calendar Sept. 20, 2014

    By CARLOTTA OLSON -
    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 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.;...

  • Home and Garden calendar: Sept. 20, 2014

    By CARLOTTA OLSON -
    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    HOME AND GARDEN CALENDAR Thursdays and Saturdays Harlan Wolfe Ranch Pick 'n Pay - Spinach, lettuce, argula, kale, herbs and more available, 9 a.m.-noon, Harlan Wolfe Ranch, 915 W. Cheyenne Road; ppugardens.org.
 Friday-Sept. 28 Log and Timber Home Show Expo - Denver Mart, 451 E....

  • Fence-jumper makes it into the White House

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A man jumped over the fence of the White House on Friday and made it through the front door before officers managed to apprehend him, the Secret Service said. President Barack Obama had departed the White House just minutes earlier. The rare security breach was...

  • Committee to read Rounds, Daugaard answers on EB-5

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakotans will find out next week what the former and current governors said they know as part of an investigation of a federal program that grants visas to people who invest in rural, job-creating South Dakota projects. The Government Operations and...

  • Planned luxury rail resort service ends in auction

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    POTTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The dream of establishing a luxury train service between The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia and the nation's capital has ended in an auction of nine rail cars and other assets. The Greenbrier Express cars were sold Thursday in Pottstown for amounts ranging...

  • A speedy, kitchen sink approach to pumpkin bread

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Some days you just need to embrace a kitchen sink approach to cooking. This quick bread is just such a case. A few years back, I came up with a recipe for a gingery pumpkin bread that was pretty much everything I wanted in a pumpkin bread. It was tender and moist, robustly — but not...

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