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  • Video Game Review - Beautiful 'Forza Horizon 2' offers tons of driving fun

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    Title: “Forza Horizon 2” Format: Xbox One Price: $59.99 Publisher: Microsoft Studios Developer: Playground Games ESRB Rating: E 10+ (Everyone 10 and older) The Grade: A  What is it? An open world racing game set in Europe. The action in “Forza Horizon” centers on the...

  • Northern Colorado corn maze pays tribute to friend

    By Joshua Polson, The Greeley Tribune
    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    LASALLE — For 15 years, Glen Fritzler has opened his yearly corn maze south of LaSalle to myriad emotions. The maze that has become one of Colorado's premier fall events has prompted laughter, excitement and even fear. However, it has never induced sorrow — until recently. There...

  • Junior Rangers program helps kids learn about wildlife

    By name newspaper -
    Updated: Sat, Sep 27, 2014

    A mother's shriek broke the pleasant calm of an early afternoon hike Saturday in Cheyenne Mountain Stake Park. Some people gawked. "Amazing finding a big snake like that in the wild," Todd Seidenberg said. "Unreal," said his wife, Melissa Seidenberg, while cracking a smile. In...

  • Side Streets: Colorado Springs' new Library 21c is on the cutting edge

    By Bill Vogrin, The Gazette -
    Updated: Sat, Sep 27, 2014

    Armed with blocks of wood and a computer flash drive, Debi Sutherland went to the library to create graduation mementos for her daughter and nephew. She planned to use a laser cutter to etch the wood with the Liberty High School logo, senior photos and messages of love. And Debi...

  • Teens show up for event at Colorado Springs park site they lobbied for as third graders

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    After a five-year letter writing campaign by hundreds of children and residents from the Briargate neighborhood, the Colorado Springs Parks and Recreation board approved a multimillion-dollar park project called John Venezia Community Park. The children went wild with happiness. "We...

  • New 'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' trailer features virtual Kevin Spacey and a new co-op mode

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    This week Activision released another trailer to get gamers prepped for November's newest "Call of Duty" offering. This time you'll get a peek at an eerily accurate looking virtual Kevin Spacey (in full on angry Frank Underwood mode) and you'll view some of the action in Exo-Survival,...

  • Doherty High School student's mother looks forward by keeping son's memory alive

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    On Sept. 10, Jake Crookston had dinner with his dad and watched TV. The slight 15-year-old, described as gentle and quiet by his mom, seemed happy. Early the next morning, Jake headed off as usual to Doherty High School. But instead of going to class, he went into a bathroom and...

  • Free Love and Logic parenting classes coming to Colorado Springs

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    Catholic Charities of Central Colorado is offering a free six-week series of Love and Logic parenting classes, starting next month. The classes - which can cost $80 or more - will take place from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 15 through Nov. 19, at the nonprofit's Marian House, 14...

  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo wins prestigious award for exhibit

    By Stephanie Earls stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    Cheyenne Mountain Zoo received top design honors from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums for its Encounter Africa exhibit, a 
$13.5 million, 10-acre addition that opened in 2013 to showcase elephants, lions, meerkats and black rhinoceros. The prestigious award - bestowed this...

  • Service plays matchmaker between task seekers, task-doers in Colorado Springs

    By barbara cotter barb.cotter@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    In a busy world, who has time to mow the lawn, stand in line for the latest iPhone or Black Friday purchase, or bake a special dessert? On the premise that someone inevitably has the time and inclination to perform tasks that others are too time-strapped or unable to take on...

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