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Cripple Creek pays homage to historic roots with 87th Donkey Derby Days

Sun, Jun 24, 2018 - 7:53 PM 0

Before casinos came to Cripple Creek nearly 30 years ago, donkeys would have been more at home in the old mountain mining town than one-armed bandits....

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Colorado Springs church's aquaponics garden a source of healing within and beyond

Sun, Jun 24, 2018 - 9:44 AM 0

On a Saturday morning last November, Tina Zamora entered a steel and solar-wrapped structure as if a stranger in a strange, new world. Heads of lettuce...

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Colorado Springs downtown Art on the Streets celebrates 20th anniversary. Here's your peek at 17 exhibits.
Colorado Springs downtown Art on the Streets celebrates 20th anniversary. Here's your peek at 17 exhibits.

By: Jen Mulson - 0 1 hr ago

Downtown Colorado Springs lures visitors for many reasons, not the least of which is its rich collection of public art. Art on the Streets celebrates...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, June 25
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, June 25

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 3 hr ago

Here's a look at what's going on Monday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Arts Festival — More than 80 artists,...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, June 24
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, June 24

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 9 hr ago

Here's a look at what's going on Sunday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare...

Colorado Springs area home and garden events starting June 23, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Yesterday

Here's a list of home and garden events starting June 23 in the Colorado Springs area.

Five ideas for decorating with books
Five ideas for decorating with books

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Your books used to say something about you. But today, people are using tomes as a decorating statement for their looks, not their content. Some...

Brittle concrete cracks and moves. Here's how to repair it.
Brittle concrete cracks and moves. Here's how to repair it.

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If your house is more than a few years old, chances are the concrete has moved, settled or cracked. Here are answers to the most common problems:...

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting June 24, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sun, Jun 24, 2018

June Palisade Peaches Fundraiser - To benefit PILLAR, order deadline is Aug. 6; pillarinstitute.org/palisade-peaches. Purely Ponds Parade of Ponds -...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting June 24, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sun, Jun 24, 2018

Music/Stage/Art FRIDAY Jazz in the Garden - With Gregory Goodloe and the Light Years Ahead Band, 7 p.m., Grace and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church,...

Legendary Colorado Springs nightclub owner Fannie Mae Duncan being immortalized in bronze
Legendary Colorado Springs nightclub owner Fannie Mae Duncan being immortalized in bronze

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

A bronze tribute to a beloved local African-American entrepreneur will greet visitors next year a block from where her legendary downtown Colorado...

Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting June 22, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

These agencies need volunteers. Call about opportunities and time commitment. - American Advertising Federation of Colorado Springs - Email...

Tommy Fergerson, one-armed skydiver, on tragedy, recovery, and living life
Tommy Fergerson, one-armed skydiver, on tragedy, recovery, and living life

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018

“I’d much rather die living than risk dying without having lived at all.” It was a rendition of a phrase I’d heard before, but this time, it meant...

Summer solstice is Thursday: 5 things to know about the longest day of the year
Summer solstice is Thursday: 5 things to know about the longest day of the year

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This Thursday is the summer solstice, that enchanting day each year when sunlight reigns supreme and nighttime almost seems like an afterthought. It is...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, June 21
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, June 21

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Thursday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, June 23
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, June 23

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Saturday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare...

AROUND TOWN: Pam Keller receives top United Way award for program helping Mitchell students graduate
AROUND TOWN: Pam Keller receives top United Way award for program helping Mitchell students graduate

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Pam Keller, who with her husband Dave is the Keller of Keller Homes, received Pikes Peak United Way's top 2018 volunteer honor, the S. Jerrard Smith...

Colorado Springs fans of healthy eating scooping up refreshing acai bowls
Colorado Springs fans of healthy eating scooping up refreshing acai bowls

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

First, let's say it right: "acai" is pronounced ah-sigh-EE. Nothing puts a smile on the face of a food server quicker than a mispronounced "acai."...

4 weeknight pastas come together faster than it takes to boil water
4 weeknight pastas come together faster than it takes to boil water

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

For pasta lovers like me, Sundays are for long-simmered ragùs and, when I'm feeling really ambitious, homemade noodles. For the rest of the week, I can...

A no-cook meal that might change your mind about canned tuna
A no-cook meal that might change your mind about canned tuna

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Here's a simple meal that's al fresco friendly. Take it to an outdoor concert, a ballgame or your backyard patio. Colorful bell pepper and carrot add...

Make one-pan Spanish Eggs and Potatoes, and you'll learn to fry
Make one-pan Spanish Eggs and Potatoes, and you'll learn to fry

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Potatoes, onion and eggs make a trio that promises good eating and many possibilities. The classic tortilla Española is a prime example, and some of my...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting June 20, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

CLASSES ONGOING Authentic Indian Recipes - 2840 Helmsdale Drive. Cost and registration: 304-6111, polkadotsandcurry.com. - Meatless Monday -...

Easy, perfectly peeled hard-cooked eggs from pressure cooker
Easy, perfectly peeled hard-cooked eggs from pressure cooker

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

I admit it, I've bored many a party companion with my excitement over the perfect hard-cooked eggs I made using a pressure cooker. But you can't blame...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, June 22
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, June 22

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Friday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, June 20
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, June 20

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Tuesday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare...

Live Well: Monument woman racks up 50 years of daily runs
Live Well: Monument woman racks up 50 years of daily runs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Last year on Labor Day, Carol Bohannon celebrated a noteworthy stat: 50 years of running. Every single day. "I jog every day. Sometimes it goes to a...

Lessons from Colorado's ultimate dinosaur graveyard
Lessons from Colorado's ultimate dinosaur graveyard

By: Seth Boster - 0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Jensen, Utah - The Dinosaur Diamond Scenic Byway climbs north, high to epic overlooks of a forested basin, before it tumbles back to the desert that...

5 facts about dinosaurs in Colorado: From a beast in Garden of the Gods to a T. rex discovery
5 facts about dinosaurs in Colorado: From a beast in Garden of the Gods to a T. rex discovery

By: Seth Boster - 0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018

While Dinosaur National Monument is perhaps the West's most striking hub of prehistoric remains, you don't have to go as far as state lines to...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, June 19
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, June 19

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Tuesday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare...

Hot springs in Colorado: This Colorado hot spring was frequented by U.S. presidents
Hot springs in Colorado: This Colorado hot spring was frequented by U.S. presidents

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

Indian Hot Springs in Idaho Springs is rooted in a history that goes deeper than the mining days that made the surrounding town famous. Before the...

AROUND TOWN: Brunch guests bid high for latest handbags, help Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary send kids to camp
AROUND TOWN: Brunch guests bid high for latest handbags, help Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary send kids to camp

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary added something popular and new for their spring brunch: Coach, Kate Spade and Dooney & Burke. And they sold...

Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem
Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

GENEVA — The World Health Organization says some obsessive video gamers may really have an addiction. In its latest revision to a disease...

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The Seven Layers of Design - Part IV - Presented by La-Z-Boy Furniture of Colorado Springs

Wed, Jun 6, 2018 - 4:35 PM

La-Z-Boy of Colorado Springs' award-winning interior design team has spent decades turning their customers' dreams into realities. Expert...

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