Seth Boster


Seth joined The Gazette in May 2016 after working at The Star in Anniston, Ala.
  • Colorful Colorado: At a remote village, magic in the mountains

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    RED FEATHER LAKES - Main street, as the locals know it, is a gravel lot where a three-legged dog hobbles. He wanders by the Ace Hardware, a new, strange addition to this mountain village where major commercial names are as rare as cell reception. If the dog has patrolled here over...

  • For Colorado Springs mothers with children lost to suicide, hope from one another

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    Lynda Shelhamer and Chris Volberding begin most days with a walk. They've come to know the creatures at Rock Ledge Ranch: Patches, the cow that stares back at them; the mustangs that nuzzle in apparent affection; the two mallards that dawdle side by side on the path ahead to Garden...

  • Pikes Pick: Winner, winner, fried chicken dinner at Juniper Valley Ranch

    Published: Sun, Jun 25, 2017

    Don't let the summer go by without taking the family to Juniper Valley Ranch Restaurant. The fried chicken dinners with all the fixin's are being served for a 66th season out in the country south of town. It's a nostalgic experience inside the red adobe mud hut, built by a man whose...

  • Pikes Picks: A musical trip to Long Beach; raise a glass to Nano 108 Brewing

    Updated: Fri, Jun 23, 2017

    Long Beach original Catch West Coast rapper/producer Warren G (aka Warren Griffin) at The Black Sheep on Wednesday. His G-funk single "Regulate" with Nate Dogg got lots of radio play in the mid-90s and still rings familiar. It samples Michael McDonald's "I Keep Forgettin" for an...

  • Happy Trails: Outlook Ridge at Mueller State Park

    Published: Fri, Jun 23, 2017

    Outlook Ridge Trail at Mueller State Park We in Colorado Springs are spoiled by the proximity of Mueller State Park, a gem among this state's protected places. You'll find some of the best fall colors inside or outside the park as you drive along the aspen-flanked Colorado 67. The...

  • WATCH: A day in the life of a Colorado whitewater rafting guide

    Updated: Wed, Jun 21, 2017

    BUENA VISTA - The river through Browns Canyon is high and rowdy, and Meg Bendik is in her comfort zone. She raises her voice to be heard over the waves crashing against the raft. "Back left!" the guide shouts, and two on the boat's left side paddle backward. "Forward right!" and...

  • 7 things you likely didn't know about Colorado Springs' founding fathers

    Updated: Mon, Jun 19, 2017

    It is thanks to a handful of fathers of the founding variety that we're celebrating Father's Day in Colorado Springs. Today, we reflect on the city's founders. Here are seven things you didn't know about them: 1. Colorado Springs' leading man, Gen. William Jackson Palmer, would be...

  • When will the Waldo Canyon Trail reopen? Questions answered 5 years after the massive fire

    Updated: Mon, Jun 19, 2017

    Five years after the Waldo Canyon fire, that is a question still being posed by the public, said Pikes Peak District Ranger Oscar Martinez of the U.S. Forest Service. Conservationists call Pikes Peak’s granite-based soil  “kitty litter,” for its pebbly, porous condition, which...

  • Colorado state parks: Ridgway

    Published: Mon, Jun 19, 2017

    Ridgway Description: Some Coloradans swear that this area on the Western Slope is the most scenic place in the state. The visual treats are on a full platter at this recreation paradise a short drive from Ouray. The San Juan Mountains flow in the background of a sparkling reservoir, a...

  • Pikes Pick: Country artist continues to set himself apart

    Updated: Sun, Jun 18, 2017

    Jason Isbell has done it again. He's the best recording singer-songwriter in my book, and that's reinforced by "The Nashville Sound," the new, folky album by him and his band. It's not on the same level as 2013's "Southeastern," but then again, it's not fair comparing anything to the...

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