Seth Boster


Seth joined The Gazette in May 2016 after working at The Star in Anniston, Ala.
  • Colorful Colorado: The mythical rocks of Spanish Peaks country

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Huerfano County - From Interstate 25, it's as impossible to miss as the wind turbines that break the view of the mighty twin peaks: a 300-foot mound of what looks like black rubble, a miniature volcano in a field of yucca, cactuses and cow pies. Huerfano Butte is but one "volcanic...

  • Outward Bound: In Garden of the Gods conundrum, public should be ultimate voice

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    The Denver artist was "pleasantly surprised" as he cruised around Garden of the Gods, searching for the right place to set up his easel. It was shortly after 7 a.m. on a weekday before summer. So maybe he shouldn't have been surprised. But he was, because he was cruising, and as...

  • Happy Trails: Mays Peak

    Published: Mon, Mar 19, 2018

    Mays Peak Of the summits from North Cheyenne CaƱon Park, mounts Cutler and Muscoco are most popular. The opportunity to reach two mountaintops from one trail is hard to pass - impossible, literally, as the trailhead sits beside the road from the park's main entrance. Lesser known is...

  • Skiing Colorado: Howelsen Hill

    Published: Mon, Mar 19, 2018

    Howelsen Hill Nothing proclaims Steamboat Springs as Ski Town USA like the local hill. It's not just any local hill. It's steeped in 103-year history, the longest continuing history of any ski area in the West. No such complex in North America compares in size with Howelsen Hill's...

  • Report shows outdoor recreation's economic worth to Colorado Springs area

    Updated: Fri, Mar 16, 2018

    Long considered a nice backdrop, the Colorado Springs area's outdoors is now bringing in the green. During its second annual State of the Outdoors event, the Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance revealed that locals spend $2.14 billion every year on their activities on trails, open...

  • Pikes Picks: Turn at the windmill in Woodland Park for guilty pleasures

    Updated: Fri, Mar 16, 2018

    TV tonight "On My Block" is a coming-of-age comedy co-created by "Awkward" showrunner Lauren Iungerich. It follows four bright and street-savvy pals as they navigate their way through high school life in South Central Los Angeles. Netflix Chuck Barney, Tribune News Service Right...

  • Tony Dungy Q&A: The coach on Trump, 'a battle in this world' and overcoming suicide

    Updated: Thu, Mar 15, 2018

    In a packed sanctuary last weekend, renowned football coach Tony Dungy took the stage and recalled his first meeting as a Pittsburgh Steeler. "I was sitting in the front row, taking notes like my mom always told me to do," Dungy said, setting the scene for attendees of Charis Bible...

  • Paid parking idea percolates for Garden of the Gods, pilot program could begin this summer

    Updated: Tue, Mar 13, 2018

    Put up a parking lot? That question lingers as Colorado Springs decision-makers contemplate the future of America's favorite city park. Nobody claims to have a simple remedy for Garden of the Gods' worsening summer traffic congestion. But one option presented Monday night - deemed by...

  • Pikes Pick: Another release from legendary John Prine is on tap

    Published: Tue, Mar 13, 2018

    I'll be counting down the days to April 13. That's when John Prine will put out his first album since 2005, as folk's songwriting sage announced last month. The announcement came with the release of "Summer's End," a teaser track from "The Tree of Forgiveness" - classic Prine. "Well...

  • Modest in elevation, these 7 summits around Colorado Springs worth the hype

    Updated: Mon, Mar 12, 2018

    The final wait is on to hike Cheyenne Mountain. The Dixon Trail is expected to be finished this summer after the Colorado Springs Parks Advisory Board agreed last week to help buy a private easement that has long been a gap in the summiting route. Cheyenne Mountain State Park's...

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