Seth Boster

Reporter

Seth joined The Gazette in May 2016 after working at The Star in Anniston, Ala.
  • Pikes Picks: Comedy from your couch; making a name in 'alt country'

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    Comedy from your couch Netflix has made going to comedy clubs passe. Why bother leaving the house when you can tune in on a regular basis and find a new comedy special ready to go? My latest favorite is "Ali Wong: Baby Cobra." The 2016 special features a seven and a half month...

  • Colorado Springs behind national average in funding parks, study finds

    Updated: Wed, May 24, 2017

    Colorado Springs continues to lag in parks funding compared with other major cities. The Trust for Public Land's ParkScore study for 2017 ranks the nation's 100 largest metro areas based on how they invest in their parks, among other factors. It found that Colorado Springs spends $76...

  • Pikes Pick: Latest single from The War on Drugs sets perfect stage for album

    Updated: Wed, May 24, 2017

    I've listened to "Thinking of a Place" countless times since the song was released last month. Now, all I'm thinking about is an album. The War on Drugs hasn't announced one yet, so this is my plea to the band, which hasn't delivered a record since 2014's "Lost in a Dream." The dream...

  • Arapahoe Basin extends ski season because of 'outstanding' conditions

    Updated: Wed, May 24, 2017

    Mid-May snow dumps have afforded Colorado skiers and riders a bonus weekend on the slopes - and they might get another. Arapahoe Basin, the last ski area open in the state, announced Tuesday it will operate its Black Mountain Express and Lenawee Mountain lifts from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30...

  • Manitou Incline might not close this summer

    Updated: Wed, May 24, 2017

    The Manitou Incline might not close this summer as anticipated. The process to finalize federal funding to cover the cost of planned construction is ongoing, said Sarah Bryarly, the project organizer with Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services. She said paperwork...

  • As Pikes Peak's South Slope evolves, caretaker's task remains the same

    Updated: Mon, May 22, 2017

    TELLER COUNTY - On the way to visit the man who lives on Pikes Peak's secluded South Slope, his boss offers a warning. "Beau is a super nice guy. A super, super nice guy. But you know, people don't live up there because they're extroverts. They like the peace and quiet," says Andy...

  • Colorado's state parks: Boyd Lake

    Published: Mon, May 22, 2017

    Boyd Lake Description: Expect to find crowds here, about an hour north of Denver. In the gaze of 14,000-foot mountain Longs Peak, the park is a quick getaway for Front Range residents looking for some playtime on the 1,747-acre body of water, with separate zones for motor boaters and...

  • Colorful Colorado: 'On the road to nowhere,' Westcliffe is calling

    Updated: Sun, May 21, 2017

    WESTCLIFFE - The drive south starts out barren, the empty ribbons of dusty road carving through towns of crumbling buildings and rusting trailer homes, past barbed-wire fences wrapping open land and fields slowly turning green. Soon the landscape warps. Now Colorado 96 climbs into...

  • Pikes Pick: Take time to find "The Lost City of Z" while it's still in theaters

    Updated: Sun, May 21, 2017

    I've used this space to rave about David Grann, the nonfiction author who has a knack for finding remarkable, almost-never-told stories. One of his stories, "The Lost City of Z," has made it to the big screen. Charlie Hunnam plays Percy Fawcett, an early 20th-century British explorer...

  • Missing Link, long-awaited Pikes Peak trail, closer to realization

    Updated: Tue, May 16, 2017

    A long-dreamed trail contouring a historically closed side of Pikes Peak appears more imminent than ever. By month’s end, the city of Colorado Springs intends to request proposals from companies with machines to build the so-called Missing Link trail. A contractor ideally would...

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