Seth Boster

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Seth joined The Gazette in May 2016 after working at The Star in Anniston, Ala.
  • Colorado Springs high school grad spends gap year aboard Africa hospital ship

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Senior year was almost finished at Air Academy High School, and Elliana Salter's friends had made their plans. They would go to college or go to work. Now they turned to Salter and asked if she was sure about getting on a ship to Africa. The frequent question she recalls: "You know...

  • Pikes Picks: Get to this Colorado Springs food truck before it's gone for the year

    Updated: Wed, Dec 13, 2017

    On the kind of cold night to which the New England native was accustomed, he waited for his lobster from the food truck and told me I was about to get "the real deal." He wasn't kidding about the gooey mac and cheese with buttery Ritz bits and chunks of meat from the north Atlantic....

  • Colorado factory makes unique skis with a touch of 'magic'

    Updated: Mon, Dec 11, 2017

    DENVER - In a three-room factory where machines roar and rock music blasts, Ted Eynon frowns at empty buckets. They were supposed to be filled with epoxy, and not just any epoxy, but the specially eco-friendly adhesive picked by Meier to build Colorado's unique skis. The manufacturer...

  • With little experience, here's why a Colorado Springs adventurer wants to try a polar expedition

    Updated: Mon, Dec 11, 2017

    On a stroll through North Cheyenne Cañon Park, Alex Fermanis spots a familiar scar on a distant mountainside. "See that right there, that chute?" he asks, tossing back his long, blonde locks. "That came in last winter, and my buddy and I managed to ski that." Since moving to...

  • Ultimate Colorado fourteener trophies are found in Leadville

    Updated: Mon, Dec 11, 2017

    LEADVILLE - When Peter Frykholm steps out of his house and looks down the street at Colorado's highest peaks, mounts Elbert and Massive, he sees them as wooden blocks. When he was a kid in Colorado Springs, mountains soaring 14,000 feet inspired his adventurous spirit. They still do;...

  • Happy Trails: Buckhorn Loop

    Published: Mon, Dec 11, 2017

    Buckhorn Loop After hikers and mountain bikers debate how to spend their mornings and afternoons in North Cheyenne Cañon, they often decide on a loop trail that crosses Mount Buckhorn. The single track skirts a ridge from where the area's signature mountains are in clear view: Pikes...

  • Skiing Colorado: Sunlight Mountain Resort

    Published: Mon, Dec 11, 2017

    Sunlight Mountain Resort Glenwood Springs is a base for serious adventure, some of the best in Colorado. In summer, the surrounding canyons bustle with hikers and mountain bikers, and the rivers are alive with rafters and kayakers. Mysterious caverns entice year-round, as does the...

  • Pikes Picks: Great addition to Colorado Springs beer scene plus an easy way to get sleep

    Updated: Thu, Dec 7, 2017

    Trails End Taproom is a great addition to Colorado Springs' beer scene. Enter the corner establishment at 3103 W. Colorado Ave. and open a tab by trading your debit card for a card that is your key to a wide spread of taps. Hold the card to the craft brew (or wine) of your choice, and...

  • Colorful Colorado: How a Vietnam veteran's carousel dream came true

    Updated: Tue, Dec 5, 2017

    NEDERLAND - Out on the boat he built to sail the Pacific and try to forget Vietnam's hellfire and everything he saw behind a machine gun and the world gone mad, Scott Harrison stopped beside a whale. Two months had passed at sea. He was starting to doubt this solo "escape" he...

  • Skiing Colorado: Loveland Ski Area

    Published: Mon, Dec 4, 2017

    Loveland Ski Area Every October, Loveland Ski Area vies with Loveland Pass neighbor Arapahoe Basin Ski Area to welcome Colorado skiers and riders first. With North America's second-highest lift-served area at nearly 12,700 feet, it's no surprise Loveland opens before most of the...

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