• Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, May 27

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      SPORTS Switchbacks FC -  6:00 PM MT Reno 1868 FC Weidner Field | Colorado Springs, CO.

  • Snow closes Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — A recent snowstorm has put a damper on Trail Ridge Road being open for Memorial Day weekend. The Reporter-Herald reported (http://bit.ly/2rWvD0F ) Thursday that last week's snowstorm has filled Trail Ridge, the stretch of highway that...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, May 26

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Here's a look at a variety of events Friday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

  • Lounges vs. lines: Testing travel with and without perks

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Summer travelers may well find themselves stuck in long security lines and squeezed into cramped seats. For frequent travelers, or those who can and want to pay extra, perks are available including upgrades to first-class seats, airport lounges and free food. Are...

  • Wine and weed? Some Oregon vineyards try hand at pot farming

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    JACKSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Bill and Barbara Steele moved to this sleepy corner of Oregon to start their own winery after successful, high-powered business careers. Now, more than a decade later and with award-winning wine to show for their hard work, they are adding a new crop:...

  • On Food: Colorado Springs gets new French culinary center

    By Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 24, 2017

    Blandine Brutel, owner of The French Kitchen Cooking Classes, continues to amaze in her quest to educate about all things French. My introduction to this French-born lady was in 2008 when she operated Chez Blandine, a personal chef business until 2009. In 2010, she and a partner...

  • Colorado Springs barbecue experts and award-winning cookbook authors give tips for smoking brisket

    By Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 24, 2017

    With Memorial Day coming up, it's time to make a smoked beef brisket worth bragging about. And since we all know Texans are not shy about being a little boastful - all right, they're big on it - we turned to one who proudly knows his stuff and gave us some surefire tips for getting the...

  • What are cloud eggs? The latest food trend flooding your Instagram feed

    By Maura Judkis, The Washington Post -
    Updated: Wed, May 24, 2017

    Every week brings a new food photo fad. For everyone who's seen social media pictures of some weird, puffy eggs - meet cloud eggs, the new trendy food. Question: What are cloud eggs? Answer: Cloud eggs are eggs prepared with a technique that makes the whites puff up. Like clouds....

  • Airlines have rules about taking photos, video on planes

    Updated: Wed, May 24, 2017

    DALLAS (AP) — Without the shocking video, it's unlikely that the world would have learned or cared about the violent manhandling of a 69-year-old man on a plane last month. The outrage on social media, the mea culpa by an airline CEO, the promise to treat customers better — none of it...

  • Orlando's not the only hot spot: theme park fun around US

    Updated: Wed, May 24, 2017

    Orlando, Florida, often gets the spotlight when it comes to theme parks. This year is no exception with the openings of Disney World's Pandora-World of Avatar and Universal's Volcano Bay water park. But plenty of new attractions are opening elsewhere, from interactive rides that offer...

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