• Outward Bound: The miracle of Colorado's Lost Creek Wilderness

    By SETH BOSTER seth.boster@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    LOST CREEK WILDERNESS - A mighty, untamed expanse of natural wonder lies between Colorado's two largest cities, about 50 miles either way of the ever-growing metros, existing as proof that time does not always win. In the early 20th century, man tried to submerge the land. Under the...

  • Principled Colorado Springs tattoo artist's work tells stories

    By Hannah Fleace The Gazette -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    With a blond mohawk arching over her skull, silver piercing her nose and lip, and a rose-wreathed "prevail" tattooed across one side of her head, Christy Lumberg resembles a Spartan warrior. But the 14-year tattoo artist also is a mother of three with strong principles learned in the...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, Oct. 23

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Here's a look at what's going on Monday in the Colorado Springs area:

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, Oct. 24

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Here's a look at what's going on Tuesday in the Colorado Springs area:      HALLOWEEN/FALL FESTIVAL EVENTS Through Oct. 29: Corn Maze and Dead Zone Scream Park — Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield, 8500 W. Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton. Info:...

  • Skiing Colorado: Arapahoe Basin

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Arapahoe Basin A-Basin has had the honor of kicking off Colorado's ski season five of the past six years. Often, it opens before any ski area in North America. Why does this make 30-year CEO Alan Henceroth happy? The media exposure, certainly. But also, he said on Oct. 13 at the start...

  • Trail Talk: 'Bioblitzes' of Colorado Springs parks and open spaces are needed check-ups

    By Susan Davies Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Mon, Oct 23, 2017

    Parks people certainly know how to throw a party. The 20th celebration of TOPS (trails, open space and parks tax) featured "bioblitzes" in four of our parks and open spaces, three of them TOPS-purchased properties. Scientists, naturalists and volunteers spent an intense 24 hours...

  • Happy Trails: Royal Arch, Boulder

    By seth boster seth.boster@gazette.com -
    Published: Mon, Oct 23, 2017

    Royal Arch, Boulder Whether we like it or not in Colorado, we have to share. We can't have the trails all to ourselves, especially when they lead to an awe-inspiring sight. A weekend drive to Boulder's Chautauqua Park entails a sometimes-lengthy search for a parking spot. And the hike...

  • Coasters, snorkels, $6.50 lift tickets: Your guide to Colorado's ski season

    By seth boster seth.boster@gazette.com -
    Published: Mon, Oct 23, 2017

    Colorado's ski and snowboard season got underway this month with Arapahoe Basin Ski Area's opening day. Snowmakers continue to fire up their guns, operators continue their prayers for powder, and as you polish your skis, we catch you up on what's new at the state's resorts: Arapahoe...

  • Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Oct. 23, 2017

    By Carlotta Olson carlotta.olson@gazette.com -
    Published: Mon, Oct 23, 2017

    Almanac Climbing ONGOING UpaDowna Climb Nights - 6-8 p.m., second Tuesday, CityRock, 21 N. Nevada Ave., free. Registration: upadowna.org/programs. Cycling ONGOING The Colorado Springs Cycling Club - For all ages and abilities; bikesprings.org. Pizzeria Rustica Cycling Club - 2...

  • Toll rises in Malaysian landslide; 11 dead mostly foreigners

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two more bodies buried by a landslide in a construction site in northern Malaysia were recovered Monday, bringing the death toll to 11, mostly foreign workers. Fire and rescue official Mohamad Rizuan Ramli said the bodies of a Bangladeshi and a Malaysian...

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