• Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, October 18

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Fri, Oct 13, 2017

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

  • Pikes Pick: JP Delaney's 'The Girl Before: A Novel' grips the reader

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    It's been ages since I've come across a book like JP Delaney's psychological thriller "The Girl Before: A Novel." It alternates between the viewpoints of Emma and Jane, who both are approved to rent a home built by a strict architect obsessed with minimalism and rules. Emma rents the...

  • Eat Well: Colorado Springs chef teaches free diabetic recipe class

    By Teresa J. Farney teresa.farnet@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Oct 17, 2017

    The triumvirate of sweets-filled holidays - Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas - is a hard time for anyone watching their weight, but it's especially so for those who are diabetic and need to watch their carbohydrate intake. That makes this the perfect time to attend a diabetes...

  • Why make chili in a sheet pan? Flavor.

    By Joe Yonan The Washington Post -
    Published: Tue, Oct 17, 2017

    I love my sheet pans, I do. Just about every Sunday, as I'm sure I've said before, I spend most of the afternoon rotating them in and out of my oven, as I roast vegetable after vegetable. I use those vegetables in various combinations and with various sauces and toppings in grain...

  • Hurricane Ophelia's remnants batter UK, Ireland; 3 dead

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia slammed into Ireland with wind gusts of up to 80 mph (130 kph) on Monday, killing at least three people, grounding planes, shutting schools and causing widespread power outages. Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar urged people to stay...

  • The Latest: Storm blamed for odd odors on British flights

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — The latest on how the weakened remnants of Hurricane Ophelia are affecting Ireland and the U.K. (all times local): 12:40 a.m. Several flights to British airports have been diverted because of unusual odors on board thought to be associated with the remnants of Hurricane...

  • Last day for entries: Finish this spooky tale for The Gazette's Halloween story contest

    The Gazette -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Gazette reporter Stephanie Earls has written the beginning to a spooky tale. How it ends is up to you. Creative writers in grades one through eight are invited to finish the story, in 250 words or fewer, for the chance to win Halloween-themed prizes and, for one overall winner,...

  • Activist kicked off American flight charges discrimination

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    An activist who helped organize the Women's March on Washington has accused an American Airlines pilot of racial discrimination in kicking her off a flight. In a series of tweets and a Facebook Live post, Tamika Mallory said that a pilot had her removed from a Sunday flight from Miami...

  • Pikes Peak region Baha'i community celebrates Light of Unity Festival

    By michelle karas michelle.karas@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    This year marks the 200th birth anniversary of Baha'u'llah, the founder of the Baha'i faith and the Baha'i community, and the Baha'is of Colorado Springs and El Paso County East invite the public to celebrate with them at events next weekend. "Now more than ever we need positive...

  • This trendy ingredient turns foods black and promises to purify you

    By Mauro Judkis The Washington Post -
    Published: Mon, Oct 16, 2017

    If all of 2017's trendy foods could be likened to a high school stereotype, the Unicorn Frappuccino would be the sequined prom queen, and the millennial pink smoothie bowl would be her bubbly, popular best friend. Meet the goth: activated charcoal, a processed ingredient often made...

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