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Introducing MyColorado

We are launching MyColorado, which will replace FreshInk. Readers will still be able to post their stories and blogs, but MyColorado will have more interactive features that will allow you to use Instagram and social media, in addition to the features you now enjoy. The purpose of MyColorado is to provide a better display of “your Colorado” in stories, photos and video that you submit to The Gazette.

Little Women tells timeless story of family

The Academy of Community Theatre (ACT II) presents Little Women, an adaptation by J.L. Abplanalp, based on the classic book by Louisa May Alcott.  Set during the Civil War, we intimately view how a family quickly grows up.

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Welcome to My Colorado

Colorado Fall Colors 2014

Fall colors at Maroon Lake near Aspen...
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Warrior Games

Opening Ceremony for the Warrior Games....

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Stanley Cup visits Springs

Hockey fans got to see one of the most legendary sports trophies......
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Kelly Collins posted a blog post

MOTHERS’ MILK BANK DISPELS COMMON MYTHS ABOUT DONATING HUMAN MILK

Recently, breastfeeding has grown in popularity due to increased awareness and information. In fact, a study published by the Centers for Disease Control found that 77 percent of babies born in the U.S. in 2013 were breastfed. Though the benefits of human milk are well-known, questions still arise about aspects of human milk donation. Mothers’ Milk Bank (MMB), a Colorado-based program benefitting babies and their families nationwide, would like to help women fully understand human milk donation…See More
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FREE Testing for Reading and Learning Difficutlies at The Learning Connection

October 27, 2014 to October 31, 2014
The Visagraph is  a NEW breakthrough instrument that measures a student's abilities in processing visual information in reading.  This test is able to locate root CAUSES of many learning and reading disabilities such as:Short attention span, Poor comprehension, Miscalling words, Slow, choppy reading, Dyslexia symptoms, Spelling and Math difficultiesWith this information, a family and school can determine the BEST school situation for a student.  The Learning Connection is offering FREE…See More
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Leslie Weddell posted a blog post

CC Grads' Work Reflected in Denver Snowmastodon Exhibit

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is hosting a dedication ceremony for the museum’s newest sculpture, “Snowmastodon,” commissioned to commemorate an extraordinary Ice Age site. Numerous Colorado College alumni were involved in the excavation of the site, discovered in 2010 discovered near Snowmass Village.Ian…See More
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Special Kids Special Families posted a blog post

Saturday Benefit is NO Joke!

“What do you do with adversity? I laugh at it,” says Chris “Crazy Legs” Fonseca.  For this Colorado native, who’s been sharing his comedic talent for over 3 decades, getting a crowd to laugh is the sweetest reward.  Fonseca, who uses a wheelchair because of his disability, turns his real life struggles with Cerebral Palsy…See More
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Stargazers Theatre posted photos
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Bonnie Singleton posted a blog post

Orange Goes Pink

Orangetheory Fitness, the energizing and fast-growing fitness center in Northwest Colorado Springs, Colo. has turned its high-intensity workouts into a tribute to Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The annual campaign aims to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take…See More
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An event by Celinda R Kaelin was featured
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ATTIE THOMPSON: DAUGHTER OF A PIONEER at FLORISSANT PUBLIC LIBRARY

November 16, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm
Atlanta Georgia (Attie) Thompson, in her memoir “Daughter of a Pioneer,” writes vividly of her 1870s pioneer neighbors in Teller County.  “There was no doctor in the neighborhood at this time and Ma had no one to depend on but a neighbor woman by the name of Nancy Ann Roberts, who was a mid-wife.  She was a big fat woman, who smoked a corn cob pipe, and could swear like a man. Her face was always sun burned because she never wore anything on her head.  She combed her hair, what little she had,…See More
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Celinda R Kaelin posted an event
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ATTIE THOMPSON: DAUGHTER OF A PIONEER at FLORISSANT PUBLIC LIBRARY

November 16, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm
Atlanta Georgia (Attie) Thompson, in her memoir “Daughter of a Pioneer,” writes vividly of her 1870s pioneer neighbors in Teller County.  “There was no doctor in the neighborhood at this time and Ma had no one to depend on but a neighbor woman by the name of Nancy Ann Roberts, who was a mid-wife.  She was a big fat woman, who smoked a corn cob pipe, and could swear like a man. Her face was always sun burned because she never wore anything on her head.  She combed her hair, what little she had,…See More
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St. Mary's High School posted a blog post

Jack, Bernadette Johnston to Receive St. Mary's Marian Award

Newton’s third law of motion states that for every action there is an opposite reaction. That statement could be used to sum up the reactions of Jack and Bernadette Johnston, who are the 2014 St. Mary’s High School Marian Award winners. The Marian Award is presented by the St. Mary’s High School Board of Directors in recognition of unselfish service to others and outstanding contributions to the community. The award has been presented annually since 2001. The Johnston’s, the first married…See More
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CS Alumnae Panhellenic Assoc. posted a blog post

LAST CALL! American Girl Fashion Show Fundraiser on October 26, 2014 at Cheyenne Mountain Resort

COLORADO SPRINGS - This fall, hundreds of young girls and their families from all over the Pikes Peak Region will gather to celebrate being a girl. The American Girl Fashion Show is coming to Colorado Springs, October 26, 2014 to the Cheyenne Mountain Resort for two shows at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. Reservations are $30 per person or $275 for a table of 10 and include a light snack. The show is the only official American Girl Fashion Show event in the entire state of Colorado and draws hundreds of…See More
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Special Kids Special Families added a discussion to the group Cheyenne Mountain
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Saturday Benefit is No Joke

“What do you do with adversity? I laugh at it,” says Chris “Crazy Legs” Fonseca.  For this Colorado native, who’s been sharing his comedic talent for over 3 decades, getting a crowd to laugh is the sweetest reward.  Fonseca, who uses a wheelchair because of his disability, turns his real life struggles with Cerebral Palsy…See More
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CASA of the Pikes Peak Region added a discussion to the group Nonprofits
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Citizens Stand Up for Abused Children

CASA of the Pikes Peak Area welcomed 29 new volunteers to its Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) and Supervised Exchange and Parenting Time (SEPT) programs. Honorable Judge Gilbert Martinez swore in the volunteers on October 9 at the El Paso County courthouse. Judge Gilbert spoke of the unique role a CASA volunteer plays in the court system, bringing an objective perspective for what is best for the child. For many abused children, a CASA volunteer is the only constant adult presence in…See More
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CASA of the Pikes Peak Region added a discussion to the group Cripple Creek/Teller County
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Citizens Stand Up for Abused Children

CASA of the Pikes Peak Area welcomed four new volunteers to its Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) and Supervised Exchange and Parenting Time (SEPT) programs. After completing training for both programs, the volunteers were sworn in as officers of the court by the Honorable Judge Edward Colt on September 12. CASA volunteers play a unique role in the court system, bringing an objective perspective for what is best for the child. For many abused children, a CASA volunteer is the only…See More
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Julie Paler posted a blog post

100 Days Tai Chi Warm Up Challenge

100 Days to Health & WellnessIn that time you will*Gain better balance *Increase your metabolism and…See More
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Fountain Creek Brass Band at First Christian Church, downtown CS

November 2, 2014 from 3pm to 4:15pm
First Christian Church Concert Series is presenting the Fountain Creek Brass Band, an elite 33-member ensemble in the classic British brass band tradition, directed by Debbie Baker.  They’ll be performing With Fire and Sword by Peter Graham; Home of Legends by Paul Lovatt-Cooper; an exciting contemporary arrangement of Bach’s Toccata in D Minor  with organ; and other works.  A free will offering will be taken.       Works to be performed are: Home of Legends by Paul Lovatt-Cooper; Conqueror by…See More
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New Country Rehab at The Gold Room

October 24, 2014 from 7pm to 10pm
Ontario alt-country band New Country Rehab comes to Colorado Springs' newest live music venue, The Gold Room, to close the 2014 Fall Concert Series produced by Rocky Mountain Highway.  New Country Rehab's music has been compared to the sound of The Avett Brothers and Mumford & Sons.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and music starts at 7 p.m.  The Gold Room features a main floor plus a mezzanine, with bars on both levels.  It's going to be a rockin' night of music in downtown Colorado Springs.See More
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St. Mary's High School posted a blog post

SMHS Golf Classic Raises Money to Help Students

Beautiful weather and a great cause brought together the golfers of the St. Mary’s High School community for the annual St. Mary’s High School Golf Classic. The event was held at the Country Club of Colorado on Sept. 26. “The weather was perfect,” said Penny Heiniger, chair of the event, “a terrific day for golf and dinner outdoors. We had the dinner next to the aquatic center by the lake, great ambiance for our big group.”Heiniger said a lot of repeat golfers participated in this year’s Golf…See More
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Stephen D. Harris posted a blog post

Ontario's New Country Rehab to Close Gold Room Series Friday

Friday night will mark the first Colorado Springs performance by the Toronto-based alt-country band New Country Rehab.  The show will close the Fall Concert Series at The Gold Room, a new two-level music venue located at 18 S. Nevada Avenue next to The Mining Exchange hotel.  The six-concert series has been produced by Rocky Mountain Highway, the non-profit organization responsible for presenting the MeadowGrass Music Festival in Black Forest over Memorial Day weekend.Formed in 2009, New…See More
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Seiko Tran posted a blog post

How to Plan Your Own Family History Trip at Family History Day

You are invited to attend the Family History Day event on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 9:30am-4:00pm where Tom Nixon of Colorado Springs will provide (2)…See More
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