July 2010 Blog Posts (133)

Livingston Taylor in Concert with special guest Kalia Jayne

Livingston Taylor, brother of James Taylor, will be in concert, Friday, Aug. 20, at the Stargazers Theatre and Event Center with special guest performer, Kalia Jayne, formerly of Manitou Springs.

Livingston Taylor's career as a professional musician has spanned over 30 years. From top-forty hits “I Will Be in Love with You” and “I’ll Come Running,” to “I Can Dream of You” and…

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Added by Susan Stone on July 31, 2010 at 1:44pm — No Comments

Exercise tests Carson force protection

FORT CARSON, Colo.-Fort Carson Special Reaction Team members prepare to enter Carson Middle School during the Mountain Thunder force protection response exercise July 21. The exercise tested police, fire and incident response teams on their hostage crisis and command and control training.

FORT CARSON, Colo.-Capt. Jacob Massacci, 759th Military Police Battalion, makes his way up the stairs at Carson…

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Added by Fort Carson Command Information on July 30, 2010 at 3:56pm — No Comments

Post civilian preserves Carson, PCMS history

Pamela Miller

by Susan C. Galentine, Directorate of Public Works Public Relations

The past is carefully surveyed, cataloged and preserved at Fort Carson and Piñon Canyon Maneuver Site to ensure that history remains intact for future generations while simultaneously sustaining the training mission.

Pamela Miller, Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division Cultural Resources program manager, is committed to…

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Added by Fort Carson Command Information on July 30, 2010 at 2:25pm — No Comments

National Night Out Kick Off Event

The Colorado Springs Police Department, Target, and the National Association of Town Watch will be holding a NATIONAL NIGHT OUT KICK-OFF event this Saturday. You can join other community members at the Target store located at 335 N. Academy on Saturday, July 31, 2010 from 11:00am to 3:00pm. CSPD Crime Prevention, Office of Emergency Management and Code Enforcement will be present with safety information and give away items. McGruff the Crime Dog will be paying a visit and we…
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Added by Theresa Hazelton on July 30, 2010 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Historic plaque stolen from west side of Garden of the Gods

Somebody — or more likely a couple of pretty strong people — managed to pry an historic brass plaque from a rock on the west side of Garden…

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Added by Theresa Hazelton on July 30, 2010 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Historic plaque stolen from west side of Garden of the Gods

Somebody — or more likely a couple of pretty strong people — managed to pry an historic brass plaque from a rock on the west side of Garden…

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Added by Theresa Hazelton on July 30, 2010 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Historic plaque stolen from west side of Garden of the Gods

Somebody — or more likely a couple of pretty strong people — managed to pry an historic brass plaque from a rock on the west side of Garden…

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Added by Theresa Hazelton on July 30, 2010 at 1:24pm — No Comments

FREE BACK TO SCHOOL HEALTH FAIR ON JULY 31 KEEPS KIDS HEALTHY TO BE SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS

BACK TO SCHOOL HEALTH FAIR ON JULY 31 KEEPS KIDS HEALTHY TO BE SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS

Colorado Springs, CO,…

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Added by External Relations Manager on July 29, 2010 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Silver Key Named Top Nonprofit



The Senior Resource Council (SRC) held its first annual Joe Henjum Senior Accolades Luncheon on July 21, 2010. Silver Key Senior Services was awarded the distinction of top Nonprofit Business and is grateful to be in the company of many wonderful organizations serving seniors.…

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Added by Silver Key - Anne Temple on July 29, 2010 at 1:14pm — 1 Comment

Shippey Recalls 25 Years of Mountain Arts Festivals

“We held our first Mountain Arts Festival 25 years ago at the railway station rest stop in Woodland Park. At that time it was all open space, and we had only 30 booths, but one was a blacksmith with a working fire and bellows . . . and smoke,” Virginia Shippey recalls. “We’ve never missed one since, and this year’s Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Aug.…

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Added by Helen Cahill on July 29, 2010 at 10:16am — No Comments

Full of Beans

Suddenly I've had an explosion of beans - green and yellow wax beans! In the past two weeks, I've harvested 2 1/2 pounds from approximately sixteen plants, and there are more just waiting to fill in.

What does one do with so many beans? Eat as many as you can while they're fresh. You can steam them and then top them with a little butter; you can stir-fry them; you can use them with dips as crudites or you can parboil them, cool them off, and make them into a lovely bean salad…

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Added by Michele Mukatis on July 29, 2010 at 7:34am — 6 Comments

Remedies To The Top 10 Excuses For Not Working Out.

As I ponder on the next excuse people tend to use for not working out... 5. I'm Too Tired To Workout, I find myself staring down the barrel of another very dangerous and loaded question. Ready? Well here it is... What came first, the chicken or the egg? It's a classic case of cause and effect. Now since we're talking about being too tired to workout, allow me to ask you this instead... What came first, inactivity or fatigue? Granted, in todays society we have a million and two… Continue

Added by Jesse Jones on July 28, 2010 at 3:48pm — 2 Comments

New CEO of Gazette’s owner is upbeat about the company’s future

Freedom Communications Inc., owner of The Gazette and which exited bankruptcy in April, is “no longer in distress” financially and “is in better shape than anybody expected,” says Mitchell Stern (right), Freedom’s new chief executive officer.

In a question-and-answer session with the Orange County Register’s Mary Ann Milbourn, a veteran business writer with Freedom’s flagship newspaper, Stern talked positively about Freedom’s future:

– “The company is no longer in distress.…

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Added by Theresa Hazelton on July 28, 2010 at 2:59pm — No Comments

No more Fresh Ink?

Any reason the Wolf Ranch area stopped getting Fresh Ink? This is the second week in a row it hasn't come with my paper :(

Added by Laura M Clark on July 28, 2010 at 7:40am — 1 Comment

National Rocketry Meet to Draw Crowds to Pueblo

Beginning this Friday, July 30 and continuing for a full week through next Friday, August 6th, Colorado Springs Rocket Society is bringing NARAM-52 (National Association of Rocketry Annual Meet) to Colorado.

We have several hundred participants signed up from all over the United States.
Two local competitors are situated in the top ten in the national points. The 2010 championship will be determined by competitive events…
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Added by Jeff Lane on July 28, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

Why Is Care Giving So Hard?

Ask any family care giver and they will tell you that it is the toughest job they ever had. Talk to any care giver and you may find them to be tired, stressed out, and not asking for help. The life of a care giver is often lonely and hard. They do the job because they love their ill or elderly family member.…

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Added by Tammie Fickas on July 28, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

Jonathon Edwards....Saturday October 16th

“Warm as the sunshine, real as the truth, intimate as a long overdue visit between old friends… such is a Jonathon Edwards concert. Four decades into a stellar career of uncompromising musical integrity, the man simply delivers night after night- songs of passion, songs of insight, songs of humor, all rendered in that pure and powerful tenor which, like fine wine, has grown sweeter with age.” – Donna Johnston



Stargazers Theatre is proud to present Jonathon Edwards in concert. This… Continue

Added by Stargazers Theatre on July 27, 2010 at 5:19pm — No Comments

The 12 Mural Project Aims to Revitalize City

I am constantly on the lookout for volunteer opportunities. Not only do I get a lot of satisfaction from helping my fellow human beings and giving back to the community, but I also look for chances to improve my artistic skills and…

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Added by Stephanie Merchant Johnson on July 27, 2010 at 12:30am — No Comments

King Tut Exhibit Quite an Experience

King Tutankhamen, or “King Tut”, became a king at 9 years of age. He is often referred to as “the boy king”, and when my 9 year old son heard this announced on the radio, he immediately became fascinated with the exhibit in Denver. What 9 year old boy wouldn’t be interested in visiting a boy king who died mysteriously and was buried lavishly long ago, adorned with riches?


By researching the use of an alternate form of transportation, mapping a walking route as…
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Added by Laura M Clark on July 26, 2010 at 8:58pm — 2 Comments

Colorado Calvert Academy-Information Available in the Pike's Peak regions

The Colorado Calvert Academy is pleased to announce information sessions are now available in the Pike's Peak Region. Teachers and staff are available to answer specific questions regarding each child's needs as well as demonstrate the variety of resources available to students in Colorado's newest virtual public charter school. Please call 970-232-3317 for your appointment.

There are many reasons for educating your child outside of a traditional classroom. A public…

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Added by Elizabeth Davis on July 26, 2010 at 1:53pm — No Comments

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