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It takes a village to build a trail After hiking a couple thousand miles over the last several years, I've started paying more — and closer — attention to what goes into constructing trails. After a little time spent looking at the trails and chatting with the people who work on them,
Colorado Springs Independent | 15 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
FAC seeks O'Keeffe partnerships Everybody likes a blockbuster exhibition. The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center is due. Yep, Georgia O'Keeffe should more than suffice. Specifically Eloquent Objects: Georgia O'Keeffe and Still-Life Art in New Mexico, running June 27 through Sept. 13.
Colorado Springs Independent | May 22, 2015 10:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
All aboard for Amtrak through Pueblo Plans to reroute Amtrak's Southwest Chief through Pueblo got a boost today when the Colorado Department of Transportation Commission approved spending $1 million toward a grant application that backers hope will fund the track repairs necessary to accommo
Colorado Springs Independent | May 21, 2015 8:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Suthers names Jeff Greene as top aide Mayor-elect John Suthers today named El Paso County Administrator Jeff Greene as his chief of staff at a salary of that will be similar to the current chief of staff, Steve Cox, who is paid $186,945. Greene's salary as county administrator is $146,393. Co
Colorado Springs Independent | May 20, 2015 8:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Few AFA graduation tickets available If you want to see this year's Air Force Academy graduation ceremony, you'd better move quickly. Only 600 tickets will be available. Here are the details from a news release: Approximately 600 free, reserved-seat tickets for the Academy's Class of 2015 Gr
Colorado Springs Independent | May 20, 2015 6:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Colorado Springs a top city for young artists That is, one of the 15 most inspiring cities for young artists in the U.S., according to WorldWideLearn. The Springs came in ninth, behind the usual suspects: Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Washington D.C., and top seed, Boston.¦ [ Read more ] [
Colorado Springs Independent | May 20, 2015 5:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
SunShare seeks 20 more homes for solar garden The solar provider SunShare, started by a Colorado College grad, seeks local homeowners interested in purchasing solar energy. Here's info from Denver-based director of marketing Natacha Kiler: 1) We are aiming to closeout our 500 KW Community Solar Garde
Colorado Springs Independent | May 20, 2015 5:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Trailers: Opening this week Whet your cinematic appetite with a peek at the films opening this week. Why wait for Friday for your fill of new movie releases? Whether it's art house or mainstream, whet your cinematic appetite with a peek at the films opening this week.¦ [ Read mo
Colorado Springs Independent | May 20, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Get Involved Court care Learn more about CASA's mission — to advocate for children in the court system — and ways you can help.¦ [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Colorado Springs Independent | May 20, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Such great heights Post-fire, the Royal Gorge Bridge shows off new toys, gourmet grub by Matthew Schniper I'm not afraid of heights. But my girlfriend is. Just like my dad, who on a visit to the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park years ago, refused to venture out very far on the bri
Colorado Springs Independent | May 20, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado