• Museum exhibit tells story of POW wife’s efforts

    Knapp’s Air Force pilot husband, Col. Herman Knapp, was declared missing in action on April 24, 1967 during a bombing mission in North Vietnam. Despite at least six excavations of the crash site, his remains were never found. Since that time, Knapp has dedicated herself to raising awareness and money for POW/MIA initiatives.

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  • AgeWell Medical expands, accepts Humana

    As of Jan. 1, 2018, AgeWell Medical Associates began accepting Humana Medicare Advantage Plans.

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  • UCCS Aging Center to host free caregiver workshop April 19

    The UCCS Aging Center will host a free workshop to give caregivers essential resources and skills to help navigate the challenges of caring for an aging loved one. The workshop will be held Thursday, April 19, from 1-4 p.m., at MacKenzie Place Senior Living, 1605 Elm Creek View (next to Nancy Lewis Park).

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  • Travel After 50: A day of life on the frontier in Colorado

    Before the Gold Rush inspired droves of eager prospectors to set up camp on our turf in the late 1850s, the stars of Colorado’s frontier were American Indians, explorers, homesteaders, military men, and fur trappers and traders. Follow the itinerary below to trace the footsteps of the guys and gals who made our state what it is today.

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  • Free dance lesson day set for April 28

    USA Dance, the national non-profit organization dedicated to promoting social dancing across America, holds two free dance lesson days per year. This is your chance to learn from professional dance instructors absolutely free! Since it is all day, either bring your lunch or a small lunch and drink is available for $5.

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  • All That Glitters: A mountain of gold

    Gold. This simple mineral has created fortunes and made dreams come true. Many us who have lived in the Pikes Peak region for a few years have driven up Ute Pass and then on to Cripple Creek and Victor. It’s a great day trip for kids and grandkids.

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  • Davis Love to compete Senior Open Championship at Broadmoor

    Davis Love III, who was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame last year and served as USA Ryder Cup captain in 2012 and 2016, has filed an entry as a fully exempt player for the 39th U.S. Senior Open Championship. He will compete in his first Senior Open at The Broadmoor Golf Club’s East Course, in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 28-July 1, 2018.

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  • Flying W Wranglers to play senior center

    Last summer, after a Flying W Wranglers concert, I found the courage to approach David Bradley and David was kind enough to listen to my ramblings of how I’d been a Wranglers fan for years.

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  • Woman’s Club of Colorado Springs: Making community splendid place

    The Woman’s Club of Colorado Springs is made up of a group of talented, fun-loving and generous women of all ages, cultural backgrounds and education.

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  • Fitness After 50: Facial exercises for a free facelift

    Squinting, blinking, making faces, rolling eyes and sticking out the tongue. Standard operating procedure for a young brat.

    Who would have imagined that these foolhardy things we used to do as kids would resurface as the latest fad — facial yoga?

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Museum exhibit tells story of POW wife’s efforts

Knapp’s Air Force pilot husband, Col. Herman Knapp, was declared missing in action on April 24, 1967 during a bombing mission in North Vietnam. Despite at least six excavations of the crash site, his remains were never found. Since that time, Knapp has dedicated herself to raising awareness and money for POW/MIA initiatives.