Racing notes: Millen leads Pikes Peak qualifying

...Rod Millen led qualifying for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Thursday...hybrid Suzuki and Regester, a two-time Pikes Peak winner, finished in 4:48.94 in...Unser, youngest daughter of 13-time Pikes Peak champion and three-time Indianapolis...

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Hatred of D.C. extends to postcards

...MORE TRAVELS: Lauren, Mike and Seth Kantz, of North Augusta, were also out West, enjoying rafting rivers and checking out Pikes Peak.David and Bonnie Sisler, of Martinez, had a great time traveling to Pittsburgh, where they took in several Pi rates...

Wimmer, Gaughin win in wild races

FOUNTAIN, Colo. - Scott Wimmer won the NASCAR Busch 250 at Pikes Peak International Raceway on Saturday in a race that saw a track record 15 lead changes. Wimmer led for 70 laps and took the...

Overtime: Ray holds off pair in stretch for IRL win

...seconds ahead of Hamilton and 2.166 seconds in front of Dismore, with Buddy Lazier placing fourth and Sam Schmidt fifth on Pikes Peak International Raceway's one-mile oval. Ray, who moved slightly ahead of Scott Goodyear in the Indy Racing League's...

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Kirby: More notes from hither and yon in postcards

...Sox in Boston's Fenway Park. Greg and Fay Murray were in Colorado Springs with grandchildren. They had a beautiful view of Pike's Peak.Christina Petrides, of Evans, sends greetings from "chilly Prague! I've just completed an intensive four-week...

Travelers send in bookmark postcards

...card from Salem, Mass.Virginia Woodfield and Blanche Vaughan, of Evans had a great meal at a unique restaurant overlooking Pike's Peak. "We are here to dog-sit the Grand-puppy," they write.Seven members of ANA are traveling with the SCSU Alumni...

White: Nation's hymn reminds of God's blessings

...same for me.The Rockies had that effect for another woman, too. Katharine Lee Bates spent time reflecting and renewing on Pike's Peak in Colorado. The Rockies got deep into this woman's soul. Inspired, she wrote the verses to America the Beautiful...

Judge warns Alabama counties to comply with Supreme Court and allow gay marriages

...and their constituents, were philosophically opposed to same-sex marriage."Marriage to me is one man, one woman," said Pike County Probate Judge Wes Allen, who said he was adhering to the law by treating couples equally. Allen shut down marriage operations...

Melvina Pike

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Melvina Oxford Pike, 88, entered into rest Monday, February 9, 2015...short illness. She was the wife of Mr. Marvin B. Pike Sr. Family members include one son, Marvin Pike Jr. of Augusta and several nieces and nephews...

4 quirky traditions in small-town Colorado

...CRAWFORD COFFIN RACES: Situated just south of Colorado Springs, backing into the foothills, Manitou Springs is the entryway to Pikes Peak and attracts visitors to its picturesque downtown shops and restaurants. The quaint town was founded in 1872, for the...