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Turkey-free Thanksgiving?

Before Christmas in 1862, Paul Lindstrom drove his horse team through snow and ice from Empire to Denver to buy supplies for the holidays. At a time when flour was forty cents a pound, ...
Great American Smokeout

Get support for quitting during the Great American Smokeout

Christie Preston Gilpin county The Gilpin County Tobacco Education Program invites residents to quit for a day or quit for life during this year’s Great American Smokeout, November ...

Fun Facts – Colorado’s Wild Weather

by Pam North The coming of winter to our mountains has the effect of turning its residents’ thoughts to the weather. No state boasts a greater variety of weather and climate ...
Turkey's a-coming

Turkey’s a-coming

Barbara Lawlor Nederland Thanksgiving is two weeks from today, November 28. It is a family time: moms, dads, aunts, uncles, all the cousins, grandparents, ex-spouses, soon-to-be ...
Coal Creek Canyon opens

Coal Creek Canyon opens

Barbara Lawlor Coal Creek It’s been almost two months since the 2013 flood destroyed much of lower Coal Creek Canyon, stranding residents and ripping apart the bridges that gave ...
The man who quit money

The man who quit money

Amy Carrill In 2000 Daniel Suelo quit money. He left his last $30 in a phone booth and simply walked away. Though his decision may seem abrupt, his entire life had been leading to ...
Depth of Field exhibit opens at Showcase Gallery

Depth of Field exhibit opens at Showcase Gallery

John Scarffe Central City Two artists specializing in photography opened an exhibit called Depth of Field at the Showcase Gallery above the Visitor’s Center in Central City. Greg ...
Pilates comes to Nederland

Pilates comes to Nederland

Babara Lawlor Local mountain therapists offer many kinds of alternative healing: the relaxing, let-it-happen-to-you massage, the stick-it-to-you acupuncture, laser treatments and ...