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To paraphrase Mark Twain, rumors of our demise are greatly exaggerated. Newspapers have a million ways of being useful and some of them have nothing at all to do with being black and white and read … more
Both the Lewis-Palmer High School and Palmer Ridge High School May 22 graduation ceremonies have been moved from the US Air Force Academy to the World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Boulevard, Colorado … more
Language, its meaning, and the way it travels about, has always been fascinating to me. And Colorado may claim its share of the responsibility for coloring some of that language. For example, … more
Consistently ranked among the fittest states in the nation, Colorado always seems to be at the forefront of exercise trends. While many still go to the gym to pump iron or burn calories in cardio-focused classes, there is a tendency in the … more
Fishing guide Tom Caprio doesn’t bring his own rod when he goes fishing — well, he’s not really fishing. His job is to make sure other people catch fish. Caprio, 55, guides fly-fishing tours for Colorado Fly Fishing Adventures and founded … more
Knee deep in the north fork of the South Platte River, John Scialdone whips his fly rod back and forth across the water. With a flick of the wrist, he jerks the rod forward, sweeping the line through the air, landing it in the water. His cast is … more
A wall of water, described by some as nearly 16-feet high crashed and roared down the debris-strewn South Platte River steam bed on the evening on June 16, 1965. Reports had it taking out, or at … more
In the Tri-Lakes area, citizens have a reputation to uphold for pulling off a grand Independence Day celebration every year. But the last weeks in June and the first weeks of July in 1965 were … more
The big cat prowled the ridges of Rampart Range for years. A calf here, a lamb there – the huge animal took pretty much what he wanted. Tipping the scales and 160 pounds, and having paws 5 … more
“Old men’s prayers for death are lying prayers, in which they abuse old age and long extent of life. But when death draws near, not one is willing to die, and age is no longer a burden to … more
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