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During prohibition in the ‘20s and early ‘30s, it was often referred to as “the Loophole.” Section 6 and 7 of the Volstead Act, provided a way to legally purchase and sell Whiskey at a … more
My son, Garrison, will celebrate his 21st birthday on Friday, Feb. 20. But that can’t be possible because it seems like only a short while ago he was born at Redlands Community Hospital in southern … more
Even though I have two pioneer-spirited daughters, I don’t always think of how women in history seem to be neglected in a male-centric telling of the story. Besides that, breaking boundaries and … more
Thomas Alva Edison, the “Wizard of Menlo Park,” is one of the greatest inventors in the history of the world. In his 84 years, Edison acquired a record 1,093 United States patents (singly or … more
Groucho actually began his career as a female impersonator, according to the March, 1974 issue of Playboy, playing a singer in a smalltime vaudeville troupe, The LeRoy Trio, in 1905. “With the … more
Do you ever wonder how a city or county park gets its name? I do, so I did a little research on the subject as it relates to parks in El Paso and Teller County. Dirty Woman Creek Park in Monument, … more
“And there is the headlight, shining far down the track, glinting off the steel rails that, like all parallel lines, will meet in infinity, which is after all, where this train is going.” — … more
What many organizations and government agencies call the the Upper Monument Creek landscape, has been identified as a potential problem area for some time by several groups. In recent history in … more
When asked this week about any specific areas of concern as it pertains to the threat of wildfire, Pikes Peak District Ranger Oscar Martinez tabbed the Upper Monument Creek landscape. “We are … more
Restoring resiliency to the “Wildland Urban Interface” by thinning out dense forest, reducing fuels and collaboratively managing resources like land, water and providing for travel management … more
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