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An extensive survey into the lumber market was being taken by officials of the Pike forestry service as the first step in executing a timber management plan in late 1925. The plan was to provide … more
There is an old saying, batted around in farm circles, that it is so dry in eastern Colorado that the water is wet only on one side. The rest of the state is not that much better off, though you … more
was at Security Service Field on Aug. 27 for the final home game of the season for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox. It was a festive event as more than 5,800 fans watched the El Paso Chihuahuas … more
The name Branch Rickey is synonymous with baseball. It is etched in the minds of generations of fans. And for good reason. The Rickey family has played a key role in baseball for more than 100 … more
“Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.”― Pablo PicassoYears ago, you couldn't talk to Merton Taylor on Monday afternoons.He would hole himself up, back at the check-in … more
It is often true that you don’t miss something until it is gone. Sometimes you don’t even miss it then. That may be the case with the beacon light, of Beacon Lite Road fame, here in … more
My dad, a life-long resident of the state until his death last year, insisted that there are wolverines in Colorado. Not only that, but he claimed he had spotted the beast twice in the last few … more
f you were of age in 1987, you will likely always remember the immortal words spoken by then United States President Ronald Reagan on June 12 when he challenged Mikhail Gorbachev, who was then the … more
Every storyteller knows about the rule of three. Beginning, middle, and end. Tension, build up, and release. Omne trium perfectum (Latin for ‘every set of three is complete’). I have early … more
As it turns out, there are about 15 different streams in Alaska that are called ‘Cripple Creek,’ but as usual, the one most remembered — is the one where the gold was. That one, first … more
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