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Did you know Woodland Park workers endure the 13th worst commute in Colorado? I thought the list would begin and end with Denver and all its suburbs. And the communities around Fort Carson, where … more
Some folks blame the Russians for the end of the fur trade in the Tri-Lakes area. “In 1946 the fox farms were a good thriving business,” wrote Lucille Lavelett. “The United States made a … more
Used to pack artillery and other supplies up Ute Pass from Fort Carson to Camp Hale, the army’s mules initially arrived at the Colorado military installations in 1942. In December of 1956, the U.S. … more
Way up, almost in the middle of nowhere, the Woods family (founders of Victor) constructed “the world’s first steel-lined, rock faced dam” and along with it, a marvelous woodstaved pipeline, … more
Reader Neva McMullin called with a question I couldn’t answer. (Big surprise, right?) She wondered if there was any agency she could call to haul off a deer that died in the yard of her Woodland … more
Sen. Cory Gardner and I recently teamed up for our first inaugural Colorado Wheat Tour on Colorado’s eastern plains — a place Gardner calls home. The tour was sponsored by the Colorado Association of Wheat Growers, and Gardner’s hospitality … more
A few of you have heard me tell this story before, but it’s a favorite, and is particularly relevant with our sea of change locally here at the Courier, though I am not completly sure … more
Hello, Teller County! I’m so happy to be officially joining your community above the clouds. Actually, I feel like I’ve been here a long time. I know many of you, and perhaps some of you … more
Hello, Tri-Lakes region! I’m so happy to be officially joining your communities. Actually, I feel like I’ve been here a long time. I know many of you, and perhaps some of you recognize … more
Certainly newspapering and telling stories is a circular process. Back in 2007, when I wrote (what I thought at the time) was probably my last column for a certain newspaper, I mentioned the basic … more
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