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Guns and dynamite, badges and bullets, labor versus mine owners – saddle them up with a talent for shooting (accurately) from the hips and mix in a reputation as a bad man, and a picture of Jim (Lambert) Warford emerges. “People in … more
When U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner changed course last week from re-election mode to pursuit of the Senate, it was a reminder of just how critical Colorado is in the national political landscape. Gardner was well on his way to being voted back to … more
He has always dreamed. Of what could be. When he was 8, picking strawberries in the fields of his Mexican town. When, at 12, he left home for the big city to sell popsicles and snow cones to help his parents provide for their … more
For those who have listened to 850 KOA radio for any amount of time, sports anchor Alan Roach is a familiar name. His booming voice is unmistakable. But Roach is more than a radio guy. He was the … more
As the legislative session chugs along, three freshman lawmakers are trying to balance voting their personal ideology with that of the constituents who reside in their complicated districts. And if that isn’t hard enough, a couple of them are … more
In a letter to the Courier editor, former mayor Dick Bratton claims that Rob McArthur, director of public works in Green Mountain Falls, illegally inflated coasts for overtime and gasoline during the Waldo Canyon fire in June 2011. However, … more
The Winter Olympics are in full swing in Sochi, Russia, so that means that tens of millions, maybe billions, of folks around the world are dialed in watching the happenings. I have never been much … more
In Irish folklore, the Pooka is a changeling that is both feared and respected, and often considered a harbinger of changing fortune. And though it can take many forms, it most commonly appears as … more
Figure skating is always a hot topic at the Winter Olympics. Americans, for the most part, have dominated the sport for nearly 100 years. But it wasn't until 1968 - when Colorado Springs' own … more
It is a mystery that probably will eventually will be solved. But like such mysteries, it might take some time, and pulling some threads, and listening to a yarn or two. I am talking about … more
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