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www.sunshineweek.org/ It’s getting harder and more expensive to use public records to hold government officials accountable. Authorities are undermining the laws that are supposed to guarantee citizens’ right to information, turning the right … more
With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, I thought I would share a little bit about its origins. From the time we are small children we are told that we’re supposed to wear a little bit … more
It is close enough to St. Paddy’s day to relay the ancient Irish yarn of the old crow teaching the younger crow. I first heard the story as it was retold by Conrad Bladey from his Black Box of … more
For decades, communities across Colorado and the West have engaged in a contract with the federal government. This is because many counties have large swaths of federal land within their borders in the form of BLM land, national forests, and … more
Thirty-two years ago this week - March 6, 1983, to be exact - the United States Football League played its very first games. The inaugural opening day began with the Los Angeles Express and New … more
As far as I know, world champion wrestler, boxing trainer and strongman William Muldoon only set foot in Colorado for a few fights, but that did not stop him from being connected with the place. … more
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
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