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Prohibition or “the long dry spell’ came early to all of Colorado in January 1916, and in some communities here, booze was illegal even before that. “Along with six other states, Colorado … more
Opening day in baseball is the best time to be a Cubs fan. There's so much promise. It's a new season. And every team is tied for first place. It's just too bad the Cubs have to, you know, … more
The baseball Hall of Fame class of 2104 was announced on Jan. 8. To my delight, pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine received more than 90 percent of the vote and will be enshrined into Cooperstown this summer. Also elected in his first year of … more
As the weather gets interesting, the idea that this is the worst there has ever been gets passed around. This is seldom true. We keep records to prove that, but how often are they consulted? I have talked about bad weather here before, but I ran … more
For many Americans, 2013 was an eventful year. For Coloradans, it tested our resilience, our courage and our willpower. We fought the most destructive wildfire in our history (Black Forest), as … more
“Prophesy is a good line of business, but it is full of risks.” __ Mark Twain When considering printing technology, no one knew those risks better than Mark Twain. His pet project, the Paige … more
Neil DiLorenzo lays the brown folder on the kitchen table. As he tells the tale and to better illustrate his point, he pulls out a map, a list of coordinates, a copy of an email, a log of emergency numbers. The thick file holds a literal paper … more
Hope springs eternal with the start of the new year What are your resolutions for 2014? Danny Summers Dsummers@ourcoloradonews.com It's here. The year 2014. And just like the experts … more
As Anna Sutterer crowded with 25 other students in the darkened corner of her AP Lit class, the words of the hymn she sings every Sunday at church — “Praise God from whom all blessings flow” — tumbled through her mind. Shots had just … more
After the horror that hit Arapahoe High School on Dec. 13, it's natural to look for answers. Why did Karl Pierson do it? Why Claire Davis? Why this community? So many questions, so much pain. The … more
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