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Dude, I want to be a cowboy. Perhaps more than almost any other fantasy (if you disregard some of my racier ones) as Willie Nelson said, “I grew up dreaming of being a cowboy, and loving the … more
The story of “Big Bill” Haywood draws like a magnet and twists and twirls like a deadly snake. It winds and loops its murderous way into the fabric of Cripple Creek history. The son of a … more
Ben Franklin, an old newspaper man himself, noted that is “It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority.” In the midst of questioning authority, and generally … more
Some places in this world suffer from a crazed sort of meanness – violence, if you will. I have felt it in some parts of Nebraska, Nevada, areas in California, but maybe only in one locale in … more
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
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
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
Life is for one generation. A good name (or a bad one) is forever. The area known as “the Divide” has a historically strong name or reputation for inclement Colorado weather. The May snowstorm of … more
It’s been an interesting, thrilling and wild last 12 months in the Summers’ household. June 6 will cap what has been one of the most intriguing last 54 weeks of my life. For accuracy purposes, … more
Despite some heated political rhetoric from around the country, Colorado seniors know that the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit is affordable and is working, even for older men and women in the lowest income bracket. At the Colorado … more
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