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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
“And there is the headlight, shining far down the track, glinting off the steel rails that, like all parallel lines, will meet in infinity, which is after all, where this train is going.” — … 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
Do you ever wonder how a city or county park gets its name? I do, so I did a little research on the subject as it relates to parks in El Paso and Teller County. Dirty Woman Creek Park in Monument, … 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
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