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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
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
Groucho actually began his career as a female impersonator, according to the March, 1974 issue of Playboy, playing a singer in a smalltime vaudeville troupe, The LeRoy Trio, in 1905. “With the … 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
What many organizations and government agencies call the the Upper Monument Creek landscape, has been identified as a potential problem area for some time by several groups. In recent history in … more
Lt. Col. Ken Yaphe recently retired from the Air Force, and now he’s giving back to those who marched before him — and getting an earful in return. “It’s an education, and I feel like … more
When asked this week about any specific areas of concern as it pertains to the threat of wildfire, Pikes Peak District Ranger Oscar Martinez tabbed the Upper Monument Creek landscape. “We are … more
Restoring resiliency to the “Wildland Urban Interface” by thinning out dense forest, reducing fuels and collaboratively managing resources like land, water and providing for travel management … more
When I was much younger, I worked for a guy that had cabins up in Horse Gulch above Rico, and on certain winters, the spring snow had to be cleared from the roofs or they would collapse. We would ski … more
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