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121 Years Ago The Cripple Creek Fires

Just four years after Bob Womack discovered gold in the Cripple Creek region, the 1894 Cripple Creek Business Directory listed nearly 800 businesses…

God in the Gold Fields

God in the Gold Fields

In 1858, when, 20 miles west of Denver, in Central City and Black Hawk, a major strike of gold was made, prospectors from…

Honoring Women’s History Month

Honoring Women’s History Month

Mamie Doud Eisenhower The First Lady’s Denver Years Denver’s own Mamie Doud Eisenhower was the First Lady of the United States and held…

George Crofutt’s observations of Gilpin County (1885)

George Crofutt’s observations of Gilpin County (1885)

Gilpin County, of which Central is the commercial center, is the oldest and perhaps the best developed mining portion of the state of…

Rededicating the Ames Monument

Rededicating the Ames Monument

By Anna Lee Frohlich  On Nov. 26, 1882 a group of people stood on the top of Sherman Hill above the Union Pacific…

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Going Green View all

When the weather gets warmer, one thinks of spring and gardening.  Those who don’t have available space to plant a garden can still go green by starting an…

2017 is here, and solar power is emerging as a viable green sustainable energy source.  Costs are dropping for this clean energy, which is a trend that’s likely…

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Enjoy a jolly green Christmas this year

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Humor View all

Brace yourself

Brace yourself

I don’t go out in public anymore. I’ve stopped smiling. I’ve quit talking. Well maybe not…

Cruising to judgment

And the Oscar Goes To…

HUMOR – The tragic tale of Flat Stanley

Check your texts and other lessons from 2016

Entertainment & Events View all

EVENTS – Octoberfest honors Denver’s German heritage

EVENTS – Octoberfest honors Denver’s German heritage

One of Denver’s favorite fall celebrations, Oktoberfest, is a spirited celebration of the city’s German heritage,…

ENTERTAINMENT – ‘The Book of Mormon’ – the musical

Summer Calendar – Colorado gaming towns heat up in June

Memorial Day – Courage, Bravery and Heroism

Trails End View all

Dinosaur Ridge

Dinosaur Ridge

  By Linda Wommack Ancient dinosaur prints and fossils have been found in the area known…

Hotel Hauntings

TRAIL’S END – 101 Years of The Denver Western Stock Show

The ghosts of Christmas past