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Trail’s End – 50 years ago: The South Platte River Flood of 1965

I didn’t remember that exact day in 1965, I had to look it up, but I remember the night.  It was June 16,…

Colorado Gold Rush – The Gold Rush of 1859

Colorado Gold Rush – The Gold Rush of 1859

Send in your tales so they can be shared Many a tale is told, retold, embellished and preserved of events that took place…

Trail’s End – A Colorado Classic: The Central City Opera

Trail’s End – A Colorado Classic: The Central City Opera

On July 16, 1932, as sunset pinked the Colorado sky above Virginia Road, a curious sight greeted rural motorists. Chauffeur-driven limousines were creeping…

Western Footprints – A Ranch in Wyoming and Utah:  Strawberry Jam Part VIII: The End

Western Footprints – A Ranch in Wyoming and Utah: Strawberry Jam Part VIII: The End

Surprises were promised but they will not be what followers of this story will expect. It will not be a surprise that Fred…

Trail’s End – Preserving Colorado: A story of successes and losses

Trail’s End – Preserving Colorado: A story of successes and losses

Have you hugged your favorite landmark lately? This is your reminder that May is Colorado Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month, and a great…

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Going Green View all

Ben Steiner of Steamboat Springs started making small hand-carved bowls from salvaged “blowdown” wood about 20 years ago when a freakish wind storm blew over thousands of spruce,…

Summer vacation plans often bring up images of jetting off to faraway countries. But is that the green way to go? Whether it is just for a weekend…

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