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Nearby dairies would load the milk cans off their wagons on to the rail platform for pickup. If you look hard enough, you still might find remnants of the cement underpinnings of that platform on … more
Back in the 1960s, I think it was Malcolm X or LeRoi Jones who said, “The landscape should belong to the people who see it all the time.” Not long after that, in November 1978, Boulder … more
The big cat prowled the ridges of Rampart Range for years. A calf here, a lamb there – the huge animal took pretty much what he wanted. Tipping the scales and 160 pounds, and having paws 5 … more
It seems particularly important to reflect on homeland security and how our views change over time. In response to a different threat and a different world back in the early 1980s, American civil … more
Let’s see … what do you think the priorities for the State Legislature should be to resolve given there is approximately one month left in this Legislative Session? Let me offer a few possible answers — increased funding for K-12 public … more
In October 2013, Congress shut down the federal government for 16 days, putting the U.S. economy at risk and leaving 800,000 people out of work nationwide — 40,000 in Colorado. Estes Park sales tax revenue alone dropped 18.2 percent, two of our … 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
Some of the white marble markers still tell the story, though not as audibly and obviously, as they first did in 1911. U.P.T. routed out in relief on the flat slabs. Originally, there were 15 of them … more
The Upper Monument Creek (UMC) landscape, which has experienced increasingly severe and costly impacts from wildfire, including the record-setting 2012 Waldo Canyon Fire that burned across the … more
When Sheryl and I got married a little over 20 years ago, we went together to pick out my ring, and it was a beauty! It was gold, with crenellations leading up to the center platform, which contained three small diamonds in a line, bracketed on one … more
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