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The Town of Parker is planning to ask voters this November for a half-percent tax increase for parks and recreation improvements. According to a proposed ordinance, the town wants approval to increase the sales and use tax and “incur debt to … 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
When those of us of a certain age think “family game night,” it might bring back memories of gathering around the dining-room table with the old standard equipment like tiddlywinks and dice, playing cards and Monopoly money. But these days, … more
Pickin’ on the Divide, the annual family celebration at Church at Woodmoor will be held Saturday June 27, with more local bands and an even greater array of entertainment this year. Various … more
After relating the twisting story of union boss “Big Bill” Haywood, it was made clear to me that I mustn’t forget the tale of Harry Orchard, the “Mad bomber of Cripple Creek.” It was … more
“Inside Out,” the latest Pixar punch to the heart, navigates the labyrinth of a young girl's mind in an antic, candy-colored romp through childhood memory to arrive, finally, gloriously, at epiphany. By now it's a familiar Pixar trajectory … 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
Time marches forever on. For some, less time is available, and they hear the clock tick louder with every second. "For 31 years, Palmer Lake could claim one the finest resort hotels in Colorado. … more
Since the early 1950s, the Little Britches Youth Association has been offering youths in Elbert County and surrounding areas the opportunity to develop new skills and experience a taste of rodeo competition. Like many organizations in Elbert … more
Shawnah Royston eases her arm around the neck of Amazing Grace. The 16-year-old quarter horse cropout paint lowers her head and opens her muzzle, allowing the bit to glide into place. The headpiece slips over Grace's ears, and Royston buckles the … more
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