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Community Rodeo tests riders' skills

Occasional drizzle and chilly temperatures didn't lessen the efforts of the competitors or the applause from the audience at the Elizabeth Community Rodeo events held on May 19 at Casey Jones Arena. … more

Second skunk in Elbert County tests positive for rabies

Pet owners in Elbert County are being encouraged to make sure their pets' vaccinations are up-to-date after a second skunk in the area has tested positive for rabies. The skunk was found near the … more

‘Most secure facility in the world’ marks 60 years

A quarter-century has passed since the end of the nuclear standoff between the United States and the former Soviet Union, but the famous U.S. military command center inside Colorado’s Cheyenne … more

Colorado business groups will urge tax hike for roads

A coalition of business groups recently announced plans to ask Colorado voters this fall to raise sales taxes to pay for $6 billion in transportation projects. Their announcement officially puts into … more

Colorado lawmakers seek reforms as prison costs rise

A decade ago, faced with runaway costs and a growing prison population, Colorado lawmakers pushed the state Department of Corrections to transition more offenders out of prison and into halfway … more

Van Maanen snapping for chance to play in NFL

Drew Van Maanen knew he was facing long odds heading into the three-day rookie camp of the National Football League Houston Texans in early May. First of all, the former Chaparral football standout … more

Lindsay willing to play any role to latch on with Broncos

The fieriness of undrafted rookie running back Phillip Lindsay will be put on the back burner. Not for long, just for now. The former Colorado standout known as the “Tasmanian Devil” for his … more

The courage of encouragement helps us brave life’s problems

Building upon last week’s column about yesterday’s achievements becoming our successes of tomorrow, I wanted to share more about the power of encouragement and the courage to become an … more

Life may not be predictable, but graduation speeches are

The invitations have gone out, and once again I didn’t receive one. I wasn’t asked by a single high school, college, or university in the United States to give their commencement speech, even … more

Butterfly Pavilion looks at survival tricks

When most people come across creatures like a spider or a centipede, they probably don’t pause to appreciate the tools that enabled these animals to survive for millions of years. But spend a … more

American Museum of Western Art is one of Colorado’s treasures

A visit to the American Museum of Western Art at 1727 Tremont Place in Denver is a pleasant excursion for area art lovers — as well as a good spot to take visitors to the area. Check the website … more

Denver-area opportunities to remember the fallen this Memorial Day

Memorial Day is just one day a year, and as Louetta Smith, director of the annual Denver Memorial Day Tribute event, sees it, it’s not too much to ask to take a few minutes during the day to … more

A bevy of outdoor ways to start the summer

Memorial Day weekend provides a bounty of options for those looking to spend time outside. There’s something for all ages and interests, but one thing they all have in common is they get … more

Two people killed in crash near Franktown identified

The Colorado State Patrol has released the names of two people killed in a two-vehicle crash May 20 on Highway 83, about eight miles south of Franktown. Festus Poyner, 32, of Green Mountain Falls, … more

Video games inspire sculptor with works at Denver Botanic Gardens

Sculptor Mike Whiting brings his memories of vintage 1980s video games (Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, etc.) into another realm as a visitor finds his oversized images amidst the flowers, trees and shrubs … more

Centennial Airport: From open prairie to economic driver

As the story goes, a businessman drove a shiny, black car to his downtown Denver office, and when he walked back to the car that afternoon, he found a large scratch in the door. Around the early … more

World-changing treaty document can be viewed in Pueblo

When El Pueblo History Museum in Pueblo planned a new permanent exhibit called “Borderlands,” the staff determined to offer a really special attraction for the opening months. Through July 4, the … more

High school drag races keep things moving

High school students are encouraged to “push the pedal to the metal” as they push their vehicles to the limits during the competition at the May 28 All American High School Drag Races at … more

Concert kicks off Elizabeth Stampede

On May 31, the floor of the Casey Jones Arena that will soon be the scene of cowboys and animals competing in the Elizabeth Stampede will be transformed with a stage and sound system for the concert … more

Letter to the editor

Trump must allow probe Will President Donald Trump fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller? For a year, the question has sucked the oxygen out of any room with a reporter in it. Here’s an idea: Let’s … more
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