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James P. Beckwourth had a reputation for being able to tell a good yarn. And that was exactly what he did, in dictating his autobiography to Thomas Bonner. Bonner, a Justice of the Peace in the … more
History came alive for about 160 Prairie Winds Elementary School students on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Silke Sauppe, a one-time member of the Hitler Youth, spoke to the fourth, fifth and sixth … more
Tri-Lakes Cares has lot to be thankful for as we head into the holiday season, but the local organization sure would like to help more. “Each year, we run our annual holiday food program because … more
Who knew there was a gold necklace shaped like the articulated bodies of a pair of crocodiles? It was created by Cartier for Mexican film star Maria Felix, meticulously crafted in gold with diamonds, emeralds and rubies. It sometimes was worn and, … more
Registration is now open for a state-backed poetry competition, and prospective participants have until Jan. 13 to decide whether to be — or not to be — part of the contest. The Poetry Out Loud competition is a program designed to give high … more
Rachael Stafford and Kent Kelley are Black Forest neighbors who both were evacuated from their homes when the June 2013 Black Forest Fire consumed the area. But the two have much more in common … more
It is my understanding that there is very specific reasons that donkeys, rather than horses were used initially in the mining industry. Among those reasons is the innate reaction of each when its … more
I have a long history of thinking about beer when I write. My first official beat as a reporter on a daily newspaper was “breweries and beer.” It was 1982, and I was a student at Colorado … more
Denver Arts Week, Nov. 7-15, has expanded to more than 300 scheduled events this year, including Highlands Ranch and Golden. Many are free or at reduced admission. For a full list, visit Denverartsweek.com. We list a few highlights: ● Know Your … more
“Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.”__ Aristotle, 4th Century B.C.With the G.I. Bill authorized by Congress in 1944 and signed into law by Franklin D. … more
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