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This fall, a familiar story for high school seniors and their parents is repeating itself across Colorado. From Sterling to Silverton, members of the class of 2015 are making some of their first major life decisions as college application deadlines approach. Which schools should I apply to? Should I stay home or move away? Is a vocational school right for me? Can I afford my top choice? more
Nearly 100 years ago — 1916 to be exact — Spencer Penrose had the idea to have an automobile race to the top of Pikes Peak. Penrose, among the top philanthropists in Colorado Springs history, … 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
The high school fall sports scene is winding down and soon the winter games of basketball, wrestling, hockey and girls swimming will take center stage. I am fortunate as a reporter for Colorado … more
The door opens and a slight woman with a quick smile, round glasses, comfy gray sweats and short, snowy hair pushes her walker into the hall. 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
“Alias Smith and Jones” was a western TV series that originally aired on ABC from January 1971 to January 1973, starring Pete Duel as Hannibal Heyes and Ben Murphy as Jedediah “Kid” Curry, … more
Dave Dravecky’s story is one of salvation and has helped changed lives in a spiritual way. His well-documented journey from a successful major league pitcher to cancer survivor still serves as … more
A few weeks ago, when Rampart Range Road opened more than two years after it was closed during the first day of the Waldo Canyon Fire, visitors were able to get a whole new understanding of the scope … more
Almost universally, superstitions about women in the mines bringing bad luck appear in various cultures. This, despite evidence suggesting women entered the mines as workers in various locales, … more
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