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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 baseball’s immortals include the likes of Tyrus Raymond Cobb, George Herman Ruth, Henry Louis Gehrig, Willie Howard Mays, Lynn Nolan Ryan and Reginald Martinez Jackson. In a few years we … 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
Despite some heated political rhetoric from around the country, Colorado seniors know that the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit is affordable and is working, even for older men and women in the lowest income bracket. At the Colorado … more
What are you listening to these days? Better yet, who are you listening to? Have you ever noticed that when we fill our minds with positive thoughts, productive ideas and upbeat music, we tend to feel better and perform better in all areas of our … more
To be useful, honorable and compassionate. Seems like it all started as when the pastor talked to him. Doug McKenzie describes it this way. “Pastor Ellen (Fenter) had contacted me about going … more
Suddenly, it is all just too hard. A person needs a break. “The most important thing is that the caregivers are healthy. It is a 24-hour-a-day job,” says Sonja Search of Lifting Spirits, Adult … more
When I arrived in the Pikes Peak region in the fall of 2001, I quickly made myself familiar with the three major colleges in town; Air Force Academy, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and … more
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