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- Colorado Spring Gardening Questions Answered
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- Legal Pot Changes The Work Of Some Drug Detection Dogs
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- A New History Colorado Exhibit Spotlights Colorado’s Oldest Continuous Residents, the Utes
- On The 50th Anniversary Of Edward Abbey’s “Desert Solitaire,” A Former Park Ranger Honors The Iconic Book And Confronts Outdated Views
- Denver Turns 160 This Week. So, How’d The Mile High City Get Its Name?
- Founding Member Of Ghost Town Club Of Colorado Remembers Sixty Years Of Exploring Hundreds Of #GhostTowns Around The State
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- Denver Poet Dominique Christina Gives Voice To Enslaved Black Woman Who Endured Medical Experiments
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Author Archives: shannalewis
There are Hispanic Catholics in the American West who have Jewish ancestry. Yet their families hid, and sometimes forgot, their Jewish roots. These are descendants of Jews who converted to Catholicism five hundred years ago to escape torture during the Spanish Inquisition. They … Continue reading
Looking for something different to try this summer? Grab a roll of pennies, put the kids in the car and hit the road on the quest for places you can smash those pennies into souvenirs and see the state at … Continue reading
The Arab Spring, ancient pharaohs and 21st century garbage collectors are all part of #Colorado author Peter Hessler’s new book “The Buried: An Archaeology of the Egyptian Revolution.”
What do you do when you plan to move to Egypt and then a revolution starts there? If you are journalist Peter Hessler of Ridgway you are undeterred by the Arab Spring and head for Cairo. He spent five years … Continue reading
There’s a wolf sanctuary in southern Colorado that doesn’t just help wolves. It helps humans too. Volunteers come to Mission: Wolf from around the world. A new documentary film Mission Wolf: An Experiment in Living takes a look at the lives … Continue reading
Visit southern Colorado and you’ll find a blend of cultures. That’s partly because the region belonged to Mexico up until 1848. When the border moved south people from many backgrounds intermingled, melding their traditions. A new exhibit at the Trinidad … Continue reading
Telluride poet Kierstin Bridger gives voice to prostitutes of the Old West in her collection, Demimonde.
Prostitutes in Old West mining towns were relegated to the shadowy world of night. They were often shunned by their communities… and yet they played an important role in the history of the west. Demimonde translates as “half world” – … Continue reading
Why mulch is your garden’s friend and weed barrier isn’t? Why growing cilantro isn’t easy? Take care of yourself while you take care of your garden. And more. Answers and advice from Colorado State University Master Gardener Loni Gaudet on … Continue reading
Twenty-five years ago author Pam Houston was living in her car. But her first book, Cowboys Are My Weakness, became a bestseller – giving voice to women across the nation — and it gave Houston just enough money to make … Continue reading
Emergency room doctor Harry Calvino’s wife Antje was among the 125 Coloradans who got prescriptions for drugs to help them die last year. That’s up some 74 percent from from the previous year, according to a recent state report. Most … Continue reading