- Perseverance Pays Off For San Luis Valley College Graduate
- Ask A Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener About Your Summer Plants
- Historic Entrance Restored To Pueblo City Park
- How National Forest Recreation Planning Got Its Start In Southern Colorado 100 Years Ago
- “They Are Already Here” science writer Sarah Scoles talks about “why we see saucers.”
- “Billionaire Wilderness” – what’s going on in the mountain west at the “intersection of wealth, philanthropy, and conservation.”
- “They tried to make do as best they could.” #Walsenburg, Colo. Historian Reflects On The Great Depression And Today’s Pandemic
- Mountaineer Christine Boskoff Lived — And Died — At The “Edge Of The Map”
- How The Pandemic Is Reshaping Life in Bergamo, Italy, Pueblo’s Sister City
- Once Listed In Green Book, Pueblo’s Coronado Motel Gains National Historic Status
- Temple Grandin’s Tips For Staying At Home: Start By No Slouching Around In Your Pajamas!
- #PuebloShines Nightly Beacons Of Light
- From The Tricolour To The Lone Star, Why Are There So Many Flags On Pueblo’s Seal?
- Troubled Horses And Broken Humans Help Each Other At Alternative Prison Ranch
- The Dry: a community built by black homesteaders in southeastern Colorado
- Human hubris is dangerous in avalanche country
- Thinking about your Colorado garden and lawn this winter? You should be!
- Pueblo Mountain Park Marks 100 Years
- Artists Ready To Paint On Fresh Concrete Canvas In Pueblo And Regain The World Record for Largest Outdoor Mural
- Alabama’s First Sandhill Crane Hunt In More Than A Century
- Autumn Colorado Gardening Questions, Answered
- Biking Legend Jonathan Vaughters On Doping And Repairing Cycling’s Damaged Reputation
- Colorado Author Jennie Dear Asks, “What Does It Feel Like To Die?”
- Clouds Before The Storm
- Peter Roper Retires After Nearly 30 Years At The Pueblo Chieftain
Tag Archives: Colorado
Labor Day marks the last day of the Colorado State Fair. Story to follow on KRCC later this week.
While crews are out mopping up hot spots and reinforcing the Hayden Pass Fire perimeter in Fremont and Custer counties, there’s a diverse group of young people working behind the scenes to keep the base camp running.
A temporary city popped up when the Hayden Pass Fire base camp moved to Westcliffe last week. Big tan supply tents, eighteen-wheelers carrying kitchen and shower facilities and a slew of smaller blue and silver tents appeared in a dusty field at the Custer County Fairgrounds.
It’s part of the Boxelder Job Corps Center’s assignment to work at the camp. The group has more than a dozen students “trying to make everything comfortable for the firefighters, keep everything clean, maintain the camp, help out the mobile kitchen as much as possible,” says eighteen year-old Deavontay Small Bear of Mission South Dakota.
Job Corps is a joint U. S. Forest Service and Department of Labor no-cost program for underserved 16 – 24 year olds. Continue reading
The grave of Western writer and environmentalist Edward Abbey is said to be “where no one would find it,” but author Sean Prentiss tried. Prentiss’s Colorado cabin served as his base for this quest. He chronicles the journey and conversations with some of … Continue reading
As repairs on the aging Arkansas River levee move ahead, heavy equipment will cut through the image of a corn maiden, along with scores of other paintings that cover the 2.8-mile long levee. Construction workers are taking extra care as … Continue reading
The Pueblo Conservancy District is moving forward to find a contractor for the next phase of work to repair the Arkansas River Levee. Contractors will need to remove 12 feet of dirt and concrete from the top of the existing … Continue reading
Clouds and rain roll over the Sangre de Cristo Mountain in Colorado’s Wet Mountain Valley just before sunset on an early October evening. This image and others are available as prints – visit Shanna Lewis’ online gallery.
The Colorado State Fair kicked off Friday, with a full slate of livestock competitions, concerts, rides, food and people watching. More photos at cpr.org
Delicious or pernicious? Mushrooms are popping up all over the Front Range right now. They’re in forests, meadows — and maybe even in your backyard. Have you ever wondered what makes them suddenly appear and then just vanish? Or what … Continue reading
Autism and the very Colorado sport of pack burro racing come together in a new memoir by Colorado Central columnist, outdoorsman and rancher Hal Walter. “For sure no burro gets up in the morning and thinks, ‘Dang, I think I’ll run … Continue reading
Repair work on the Arkansas River levee in Pueblo is destroying the world’s largest mural. The Pueblo Conservancy District board oversees the levee. It’s preparing guidelines to cover design, approval, and maintenance for new artwork. They got mixed comments from … Continue reading