Like the birds do, we need to group together and cooperate in order to tame our climate’s increasingly menacing behavior.
SALIDA — Sophia Herzog dips her feet into the rushing Arkansas River and shudders. “I’m an elite swimmer and this is out of my comfort zone by a long shot,” she says, laughing as she slips into the current. The 23-year-old Paralympic silver medalist didn’t just lose her goal when Paralympic and Olympic officials pushed […]
SILVER CLIFF – The vacant lot along First, Second and Third streets is lined by wooden stakes that delineate the Bobcat Subdivision, a site for affordable housing in this southern Colorado town. Eventually, this area could be filled with more than a dozen homes with stunning views of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range. This […]
Doug Freeman moved back to Colorado last year and began teaching fourth grade at Edith Teter Elementary School in Fairplay, but he’s already eyeing a move out of state. Colorado is his home — he grew up in Littleton — and he doesn’t want to leave. But he might not have much of a choice. […]
The pilot of an unmaintained airplane that crashed high in the Colorado mountains and went undiscovered for months last year did not adequately plan out his flight or anticipate the weather conditions, which likely brought his plane down, federal air crash investigators say. Quentin Aschoff, a 67-year-old from Bend, Oregon, died in the wreck of […]
Hal Walter was on a sprint toward a steep trail above Georgetown a few summers ago when he lost control of his running partner, a mammoth burro named Full Tilt Boogie. “The burro started stampeding, going faster than I could go. I had to wrap the rope around my hips and go into a full-body […]
By Erica Meltzer, Chalkbeat Colorado Teachers in the Park County district in Colorado’s high country are poised to strike after months of unresolved salary disputes with the district — but no date as been set as both sides hope last-minute talks will yield common ground. Teachers in this small district in the high valley of […]