Posted inEducation, News

In mostly rural Colorado, the four-day school week has taken hold. But what do communities do with “Fifth Day”?

PEYTON — Everything ties into everything in education, Tim Kistler likes to say, and the superintendent of the rural  Peyton School District 23JT offers a case-in-point as he makes his way into a spacious, generously outfitted wood shop hung with banners for its industrial sponsors early on a Thursday morning. This woodworking class, where students […]

Posted inColoradans, Culture, News, Outdoors

Gay rodeo is branching out to women, straight competitors while staying true to its inclusive roots

GOLDEN — Cowboys in worn-out Wranglers are leaning on the fence, watching as the bucking chute opens and a steer busts out. Kids climb the stands carrying hot dogs, and a Florida Georgia Line song blasts from the arena speakers.  It feels like every rodeo, especially when the announcer cracks a corny joke about “Denver, […]