Category - Feature

Exploring Southern Colorado’s National Grassland

By Cyndy Klepinger – Colorado inspires images of majestic mountains as well as wide-open spaces. While there’s nothing like our mountains, you should not overlook the opportunity to spend time on the high plains where the...

The Barbecue Guru’s BBQ U™

By Amy Higgins – Once a year, Steven Raichlen, arguably one of the best grillers in the country, brings his enthusiasm for grilled foods, his barbecue wisdom and his tasty recipes to Colorado Springs for a fun-filled...

Wild About Birding

By Gayle Gresham – Confession … I am not a bird-watcher or a birder. There is a difference, you ask? Think about the difference between watching a football game on television and playing in the Super Bowl. Bird-watching...

Music From Faraway Places

By Malia Durbano – African drumbeats often echo through a tiny southern Colorado town with melodies from West African stringed instruments. These seem like unlikely sounds to hear in Jaroso (pronounced hu- ROH-soh), a San...

2018 Photo Contest

By Mona Neeley, Editor – Electric co-op members across the state captured amazing photos of Colorado for this year’s annual magazine photo contest. We received 849 entries in the four categories: Classic Colorado, Cute...

Doggone Heroes: Colorado’s Avalanche Dogs

By Amy Higgins – Regal, resilient and, just plain cute, the dogs working Colorado’s ski slopes are impossible to ignore. They play an important role for each resort’s public relations endeavors, and many of these dogs...

Colorado Mounted Rangers to the Rescue

By Julie Simpson – When disaster strikes, whether it’s a fire, flood or a search and rescue emergency, police and firefighters are the first people to come to our aid. But in many communities across Colorado, those first...