Category - Feature

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...

Sharing the Magic of Christmas Brings Smiles

By Cyndy Thomas Klepinger – A random act of kindness started a holiday project in Colorado Springs that continues to bring Christmas smiles to families each year. Seven years ago, the Fein family was tired of putting...

Powerful Reads: 2017 Book Reviews

By Julie Simpson – Every once in a while, you find a book that changes you. In turning the pages, you open your eyes to a different way of thinking. Sometimes books encourage, sometimes they enlighten, sometimes they sadden...