Category - Feature

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...

Close Encounters with the Rich and Famous

Compiled by Mona Neeley, Editor – It may not be a good thing, but we live in a celebrity-focused culture. Many people in today’s society love to follow the lives of movie and television stars, favorite musicians and...

Author Captivated by Colorado’s Bears

By Laura Pritchett – A few years ago, I fell in love. Not the vague kind of fondness, but rather, the obsessive, zealous kind of love affair; the kind that affects your dreams at night and your activities in the day. I fell...

Make Chokecherries a Part of Your Summer Jam

By Rachel Turiel – Chokecherry preserves are a southwestern delicacy. The jellies, jams and syrups have a deep berry sweetness with a whisper of wild earth tang. The flavors are layered — sweet, then spiced, then nutty...

Pump Up Your Adrenaline this Summer

By Arlene Shovald – Ready to soar over the abyss? Power slide on a fast and furious jet boat? Or maybe plummet into an “old” mine shaft? If you’re looking for a new adventure this summer, Colorado has just what you...

Creating Fanfare for Country Music Stars

By Gayle Gresham – Historic photos courtesy of Kay Johnson by Gayle Gresham – Who would guess that Wild Horse, Colorado, is the birthplace to country music fan clubs as we know them today? Country music fan clubs all...