Category - Feature

Climbing an Iron Path to the Sky

By Joanne Palmer – On a sunny morning in late March, I find myself flattened against a granite rock slab at the Royal Gorge, wondering what to do next. I need to go up, to advance toward the summit but I am frozen in fear...

Doggone Amazing Stars

By Sharon Sullivan – Ethan Wilhelm and Keri Caraher spotted something unusual in early 2014 as they drove down a Macon, Georgia, interstate highway — a dog was running down the median strip separating the divided...

Life’s Expressions: 2022 Photo Contest Winners

Mark Twain once said, “You can’t depend on your eyes if your imagination is out of focus.” Colorado Country Life readers stepped up to the challenge to use their imaginations and focused their camera lenses on Life’s...

The (Crested Butte) Doctor is in

Dr. Gloria Beim helps athletes put best foot forward. By Eugene Buchanan – When the 2022 Paralympics start in Beijing this March, athletes on the U.S. Team — especially those from Colorado — will have a leg up on their...

2021 Readers’ Choice Voted Best

Southwestern Colorado nearly swept this year’s “Best of Colorado” contest. While we know from experience that there are amazing businesses, products, places to visit and more all over the Centennial State, readers who...

Christmas on the Rails

By Suzie Romig – A love of railroads started more than six decades ago when Dave Naples was only 8 years old and his dad gave him a Lionel model train set for Christmas. In his 40s, Naples began collecting everything model...

Express Your Sole

By Joanne Palmer – Annabel Reader will never forget the moment she met her future husband, Dan Huling. Both had been hired as entertainers for “A Nightmare Before Christmas” party. Huling was a 6-foot-2-inch juggling...