Category - Feature

A Day with a Tornado

By Bruce Connally, DMV, MS – “That cloud is terrifying!” Abby’s hushed voice reflected the trepidation we all felt. The roiling, churning black cloud was an EF3 tornado, which had just torn a half-mile-wide swath...

Colorado’s Four National Parks

Family fun close to home – By Kylee Coleman With the country and the world still recovering from the pandemic, national parks closer to home can be the perfect destination for a family vacation. Colorado is home to four...

Empowering Possibilities with TACT

By Joanne Palmer – It started with an orange 1975 Jeep Cherokee that had been sitting in a field for decades with a burned-out engine. To most people it would look like an eyesore destined for the junkyard. But Danny Combs...

Eye-Catching Photography: 2021 Photo Contest Winners

Colorado Country Life readers certainly have an eye for catching and capturing Colorado’s finest moments: Everything from an owl couple sneaking a kiss to a magnificent and colorful Colorado summer sunset. The five categories...

Mapping a Mountain’s Magic

By Eugene Buchanan – Ever look at a trail map to see where you are on the slopes of Colorado’s myriad ski resorts? Should you take that black diamond shortcut to meet your friends at the lodge, schuss that blue square to...

Readers’ Choice: Voted Best of 2020

We asked readers last summer to tell us where to find the BEST bed-and-breakfast, cross-country ski trail, country store, coffee shop and golf course and the best Colorado-made wine, burrito and jam or jelly. Readers responded...

Make-A-Wish Colorado Granting Wishes

By Matt Vincent – A little boy has dreamt of horses for more than two years. Big horses, little horses, anything associated with horses, and the equine world has helped him focus on good things while distracting him from...