Category - Feature

Bent’s Old Fort Revealed

Photos and story by Matt Vincent – Bent’s Fort was once the only American building located between the Missouri River and the Pacific Ocean, a lone structure in the vast western interior of North America. Built in 1833 on...

Take a Spin on the Western Slope

By Sharon Sullivan – Fruita’s downtown historic district bustles with two thriving coffee shops, a couple of craft breweries and a popular pizzeria. Sidewalk cafes, a unique performing arts venue and an interesting...

An Insider’s View of the Olympics

By Eugene Buchanan – Granby, Colorado’s Liz McIntyre, 55, is a board member for Mountain Parks Electric, one of CREA’s member co-ops. But she’s better known for her mogul skiing than her role at Mountain Parks. A...

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...