Category - Feature

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...

2020 Book Reviews: Mountain of Mysteries

Reviewed by Julie Simpson – Looking for a way to bring some excitement to your life? Look no further than this collection of nail-biting, page-turning, can’t-put-it-down mysteries from Colorado authors. From the shores of...

Painting a Bright Future

By Arlene Shovald – Before he was old enough to have a driver’s license, Cody Oldham, Colorado landscape and wildlife artist, had launched a career of his own, showing his work in prestigious Colorado galleries and...

Pets That Make You Smile

Pets are priceless. They’re our confidants, comrades and comforters — and the feeling is mutual. Known for nuzzling their humans for a touch, treat or trek around town, pets bring joy even in the most difficult times. When we...

Chronicles of a Female Aviator

By Julie Simpson –  It’s the summer of 1917. A teenage Marvel Crosson and her young brother, Joe, stand in awe before a flying machine at the Logan County Fair in Sterling, Colorado. It isn’t much: an early...

Overlanding: The Art of Getting Lost

By Eugene Buchanan – Just after Gov. Jared Polis’ stay-at-home order lifted, Pat Drake and his family — including wife Isabel and kids Olivia, Cruz and Catalina — fired up their Toyota TRD Pro 4×4 and set...