Red Flag Failure by County Commissioners

Less than a quarter of the way into this new year, twenty-three law enforcement officers across the country have lost their lives in the line of duty.  That’s twenty-three families with an empty chair at the dinner table, twenty-three funerals attended by grieving loved ones, and twenty-three agencies forever impacted by the loss of their …

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Remembering Storm King Mountain

Lingering haze, the subtle smell of scorched earth, and the most breathtaking sunsets ever witnessed can only mean one thing; fire season is back and smacking down hard across our Colorado landscape.  Sweeping her plains, scorching the slopes of her mountains day and night, the fires continue to burn.  Right now as these laptop keys …

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Oh Broncos, Wherefore Art Thou?

Here we go folks, it's the weekend that die-hard Bronco fans have earmarked on their calendars from now until eternity.  But alas, a dismal Bronco season has left us with our freshly pressed team gear, orange and blue flags, bottomless glassware, tasseled party hats and blazing fog horns neatly stowed away until, well, maybe next year. …

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Surviving The Drive

Driver's Education 101 taught each of us about safe driving habits during adverse weather conditions.  Slow down, leave plenty of room between you and the vehicle in front of you,  and be certain your brakes are mechanically sound.  This is all solid advice but did you know Colorado drivers actually wrote their own rule book about …

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Let It Snow!

The Colorado mountain snowpack is at its lowest level in nearly three decades.  Our water reserves are threatened, pine needles are falling by the hundreds, and our ski resorts are feeling Mother Nature's financial sting.   We wonder and worry how much longer this will go on. Fear not fellow snow worshipers, it seems the weather gods have …

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Guns, immigration and pot oh my!

How does where you live shape you? Does your zip code influence your decision making, values, and who you eventually become? When we think of living in Colorado, her breathtaking beauty comes to mind, but that beauty is in fact coupled with a few hefty controversial political issues. Do you know what they are and …

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