Boulder Ranger District enacts safety road closure Aug. 18 to conduct emergency repairs
Hiking/Backcountry

Boulder Ranger District enacts safety road closure Aug. 18 to conduct emergency repairs

BOULDER Starting at 9 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 18, the U.S. Forest Service’s Boulder Ranger District will close the Middle St. Vrain and Coney Flats roads [National Forest System Roads 114.1 (Middle St. Vrain), 507.1, 507.1A, 507.1B, 507.1C, and 507.1D (Coney Flats)] in the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests. The closure is due to health … Continue reading

State Historical Fund awards over $4.5 million in grants to ‘preserve Colorado’s past, invest in its future’
Colorado / Culture

State Historical Fund awards over $4.5 million in grants to ‘preserve Colorado’s past, invest in its future’

DENVER The History Colorado State Historical Fund (SHF) is awarding $4,568,138 in historic preservation grants to projects across Colorado. These grants provide essential funding for projects such as historic structure assessments, education programs, archaeological projects, and physical work to preserve and restore historic buildings and places. SHF grants help communities preserve their historic resources and … Continue reading

Arts / Culture

Celebrate 141st anniversary of Colorado’s statehood at History Colorado community museums

The Colorado Day celebration includes free admission on August 1 at the History Colorado Community Museums PUEBLO In honor of Colorado’s 141st birthday, History Colorado’s Community Museums  throughout the state will be celebrating Colorado history on August 1st.  Join us for fun hands-on ways to celebrate Colorado’s wild, colorful, historical, traditional and modern culture. On … Continue reading

Forest Service approves Forsythe II Project ‘to improve forest health’
Culture / Hiking/Backcountry

Forest Service approves Forsythe II Project ‘to improve forest health’

Decision provides homeowners opportunity to reduce risk of wildfire to private property NEDERLAND The U.S. Forest Service has set a path forward for a fuels reduction and forest health project on a portion of the Roosevelt National Forest with its release today of a final decision on the Forsythe II Project, located between the Town … Continue reading

Lazy B Chuckwagon and Show making, preserving lifelong memories
Culture / Food & Drink / Music

Lazy B Chuckwagon and Show making, preserving lifelong memories

By Jeffrey V. Smith ESTES PARK The Lazy B Chuckwagon and Show, now in the second season of its modern era, delivers a “delightful mix” of family-friendly cowboy music, skits and humor, accompanied by an authentic, “gold-standard” cowboy dinner. But it’s more than that. Much more. The production, which takes place in the historic Elkhorn … Continue reading