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

Colorado Ski Country USA hosts 7.3 million skier visits in 2016-17
Skiing/Snowboarding

Colorado Ski Country USA hosts 7.3 million skier visits in 2016-17

DENVER Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) announced today during its 54th Annual Meeting skier visits at its 22-member ski areas totaled 7.3 million during the 2016-17 season. It is estimated that after final numbers are tallied, the 2016-17 season will be the state’s second best season on record. This year’s season total was up six … Continue reading

Plant Select announces new executive director, 20th anniversary book
Culture

Plant Select announces new executive director, 20th anniversary book

Plant Select® announces the appointment of Ross Shrigley as Executive Director and celebrates its 20th anniversary. Started in 1997, this nonprofit collaboration between Colorado State University, Denver Botanic Gardens and nurseries has yielded the country’s leading brand of plants designed to thrive in high plains and intermountain regions while using fewer resources and creating a … Continue reading

Join Estes Park’s fifth annual Bike to Work Day, June 28
Culture

Join Estes Park’s fifth annual Bike to Work Day, June 28

ESTES PARK The Estes Park Cycling Coalition is hosting Estes Park’s fifth annual Bike to Work Day on Wednesday, June 28. Cyclists will be offered a free breakfast, coffee, giveaways, informational booths, bike check-ups, and live entertainment from 6-9 a.m. at the Estes Park Visitor Center, 500 Big Thompson Avenue. Estes Park joins communities across … Continue reading

COVER: Take a hike on region’s many outstanding trails
Get Out of Town / Hiking/Backcountry

COVER: Take a hike on region’s many outstanding trails

  New, long-established trails provide access, recreation   FRONT RANGE Trails are a valuable resource for promoting health, fitness, and a connection with nature. Their use is the number one recreational activity in Colorado. Trails are how many Coloradans and visitors connect to nature and wildlife. According to the 2016-2026 Statewide Trails Strategic Plan, each … Continue reading

Free Hessie Trailhead weekend shuttle begins, June 10
Hiking/Backcountry

Free Hessie Trailhead weekend shuttle begins, June 10

Nederland Park-n-Ride is the pick-up/drop-off location; shuttles run every 15-20 minutes BOULDER COUNTY Boulder County will again offer a free shuttle service on weekends and holidays this summer and fall to carry passengers from Nederland’s RTD Park-n-Ride at 1st and Jackson streets just off the Peak-to-Peak Highway (CO 72), to the Hessie Trailhead, a popular … Continue reading