RapidGrass returns with ‘big name’ headliners
Music

RapidGrass returns with ‘big name’ headliners

By Jeffrey Smith IDAHO SPRINGS Mark Morris’ determination to bring live music to an outdoor venue in his hometown of Idaho Springs has grown into one of the state’s top bluegrass festivals. His Clear Creek RapidGrass Music Festival, June 24-26, welcomes some of the genres top, nationally-touring performers and Colorado’s top players. Although it’s become … Continue reading

Weekend of fun at Rocky Mountain Rumble motorcycle rally
Culture

Weekend of fun at Rocky Mountain Rumble motorcycle rally

By Jeffrey Smith IDAHO SPRINGS Mark Morris’ determination to bring live music to an outdoor venue in his hometown of Idaho Springs has grown into one of the state’s top bluegrass festivals. His Clear Creek RapidGrass Music Festival, June 24-26, welcomes some of the genres top, nationally-touring performers and Colorado’s top players. Although it’s become … Continue reading

COVER STORY: Community gardens provide numerous physical, mental benefits for all ages
Cover Story

COVER STORY: Community gardens provide numerous physical, mental benefits for all ages

By Jeffrey V. Smith FRONT RANGE There are plenty of reasons to participate in a community garden. Benefits range from the physical to mental. Here in the mountains, they provide an opportunity for people with limited space, soil or water rights to grow their own vegetables and flowers while giving an opportunity to meet neighbors … Continue reading

Culture / Skiing/Snowboarding

I-70 Mountain Express Lane opens Dec. 12

Toll collection waived during testing period; CDOT reminds drivers to get a pass. DENVER — The High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) and Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) today announced the opening of the eastbound I-70 Mountain Express Lane to traffic on Saturday, Dec. 12, from Empire to Idaho Springs. Travelers will be able to try … Continue reading