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Battle of Summit Springs

On a July day 150 years ago, the Cheyenne Dog Soldiers made their final stand in northeastern Colorado at the Battle of Summit Springs. Who were the Dog Soldiers? And did Buffalo Bill play a role in the battle?

Purple Mountain Majesties Along Pikes Peak Highway

Pikes Peak, thought inaccessible by its namesake Zebulon Pike, was the inspiration behind Katherine Lee Bates’ America the Beautiful.

Alamosa

San Luis Valley's Gateway to the Great Sand Dunes.

Avalanche Rescuers

Inside the dangerous would of avalanche rescuers.

Battle Of Beecher Island

Nine days of arrows, bullets and horse meat.

Life in Fort Lupton

Discover a plains town near the big city which has long been a cultural crossroads.

The Lark Bunting: Underdog State Bird

How the Lark Bunting went from underdog to state bird.

Web Extra - Find Colorado Cherries

Colorado Life Magazine’s July/August 2018 issue features some great recipes using Colorado-grown tart cherries (aka sour cherries or pie cherries). The first step of each recipe is the same: Buy some Colorado-grown tart cherries. While Colorado’s tart-cherry production is just a tiny fraction of what it was a century ago, you can still buy them at these Colorado stores. Most stores sell them frozen. The harvest begins in late June. Call ahead to see what’s in stock.

Web Extra - Colorado Corner to Corner

The tips you need for your epic corner-hunting journey.

Colorado Hot Springs Resorts

Geothermal water percolates up through much of the Rocky Mountains. While there are countless “wild” hot springs to be discovered in the rivers and creeks of the Rockies, the following natural hot springs have been turned into resorts or public pools.

Estes Park

Living on the front doorstep of heaven.

The Fingerprint That Doomed The Fleagle Gang

Pioneering CSI work solved deadly Lamar bank robbery.