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Canyon Pintado's Rock Art

Canyon Pintado's Rock Art

The rock walls of Canyon Pintado have served as a massive canvas for thousands of years, preserving…
Colorado Gators

Colorado Gators

Students in Jay Young’s gator-wrestling class, at his Colorado family farm, might be…
11 Colorado Ghost Towns

11 Colorado Ghost Towns

Colorado's gold rush brought humanity and hardship to these rocky mountains. Mining towns popped up…
The Legacy of Samson

The Legacy of Samson

20 years after the untimely passing of Samson, the legendary Elk Patriarch of Estes lives on
MacGregor Ranch: Where the Old West never died

MacGregor Ranch: Where the Old West never died

There are two ways to learn about the cowboys of the Old West: You can read a history book, or you…
Colorado's State Symbols

Colorado's State Symbols

Can you go to jail for picking columbines? Is a lark bunting a lark or a bunting? Does our state…
Arvada's Santa U

Arvada's Santa U

Everybody knows that Santa Claus’ workshop is at the North Pole, but where’s Santa University?…
Dick Orleans' Rocky Mountain Hummingbirds

Dick Orleans' Rocky Mountain Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds dart in and out of view in the blink of an eye, their wings beating 60 times a second.…
A lone pine is surrounded by an aspen stand on a hillside above Kenosha Pass

Five fall color hotspots near the Denver metro area #4: Kenosha Pass

U.S. Highway 285 west of Denver cuts through one of the most pristine segments of the Colorado…
Bending History at Bent's Old Fort

Bending History at Bent's Old Fort

Ever wondered what life was like for frontier-era fur traders? Visit the living history museum at…
Town Story: Castle Rock

Town Story: Castle Rock

Castle Rock's foundation was based on rhyolite quarries, ranching and railroads but recent growth…
Smaldone, Denver's Mob Family

Smaldone, Denver's Mob Family

Brothers Clyde and Checkers Smaldone used their north Denver family restaurant, Gaetano’s, as the…
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