Published on Thursday, September 18 2014 12:08
Roads Traveled by Linda L. Osmundson
When you think of grape growing or wine tasting, California’s Napa Valley comes to mind. But, did you know Colorado hosts over ninety wineries with more than thirty on the Front Range? And, the state’s winemaking began over a century ago? Or, some Colorado climates rival California’s grape growing regions?
Published on Thursday, September 11 2014 09:58
“All aboard the Silverton Northern Railroad!” Model railroads and trains have for many years fascinated Spring Gulch residents Steve and Anne Haskew. Early last fall, the couple planned an
Published on Thursday, September 04 2014 16:02
2014 marks the 100th year since the extinction of the passenger pigeon, one of the most abundant bird species in North America. This bird, which once flew in flocks so large that the sky would be blacked out, was officially declared extinct in 1914 with the passing of Martha, a passenger pigeon at
Published on Thursday, September 04 2014 15:59
Roads Traveled With Linda L. Osmundson
Boulder County lists many properties on the National Register of Historic Places. Maybe you’ve seen them. If not, here are a few you might view.
Built in 1894-5, the Old Stone Congregational Church (First Congregational Church of Lyons) on the corner of 4th and High Streets received historic designation in 1976. Construction consisted of locally
Published on Wednesday, August 27 2014 13:22
Following the Labor Day holiday boat ramp hours at Satanka (Horsetooth Reservoir) and North Pines (Carter Lake Reservoir) boat ramps will change.
Published on Thursday, August 21 2014 12:35
Cool nights, hot days, and the start of school reminds us summer’s end is near. Have you enjoyed all those outdoor activities you planned at the beginning of the season? There’s still time. Here are some suggestions of things to do before the weather turns cold.
Published on Monday, August 18 2014 14:42
Campers visiting Flatiron Reservoir southwest of Loveland can now spend the night in a tipi. Three tipis are available for reservation via www.larimercamping.com with reservable dates beginning August 28. The tipis will be up through the summer camping season but the sites will revert to walk-in tent sites between October 15 and April 30 each year.
Published on Thursday, July 24 2014 13:12
Just up the road, Allenspark is celebrating its 150th anniversary. It’s a perfect time to take a drive on Highway 7 and see what’s going on. Get yourself a copy of the brand-new Allenspark History Walking
Published on Thursday, July 17 2014 16:02
Roads Traveled with Linda L. Osmundson
Where is the Iron Range? According to my husband, who grew up there, this vast iron ore area spreads throughout northern Minnesota and consists of four large iron ore ranges, the largest of the four is the Masabi