Honoring the crew of Trouble; a B-24 Liberator bomber shot down in WWII

The picture above is the official “crew” photograph for Capt. David Wilhite’s B-24 Liberator crew with an inset photo of Major Kenneth...

Zeroing in on the Beacon

Hope this sheds some light on mystery of the Monument Hill tower By Rob Carrigan, robcarrigan1@gmail.com Aviation has, and continues to make contrails across...

“Trouble”; The story of a B-24 Liberator shot down over France

Join retired Colonel John Mann and Mark Pfoff as they talk with local author Larry Smith about his book "Trouble". The book...

Hotel business thrives as thousands take cure

The Monument Hotel was considered one of the finest for complete rest and relaxation when it was built in 1870 By Rob Carrigan,...

A conversation with a Vietnam POW

Mark Pfoff and retired USAF Colonel John Mann talk with retired Navy Captain Mike McGrath about his experiences flying in Vietnam, getting...

Local history needs a dirty woman

Woman kept goats, chickens, cats, dogs and other animals and did not keep it, or herself very clean By Rob Carrigan, robcarrigan1@gmail.com There is...

Mills cut a swath through local industry

By Rob Carrigan, robcarrigan1@gmail.com Railroad building and general development in the Denver and Colorado Springs area has made logging here, at least a...

Ute Prayer Trees

The “clean air” atmosphere in Colorado tends to pull people outdoors no matter if they are visitor or resident. The very common...

Softness in hard times, light for dark days

Beginning in 1936, the star has been lit each year from December 1st until January 1st By Rob Carrigan, robcarrigan1@gmail.com In the hardest of...

Flame started at once and in a few minutes the building was in a...

By Rob Carrigan, robcarrigan1@gmail.com It has been attributed to Mark Twain, but he likely lifted it from others. Life is short. Break the Rules. Forgive...

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