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...

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...

Cattle Ranching with Drones

A few years ago I became a cattle rancher.  This was only possible because an old friend, who has been a cattle...

Monument’s 4th of July Parade

Story by Ericka Burt (LP class of 2016) Fourth of July celebrations come in all shapes and sizes, but if you have lived...

Seven things necessary for success that are not taught in school or most homes

7 Things Necessary for Success That Aren't Taught in School…or in most homes.  Schools are great for some things, but not so great...

Fear of wrecks haunts us in our tracks

Cos he was going down a grade making 90 miles an hour, The whistle broke into a scream. He was found in the wreck...

72 hours

One of the things I love about living in Colorado is the surprise weather.  On May 20th, when the predicted "couple of...

Hiring a Life Coach helped me graduate high school and thrive

What is Coaching? How can it help me and or my child? I feel it best to let the experience of my client,...

For Decades, early October was Potato Bake time in Monument

By Rob Carrigan, robcarrigan1@gmail.com Potato Bake Day in Monument was celebrated every year for decades in the early history of Monument, just about...

Beekeeping in the Tri-Lakes region

Have you ever considered keeping honeybees? It is a rewarding hobby and can grow into a profitable business. But it is not something...

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