Memorial Day Flood of 1935 ranks in the top three

 By Rob Carrigan, robcarrigan1@gmail.com Few people are still around that remember the big rain, and resulting flood of Memorial Day, 1935. It has been...

The afternoon skies turned black: Tornado in Palmer Lake, June 16, 1965

By Rob Carrigan, robcarrigan1@gmail.com Note: This story was written in 2015, on the eve of the fiftieth anniversary of the 1965 Palmer Lake...

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...

Are you Okay?

My 15 year old boy is stuck between who he is and who he believes he needs to be. Between vulnerable and tough...

Lewis-Palmer High School boys basketball 4A State Champions

UNDENIABLE RANGER SPIRIT BRINGS HOME 4A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP By Erica Burt (LP class of 2016) On March 9, 2019, the Lewis-Palmer Rangers Boys Basketball...

The artists’ inner power tools we all can use

By Janet Sellers In the time-honored book, The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron has creative people do some tasks every day and every week...

The Historic Monument Merchants Association

By Harriet Halbig Tommie Plank, owner of the Covered Treasures book store and a founding member of the Historic Monument Merchants Association (HMMA)...

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...

Monument Rock centers the known trail universe

By Rob Carrigan, rob.carrigan@pikespeaknewspapers.com If you continue past Limbach Park, across the train tracks on Second Street, take a left on Mitchell Ave....

Middle School Memo

As I sat in carline watching the middle schoolers pour out of the building......I noticed. I noticed slumped shoulders on the girls trying...

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