The Natural World – Butterflies

By Tina Mitchell While birding in Arizona, we had been searching for an hour or so, scanning among the treetops for warblers. Whenever I’d look down to give my neck a break, I’d notice colorful butterflies wafting lazily along. Why were we working so hard to see tiny flitting birds when butterflies – equally colorful, […]

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Still Sweeter Every Day

By Chris Rourke With a sound as sweet as their name, “Free the Honey” blends three-part harmonies and traditional stringed instruments, while telling listeners about the simple goodness of life. Yet this time the Gunnison Valley-based acoustic band has a new song to sing, as it returns to its roots as an all-female trio. Its […]

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Leadville’s Light Rail

By Vince Matthews One hundred and twenty-five years ago, Leadville was Colorado’s second most populous city and was being touted to become the State’s Capital. Indeed, the ridge on the north end of town is called Capitol Hill, and one of the old scenery flies in the Tabor Opera House depicts Colorado’s future Capitol as […]

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