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I spent some time in Kansas last week. Traveling to my childhood home is always full of memories, always more good memories than bad. I also enjoyed p...

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that life expectancy is down, in part due to the increase in drug overdoses. The most recen...

Lori grew up skiing. Her dad and mom could both ski. Her four siblings could ski. She went to college in Gunnison and at CU-Boulder, in part becau...

Richard Lee Poage died in Augusta, Kansas on November 8. Among other things he did during his life was to be the Head Football Coach at Trego Communi...

I am ashamed to admit I don’t remember much about Jeff. He started at semester when I was a sophomore at Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas. He ...

My wife and I decided to attend a Murder Mystery Dinner at the Briarhurst Manor in Manitou Springs to celebrate Halloween. The Manor was built in 18...

In a story first broken by Bloomberg News it was revealed that Facebook was at the center of a security breach that may have compromised the ...

In Pueblo County as of June 5, 2018 there were 111,792 registered voters. In Colorado there is no registration deadline so if you are not registered...

Sometimes things strike me as funny. Lori and I, son-in-law Danny, daughter Amber and four grandchildren of various sizes and shapes, ages two months...

In case you were wondering, the sun rose at 7:03 a.m. on Tuesday and set at 6:29 p.m. that same day. On December 21, the shortest day of the year beca...

Seconds and split-second decisions can make all the difference. Last Saturday we went to the Air Force – Nevada game. Nevada took a 7-0 lead and we...

Friday I will turn 66 years old. By and large I don’t mind birthdays. For some reason age 30 or age 40 (I don’t remember which) was a little tough. ...

“When I focus on what’s good today, I have a good day, and when I focus on what’s bad, I have a bad day. If I focus on a problem, the problem increa...

(Due to the length of the speech, some has been omitted) We're gathered together on these hallowed grounds to honor the memory of nearly 3,000 souls ...

In the last several weeks some interesting statistics were printed in the Pueblo Chieftain and titled "Pueblo Facts and Figures". For those ...

I had to make a quick stop Tuesday morning at a medical facility in Pueblo to pick up some paperwork. I was running a little behind as it was, so I ...

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.“ William Arthur Ward There are a lot of things I am gra...

I talked to Chieftain Editor Steve Henson recently and he told me the political debates the Chieftain has sponsored for the last thirty plus years w...

We are entering our tenth year as editors of the Greenhorn Valley View. Last year we won, I believe, 14 awards from the Colorado Press Assoc...

The temperature Saturday is supposed to get to ninety-three degrees in Colorado City. Sounds like perfect weather to hang out at Lake Beckwith doesn’...

The text message from our son-in-law arrived at 10:37 p.m. on Sunday night. He and our daughter, Amber, had arrived at the hospital in Castle Rock wh...

As I stood in the check out line at Valley Market on Tuesday around noon, a stranger in line in front of me asked the cashier what she had done for th...

Like so many things that begin in a motorized vehicle, the whole thing started with an unfamiliar light on the dashboard. My wife, while driving to ...

There is little doubt that the Spring Fire (nearly 80,000 acres) and 416(over 55,000 acres) will end up in the top five largest fires in Colorado hist...

Fifty-six men from each of the original 13 colonies signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Nine of the signers were immigrants, two w...

My wife introduced our youngest granddaughter, Ellee, age 18 months, to Elvis Presley when she and her siblings stayed with us last week. Lori makes ...

Since Sunday is Father’s Day I decided to take the week off. Instead of writing a Viewpoint this week I am sharing a Reader’s Digest article entitle...

In a 7-2 ruling on Monday the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a one of a kind, artistic, wedding cake for a...

Two of the favorite things I cover are always within a few days of each other. I enjoy the Rye High School graduation and I enjoy covering the Memori...

We landed at John Wayne Airport in Orange County California early evening last Wednesday enroute to Disneyland. The flight took off on time and lan...

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