La Esmeralda at Boulder farmers market in Boulder Colorado
Colorado Salsa Makers Are Bringing The Heat
This May, in honor of National Salsa Month, we meet several small-batch salsa makers, who regularly appear at farmers markets and festivals across Colorado.
Historic photo of gold prospector at his Pikes Peak cabin
May In Colorado History
Clear Creek gold discovery ignites “Gregory Fever," Boulder decimated by flood, Elitch Zoological Gardens opens, construction begins on Denver Ordnances Plant.
"Lucky Duck" from Estes Park Duck Race in Colorado
Estes Park Unleashes Tidal Wave Of Rubber Ducks To Benefit Local Charities
On May 6th, 2023, the Rotary Club of Estes Park will float thousands of rubber duckies down the Fall River in a “race” held to raise money for local charities.
Rufus Clark, Potato King of Colorado
Meet The Original "Potato King of Colorado"
Meet Rufus "Potato" Clark, Colorado's first potato farming magnate and early benefactor of the University of Denver.
1950s postcard of the Mile High City
A 1950s Postcard Road Trip Through Denver's Urban Parks
Postcards from the 1950s illustrate a family’s day of sightseeing in Denver’s Washington Park, City Park, Cheesman Park, and Botanic Gardens.
Mountain Plover in Karval, Colorado
Love Is In The Air As Mountain Plovers Arrive In Karval
April 28th, 2023 kicks off the annual Karval Mountain Plover Festival, a celebration of the lovable migratory birds that return to Colorado every spring.
1950s Postcard of The Tepees in Golden, Colorado
A 1950s Postcard Road Trip Through Denver's Front Range
Postcards from the 1950s illustrate a family’s vacation through Denver's Front Range, including Red Rocks, Buffalo Bill’s Grave, and “The Tepees” of Golden.
"Estes Park and Longs Peak" by Albert Bierstadt
April In Colorado History
Marble mill and Cripple Creek burn, Hastings coal mine explodes, Colorado’s first newspaper is born, Stegosaurus becomes state fossil, Lark Bunting becomes state bird, Colorado woman sets out to conquer fourteeners.
Hedgehog in a blue blanket
Cuddling Pet Hedgehogs Gave Colorado Salmonella
In 2019, the CDC reported a multi-state salmonella outbreak linked to people nuzzling their pet hedgehogs. Yes, that's a thing.