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Seaman First Class Robert Stong spent most of his World War II service at Naval Station Norfolk in Virgina, picking up pieces of planes that practicing pilots crashed. “One time, I recall, the pilot was lying on the wing getting a suntan when … more
Lt. Col. Ken Yaphe recently retired from the Air Force, and now he’s giving back to those who marched before him — and getting an earful in return. “It’s an education, and I feel like I’m contributing,” he said. Yaphe is … more
Zip lines are swinging into Castle Rock’s new Philip S. Miller Park. Castle Rock Zip Line Tours will be hosting its grand opening March 14. The 1.5-mile course will soar along at speeds of 50 mph on what the company describes as some of the … more
The first numbers from the newly built Miller Activity Complex at Philip S. Miller Park in Castle Rock are in, and by all accounts, it has been a great success for the town and community. The figures represent the first two months of operation, … more
In 1944, Storekeeper First Class Paul Youngren missed being deployed with the USS Lexington by just a few letters. “Luckily for me, they started with the beginning of the alphabet,” said Youngren. Instead, he stayed at Pearl Harbor, … more
Herbert Bowman, 86, joined the military on his 18th birthday on June 21, 1946. His reason for joining was to get the education package part of the GI Bill. A person received two months of schooling for each month of service, Bowman … more
When asked this week about any specific areas of concern as it pertains to the threat of wildfire, Pikes Peak District Ranger Oscar Martinez tabbed the Upper Monument Creek landscape. “We are … more
Colorado Symphony members will showcase their versatility playing music of Mozart and Saint-Saens in a chamber concert at 2 p.m. Feb. 14 at Hampden Hall, in Englewood Civic Center, 1000 Englewood … more
The Mizel Arts and Culture Center will host the 19th Annual Denver Jewish Film Festival at the Elaine Wolf Theatre at the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center, 350 S. Dahlia St. in Denver, from … more
“In the years following the Pike's Peak Gold Rush in 1859, a steady stream of gold-seekers and entrepreneurs traveled to the region, most heading straight to Denver City and then to the mountain mining camps …” wrote Linda Womack. Some made … more
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