Outdoors, Recreation & Entertainment

Independence Pass Closed for the Season

Independence Pass Closed for the Season

State Highway 82 over Independence Pass was closed mid-morning Friday and will remain closed until the spring of 2018. The pass rises to an elevation of 12,095 feet...

Forest Service Hiring 900 Seasonal Workers

Forest Service Hiring 900 Seasonal Workers

The United States Forest Services is hiring more than 900 temporary workers in the Rocky Mountain Region, which includes Colorado as well as Kansas, Nebraska, South...

Movie Review - Daddy’s Home 2

Movie Review - Daddy’s Home 2

"Daddy's Home" was one of the worst movies of 2015. I took two hours out of my Christmas Day to cringe through an obnoxious feud between a doting stepdad (Will...

Home Country

Home Country

Dud came in the Mule Barn truck stop all grins. Aha! thought the other members of the world dilemma think tank, Dud's been up the road in deer camp three days now....

Movie Review - Thor: Ragnarok

Movie Review - Thor: Ragnarok

It's been over two years since we've seen Thor (Chris Hemsworth), which seems like forever in Marvel Cinematic Universe time. He missed the dissolution of The...

Home Country

Home Country

Old Jasper Blankenship bought a deer license again this year, just as he's done every year since Eisenhower was President. He sticks nickels and dimes in a jar all...

Free Parks Entry for Vets Next Weekend

Free Parks Entry for Vets Next Weekend

Colorado Parks and Wildlife honors veterans and active duty members of the military, military reserve and National Guard by offering free admission to any Colorado...

Movie Review - Jigsaw

Movie Review - Jigsaw

I had never seen any of the "Saw" movies prior to "Jigsaw." The first seven films all came out before I was doing this column regularly, and I had no desire to pump...

Hunting Tips - Taking Care of Big Game Meat

Hunting Tips - Taking Care of Big Game Meat

Ethical hunters not only make a clean kill, they don't waste what they kill. So that means taking care of the meat.  It's against the law to waste game meat. If you...