RSSArchive for July 31st, 2017

Wanda Jean Rodgers…April 22, 1948 – July 28, 2017

Wanda Jean Rodgers…April 22, 1948 – July 28, 2017

  A graveside memorial service for Wanda Rodgers will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Fort Lyon National Cemetery in Las Animas, Colorado. Pastor Diane Hutson will officiate. Wanda Jean Rodgers was born on April 22, 1948 in Columbia, Missouri to Wallace L. and Betty Jean (Frost) Grigsby and passed […]

Aug. 5 Sand Creek Walking Tour Available for Public

Aug. 5 Sand Creek Walking Tour Available for Public

  The Sand Creek Massacre is a seminal event in American Indian history, a brutal massacre that took 230 Cheyenne and Arapaho lives in a surprise raid by Colorado (US) Volunteer Cavalry during the Civil War. At 10:00 am on Saturday, August 5, join Park Ranger Teri Jobe on a free guided tour that discusses […]

History Trail Connects Southeast Colorado to Southwest Development

History Trail Connects Southeast Colorado to Southwest Development

After the Mexican-American War ended in 1848 the US Army found it necessary to create and supply a series of forts in the newly conquered southwestern territory. The Army also discovered new routes into the New Mexico territory…routes that shortened delivery times to vital forts such as Fort Union and were better suited to the […]

New Season, New Goals for HOPE

New Season, New Goals for HOPE

  Years ago, an artist would use a palette and brush to create their work. Now, they can refer to the picture’s display or representation on their ipad in one hand and use a can of spray paint to complete their artistry with the other. Although the means of application may have altered, an artist’s […]