Susan Davies, Trails and Open Space Coalition
At Lamar Community College, students can utilize the now upgraded computer lab to once again drive innovation and improve their community in a new technological landscape.
Marcus Hill, The Mountain Mail
Growing up a young athlete in Lakewood, Colorado, the Manitou Incline was the pinnacle of training for any and every sport imaginable. Fabled as an almost untouchable feat, the Incline—approximately 2,745 wooden railroad ties/steps stretching 2000 vertical feet in less than a mile—was the most intimidating training challenge.
Most people would connect El Pomar Foundation's mission directly to philanthropy. But how has our society’s understanding of philanthropy shifted over the last 75 years?
Tracy Chamberlain, The Durango Herald
Extreme Skiing, Environmentalism, Bipolar Disorder: See it all at the Durango Independent Film Festival
As an artistic medium, filmmaking entertains, educates, and examines the human experience – and calls us to action. For the community of Durango, filmmaking plays a key role in enriching the community and economy through the 5-day Durango Independent Film Festival.
As I made my way to work, my normal route, I couldn’t help but be captivated by the mountains. The national anthem came to mind, “Oh beautiful for spacious skies, for amber waves of grain, for purple mountains majesties…” I imagined Katharine Lee Bates, who originally titled the poem “Pikes Peak,” waking up early on a winter morning to pen these immortal words.
Ann Butler, The Durango Herald
Debra Crawford, Colorado Mountain College