Northern Arapaho tribal member Herb Welsh says it’s time Colorado remembers the atrocities of the Sand Creek Massacre.
Outgoing Colorado U.S. Attorney On Marijuana, Ice Age Relics In Douglas County, Tree Trunks Turned Into Music Boxes
The federal-state conflict over marijuana laws was a hallmark of Colorado U.S. Attorney John Walsh’s tenure. He left office this week after six years. And, there’s an effort afoot to preserve a Douglas County field that was once home to an Ice Age meat market. Then, Denver encourages neighborhood public art projects, from mural-clad dumpsters to tree trunks turned into music boxes. Plus, a visit to Colorado moose country.
From darts to machine guns, humans’ evolving arsenal of weapons is on display in Grand Junction.
In handmade trousers with retrofitted eyeglasses and vintage camping supplies, Ben Jenkins will re-enact the 1860s on a 35-day hike along the mountainous Colorado Trail.
Some of our favorite recent Colorado Matters interviews about state history include “Colorado Vanguards,” profiles of people who shaped the state. Then, an effort to revive Colorado’s original state song. And, the state historian on some little-known aspects of Colorado’s past.
Colorado history is full of pioneer legends like Pike, Long and Routt. But there are other, less well-known names like Sabin, Barela and Bent, too.