Journalist Rinker Buck recounts his covered wagon-crossing of the famous route in his new book, "The Oregon Trail: An American Journey."
Officials didn’t offer a price tag but say the project will be paid for by a mix of public and private funding.
With a year-long celebration of the Rocky Mountain National Park’s 100th anniversary underway, several Colorado cultural institutions are exploring how western landscapes inspire art.
Nearly 100 years after they were commissioned, works by bronze sculptor Alexander Phimister Proctor in Denver’s Civic Center Park receive their due.
“One Day in Denver” event producer Kristin Nolan talks to CPR about the “Your day. Your city. Your future,” project’s progress and interactive map.
Read a poem by Denver poet Michael Henry, to be featured in a multimedia production presented by Wonderbound dance company.
Colorado cowboy poet Al "Doc" Mehl performed at the 2014 Colorado Cowboy Gathering. Read a poem from his 2013 award-winning poetry CD.
While the American cowboy continues to be an iconic image, more artists are challenging romanticized representations, including some featured at the 2014 National Western Stock Show.
Award-winning cowgirl poet Yvonne Hollenbeck performed at the 2014 Colorado Cowboy Gathering. Some of her poetry addresses the realities of modern life in the American West.