Recreation

COLUMBINE GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY

| January 9, 2018

Chaffee County club explores local mineral riches Smoky quartz, amazonite and aquamarine are just a few of the gems and minerals waiting to be discovered …

APRÈS SKI COOPER

| January 4, 2018

Music complements Lake County’s laid back resort Although the mountains still wait for big snow, skiers and snowboarders are making the best of what’s already …

JOE LOBECK

| December 27, 2017

Salida Circus trainer helps start program in India “Some (jugglers) opt for ‘awe and inspire,’ I use it to make myself look like an idiot.” …

LEADVILLE HOLIDAY PRIMER

| December 21, 2017

Where to go and what to do to celebrate the season Christmas comes to Leadville too. Along with the ever-popular and secular New Year’s celebration, …

RAPIDGRASS CHRISTMAS PARTY

| December 21, 2017

Band returns to BV for encore holiday performances Back by popular demand, the band Rapidgrass is ringing in the season by headlining a two-night Christmas …

CHRISTMAS OPENING

| November 29, 2017

BV Chamber hosts annual event The spirit of Christmas is in the air. With snow beginning to blanket the ground and the sense of togetherness …

PARADE OF LIGHTS

| November 24, 2017

Salida tradition attracts 1000s Describing the emotion surrounding one of Salida’s longest-standing traditions, the lighting of Christmas Mountain USA, Parade of Lights and Holiday Park, …

MUERTE ’CROSS

| October 26, 2017

Boneshaker Cycles resurrects race As November approaches, so do Day of the Dead festivities, including the eerily exciting Boneshaker Cycles Muerte ’Cross event, an afternoon …

HALLOWEEN IN LEADVILLE

| October 25, 2017

When locals reclaim the town It’s Halloween in Leadville this weekend, and if tradition holds true, the holiday won’t be celebrated lightly. It’s one of …

POLE DANCING

| October 15, 2017

New class teaches pole fitness workouts to build strength by Jennifer Dempsey Juliet Schaub holds the pole high with her left hand, grabs low with …