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Abandoned Places In Colorado You Probably Haven’t Been To

At one time in their history, these places saw a lot of activity. But now, they are left standing, or mostly standing, vacant, unused and forgotten. Until now.

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Shelter Needed to Protect Historic Montrose Equipment

Antique and vintage equipment displayed outdoors at the Montrose County Historical Museum needs a shelter to protect it from the elements and the museum is looking for donations to help finish the project.

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Grand Junction's Utah To Colorado Pronunciation Guide
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Colorado’s Most Famous Foods Revealed

Food is food, right? Not when it comes from Colorado it isn't. From how it's grown, to where it's grown, food from Colorado just tastes better.

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Category: Articles, Food, History
Five of Colorado's Worst Natural Disasters
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Five of Colorado’s Worst Natural Disasters

In light of the devastation in Houston, TX., I became curious about what natural disasters we in Colorado have had to overcome.

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5 Things You Didn't Know Were Invented in Colorado
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5 Things You Didn’t Know Were Invented in Colorado

You should be proud to be from Colorado, especially after seeing this list. You can now brag to your friends that in Colorado, we invent some real good stuff.

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Category: Articles, History
Colorado's Confederate Monuments
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Colorado’s Confederate Monuments

For those who are unaware, there are actually six monuments to the Confederacy and the Civil war in the state of Colorado.

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Category: Articles, History, Travel
The History Behind Grand Junction's North Avenue
Bob Grant

The Historical Significance to NOT Change North Avenue’s Name

The Grand Junction City Council's decision to change North Avenue's name seems like the rejection of an important part of Grand Junction's history.

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Bookkcliffs View from Colorado Monument
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Colorado Book Cliffs: One Word or Two?

I asked our Facebook fans whether the proper way use of the word (or words) was Book Cliff or Bookcliff. The response was overwhelmingly one-sided.

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Happy Birthday, Colorado: This is Your Life Through Photos

Colorado is celebrating 141 years of statehood today (August 1). Here's a snapshot of the state over the last 141 years.

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That Time Grand Junction Was Named An All American City
Robert Grant

That Time Grand Junction Was Named An All American City

Getting national recognition is hard to come by for small towns. So, in 1962, Grand Junction being named an All American City was quite an honor. But what was it that helped the city gain such an honor? 

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