U.S. Capitol riot – Timeline

6 a.m. Crowds of Trump supporters, estimated in the thousands, prepare for a pro-Trump rally near the Ellipse. Many began gathering … More

Allotment Act — 1887

In 1887 Congress passed the General Allotment Act also known as the ‘Dawes Act’. “Friends” of American Indians believed that … More

Prehistory of Colorado

Prehistory of Colorado provides an overview of the activities that occurred prior to Colorado’s recorded history. Colorado experienced cataclysmic geological events over … More

Territory of Colorado (California)

Territory of Colorado (California) was an 1859-60 attempt by Californios and pro-slavery Southerners to separate the southern counties of California into a separate Territory of the United States. … More

Jefferson Territory

The Territory of Jefferson was an extralegal and unrecognized United States territory that existed from October 24, 1859 until the creation of the Colorado Territory on February 28, … More

Colorado Territory in 1861

Colorado Territory in 1861, was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from February 28, 1861, until August 1, … More

2020 Electoral College outlook

Perhaps one of the most unexpected developments in the 2020 presidential campaign is how remarkably stable the state of the race has … More

Trump Is a National Disgrace

This assault on our democracy must stop. The current president is ignorant, incompetent, inhumane and a prodigious liar, passing 20,000 … More

The Front Range

The Front Range is a mountain range of the Southern Rocky Mountains of North America located in the central portion of the U.S. State of Colorado, and … More

Crestone Peak is the seventh-highest summit

Crestone Peak is the seventh-highest summit of the Rocky Mountains of North America and the U.S. state of Colorado. It is the twenty-second highest summit in the United States. The … More

“Sangre de Cristo Range”

The Sangre de Cristo Range is a high, rugged and narrow mountain range of the Rocky Mountains in southern Colorado in the United States, running north and south along … More

Chief Niwot

Chief Niwot or Left Hand(-ed) (c. 1825–1864) was a tribal leader of the Southern Arapaho people and played an important part in the … More

Mary Rippon

Mary Rippon (May 25, 1850 – September 8, 1935) was the first woman to teach at a state university, as well … More