Tearing down walls, opening doors

by Curtis Wackerle, Aspen Daily News Staff Writer Eleven men who normally live behind the walls of the Buena Vista Correctional Facility spent three nights camping last week near the headwaters of Lincoln Creek, working for the U.S. Forest Service to demolish abandoned cabins around the site of the historic Ruby mining outpost. The convicts […]

All Aboard! Aspen Crossing Brings the Prairie Railroad Experience to Life Information

Aspen Crossing—the 1887 Pullman dining car and CP station gift shop. — Photo courtesy Aspen Crossing Aspen Crossing is located between two major cities in Alberta, Lethbridge and Calgary. Just a mere 45 minutes southeast of Calgary on Highway 24, Aspen Crossing sits in the rural hamlet of Mossleigh, Alberta. This train-themed tourist destination has […]

Colorado’s Autumn Inspires Awe with Colorful Getaways, Drives and Festivals

http://www.colorado.com/articles/10-places-see-colorados-fall-color. Fall Getaways & Experiences: An Authentic Dude Ranch Stay at C Lazy U. C Lazy U Ranch will host a special adults-only week from September 27 to October 1 with gourmet meals, luxurious cabins and ranch activities. Colorado Fall Foliage Photo & Cycling Tour (September 24-28). For 6 days, photographers and cyclists will pedal […]