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This is the bestselling book in Colorado for the past 20 years

0 - Mon, Jul 27, 2015

I actually read the bestselling book for Colorado. Apparently almost everyone else has too.

Like a few other states, Colorado readers are a fan of Katniss Everdeen and "The Hunger Games".

Book 1 of the series is the bestselling...

Blog: This unbelievable mountain home in Aspen can be yours for $65 million
0 Tue, Jun 30, 2015

Wow! 

Want to join the "Billionaire Mountain" club? Now is the time. The Summit House in Aspen is on the market for $65 million, or...

Blog: See who represents Colorado in the most beautiful place in each state list
By: Dalton Walker 0 Wed, Jun 24, 2015

Add the Maroon Bells to my Colorado Bucket List.

The Maroon Bells is represents Colorado as the state's most beautiful place, according to...

Map: How much does marijuana cost in Colorado?
By: Dalton Walker 0 Tue, May 26, 2015

So where does Colorado marijuana rank compared to other states when it comes to cost?

Weed is cheap here, says one article. But it isn’t the...

Blog: Best Colorado weather memes
By: Dalton Walker 0 Sun, May 24, 2015

What's Colorado weather without a little Colorado humor? Thanks to the Internet, we don't have to go far for a laugh. Sure, it's almost June and it...

Blog: When did The Broadmoor move to Boulder?
By: Dalton Walker 0 Thu, May 21, 2015

A fun Forbes Travel Guide online post lists The Broadmoor as one of four “Fabulous Father’s Day Getaways.” The Broadmoor is listed amongst a Japan...

Blog: Colorado town ranks 5th nationally for complaining about mosquitoes on Twitter
By: Dalton Walker 0 Mon, May 18, 2015

Apparently a Colorado town is a serious complainer when it comes to mosquitoes.

How series? Well, enough so that people in Glenwood Springs...

Blog: Here’s how to piss off people from Colorado
By: Dalton Walker 0 Wed, May 13, 2015

In one of its many listicles, matadornetwork.com answers the important questions, such as how to piss off someone from Colorado.

Here’s nine...

Blog: Colorado Springs as seen by Denver
By: Dalton Walker 0 Mon, May 11, 2015

Ah, yes, Denver is the life.

If you like stereotypes, you’ll love this Thrillest.com map of Colorado. Obviously it’s meant to be funny.

...

Newest Victoria's Secret Angel is from Colorado
0 Wed, Apr 29, 2015

Victoria's Secret revealed their newest "Angels" on Tuesday, and one of them is from Colorado, according to KUSA.

Taylor Hill, 19, was first...

Blog: So, Pikes Peak is not Colorado’s most famous mountain
By: Dalton Walker 0 Wed, Apr 8, 2015

Well, you fooled me. I moved to Colorado Springs in late 2013 and everything I heard since has been Pikes Peak this, Pikes Peak that. Apparently...

Blog: Want to be in a movie? Casting call for horror/thriller movie in southern Colorado town
By: Dalton Walker 0 Wed, Mar 4, 2015

So, you want to be in a movie? Now here's your chance.

Casting begins March 21 for "Diggers", a mining horror/thriller to be filmed in...

Map: Colorado’s most iconic movie is…
By: Dalton Walker 0 Wed, Feb 4, 2015

Well, it’s not what I expected.

The “most iconic” movie ever filmed in Colorado is “Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade”, according to Hotels...

Blog: Colorado Springs family shares their version of Manning's Nationwide commercial jingle
By: Dalton Walker 0 Sun, Jan 25, 2015

The Super Bowl is Feb. 1 and your Denver Broncos aren't in it. Sucks. There’s always next season, right?

The big Broncos talk now that Denver...

Blog: Marijuana-infused sex oil is almost in Colorado
0 Tue, Jan 20, 2015

Apparently there is a market for marijuana-infused lube.  The stuff is in high demand in California. Medical-weed cardholders love it there,...

Map: The top 5 most disproportionately popular cuisines in Colorado
By: Dalton Walker 0 Sun, Jan 18, 2015

Who doesn’t like a good food map?

First, I didn’t know Gluten-free was a cuisine. Second, what is Gluten-free. Just kidding about the second...

Colorado man opens PlayStation 4 box, finds this instead of gaming console
By: Dalton Walker 0 Sun, Dec 28, 2014

Yay, a PlayStation 4. Wait, no, no PlayStation 4 for you.

That was probably the type of emotions going through Denver man Igor Baksht after he...

Dude? Bro? Buddy? How Colorado residents refer to their male friends
0 Tue, Dec 23, 2014

I’m a “dude” guy. If I’m amongst more than one male friend, I usually say dude while looking at them in the eyes.  Bro, in my opinion, is for...

Reasons why you should not (wink) move to Colorado
By: Dalton Walker 0 Sun, Dec 21, 2014

The Denver City Page posted a fun list called, “29 reasons why you should not move to Denver.” Why the headline says should not, the post actually...

List: Colorado Springs in the holiday spirit, and it's 'Frozen' in time
0 Fri, Dec 19, 2014

Feeling like you're prepared for Christmas with the holiday less than a week away?

Perhaps it's not a surprise, according to e-commerce...

Blog: What represents Colorado in the ’50 strangest abandoned places by state’?
By: Dalton Walker 0 Thu, Dec 11, 2014

Well? Do you think you know the answer?

I didn’t, but I don’t count because I’ve only been in Colorado for about a year.

You’re right...

Blog: In need of an ugly Christmas sweater, a Colorado woman is ready to help
By: Dalton Walker 0 Thu, Dec 11, 2014

Scrambling to find that go-to ugly Christmas sweater for your holiday part? Don’t worry, a Colorado woman will gladly help you.

Nancy Agnew, a...

Map: What Colorado is most thankful for, according to Facebook
By: Dalton Walker 0 Sun, Nov 30, 2014

Sure, Thanksgiving has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still be thankful.

Nerds at Facebook posted a fun article full of graphs...

List: Colorado town named best for the holidays; 3 others in top 25
By: Dalton Walker 0 Sun, Nov 30, 2014

The holiday season is here and it’s festive all over Colorado Springs. Apparently it’s not nearly enough as a few other Colorado towns.

Four...

Blog: Tom Cruise’s Colorado ranch can be yours for only $59 million
By: Dalton Walker 0 Tue, Nov 18, 2014

Show him the money.

Tom Cruise might be tired of Colorado because he recently listed his Telluride ranch for $59 million.

Yes, $59...

Map: The 50 states of pizza; Colorado is represented by…
By: Dalton Walker 0 Sun, Nov 9, 2014

I haven’t met many people who don’t like a good piece of pizza. I’d eat any pizza. I would. My daughter would too, well, it has to be cheese.

...

Blog: The top selling female NFL jersey for Colorado is…
By: Dalton Walker 0 Wed, Nov 5, 2014

Ladies love Manning. It’s no real surprise that Peyton Manning is Colorado’s most popular female NFL jersey. 1, he’s the man, 2, he’s the face of the...

Stay away. Colorado has one of the most haunted houses in America
By: Dalton Walker 0 Wed, Oct 29, 2014

I’ve been in my share of spooky houses but I don’t think I’ve ever been in a house so haunted it was named one of the tops in America.

...

Map: Most Googled Halloween costume for Colorado
By: Dalton Walker 0 Mon, Oct 27, 2014

The most trending Halloween costume in Colorado is Medusa of Greek mythology. Not sure why or how, but hey, at least we aren’t trying to be a banana...

Blog: AFA’s Falcon robbed in ranking of best feathered mascots
By: Dalton Walker 0 Wed, Oct 22, 2014

OK, I’m bias but how did Aurora the Air Force Academy Falcon only place third in the top five best feathered mascots?

A school nicknamed the...

List: Things only Colorado residents understand
By: Dalton Walker 0 Tue, Oct 21, 2014

Now here’s a list that should make you laugh. The good people at NewsCastic published 24 things only Coloradans understand.

The list gave me a...

List: The ‘coolest’ (spookiest?) hotel in Colorado
By: Dalton Walker 0 Fri, Oct 17, 2014

I’ve been in Colorado for a year and I still haven’t visited the ‘coolest’ hotel in the state. Boo on me.  

Yahoo Travel created a list...

Map: The most-searched destination by Coloradans
By: Dalton Walker 0 Wed, Oct 15, 2014

I want to go to Costa Rica, too. And so do you, apparently.

With data by travel wizards Hopper, the Huffington Post shared a fun U.S. map with...

Blog: Did you know these movies were filmed in Colorado?
By: Dalton Walker 0 Wed, Oct 8, 2014

The most iconic action hero, in my opinion, is John McClane, Yes, that McClane, the Bruce Willis McClane in the “Die Hard” film series.

I...

MAP: Bedtimes in Colorado
By: Dalton Walker 0 Wed, Oct 8, 2014

I’m getting sleepy typing this.

According to a cool bedtime map by the blog, Jawbone, Coloradans go to bed pretty early compared to other...

Blog: UFO spotted over Colorado sky
By: Dalton Walker 0 Mon, Oct 6, 2014

I want to believe.

I’m one of those people that stop doing whatever they’re doing at the time when I read or hear “UFO”. Yes, I’m that guy. I...

Blog: Hey, coffee snobs, visit these Colorado cities
By: Dalton Walker 0 Tue, Sep 30, 2014

I’m a coffee drinking. I’m not a cup a day guy but I’m close. I drink it when I need a cheap kick and don’t want to buy a $2-plus energy drink.

...

Blog: 27 reasons why Colorado is awesome
By: Dalton Walker 0 Tue, Sep 30, 2014

A friend of mine in South Dakota posted BuzzFeed’s latest Colorado gem on my Facebook wall and it should make any Colorado resident smile. Thanks,...

Blog: Moving? Ask the Internet for advice. Or not.
By: Dalton Walker 0 Thu, Sep 25, 2014

First, I’m not sure why anyone living in Colorado would want to move away. One Colorado couple is looking to move to Cleveland. Not sure why. Maybe...

Blog: Colorado dad has visited wrong grave for years
By: Dalton Walker 0 Thu, Sep 25, 2014

Wow is probably the best reaction to describe what Colorado resident Vance Abeyta dealt with. The Westminster man has visited his stillborn son’s...

Colorado's most Googled brand is...
By: Dalton Walker 0 Tue, Sep 23, 2014

Pepsi?

What did I miss here and why is Pepsi the most Googled brand in Colorado? True, the soft drink tastes pretty good. No argument here. I...

Map: Colorado’s signature food
By: Dalton Walker 0 Mon, Sep 22, 2014

Quick, someone tell me where to get the best green chili in the Colorado Springs area. Thanks. 

Green chili earns the label as Colorado’s...

Ouch, Ralphie, slow down
By: Dalton Walker 0 Sun, Sep 21, 2014

Ouch.

I’ve never met Ralphie but I enjoy his running of the field, a University of Colorado program tradition.

Ralphie is a bison –...

Fast blog: Colorado couple shows off fastest electric motorcycle
By: Dalton Walker 0 Tue, Sep 16, 2014

When’s the last time you traveled 241 mph on land? I don’t remember either.

Denver couple Eva Hakansson and Bill Dube sped that speed recently...

Blog: Not even ‘South Park’ could save the Buffs
By: Dalton Walker 0 Mon, Sep 15, 2014

Cartman of “South Park” made a special appearance Saturday in Boulder to introduce the CU Buffaloes.

The creators of “South Park”, CU grads...

Map: Do Colorado residents prefer ‘um’ or ‘uh’ when in a tight spot?
By: Dalton Walker 0 Mon, Sep 15, 2014

We’ve all been in that situation where we either say, “um” or “uh” to fill those nervous moments. Don’t lie. I know I’ve been, many times.

Now...

Map: Which Colorado town has the highest median household income? Not Colorado Springs
0 Wed, Sep 10, 2014

The Denver suburb of Cherry Hills Village is tops when it comes to highest median household income.  According to a Slate post on the most...

Blog: National newspaper profiles The Broadmoor’s new addition
0 Wed, Sep 10, 2014

USA Today recently profiled Colorado’s most iconic resort, The Broadmoor, and it makes me want to spend a night there even more.

Reporter...

Bronco tailgaters: What’s that smell? Oh, just marijuana
By: Dalton Walker 0 Mon, Sep 8, 2014

A New York Times reporter was sniffing around recently outside Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver and to no one’s surprise, he found...

Map: Social media reveals strength of Bronco fans
0 Sun, Sep 7, 2014

The reach of Broncos fans is strong and well beyond Colorado, according to a fun NFL map published by Facebook.

Facebook’s data team breaks...

Blog: Colorado Parks and Wildlife rescue owl from toilet
By: Dalton Walker 0 Thu, Sep 4, 2014

Talk about a stinky situation. I feel bad for all involved, but want to give major kudos to Parks and Wildlife.

Over Labor Day Weekend, an owl...

Blog: Colorado woman impaled in backside after crash while texting
0 Tue, Sep 2, 2014

A text never hurt anyone, right? Wrong. Just ask Colorado resident Christina Johnz.

I feel bad for Christina. She decided to text and drive...

Map: Where singles are looking for love
0 Mon, Sep 1, 2014

If you're looking for a long-term relationship or a one-night stand, Colorado might not be for you.

According to mobile dating app Clover,...

Blog: Tainted DQ milk shake sends Colorado boy to hospital
0 Wed, Aug 27, 2014

A mix up at a Colorado Dairy Queen forced one mother to take her 7-year-old son to the hospital after he became ill.

A vanilla milkshake was...

Which Colorado town was named the safest driving city in America?
By: Dalton Walker 0 Wed, Aug 27, 2014

A Colorado town topped this year’s Allstate Best Drivers Report. No, it wasn’t Colorado Springs, although we made the top 15.

Drivers in Fort...

Blog: Teen injured when part of Colorado State Fair ride breaks
By: Dalton Walker 0 Wed, Aug 27, 2014

I hope to visit the Colorado State Fair before it wraps up. It will be my first time attending and my first time in Pueblo.

But will I go on...

Blog: Colorado man survives 100-foot plunge from cliff, sticks landing
By: Dalton Walker 0 Sun, Aug 24, 2014

Did you hear about Dylan Schuetz’s remarkable survival story?

Schuetz, who has training in gymnastics, was hiking with friends recently at St....

What does Colorado buy most on eBay?
By: Dalton Walker 0 Sun, Aug 24, 2014

Quick, what item do Colorado residents buy most online, specifically from eBay?

The answer might not surprise you, or maybe it might.

...

What’s the value of $100 in Colorado compared to other states?
By: Dalton Walker 0 Tue, Aug 19, 2014

So you have $100 and you live in Colorado. Well, you may have the money in your account or in your wallet, you really don’t. Weird, I know. Why?...

List: This Colorado city is the top college town in America
By: Dalton Walker 0 Mon, Aug 18, 2014

Are you suprised Boulder is tops when it comes to college towns in America?

Boulder was ranked first in the 50 best college town list by Best...

Colorado among the best for Native American celebration
By: Dalton Walker 0 Sun, Aug 17, 2014

This is the ultimate list for any powwow fan. The Denver March Powwow is 10 of the best in the country, according to a fun USA Today list.

...

List: Why Colorado women are the best
By: Dalton Walker 0 Wed, Aug 13, 2014

The Denver City Page (www.imfromdenver.com) posted 10 reasons “Why Colorado Girls Are The Best Girls On Earth”.

Do you agree with this...

Blog: So, Obama wants to sell Colorado
By: Dalton Walker 0 Wed, Aug 13, 2014

 

Wait, no he doesn’t. Or does he? Wait, what?

The satirical wizards at the Onion are having fun with Colorado. The website posted...

Blog: Peterson AF officer crowned Miss Black USA
By: Dalton Walker 0 Wed, Aug 13, 2014

Miss Black Colorado is now Miss Black USA. Jasmine Alexander, an Air Force Intelligence Officer stationed at Peterson Air Force Base, was crowned...

Photos: Colorado woman wins Denver airport selfie contest
By: Dalton Walker 0 Tue, Aug 12, 2014

Congratulations Allison Trembly!

The Arvada resident was the winner in a recent DIA selfie tweet contest.

DIA asked Twitter users to...

List: Colorado zip line makes top 10
By: Dalton Walker 0 Sun, Aug 10, 2014

When you think of zip line in Colorado, what comes to mind right away?

Is it the Soaring Tree Top Adventures in Durango? Well, apparently it...

Hey Colorado teens, don't attempt the 'fire challenge'
By: Dalton Walker 0 Sun, Aug 3, 2014

Apperently there is a new, dangerous and troubeling trend going around on social media that encourages young people to light themselves up on...

Map: The richest person in Colorado is...
By: Dalton Walker 0 Sun, Aug 3, 2014

Quick, can you name the richest person in the Centennial State? No, it's not Peyton Manning.

It's Dish Network chairman Charles Ergen, valued...

List: Manitou’s best outdoor attraction named Colorado’s 7 most ‘amazing outdoor hidden gems’
0 Thu, Jul 31, 2014

303 Magazine put together a fun list of Colorado attractions that many of you already know of and love.

The Incline in Manitou Springs was...

A Colorado photo wins National Geographic contest
0 Thu, Jul 31, 2014

A photo taken in northeastern Colorado was crowned the best in the National Geographic Traveler photo 2014 contest.

The photo, titled The...

Map: Colorado’s most distinctive ‘Fourth of July’ song
0 Wed, Jul 30, 2014

Drone with camera crashes overnight in Colorado backyard; homeowner wants answers
0 Wed, Jul 30, 2014

 

List: Colorado places that take your breath away – literally
0 Wed, Jul 30, 2014

 

Why Colorado Springs? Here’s why
0 Wed, Jul 30, 2014

If you’re thinking about Colorado Springs as your next home or need a reason to stay, I recommend you watch...

Iroquois Nationals in Colorado for World Lacrosse Championships; team to hang out with fans Monday
0 Wed, Jul 30, 2014

 

I was in Rifle and I stopped by Shooters Grill (sort of)
0 Wed, Jul 30, 2014

CC connection to my predicted World Lacrosse Championship winner
0 Wed, Jul 30, 2014

 

Colorado Springs-area gems featured on national TV show
0 Wed, Jul 30, 2014

Must-see: World Lacrosse Championships in Denver; event ends Saturday
0 Wed, Jul 30, 2014

Looking for a ‘Great American Road Trip’? Colorado has at least one
0 Wed, Jul 30, 2014

 

DIA listed amongst most beautiful airports
0 Wed, Jul 30, 2014

Kudos to the Denver International Airport for being named one of the 10 most beautiful airports in the world, according...

Map: Is Colorado a dog or a cat state?
0 Wed, Jul 30, 2014

 

Map: How hot will Colorado Springs be in 2100?
0 Wed, Jul 30, 2014

 

Selfie on a airport runway? Yes, please.
0 Wed, Jul 30, 2014

Some ‘amazing’ cats are coming to Colorado Springs
0 Wed, Jul 30, 2014

 

Get married in Colorado, we got weed bouquets
0 Wed, Jul 30, 2014

List: Top 5 Colorado areas known for getting a speeding ticket
0 Wed, Jul 30, 2014

Road trip? Colorado is one of the best
By: Dalton Walker 0 Sun, Jun 29, 2014

Colorado is the 10th best state for road trips, according to WalletHub. Oregon, Idaho, Minnesota, Utah and Washington are top-5 while Mississippi,...

Did you see the video of the Colorado woman hanging from hooks?
By: Dalton Walker 0 Sun, Jun 29, 2014

If you’re ever in Boulder County, keep an eye out for Lisa Marteau. She might be hard to miss. Marteau likes to hang from hooks pierced through her...

Which game console rules in Colorado?
By: Dalton Walker 0 Wed, Jun 25, 2014

I was once a gamer. I had the popular video game consoles as a kid and I still have the Power Glove tucked away for safe keeping. Perhaps I could use it...

List: Did you know this about Colorado Springs?
By: Dalton Walker 0 Wed, Jun 25, 2014

The Web wizards at the popular Movoto blog posted a fun list with a local angle called “45 Things You Probably Didn’t know About Colorado Springs”. Some...

Incredible Colorado storm photo featured on National Geographic website
By: Dalton Walker 0 Wed, Jun 25, 2014

I scroll through tons of photos daily on social media and on the Internet. Hey, it’s my job. Sometimes I find one that catches my attention longer than...

Colorado man turns 60, celebrates 60 ways
By: Dalton Walker 0 Mon, Jun 23, 2014

Brian O’Malley, @BrianOMalleyCSP, used Twitter Monday morning to show the world what he did on his 60th birthday. The Colorado man created a hash tag...

Map: ‘Duck, Duck, Gray Duck’
By: Dalton Walker 0 Sun, Jun 22, 2014

I think I might have to bring the Gray Duck to Colorado. Only we Minnesotans understand the Gray Duck. Not saying we’re superior or anything but....

Map: Colorado’s biggest company by revenue is...
By: Dalton Walker 0 Sun, Jun 22, 2014

Arrow Electronics, Inc. is Colorado’s biggest company by revenue, according to a recent online post by Broadview Networks. Arrow is located in Englewood...

Map: Where Colorado residents fit when it comes to stress
By: Dalton Walker 0 Tue, Jun 17, 2014

The good news is that Colorado isn’t in the top 10 when it comes to stressed out states. Not quite bad news, but Colorado is the 21st most stressed out...

Map: Does this horror movie best represent Colorado?
By: Dalton Walker 0 Tue, Jun 17, 2014

“The Shining” is a great movie and my opinion was set before I moved to Colorado. A U.S. map floating around on the Internet shows each state with a...

Are Google driverless cars legal in Colorado?
By: Dalton Walker 0 Sun, Jun 15, 2014

“Well, there goes that Google car again without its driver.” Sure, it could happen. But could it happen in Colorado? According to one website, it’s...

Is marijuana playing a larger role in fatal Colorado crashes?
By: Dalton Walker 0 Thu, Jun 12, 2014

According to a recent report by USA Today, yes, Colorado has seen a spike in fatal crashes. Weed contributed to 12 percent of U.S. traffic deaths in...

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