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Kids Can Learn The History Of Routt County

YAMPA RIVER STATE PARKKids will have an opportunity Saturday to learn more about the American West and the history of Routt County at a seminar at Yampa River State Park. Colorado Mountain College professor Timothy Opyt will give a talk focused on the cowboys and ranchers from the past that Continue reading

Memorial Day – What You Should Know

memorial-day-wallpapersMemorial Day is a U.S. federal holiday wherein the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces are remembered. The holiday, which is Continue reading

The History Of Mothers Day In The USA

love-mom-300x252The official Mother’s Day holiday arose in the 1900’s as a result of the efforts of Anna Jarvis, daughter of Ann Reeves Jarvis. Following her mother’s 1905 death, Anna Jarvis conceived of Mother’s Day as a way of honoring the sacrifices mothers made for their children. Continue reading