The Western State Colorado University football program was back on the gridiron on Monday, Aug. 6 in preparation for the season ahead. The Mountaineers will open their season against Idaho State University on Aug. 31 at Holt Arena in Pocatello, Idaho.

Western Soccer — After making the playoffs in back-to-back seasons but failing to get out of the first round, the Western State Colorado University soccer team is aiming for a deeper run into the postseason this year.

First came the bare human foot, somewhere in Africa. Then, in no particular order, the moccasin, the shoe, the horse and saddle, boat and oar, the ski, the snowshoe and so much more.

With all the news about drought and fires as of late, one might think that the sky is falling. I suppose in some places in the West it is, thanks to the ash from yet another wildfire blazing across thousands of acres of forest.

Can The Corner at Brush Creek still be built with only 180 units? Gatesco developer Gary Gates thinks so — but only with numerous cost-saving modifications to his affordable housing development plan.

Dazzling, yet eerie — this time-exposure photo was shot Saturday night showing the splendid display from the Perseid meteor shower — which peaked this past weekend — and the glow from the Russell Fire south of Hwy. 50.

Joseph A. Doak sadly passed away unexpectedly on July 29 at 96 years young. Born to William Clarence and Alice Blanche (Magnan) Doak in Vancouver B.C.