1961: "U.S. Puts Man Into Space"
This was the headline on the front page of the Friday, May 5, 1961, Denver Post. A sample of the story: 15-Minute Ride Ends Perfectly Steel-nerved Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. rode a rocket into space Friday, exclaimed “what a beautiful sight” as he looked down on the earth, and then dropped to a safe landing in the Atlantic Ocean. To the 37-year-old Navy commander, the adventure...
A story from the Colorado Springs Gazette: →
A dedication ceremony for the Cadet Chapel Falcon Circle was held at the Air Force Academy on Tuesday. The circle gives those who prefer to worship outdoors a place to congregate, and is primarily for earth-centered groups.
Developing: President says no Osama bin Laden...
producermatthew: NBC News reports the President has decided a photo showing a deceased Osama bin Laden will not be released. Earlier, a source told ProducerMatthew.com a photo would be released within the next week. Story developing…
Less than total irrelevance. By Matthew Knell:... →
Good evening. Tonight, I can report to the American people and to the world that the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden, the leader of al Qaeda, and a terrorist who’s responsible for the murder of thousands of innocent men, women, and children. It was nearly 10…
Re-enacting the Battle of Bull Run
400 8th-graders re-enacted the Battle of Bull Run at Lake Village Park in Thornton, Colo., Thursday morning. (Photo by Andy Cross, The Denver Post) The Denver Post’s Bill Johnson writes: It was the eighth straight year of Civil War re-enactment by Century. Jeannie Graeff, an eighth-grade teacher of American history there for 12 years, calls it the “culmination, that one...