1. Colorado Springs

    Once upon a fleeting time in 1806, a U.S. soldier was ordered to explore newly acquired land and establish peaceful relations with inhabitants along the way. His name was Zebulon Montgomery Pike.  President Thomas Jefferson had purchased the Louisiana Territory from Napoleon Bonaparte of France. This was before satellites, railways, planes, or automobiles so exploration of the new American fronti…Read More

  2. Colorado Avalanche

    Did you know that Ice Hockey started in Canada? Once upon a fleeting time, a hockey team, called the Quebec Nordiques, was founded in 1972. The team was relocated to Denver, Colorado in 1995 and renamed The Colorado Avalanche. The sport of ice hockey is governed by the National Hockey League which sets the rules of the game. Fun Fact: The first ice skates were made from leg bones of horse, ox, or …Read More