Park County, Colorado has a vibrant railroad history and they celebrate this each year with the Boreas Pass Railroad Day. Part of that storied history includes the Como Depot which has painstakingly been restored over the past few years to show its former glory and the steam engine once again whistles down the track - come see all that the South Park Rail Society and Denver, South Park & Pacific Historical Society have accomplished! On Saturday, August 18th, you can take a ride on Klondike Kate, tour the roundhouse, view Como's Historic School House and Painted houses, enjoy Living History Demonstrations, listen to the Denver Brass, head over Boreas Pass to visit the Breckenridge Highline Railroad Park, Roberts Cabin and Sawmill Museum, and then have dinner offered by the Como Civic Association.
Explore more in our previous blog, The Rich History of the 285 Corridor, and check out the South Park National Heritage website, tour the South Park Museum, and delve into the Park County Historical Society and Park County Local History Archives' treasure troves of photos and information!
Below you will find several YouTube videos that showcase the history of railroads in South Park and the restoration of the Como Depot. Enjoy!
In this episode of Keeping Up With The Community, I sat down with local leading photographer, Amy Johnson. We chatted about how she's self-taught, how she uses photography for a cause, her exciting new business, and a very special offer she's got for the community.
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It's colorless, odorless, tasteless, and probably lurking in your basement this very moment. Can you guess what I'm talking about?
A little thing called RADON.
In this episode of Keeping Up With The Community, Ryan Tereshko of Ryan's Painting and Contracting discusses the effects of radon, how to test for it, and what to do if your radon is on like Donkey Kong.
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If you live in Colorado and DON'T have dry skin, I must say, you're one of the lucky ones. Dry skin has plagued me for years out here! In this climate, with the lack of humidity and 300+ days of summer, it's crucial to care for your skin, especially the delicate skin on your face. Meet Emily Cumberland, Owner of EMC Esthetics (known for its $50 facial!). She's a licensed esthetician who will treat your skin like a work of art. Services include facials, full-body and eyebrow waxing, microdermabrasion, dermaplaning, eyelash extensions, tinting, and more. Ladies, if you've been looking for a brow master, look no further! Watch this video to receive a discount!
The next time you're in downtown Bailey, drop into the new location of Native Vibrations Crystals & Gifts! This eclectic gem and crystal store is full of positive energy and beautiful trinkets. Meet Boyd Brookhart, the owner, who has had an affinity for digging crystals and gems since he was three. Mention you saw this video and receive a discount! Details inside.
Today's Jazzercise is not your mother's Jazzercise. Meet Aimee Pless, Owner/Class Instructor of Conifer Jazzercise Fitness Center! The studio offers ALL different types of classes to accommodate all levels of fitness -- 37 to be exact! Learn more about Aimee, the studio, and how Jazzercise has evolved since the 80s when you watch this video!
Pssst... and if you're a busy mom like me you'll be happy to know they have CHILDCARE! (Click "Continue reading...")
The official grand opening of Unleashed Pet Foods in Aspen Park is Saturday, December 9th! 20% off everything from 10 AM - 2 PM! Stop in and say Hi! They're working on carrying a full array of goodies for you and your pets. They food intolerance testing via bio resonance if you need help trying to find the right food to feed. Long time staff members Lynae and Elise are there to help you with all your questions.