Punk Rock is alive and well in Colorado
Plasma Canvas rehearsing - Illustration by Jason Van Tatenhove of the Colorado SwitchbladeJason Van Tatenhove. Punk Rock is alive and well in Colorado. Ok, so it may not be strictly 'punk rock,' But it's pretty damned close. I am talking about the Fort Collins-based band Plasma Canvas. Whose origins were born in the Phoenix flames of transition.Read full story
Could a blind woman running for Loveland city council see a better way forward for the beleaguered city?
Loveland City Council candidate for Ward 3Moses Street. Loveland, Colorado, has had its fair share of bad press lately, from civil suits arising from the shooting of puppies, to the violent arrest of an elderly dementia patient, to the shooting death of a 19-year-old mentally ill man by officers of the Loveland Police Department.Read full story
An open letter to the Estes Park community about protecting local journalism—opinion
My name is Jason Van Tatenhove, and I have been a member of the Estes Park community for the past four years. My family inherited our house from my aunt and uncle, who owned Longhorn Liquors in the '80s before it became Rambo Liquors. I have three daughters and a granddaughter who have come with me to Estes Park.Read full story
Local photographer captures the beauty of nature and chaos. The recent work and story of photojournalist Brett Rios
You may not know his name off the top of your head, but odds are you have already seen his striking and beautiful photos of the wildfires that went viral during the Cameron Peak and East Troublesome fires this summer, and his wildlife shots on local social media platforms.Read full story
Email to parents leaves many wondering if their children need to quarantine - Superintendent Rosenkrance clarifies.
Estes Park School DistrictEstes Park School District. Yesterday at approximately 4:10 pm parents of the Estes Park School district received an email that has some parents and students confused this morning.Read full story