Pasque flowers blooming on the lower slopes of Ptarmigan Mountain in Silverthorne are often the first sign of spring in the Colorado high country, blooming before the snow melts off the surrounding peaks.
SUMMIT COUNTY — I’ve been slacking off the calendar selection pictures, but I’m still looking for reader help to decide which photos should be be part of the 2012 Summit Voice calendar, Here are the April choices. Please vote for your favorite in the poll at the end of the post, and let us know why you think it should be included as the monthly calendar image in the comment box. All photos taken in Summit County, Colorado by Bob Berwyn.
Even a roadside drainage pond along I-70 can show great beauty after an April snowstorm.
Enjoying some April Pali powder at Arapahoe Basin.
April Silhouette in the Lower Blue Valley north of Silverthorne.
Willow buds on a rainy April morning in Frisco, Colorado. Find the hidden bug.
Nothing unites communities and politicians like the lonely wail of a train whistle.That is especially true when those whistles and horns blare day and night in neighborhoods, killing sleep and the potential for much-needed economic development.
Fans trying to get into popular concerts, shows and sporting events are increasingly getting shut out when tickets go on sale, restricted in what they can do with their tickets and pressured to use official outlets if they want to resell them.
When four boys who could not speak or use the bathroom were rescued from a filthy Denver apartment, seven years after three older siblings were taken from the same parents, child protection authorities had this to say: nothing.