At the Colorado History Center, visitors relive 1968 through displays that weave together the events of that tumultuous year.
The town of Dearfield, near Wiggins, Colo., was founded in 1910 by Oliver Toussaint Jackson as an African-American agricultural colony and later abandoned in the 1930s during the Dust Bowl. Read about this almost-forgotten town.
The Front Porch began in April 2000 as a vehicle for Forest City, Inc., as master developer, to keep the surrounding communities and city officials apprised of the progress as development proceeded in Stapleton. Over the years the Front Porch has evolved into a community newspaper and the role of publisher has passed to Stapleton residents, Carol Roberts and Steve Larson, who have worked on the paper since its first issue.