On this day in 1980…

Every week I think to myself, “What if looking at this date in this year is only going to bring up boring stuff that was no big deal and that no one will even remember, let alone be interested in?” And every week there’s something smack dab on the front …

On this day in 1973…

The top news story on March 20, 1973 was about a 16-year old Poudre High School senior (who was also taking some undergraduate and graduate classes at Colorado State University) winning the nation’s top young scientist award in Washington D.C. the night before. Arvind Srivastava placed first out of 13,000 …

In this month in 1874…

Last week I took a dip into Fort Collins as reflected in the Coloradoan newspaper from March 6, 1959. The plan this week was to peer back to March 13, 1875. (I used a random number generator to come up with a list of which years to jump back to.) …

Liz Case – Mrs. Fort Collins

“Sometimes someone comes into your life that changes everything — raises the standards, makes you laugh, and makes you feel like you.  There is something about her that you can’t put into words, and even though you’re not with her, you don’t want to let her go.”  –  Unknown Though …

On this day in 1959…

On March 6, 1959, the Cold War was in full swing and a pivotal issue on everyone’s mind was the state of Berlin. Not only did the front page of the Coloradoan reflect this, but a political cartoon inside the paper mirrored this concern as well. The Berlin Crisis lasted …