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Creative Corner: Does history defeat itself?

Creative Corner: Does history defeat itself?

History Defeats Itself is a comedy podcast that takes a look at whether society learns from its history or whether people are doomed to repeat it.
November is Men's Health Awareness Month

November is Men's Health Awareness Month

Health for men looks a little different compared to women
Creative Corner: Art works as therapy

Creative Corner: Art works as therapy

Clients describe their emotions by creating art
Colorful Characters: USAF Captain Jim Hamm, remembered after being killed in action

Colorful Characters: USAF Captain Jim Hamm, remembered after being killed in action

USAF Captain Jim Hamm, who was shot down over Vietnam in 1968 when he was 30-years-old.
Creative Corner: Robots are not the only things makers can make

Creative Corner: Robots are not the only things makers can make

A maker is anyone who makes something from nothing.
Creative Corner: Community and confidence drive local's passion for art

Creative Corner: Community and confidence drive local's passion for art

"I can't help it. I was born to be an artist."
Get Growing: Winterizing your garden

Get Growing: Winterizing your garden

This is the last submission of Get Growing
Creative Corner: A supportive community and young love inspired this Longmont artist to grow 'Roots and Wings'

Creative Corner: A supportive community and young love inspired this Longmont artist to grow 'Roots and Wings'

Antonio Lopez was welcomed by the community his first day in town.
Get Growing: Garden still producing? Time to get creative

Get Growing: Garden still producing? Time to get creative

How to find new ideas locally.
Creative Corner: Local artist uses a multitude of art styles in ever evolving work

Creative Corner: Local artist uses a multitude of art styles in ever evolving work

Kirk also has a particular affinity for representing women's faces in her work.