About three weeks ago a reporter from the Denver Post contacted me about writing a feature story she was writing on rural communities for an upcoming issue. She invited me for an opportunity to visit with her and gather together others who had left their city lives behind in search of a different kind of life in rural Colorado. Being a strong proponent for our little piece of eutopia, I was eager to meet with Jennifer Brown and share with her some influential people of Nor
Main Street of Walden is filling with the aroma of smoked hog early on this Monday morning. The annual BBQ put on by Zirkel Liquors is done each year on it’s anniversary. This year we celebrate 2 years of serving the residents and visitors of Jackson County. Last year we fed over 200 people and look forward to serving that many again as well today. We, Reb and Jamie Brown, purchased the liquor store once known as Tom’s Liquors from Harold and Kathy Paeglow two years ago.
If you made it to the Academic Awards Assembly last week at the school you were in for treat! Many amazing accomplishments of our students at North Park Schools were celebrated. We also had an outstanding meal prepared by our food service staff, led by Cary Ramsey. People are still talking about the mouthwatering meal we indulged in. If you missed it, you lost out on a truly incredible roast beef dinner that was donated by the Castle Peak Ranch right here in North Park.
This article was written by Rosemary Knerr and published in Colorado Country Life in August 2015. We would like to share it again for two reasons. 1) It's a great article about a great local business and 2) They will reopen for the 2017 Season MAY 1, 2017-TOMORROW! So Happy May Day...go get your brats! As a little girl growing up in Brooklyn, New York, one of my fondest memories was going to Henry’s Butcher Shop with my mother to get freshly ground beef, sausage and a vari
Over the course of many years of developing through some long trials and some errors, it came to me that the best served burger or steak should come from a localized source. Here in North Park, our ranchers raise some of the best, high quality, high altitude beef. I don’t know if it’s the thin air, the premium hay (also grown in North Park) or the long hours that the ranchers put into everyday seeing that the herd is tended to. Regardless, the beef produced in North Park/Wald