From a rough start to Roughstock: The National Western’s storied beginnings.

In this post, editor Kerri Clement briefly reviews the origin(s) of the National Western Stock Show, which is held in Denver every January. 

Dry Times in the Highest State: Colorado’s Prohibition Movement

Guest writer Sam Bock (M.A., CU Boulder) places Colorado’s early adoption of Prohibition in social and political context, suggesting the continuing resonances of those circumstances today. A public historian at History Colorado, Sam is developing an exhibit on the history of brewing in the Centennial State. “Beer Here! Brewing the New West” will open in Denver at the beginning…