Jessica Eaves

Jessica Eaves is an adventurer. Coffee lover. Listener. Principal’s secretary. Cook. Advocate for social justice. Writer. A wife, mom to four, a sisters, auntie and friend.  She loves chasing sunrises … Read more Jessica Eaves

John Hazlehurst

Veteran Colorado Springs journalist John Hazlehurst has sailed around the world on a 40-year-old wooden sailboat, and also worked in investment banking and real estate as well as serving two … Read more John Hazlehurst

Ashley Hamershock

Ashley Hamershock considers herself fantastically fortunate to have called writing her career for more than a quarter century. Newspapers. Wire services. Magazines. Blogs. Websites. She has covered everything from presidents … Read more Ashley Hamershock

Robin Intemann

Robin Intemann’s passions include food, books, friends and family (although not necessarily in that order). She teaches journalism, and has contributed freelance work to numerous area publications. Her blog is

Kristian DePue

Born and raised in rural Indiana, Kristian DePue has worked as a contributing writer for various publications, including: Springs, Rocky Mountain Food Report, 303Magazine, and Eater. In addition to writing, … Read more Kristian DePue

R. Scott Rappold

Freelance journalist R. Scott Rappold has more than 20 years of experience writing about the great outdoors, including 10 years as the outdoor recreation writer for The Colorado Springs Gazette. … Read more R. Scott Rappold

Melanie Hexter

Melanie Hexter writes from Colorado Springs where she lives with her husband of 30 years, Matthew, and their family. A homeschool mom of six who also manages social media and … Read more Melanie Hexter

Kelly Branyik

Growing up in the small town of Florence, Colorado, Kelly has always had a deep passion for writing. Her aspirations to be a romance novelist took her to CSU – Pueblo … Read more Kelly Branyik

Zach Reynolds

Zach Reynolds wrote and took photographs for the An Alpine Stroll Down Broadway article in the 2020 Annual Edition.

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