Estes park


Investigating the ghosts of the legendary Stanley Hotel

Published May 7, 2015

Before Jack Nicholson ever portrayed Stephen King's protagonist in "The Shining," before the words "Heeeeeeeere's Johnny!" were ever muttered onscreen, and before images and dialogue from Stanley Kubrick's 1980 film adaptation ever took root into the annals of film history, there was a seed planted at the Stanley Hotel in majestic Estes Park, Colo.


Milwaukee's MacGregor was Rocky Mountain pioneer

Published Oct. 19, 2004

Alexander MacGregor, who was raised in Milwaukee and served as a newspaper publisher in Oconomowoc, helped fight off a land grab by an Irish lord in the Rocky Mountains and served as a pioneer in the area.