Hal Osteen received his B.A. from the University of Colorado. The Colorado Migrant Council, Wazee Center Project, Catalyst Complex Inc., the Department of Experimental Studies at Metro State College, and Lopez Linguistics of Mexico were some of Osteen’s social and educational activities. Osteen Explosives, The Timbermill, The Sign Butler, and Hoshi Motors were business interests of his. Retirement led him to fly fishing, skiing, photography, travel, and car building. He has also been a volunteer at Community Food Share, Hospice, Bridgehouse, and Uni Hill Elementary School.