Mesa County deputy featured in ‘The Grand Tour’

A Mesa County deputy got his 15 minutes of fame this month when he and his patrol car were featured in an episode of a internationally watched British reality show. In April 2017, the makers of...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 8 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Living

If you want to stay healthy, don’t forget your teeth

When people think about health issues, they often don’t think about their teeth. Dental health is rarely considered a priority, especially among those in rural areas where dental health care...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

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DATE: Jan. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Book review: ‘The Go-Backer’ details reality of pioneer life

The crux of the conflict in Peter R. Decker’s novel The Go-Backer illustrates the frustrations of “those who moved west and followed the mandate of Manifest Destiny,” but who never succeeded in...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Louis L’Amour’s son publishes writer’s ‘Lost Treasures’

Posthumous publishing isn’t uncommon when it comes to writers who were as prolific as Louis L’Amour. Sometimes, the volume of unpublished work is big enough that what comes after their deaths ends...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

When your kids get cabin fever, try these activities

For those who celebrate, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day are here. For mom and dad, the last-minute rush to get everything and everyone together is on; for kids, the anticipation of what will be...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Not fake news: ‘Whatever’ tops annoying word list, literally

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — The shoulder-shrugging reply “whatever” continues to annoy Americans more than other words or phrases, but “fake news” is coming on strong. The annual Marist College poll of...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Eight things to know for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. TRAIN TOPPLES OFF OVERPASS, KILLING SIX An Amtrak train making the first-ever run along...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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DATE: Dec. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Thinking About Health Obamacare deadline fast approaching

By Gordon Hopkins Rural Health News Service Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (aka: Obamacare) ends on Friday, Dec. 15, of this year. Previously, open enrollment lasted until the end of...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

‘Glamping’ campground proposed near Silverton

Silverton, the once gritty mining town home to Wild West fabled gangs and shootings, rough-and-tumble miner bars and a legacy of men risking their lives to strike it rich, could soon be home to a...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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DATE: Dec. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living