Four Corners Community Band thanks Rico and others for July 4 events

The Four Corners Community Band once again played in the July 4th parade and concert following at the Rico Fire Station. Playing in Rico is one of the favorite places we visit during our year’s...

DATE: July 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Thank you for honoring Bill Hutchinson on 4th of July

Thank you to the community for your honoring my husband, Bill. Death seems so final, but the warmth of our friendships here and the comments from many of you who knew him as their accountant, helps...

DATE: July 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

The shocking adventures of ‘Black George’ Simmons

He’s faced black leopards in Liberia, sang at Carnival in Brazil, searched for uranium in Cataract Canyon in Utah, and played piano in a bordello in New Orleans. The most shocking adventure in...

DATE: July 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Historical RR item returns to Rico

It is 7 a.m. on the 27th of June. The sun is warm, the sky is blue and it is mountaintop quiet, even if it is Monday morning. Our work force surely must be struggling to get out of the house and...

DATE: July 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Cemeteries keep SW Colo. legacy from Civil War

This year the United States is observing the 150th anniversary of the Civil War (1861-1865). The Montezuma County Historical Society has printed three volumes of our “Great Sage Plain to...

DATE: July 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Kids left in hot vehicles can die

On a hot day in March in Austin, Texas, a mother leaves work for the day only to realize that she left her 6-month-old in the car. The infant was dead due to heat stroke.Last year in the United...

DATE: July 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Gallegos retires from service

DATE: July 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

The engines that could

Thirty years of stock car racing, equipped with 30 years of automotive engine building and repair experience, and what do you get? Life.Tony Hill, 44, moved to Cortez when he was 10 and began...

DATE: June 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Diabetic patients in the know can stay healthier

If you’ve been recently diagnosed with diabetes — or even if you’ve been dealing with the disease for years — keeping up on the latest information about the management and treatment of this chronic...

DATE: June 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

60th anniversary

DATE: June 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Banks-Neely marriage

DATE: June 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living