Arizona architect Mancos builder joins force

Few of us know what we want to be when we grow up. But every once in a while, something will strike a chord within.“I knew by the time I was a freshman in high school that I wanted to be an...

DATE: April 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Parents set example for children

Anyone who has ever struggled to lose weight and keep it off knows that the task requires information, motivation and dedication to a lifetime of healthy eating and regular exercise. As an adult,...

DATE: April 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Senior Center Menu for May

MONDAY, MAY 2 – Turkey and cheese macaroni casserole, seven-layer salad, baby lima beans, mandarin oranges and banana slices.TUESDAY, MAY 3 – Braised beef over noodles, glazed carrots, tossed...

DATE: April 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Snow continues in Rico, but spring play puts residents in the jungle

The skies are heavy-laden with moisture and it is snowing, which is not unusual for an Easter Sunday. Plus, this special day is late this year and at nearly 9,000 feet one might expect something...

DATE: April 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Tanner-Kilburn to wed

DATE: April 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Cook achieves Eagle Scout status in May

The parents, scouts, and leaders of Boy Scout Troop 520 take great pride in announcing the Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Hayden Todd Cook, from 6–7 p.m. on Friday, May 6, at Flanders Park directly...

DATE: April 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Success adds up

The relationship between a teacher and student is a complicated equation, built with mutual respect and responsibility. When the equation is balanced, the result is a reciprocal benefit for both...

DATE: April 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Easter Sunday approaches for Rico residents

Hello and Happy Easter. At church we may see some new Easter bonnets, and that is a delight. The service at our Rico Community Church will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a little Easter bunny baskets...

DATE: April 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

History eyes miracle in Los Ojos

LOS OJOS, N.M. — Many miracles have occurred in northern New Mexico, and one of them began with a runaway horse.A century ago, the pretty Hispanic wife of Irish mercantile magnate T.D. Burns lost...

DATE: April 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Total green thumb

Ric Plese, co-owner of Cliffrose, Your High Desert Gardens, arrives at the nursery early to unleash the pest control chickens.Nineteen hens and one very protective rooster, “natures own pesticides”...

DATE: April 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Snow finally starts to melt

Good morning to you! We came home wearing shorts and sandals and tiptoed through 4 inches of snow, which is the usual, so all seems well on the home front in Rico. When people like us are retired,...

DATE: April 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Trade ‘hummer’ in for efficiency

Refrigerators are mainstays of modern American life. A common view of these units is that as long as the beer or pop is still cold, life is good. Refrigerators are worth talking about because they...

DATE: April 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living