Family of Barbara Brown thankful to bring her home

It has been a very difficult time for Mother, age 87. We have finally brought her home. She was diligently and professionally cared for at Southwest Memorial Hospital and Mercy Medical Center....

DATE: July 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Grandfather’s spirit

After a night of rain in the San Juan Mountains, water drips from the roof of a rustic log cabin nestled in a picturesque aspen grove.Inside the historic cabin, builder Steve Wilderson sips coffee...

DATE: July 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Stringing together coaching success

Dan Wood has been involved in sports for most of his life. Like many, his playing experience eventually led him into coaching.Growing up in Bellflower, Calif., Wood, 66, was a standout prep...

DATE: July 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Rico experiences explosive events after a great 4th of July

Life is pretty much back to normal around Rico after a great fun-filled 4th of July celebration, and after our town had to shut down Highway 145 the afternoon of Friday, July 8th. I mentioned last...

DATE: July 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

A career that’s on solid footing Doctor starts practice in Cortez

Before going to visit Kayse Lake, many people wash their feet.A Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, Lake has a firm understanding of feet and ankles. He said the foot odor doesn’t bother him too much,...

DATE: July 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

On the lookout for fire Veteran firewatcher still on the job

DOLORES – Eight thousand fire lookouts once towered across America, at least a dozen in the San Juan National Forest. Now only one is staffed in the forest during the five-month fire season from...

DATE: July 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Battle of Bars Committee wishes to thank charitable sponsors

On behalf of the Battle of the Bars Charity Golf Tournament, the committee would like to thank the individuals and businesses that helped to make this year a successful charity event with $1,400...

DATE: July 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

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

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