In Iceland, police say foreign drivers court trouble looking for Northern Lights

AKUREYRI, Iceland – Police in Iceland have a warning for visitors: Beware our roads in the winter. Spending a clear winter night under an Arctic sky lit up by spectacular streaks of color from the...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Living

Music, ethics, more to be featured in free series

Beginning with an unusual presentation called “The Art of Conducting,” the Life Long Learning lecture series at Fort Lewis College will launch its 19th year of free programs Thursday. Co-sponsored...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Living

Ska wins at Good Food Awards, debuts Green Silo Saison

Ska Brewing Co.’s True Blonde Ale was recognized as a winner at the 2019 Good Food Awards on Friday at the San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center. The beer is a medium-bodied blonde...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Living

Feeding wildlife during winter does more harm than good

As Colorado enters the depths of the winter season, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds citizens that feeding big game in Colorado is not only illegal but can also harm them. “Native species are...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Living

Gail’s Garden Cold winter pays off in summer

Happy Gardening New Year! If you’ve felt like you’ve been living in Antarctica the past few weeks, you’re not alone. The cold temperatures have been downright frigid in some areas. As a gardener,...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Living

Southwest Colorado Concerts present ‘Sounds of the Cortez Farmers Market’

Last Nickel, Ranger Rick and the Swamp Things, The Lindells, and Donny Johnson will be sampling some Cortez Farmers Market favorites at the Montezuma-Cortez High School Auditorium in Cortez on Jan....

DATE: Jan. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Living

Cortez library will host Navajo painter-illustrator

The Journal The Cortez Public Library will host Dine artist Benton Yazzie, a self-taught Navajo painter and illustrator, for a workshop from 2-4 p.m. Saturday on “Texture Painting in Sand.” Yazzie...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Living

How much do our diets influence our brain activity?

For most people, there is an obvious connection between body and mind. But the mental effects of deep-dish, deep-fried, processed and pre-packaged food are often overlooked. Nicola Dehlinger is a...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Community Calendar

Post announcements to SpinGo.com and email announcements to news@the-journal.com and include “Community Calendar” in the subject field. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be less...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

El Chapo trial becomes New York’s latest tourist attraction

NEW YORK – There was a time, after a spectacular prison escape, when Joaquin Guzman was the most wanted man in the world. The thrill of being able to see the man known as El Chapo up close – and...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Despite paralysis and heartbreak, Durangoan finds joy

Life hasn’t been easy for Durangoan Jessica Vought: She lost the use of her legs in a car crash and parted ways with two husbands. But life’s punches have not stolen her joy. “This girl has never...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

It’s getting harder to be a single mother in Colorado

Kayla Frawley said she felt “lucky” when she was hit by a car and broke her leg. When you’re a single mother, the 31-year-old Frawley said, the task of keeping your household afloat without...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

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