The tools that you live by

By Gail Vanik Like many women, I got some new kitchen toys for Christmas, and when I was using them the other day, it reminded me how important good tools are in order...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Living

Colorado Outdoor Business Alliance to host water meeting

Colorado Outdoor Business Alliance will host “Securing Our Water Future: What’s Next with the Colorado Water Plan?” from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at 4Corners Riversports, 360 South Camino del Rio, No....

DATE: Jan. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Living

Bighorn sheep research project to continue in Weminuche Wilderness

To gain a better understanding of wild Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep in the Weminuche Wilderness, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the U.S. Forest Service will continue their efforts on a five-year...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Living

Thank you from Kari Disetfano

Last weekend, the town of Rico and the Rico Trails Alliance hosted the third annual Rico Winter Carnival. Carnival attendees enjoyed a variety of winter activities, yoga, a bonfire, a chili potluck...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Living

Women’s Wellness Connection offers free cervical cancer screenings

The Journal January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and the state health department encourages women ages 21-74 across Colorado to talk to their health care providers about scheduling a Pap...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Living

Check out these nostalgic flavors from the San Luis valley

The self-published high school cookbook was intended as a gag gift for a white elephant exchange. “It’s supposed to be funny prank things, stuff you’ve pulled out from storage,” said Roz Gallegos....

DATE: Jan. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Living

For bugs, it’s a most wonderful time of the year

Happy Gardening New Year! As I was in the midst of my un-decorating flurry this week, I moved my displaced houseplants back to their permanent spots and noticed that we had uninvited guests come to...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Living

Durango couple finds love at nursing home

Sometimes people search for love for years. Sometimes they find it when, or where, they least expect it. One Durango couple found love in the hallways of Four Corners Health Care Center. Carla...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Living

Community Calendar: What’s happening this holiday season

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

DATE: Dec. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Living

Some run to stay fit. Others take up circus arts

The flurry of jugglers’ balls might seem chaotic, but for instructor Jesse Shavel, juggling can be meditative and help learners set aside distractions. “It’s one of those things that is really...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Living

A potted Christmas tree needs a special touch

Choosing the perfect tree is a time-honored family Christmas tradition, but going out into the forest to cut one isn’t the only option. Cut trees provide a wonderful aroma in your home during the...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Living

Phone-in-cheek: Spike seen in cellphone-linked face injuries

Add facial cuts, bruises and fractures to the risks from cellphones and carelessly using them. That’s according to a study published Thursday that found a spike in U.S. emergency room treatment for...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Living

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