Sunflower Theatre Troupe plans ‘Love Letters’ for Valentine’s Day

The Sunflower Theatre Troupe presents a Valentine’s Day performance of “Love Letters,” which explores love and the human heart, on Feb. 14. The Reader’s Theatre performance will highlight letters...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Is coffee the future of soda?

Coffee drinkers tend to savor their brew in the morning and switch to soda or water as the day goes on. But the world’s largest beverage companies want to turn that morning cup of joe into an...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

While we’re dreaming of snow, let’s talk about how it’s made

By Gabi Morey and Kristie Borchers “Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow.” – Robert...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold

WASHINGTON – Most women would need to draw the line at two drinks, and men at two or three if states follow a blueprint by a prestigious scientific panel for eliminating the “entirely preventable”...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Mesa County deputy featured in ‘The Grand Tour’

A Mesa County deputy got his 15 minutes of fame this month when he and his patrol car were featured in an episode of a internationally watched British reality show. In April 2017, the makers of...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Orchid’s beauty and resilience make it a keeper

By Gail Vanik If you are like many people, that lovely orchid plant you received as a gift for Christmas, now has you scratching your head. How do I take care of this? Well, not to worry because...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

If you want to stay healthy, don’t forget your teeth

When people think about health issues, they often don’t think about their teeth. Dental health is rarely considered a priority, especially among those in rural areas where dental health care...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Mercy receives five-star Medicare rating

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recognized Mercy Regional Medical Center with a five-star rating for overall hospital quality. Mercy is one of seven hospitals in Colorado and the...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Community Calendar

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

DATE: Jan. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Book review: ‘The Go-Backer’ details reality of pioneer life

The crux of the conflict in Peter R. Decker’s novel The Go-Backer illustrates the frustrations of “those who moved west and followed the mandate of Manifest Destiny,” but who never succeeded in...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Louis L’Amour’s son publishes writer’s ‘Lost Treasures’

Posthumous publishing isn’t uncommon when it comes to writers who were as prolific as Louis L’Amour. Sometimes, the volume of unpublished work is big enough that what comes after their deaths ends...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

When your kids get cabin fever, try these activities

For those who celebrate, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day are here. For mom and dad, the last-minute rush to get everything and everyone together is on; for kids, the anticipation of what will be...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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