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State wineries, cannabis give Telluride event Colorado focus

The Telluride Wine Festival returned Thursday and continues through Sunday, for its 36th year. This time, however, its organizers have a few changes in mind. Among the festival’s 30 events are a...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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Farmers market offers chance to buy a share of a dairy herd

By Wendy Watkins The Cortez Farmers Market is in full swing, offering its usual fabulous array of local foods, produce, crafts, meats, canned goods, baked goods, flowers, music and eclectica. Throw...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | COLUMN: Parsnippet

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What to do about all those dandelions?

William Shakespeare once asked, “What’s in a name?” Juliet was musing on whether or not her darling Romeo would be any less darling if his family name didn’t happen to be Montague. The wide-eyed...

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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A little lamb: Try smaller cuts of holiday feast

The Easter table’s main attractions – lamb by the leg, ham bigger than a diver’s helmet – are built to feed a crowd. But options for a modest holiday gathering can be rustled up more easily these...

DATE: April 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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McDonald’s latest move: Fresh beef Quarter Pounder

NEW YORK – Coming soon to McDonald’s: fresh beef. The fast food giant said Thursday that it will swap frozen beef patties for fresh ones in its Quarter Pounder burgers by sometime next year at most...

DATE: April 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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Cortez's Bluebird Flour stands up to the test of frybread

Our human sense of smell, the olfactory system, holds deep memories for each of us, memories not easily retrieved through our other senses. That whiff of a lingering scent can often trigger...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | COLUMN: Parsnippet

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How to put a bottle of summer on your table

Yesterday was the last day of summer. River rats and Parrothead wannabes, time to turn in your Tevas for a pair of hiking boots. Mountain people, better zip in that liner to your Columbia jacket,...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | COLUMN: Parsnippet

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Bow and Arrow: Native American grown and Colorado proud

About 12½ miles southwest of Ute-owned Weeminuche Construction on a well-maintained gravel road is a secret hiding in broad daylight. The last stop for the Towaoc-Highline Canal, the end of the...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | COLUMN: Parsnippet

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Late-coming brassicas are worth the wait

We all know that beauty is merely skin-deep, shaped by a culture obsessed with youth, vigor, and perennial sex appeal. Societal expectations, aided and abetted by aggressive and relentless...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | COLUMN: Parsnippet

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How to keep your heart warm through winter

By Mac Neely Tired of the cold miserable weather? Lots going on in Mancos, so come visit us! They just keep coming The Absolute Bakery on Main Street in Mancos is celebrating its 10th year. Ten...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Hydroponic farm harvesting greens year-round

In a shipping container surrounded by snow, Wendy Wyatt is growing lettuce, arugula, kale and other greens. Suspended from the ceiling in hollow fiberglass fencing, her 4,000 plants are kept in a...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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Food stamp use increases in Montezuma County

Food stamp enrollment in Montezuma County grew by about seven percent last year, according to a report by Hunger Free Colorado. In 2016, 57 percent of eligible residents signed up for the service,...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News