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Sherida Warner

Fabric-on-demand firm flowers online

Kim Fraser likes to bake and sew. When she wanted new curtains for her home, the young wife and mother wished she could make them from fabric printed with her own design. Fraser voiced her ...


Gary McCallister

Failure beats inaction every time

Several years ago I attended a workshop at MIT to learn a computer programming language. On the first morning the crew of instructors spent at least an hour showing us examples of what could be ...


Tess Furey

Chef from Vail Valley’s The French Press to give demos at Palisade event

Chef Juan Cruz Anon was “slammed” when I called him at 10:30 a.m. on a Tuesday morning. When you serve breakfast, lunch and dinner at The French Press, every hour and every day is a ...


Rock Cesario

Music history holds some memorable ‘hot streaks’

Musicians and professional athletes are similar in many ways. One of those similarities is the “hot streak.” This would be a time when an athlete or musician would be considered by ...


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Kathy Jordan

Art Center started with fund drives in the 1950s

Mesa County, with its spectacular natural scenery, has always had its own small artists’ colony. But until the early 1950s, nobody did much to display that beauty. A few years after ...


Dennis Hill

Homegrown: Blueberries, hawthorne tree

Are blueberries easy to grow in our area? Are there any soil amendments I need to be aware of before I make a decision to plant them? — Lois Blueberries are hard to grow here I’m ...


Tammy Gemaehlich

Your Town, Feb. 27, 2011

I was stung by a bee when I was just 3 years old while playing at a friend’s house a few doors down. These days, parents refer to that as a supervised play date, but this was the era ...


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Sherida Warner

No splitting hares, it’s the Year of the Quilt

This Chinese New Year, ushered in Feb. 3, is heralded as the Year of the Rabbit — decreed as the fourth year in a 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. Animals denote the Chinese ...


Gary McCallister

Grammys, science combine for Arcade Fire win

I love it when science and popular culture come together. The story of how radio was discovered is complicated and involves many players. But, in essence, it was discovered in the late 1890s. ...


Rock Cesario

Lucinda Williams starts new release season

As the calendar turns to March, it is time to take a look at some upcoming new music releases we will be listening to this spring and possibly summer. In fact, on Tuesday, March 1, Lucinda ...


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