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Gary McCallister

Guessing the weather in Hades makes for one hot topic

WARNING: This essay makes use of a common profanity and may not be suitable for all readers. Last winter a friend observed that it was “colder than hell” in our valley. Recently, I ...


Rock Cesario

Los Lobos’ latest CD up to band’s high standards and is timely

I have spent two weeks listening to the new Los Lobos CD “Tin Can Trust,” and I think it is one of their best-ever CDs. Their message, which comes from a point of view developed ...


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Kathy Jordan

Vets hospital cause for celebration after World War II

It must have been a proud day for a small group of Grand Junction businessmen on Jan. 24, 1945, when the announcement was made that a veterans hospital would be built in Grand Junction. The ...


Dixie Burmeister

After uncooperative spring weather, it’s time to enjoy ribbon-quality tomatoes

The old saying “a day late and a dollar short” applies, in a way, to the lack of ripe tomatoes to enter in the Mesa County Fair’s open class on July 19. Only in this case it ...


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Sherida Warner

Dyeing just a part of life for fabric artists

When a group of art quilters assembles for a fabric dyeing session, the scene soon can look shockingly like a hog-butchering operation. Heavy plastic tarps cover utility tables, and those ...


Tammy Gemaehlich

Your Town, Aug. 15, 2010

One of my Facebook friends posted a photo last week of the bounty from her garden — piles and piles of green chiles and jalapenos, bell peppers, beets and pickling cucumbers. I’m ...


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Annie Payne

Tips for reorganizing and reinventing your wardrobe

Once a year I get a visit from a wardrobe consultant. Lori Wynne helps doctors, authors, mothers and teens dress for a variety of events: conventions, book-signings, television appearances, ...


Gary McCallister

Microscopic Water Bears live on monument

I do not know how many species of solitary bees can be found on the Western Slope. I don’t think anyone does. No one has ever made a real concerted effort to survey them. Actually, ...


Dennis Hill

Homegrown: Sour cherry tree, skyflowers

We live in Battlement Mesa and have a sour cherry tree that is 11 years old. The past two years the cherries have had worms in them and we could not eat them. We thought with the freeze last ...


Rock Cesario

Jimmy LaFave’s show at Roper Ballroom not to be missed

There is a terrific singer/songwriter coming to the Roper Ballroom on Sept. 4 who you should see. Jimmy LaFave is the artist in question here, and this is what I know. When LaFave released his ...


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