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Dennis Hill

Homegrown: Aspen trees

We planted aspen trees several years ago and they have done well. We started with three trees and they now number 30 or so. We are now threatened by tiny little “eggshells” on some ...


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Kathy Jordan

Orchard Mesa site contains 9 cemeteries

Fourth in a series on the history of local cemeteries. In 1888, after the completion of the bridge over the Grand (now Colorado) River allowed easy access for horse and buggy travel to Orchard ...


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Tess Furey

Beignets the star of brunch mune at 626 on Rood

Mmm. Doughnuts. Think in bizarro world for a moment. If Homer Simpson were French, would he eat beignets? Soft pillows of fried dough, sprinkled with powdered sugar. D’oh! Of course he ...


Rock Cesario

Cocker, Petty performances made for Red Rocks at its best

As far as I am concerned, there is no better venue to see a concert than Red Rocks Amphitheatre. I have seen many shows there since the 1970s, but this was the first trip there for my son, ...


Dave Buchanan

Research: Wineries have enough stock for 1.6 years

On the local wine-business scene, the Colorado Wine Industry Development Board will have two openings starting July 1 next year. Executive director Doug Caskey said the open positions include ...


Steve Beauregard

For the last time: No, we’re not there yet

There’s nothing more fun than a good ol’ fashioned summer road trip with the family. Actually, that’s a lie. Sipping margaritas in a hot tub full of college cheerleaders is a ...


Dennis Hill

Homegrown: Planting basil, viburnum

I recently planted a basil plant in a pot on my front porch and it seems some kind of bug is eating it. It gets chewed down to the stem. I had this same problem when I planted the basil in my ...


Tess Furey

Killer crust a hallmark of Mesa State area pizzeria

With names like the colosseum, the gladiator and the Caesar, Aldo’s pays homage to the motherland, the birthplace of pizza and home to all that is garlicky and good, Italia. From the ...


Rock Cesario

What truly keeps a business going for 22 years

Last month on May 10 we started our 23rd year in this journey that is Triple Play Records. I don’t normally like to “blow my own horn” so to speak. In fact, some of the past ...


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Kathy Jordan

Volunteers have maintained Potter’s Field for 15 years

Third in a series on the history of local cemeteries. It is possible that the present Potter’s Field, located across the road from the U.S. Department of Energy Compound and north of the ...


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