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Student of the Week: April 20, 2009

By Carrie Marfitano

Rumble strips not only save lives, but they’re also paying for Taylor Cunningham’s college tuition. Taylor will attend the Colorado School of Mines this fall on a full-tuition scholarship. He earned the E-days scholarship with his ...


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LS: Economy, local food movement make chicks popular purchase

By Melinda Mawdsley

Nick Shaffer cradled two chicks in his arms like newborn babies. Nick, 8, has raised chicks for several years in a heated shed behind his family’s Redlands home. “We got them because I just wanted to get them,” Nick said of ...


HG: SustainAbility Column April 18, 2009

By Adele Israel

Metaphysics and trash don’t seem to be related, but I observed a major step in a reincarnation process at Waste Management’s local recycling facility. Once you put recyclables at the curb or drop them off at a recycling center, ...


HG: Homegrown Column April 18, 2009

By Dennis Hill

A salesman from a lawn care company left a brochure on my front door with a message that said, “Ash borer in front tree — very serious — see holes.” Can you please explain what this is and what I can do to fix the ...


LS: Speaking of Science Column April 12, 2009

By Gary McCallister

Imagine you have built a small robot car powered by two electric motors, one to each rear wheel. If the right motor revolves more rapidly than the left motor, the car will veer to the left. If the left motor is faster than the right the car ...


LS: Art of Quilting Column April 12, 2009

By Sherida Warner

If you’ve never been to Gateway Canyons Resort or haven’t been for awhile, you may want to head that way to see a new piece of scenery that’s cropped up. It’s a fabric representation of the spectacular red outcroppings ...


LS: Your Town Column April 12, 2009

By Tammy Gemaehlich

Happy Easter to everybunny. Hopefully, you have been able to locate all the eggs you scattered about your home during the indoor Easter egg hunt ... especially if you used real hardboiled eggs. Finding them several weeks later, as the weather ...


HG: SustainAbility Column April 11, 2009

By Adele Israel

Earth Day Although Earth Day is officially April 22, the Grand Valley will be celebrating on April 18 at the Mesa County Fairgrounds. The celebration is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and admission is free. For the second year, the folks at High ...


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HG: Annie Payne Column April 11, 2009

By Annie Payne

If you answered mostly A, you are a: Domestic Diva There’s not a mess that you can’t handle. No stain goes untreated. No pillow goes unfluffed. You are the type of housekeeper who others envy. You make it look so easy. As much as ...


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HG: Homegrown Column April 11, 2009

By Dennis Hill

Need your advice on my Rose of Sharon. I’m thinking of transplanting it because it is about 4 feet from an outside door, and I’m concerned it’s going to get too big. It is 9 years old and about 5 feet tall and ...


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