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HG: Annie Payne Column September 27, 2008

By Annie Payne

I got a call a couple of weeks ago from a fellow blogger in Houston who goes by the handle “elasticwaistbandlady.” Her family was among the unfortunate victims of the wrath of Hurricane Ike. Aside from a leaky roof and some ...

HG: DRIP Column September 27, 2008

By Guest Columnist

With summer coming to a rapid close, the Grand Valley Drought Response Information Project (DRIP) encourages you to continue your efforts at water conservation around the home and business. While outside water use will dramatically decrease ...

Briefs: Grand Valley Quilting Show September 21, 2008

By Staff

A “Centennial Memory Quilt” commemorating the 100th anniversary of the town of Parachute will be featured next weekend at the Grand Valley Quilt Show at the historic Battlement Mesa Schoolhouse, 7235 300 Road. Made by Town ...

HG: SustainAbility Column September 20, 2008

By Adele Israel

This weekend, “The Blue Pig Goes Green” opens at The Blue Pig Gallery in Palisade. The exciting exhibit highlights the work of 34 area artists and includes a wide range of media including re-purposed and recycled materials. ...

HG: Homegrown Column September 20, 2008

By Dennis Hill

I planted a screening arrangement of 12 arborvitae (4 feet tall) three weeks ago. A week later, I noticed they were browning on the side facing the southwest. They get some early morning sun on their opposite side and do not suffer from ...

HG: SustainAbility Column September 13, 2008

By Adele Israel

Grand Valley Power wanted to get behind energy efficiency in a big way, so in mid-April they created a new position and hired Derek Elder as energy services administrator. Derek will promote energy efficiency and conservation for GVP members ...

HG: DRIP Column September 13, 2008

By Staff

The ongoing downturn of the housing market may decrease predicted water supply demands made just a few short years ago. However, development of new water supplies needs to continue since it can take decades to obtain water rights and permits, ...

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HG: Annie Payne Column September 13, 2008

By Annie Payne

Four-by-six construction couldn’t dampen the sound of the excited Homies (Home and Garden enthusiasts) who made their way through the 15 homes on the Parade of Homes last weekend. Here’s an example of what this columnist heard as ...

HG: Homegrown Column September 13, 2008

By Dennis Hill

I would like to take some branches off the bottom of our pine trees and wanted to know if this time of the year would be all right. Thanks. — Jennifer You can prune these branches off just about any time you would like. People are ...

HG: SustainAbility Column September 06, 2008

By Adele Israel

Julie Hinkson remembers when she was hanging out laundry after moving to Glade Park and a neighbor assumed her dryer wasn’t hooked up yet. She explained to the neighbor, “I choose to do this.” Julie, recently named ...

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