Senior politicians are in it for the community

October 31, 2017 0

Western Slope politicians Doug Atchley, Judy Ann Files and Rick Taggart all found a second calling after their professional careers ended—public service. Although each took a distinct path to public office, the three are tied by a common thread: a commitment to serve the public. The community banker As a [ . . . ]

Born to be wild: Hunting brings families together

October 4, 2017 0

From the time he was 3 years old, Mike Harmeling remembers being so excited to go hunting he couldn’t sleep. It didn’t matter that he wasn’t old enough. He was by his dad’s side, out in nature. Today, Mike, 33, looks forward to the day his 1-year-old son, Baylor, will [ . . . ]

Ah-ha moments: teaching today’s students the skills of tomorrow

October 4, 2017 1

One hundred years ago, Henry Ford claimed, “You can’t learn in school what the world is going to do next year.” But schools today must do exactly that: prepare students for jobs that don’t even exist yet to solve problems we have never encountered, using technology that hasn’t been invented. [ . . . ]

Savings on the sea: One local couple’s seafaring retirement

October 4, 2017 0

The average senior would likely think of retiring on a sailboat as an impossibility. But for Gary and Genie DiDonato, both 74, it was merely an extension of the lifestyle they had already been living and loving. The DiDonatos moved from their hometown of Denver to Burlington, Vermont, with their [ . . . ]

Montrose Tribute to Aviation celebrates the wild blue yonder

August 31, 2017 0

Wow! That’s what anyone who attended last year’s Tribute to Aviation aircraft exhibition at Montrose Regional Airport will say when they see this year’s display. A vast collection of classic airplanes and notable helicopters lands at the airport on September 16-17. This signature aviation event—previously known as the Montrose Regional [ . . . ]

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