What’s your secret?

January 30, 2018 0

Terry and Ruth Leever were married on Valentine’s Day 48 years ago. Ruth said they chose February 14 as their wedding date because it was romantic and fun. Terry claimed they wed on Valentine’s Day so he would never forget their anniversary. The couple met on a blind date and . . .

Mr. Grammy: Ridgway’s master craftsman

January 3, 2018 0

It’s been a long journey from Van Nuys, in southern California, to Ridgway for John Billings, 71. A quiet, unassuming man, he may not personify fame, but he is certainly an unrivaled winner in the awards world. Billings is the creator of music’s most coveted trophy: the Grammy. A SoCal . . .

Born 100 years too late: Mountain Men relive history

January 3, 2018 0

On the first Saturday of each month, a small group of black powder enthusiasts gathers near Delta to practice shooting skills. The Montrose Mountain Men—a close-knit group whose mission is to enjoy shooting the way it was during the fur trapping era of the 1800s—includes participants from Delta, Olathe, Grand . . .

Faith, food and family: Christmas around the world

December 6, 2017 0

Folklore and traditions may vary, but ask any immigrant to the U.S.—faith, family and food are cornerstones of Christmas around the world. Knecht Ruprecht and Grampus Hedda and Klaus Marg celebrate Christmas in German fashion, though Hedda was born in Austria and Klaus in what is now Poland. “Father Christmas came . . .

“It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Santa Claus!”

December 5, 2017 0

It was Christmas Eve, 2014, but in this home, no one was celebrating. The young family of a local Iraq War veteran, recently home from deployment, simply didn’t have the means this year. A knock on the front door at midnight came as a surprise. Even more surprising was the . . .

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