The Voice of the San Juans: Altrusa raises money for a song

August 31, 2017 0
The television show “The Voice” has had great success on NBC, earning three Emmy awards in its 12 seasons and boasting number-one ratings. Viewers tune in again and again to watch hopeful singers work to achieve their dream of doing what they love professionally by attracting the attention of celebrity [ . . . ]

Gray Gourmet in a pickle: County can’t stomach meal service

August 28, 2017 0
Mesa County’s elderly population depends on Gray Gourmet, a program that has prepared and delivered nutritious meals to seniors for decades. Talk to anyone involved and all you’ll find is enthusiasm for the service. Unfortunately, the program is in danger of being kicked out of the building that was built [ . . . ]

Old-timer George Decker weaves real cowboy tale in memoirs

August 1, 2017 0
Born on a ranch in the Colorado Rockies, George Decker never knew his mother. She died of uremic poisoning two days after his birth. As was custom in those early times, relatives stepped in to care for the infant. Baby George was sent to live with his maternal aunt and [ . . . ]

Volunteers who play in the dirt

July 31, 2017 0
“I don’t do manicures!” Kay Fredette said with a chuckle. She’s far too rough on her hands for fancy nails. For 31 years, she’s worked as a volunteer at the Rabbit Valley, Mygatt-Moore fossil quarry. You will find her there three days a week in the summer, on her hands [ . . . ]
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