I’ve always urged that it’s important to visit other mountain towns to gain new insights into the quirky, little burgh we happen to inhabit.
“These people don’t belong in Lyons. They certainly don’t belong in the foothills around Lyons.” That is a direct quote from Lyons resident Patrick Ward, originally reported by the Lyons Recorder. Who was Ward complaining about? Bicyclists.
Last year, I thought that using similar species in my gardens and other landscaping would benefit our local pollinators and wildlife just the same as our true natives. Turns out that is not always the case.
As much as Hollywood may deny it, some works of literature just can’t function on the silver screen. No matter how much glitter and glitz you throw into the mix, “The Great Gatsby” just doesn’t shine the way it should.
You get out what you put in. Just because your dog comes to you reliably in the house and yard does not mean it will be reliable in all environments.
Past one end zone, just outside the track and just under the Legacy Stadium scoreboard sat Bob Hiester somewhere in the confines of the Cracker Jack box locker room, giving one final post-game speech.
A high school education in a developing country does nothing to train youths, particularly young women, with the skills they need to be fully and sustainably employed and empowered.
Doesn’t it feel good when someone notices you persisted on something difficult? A few kind words are all it takes to feel appreciated. Children feel the same way.
The five naked-eye planets — Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn — are among the brightest objects visible in our earthly sky. These wandering stars occasionally pass close to one another as they thread their way through the 12 constellations of the zodiac.
It’s amazing how much information we can extract from small bits of data. Take the sales tax collection data recently released by the city of Steamboat Springs, for example.
Senior Steamboat Lake State Park ranger Brent Lounsbury said the campgrounds are muddy and there are many chores to do, including turning the electricity on, but the snow is going fast.
If you’re looking for a vine that will cover a fence, arbor, trellis or other support system, consider hops (Humulus lupulus). The hop plant vines grow fast reaching a height up to 25 feet by midsummer.
Thirsting for adventure this week, I cruised over to a couple of storage unit auctions. I learned that while there isn’t an antique in every locker, there definitely can be some pleasant surprises.
When you are 46, a trip to Denver requires clean underwear, a clean shirt, deodorant and a toothbrush. But when you are taking your 11-year-old daughter to Denver, it’s a different story.
For a comic book film series, the third movie is the moment of truth, determining whether any imminent projects will soar high or go down in flames. Although it threatens to self-destruct at times, “Iron Man 3” inevitably blasts its way to greatness.