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Finalists for the Executive Director position at Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services will be posted on the organization’s website, www.nwboces.org, according to officials there.More information about contacts can also be found on the website. …
Trio con Brio Copenhagen performs in the season finale of the Grand County Concert Series. This Danish-Korean piano trio tours worldwide and appears for the first time in Grand County on Friday night, March 27. Supporting sponsors for this concert are Destinations West, Fraser Valley Lions Club and WESTAF Tour Grants. “It is with strong local support and help from grants that we have the opportunity in Grand County to hear musicians who perform in major venues around the world,” said Judy Baxter, president of the concert series. “Trio con Brio has been on our radar for several years, and …
The Grand County Council on Aging is undergoing restructuring this week in anticipation of several staff changes and would like the public to know the organization is operating as usual.As many as three staff changes, including the director, are in process, but all services will remain intact, according to Council officials. For more information, call Charlotte, 970-627-8255, or James, 970-531-2072 …
The Memorial Celebration for Jane Thankful Ford Watts will be at the YMCA-Snow Mountain Ranch Legacy Reunion “Cabin.” It will be from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, and friends and family are invited.Her wonderful life as a teacher, mother, grandmother and volunteer will be celebrated with the family.The full obituary was printed on Jan. 28 and can be seen online at www.skyhidailynews.com. …
KREMMLING — After three productive years at its original location on Park Avenue, the carving and custom furniture shop owned by professional carver and artist Mark Mahorney has relocated to an industrial lot on the south side of town.The business, woodZwayz, best known for its eclectic mix of caricature carvings and one-of-a-kind rustic furniture pieces, outgrew the tiny gas station that served as its debut location and expanded onto a two-acre lot on Highway 9 next to the Tri River building.“We’re looking forward to the opportunities more space affords us,” said Mahorney. “We have plans this summer to launch a …
Colorado is addressing the growing problem of the abuse of prescription medicine with a new public awareness campaign, “Take Meds Seriously.”Gov. John Hickenlooper announced the education effort in a news conference at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy on the Anschutz Medical Campus. The campaign is aimed at reducing prescription drug abuse and misuse in the state.Statistics and recent surveys reveal how pervasive prescription drug misuse and abuse is in Colorado. Thirty-five Coloradans died each month in 2013 from unintentional drug overdoses. Nearly 224,000 Coloradans misuse prescription drugs each year. At least a third of Coloradans surveyed admitted …
The author, most recently, of “The Harder They Come” is mad about nature writing: “I want to get inside the head of every creature in the world, even ants.”
Grand County Search and Rescue (GCSAR), was paged out Saturday afternoon, March 21, to rescue a man who had lost his shoes in the backcountry.Braden Huff, 18, of Highlands Ranch went for a hike up Baker Gulch in the Neversummer Range wearing only tennis shoes, even though there was several feet of snow in the area. About two miles from the trailhead he lost both of his shoes in deep snow.Luckily, he was able to reach 9-1-1 with his cell phone. Huff had some food and water, but no way to start a fire.A team of six GCSAR volunteers with …
A panel of five writers chose Mr. Sharma, who will receive an award of almost $60,000. “The fact that I got this prize doesn’t mean that I wrote the best book,” he said, “it just means that I got this prize.”
Bookends: What’s More Important to You: the Initial Rush of Prose or the Self-Editing and Revision That Come After It?
Thomas Mallon and Cheryl Strayed discuss the stages of their creative process.
Daryl Gregory ventures into the murky waters of young adult fiction in Harrison Squared, the story of a boy in a creepily Lovecraftian town, searching for sea monsters and his missing mother.
A conviction can be fatal for a big company. So in some cases prosecutors have been holding off on punishing firms that have broken the law. In return, the companies vow to clean up their act.
Authors Jay Smith and Mary Willingham explain how the school steered athletes to pass-through courses in order to keep players eligible.
John Hargrove says he left SeaWorld after seeing "devastating effects of captivity" on orcas. His new book is Beneath The Surface. SeaWorld's Christopher Dold says such criticism is "unfounded."
Last year, a woman in rural India said that she'd been gang-raped on the orders of her tribal council. Journalist Sonia Faleiro traveled to her village and found competing narratives and few facts.
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Scott Sampson about his book, How to Raise a Wild Child, a field guide for getting kids in touch with nature in a tech-centered world.
Writer Nina MacLaughlin hit her low point producing a listicle of the world's 100 Unsexiest Men. Six years and a lucky Craigslist ad later, she's a carpenter and author of the new memoir Hammer Head.