DENVER – The stage is set. The actors are in place.
For the next three-plus hours, Jack Corrigan and Jerry Schemmel will tell you a story. Their live voices will be broadcast via radio waves to listeners in six states. They will entertain you, they will tug at your emotions, their words will make you angry, glad, ecstatic and...
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The helmet fit, and Mick Stowers wore it proudly for 36 years.
Battalion Chief Stowers hung up that helmet for the last time this spring, retiring as a Durango firefighter, but he didn’t hang it where nobody could ever see it.
In fact, if you’re so inclined, you can stroll over to the Animas Museum right now and...
Twin Olympic biathletes and Durango natives Lanny and Tracy Barnes made what might seem to be a radical decision this winter. Smack dab in the middle of the season they stopped racing and had a surgeon make a few scattered but very strategic slices in their...
Noah Hotchkiss drops a pencil from his wheelchair onto the hard floor and tells Brighton to “take it.”
The stocky black Labrador retriever mix heads directly to the pencil and takes it in his mouth.
“Give,” Noah says, and without hesitation Brighton brings it within easy reach.
Yes, I felt fear after finishing the Boston Marathon. I was petrified that I was going to pass out.
Like those running last week in the famed race, nine years ago, I had few worries other than exhaustion.
Here’s what I remember most:
The tens of thousands of spectators along the entire 26.2-mile route, cheering me...
How’s this for a post-high school plan:
Find someone to pay you $100,000 over two years to go educate yourself in whatever way you see fit, to learn how to become a business entrepreneur with an eye on improving the world.
Experience is the best teacher. But even experienced people make mistakes. When it comes to backcountry skiing, a wrong judgment can be disastrous.
PHOENIX – Each fall, Frank Lloyd Wright and a bunch of his students would drive from Wisconsin to his “camp” in Scottsdale, Ariz. His famed Taliesin West had no air conditioning, at least in the modern sense, so in May they would pack up and high-tail it back to Wisconsin for the summer.
It’s technically not legal, and we basically have no clue what we’re doing. We waste valuable work time watching. But for some reason, we just can’t help ourselves.
Each year. Mid-March. Must be the dopamine. ...
“Hi, my name’s John. I’m an addict. March Madness.”
“Hi, John.” ...
I see it in my puppy’s muddy paw prints.
I see it in people putting away their snowblowers for the season (perhaps unwisely early).
It was obvious last week when city street sweepers took to the roads and cleared off a winter’s worth of grit.
Maybe you saw the seven-minute film “Sterling’s Special Love Holds” last week, and, maybe, if you weren’t paying close attention, you were perplexed.
Who is this Sterling kid, you queried, and what makes him a star?