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recent columns from the Extension Office
La Plata County 4-H finds collaboration is essential for maintaining strong communities. During the last five years, we have developed a partnership with Celebrating Healthy Communities, which is a coalition of organizations working for our youths and families.
This year, we have collaborated on social events, provided feedback on media...
I have a tendency to be late. Not really late, but not “fashionably late” either, as I really am not that fashionable.
But ask my office mates, fellow board members, my kids or even my dentist on Monday, and they will let you know that five minutes after the expected time is well within (my) reason. That’s not saying...
Each of us has a special day that changes one’s life.
Mine was 12 years ago Oct. 31 when my daughter passed away while at college.
Grieving the loss of a child is a unique and lifelong process. I write this for parents who have lost a child and for others who don’t know how to address that loss.
La Plata County 4-H club enrollment for the 2015-16 year begins Friday.
All enrollments for 4-H club members, leaders and volunteers will be done online at https://colorado.4honline.com. This is a new requirement and may take some help getting used to. If you have any trouble or any questions, please call 382-6465 or email Angela Fountain...
Over the years, I’ve assisted in putting on numerous outdoor events in Southwest Colorado.
For eight years, I’ve worked on the Iron Horse Chef and Tour de Farms; I’ve organized countless workshops, field days and demonstrations; and for eight years (wow, I was ambitious eight years ago) I have also been part of the...
Last week, I had the pleasure of heading to the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo.
Each year, this hard-working “steel” city impresses me. It looks rough on the outside; however, this blue-collar town always impresses me with its cultural diversity and unique neighborhoods.
There has been some recent discussion...
Apples – the autumnal fruit.
They have the ability to conjure images of crisp mornings, warm afternoons and cold nights as well as dew that hangs on the grass well into the morning.
Apples remind us of seeing our breath as we scurry to school or afternoon walks with dogs in the neighborhood, stealing that ripe fruit from...