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 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    January 19, 2022 

Under the Wire

You can find one on just about any ranch, farm or horse place. They vary in color and age but otherwise there are striking similarities. Chances are you’ve got one, too. I’m talking about the...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    January 19, 2022 

Fearless Faith

An important factor when coming to equilibrium in one’s faith is the need to recognize that we simply do not know all there is to know about the Divine. It’s easy to proclaim otherwise because...

 
 By Kerry Sherman    Opinion    January 19, 2022 

Colorado Preps Weekly

COVID has once again caused havoc with schedules, as a number of events were either postponed or altogether canceled. Still, there were plenty of important competitions throughout the eastern portion...

 
 By RF Meyer    Opinion    January 19, 2022 

Extension Spotlight

Almost three million acres of Colorado farmland employs no-till strategies and this acreage is expected to continue to increase. No-till farming has continued to gain momentum in the state due to a number of positive factors associated with this...

 
 By Gary Cutler    Opinion    January 19, 2022 

Trooper Tips

As we arrive in yet another year, it’s time for a few New Year resolutions. If you’ll indulge me, I have a suggestion for one of them this year. 2022 needs to have a little more happiness than the last two seem to have severely missed and I have...

 

Under the Wire

I have lived my entire life near small towns. I’ve never had an address connected to a big town for very long. If the little town I lived near became a big one, or heaven forbid, began calling...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    January 12, 2022

Fearless Faith

The origin of New Year’s resolutions is uncertain though many sources note their presence during the rise of Babylonia some four thousand years ago. They became ritualized and persist to this day...

 

Colorado Preps Weekly

After taking two to three weeks off, area sports teams were back in action last week, and they kicked 2022 off in a big way. Upsets were plentiful on the hardwood, and outstanding performances were found on the mats in many tournaments across the...

 

Extension Spotlight

Little Bluestem is the most widely distributed native grass in the United States according to the United States Department of Agriculture. Now its cultivated varieties have been chosen as the Perennial Plant of 2022. For our western region,...

 

Capital Review

Like a demolition team swinging a sledgehammer, legislators intent on purging Native American mascots from Colorado schools smashed their opposition with little consideration of the wreckage they were creating. So certain of the righteousness of...

 

Under the Wire

It is traditional for a columnist to write a Christmas column. I need the job so I had better crank one out. My problem is, these need to be written a month or so before the paper needs them. The day...

 

Fearless Faith

Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve share common ties in heralding the advent of something new and wonderful, something beyond egoistic self-interest. Elements of faith - peace, hope, love and joy ...

 

Colorado Preps Weekly

Colorado High School Activities Association announced the All-State team for spirit last week, and one area athlete was a recipient of the honor. Holyoke's Tamara Penzing gained first team...

 

Extension Spotlight

If you happen to be gifted a beautiful amaryllis, poinsettia or paperwhites, do you know how to care for them? Where to properly place them in your home? Here is some helpful advice for you. Amaryllis are gaining in popularity even over poinsettias....

 

Under the Wire

I have lived my entire life near small towns. I’ve never had an address connected to a big town for very long. If the little town I lived near became a big one, or heaven forbid, began calling...

 

Fearless Faith

As we make our way haltingly through life there are but a few things that have accompanied us in the long haul. One case in point is a stalwart bit of greenery that has quietly bided its time with us...

 

Colorado Preps Weekly

With state spirit now in the books, the fall sport season has officially come to a close. While no area squads brought home titles from last weekend's event, two did earn top three finishes. Swink nea...

 

Under the Wire

Well, Thanksgiving is barely over and everyone is talking about Christmas. Guess “Under The Wire” might as well jump on the band wagon. A couple of days ago, Sue handed me her Christmas gift...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    December 8, 2021

Fearless Faith

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not let them be afraid. John 14:27 (NRSV) Most of us are familiar...

 

Colorado Preps Weekly

The final football championships of the season were earned over the weekend and the fall campaign officially comes to a close this weekend, when State spirit wraps up the slate. Fort Morgan ended a...

 

Under the Wire

I’m the father of three girls. Two I held at birth, a third I didn’t meet until the age of 10 (her, not me). I mention this to establish my qualifications to talk about what’s to follow. A fathe...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    December 1, 2021

Fearless Faith

A small independent college, Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill, lists as one of its educational values ‘unhurried excellence’ according to a recent article from Alban at Duke Divinity...

 

Colorado Preps Weekly

With the winter sport season getting underway this week, it would be easy to forget that the fall campaign hasn't officially reached its conclusion. The three largest classifications in football will...

 

Extension Column

Driving around our small rural towns you will notice a yellow shrub rose. This yellow shrub rose has many names such as Pioneer Rose, Oregon Trail Rose, The Yellow Rose of Texas, Yellow Hogg's Rose and Yellow Sweet Brier. Some of the locals here...

 

Under the Wire

Well, it soon will be upon us again. With covid, drought, high hay costs and low cattle prices, “What” you may ask, is about to hit us again? While not nearly as oppressive as the above list,...

 

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