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 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    March 28, 2024

Fearless Faith

Why is it that we are so surprised when inspiration and goodwill collide to produce something good? There are numbers of individuals across our community that are doing amazing work in support of...

 
 By Edward Jones    Opinion    March 28, 2024

Financial Focus

Spring is almost here, which means it’s time for some spring cleaning. This year, in addition to tidying your home and surroundings, you might want to consider sprucing up your financial environment, as well. Here are some suggestions for doing j...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    March 28, 2024

Under the Wire

If you live in the country you probably share a bond with everyone else who lives outside city limit signs. This common denominator is the lowly mailbox. Since prehistoric times (which means longer...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    March 21, 2024

Under the Wire

Of all the “doms” out there, kingdom, freedom, maximum, on and on, boredom is the one kicking my rear right now! It is 69 degrees right now, frozen stock tanks are off the list as are shutting down th...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    March 21, 2024

Fearless Faith

Overwhelming is only one of many descriptors assigned to the world today. News images and stories are at times both horrific and disappointing. We face the stark fact that in successive generation...

 

Relentless Gardener

Birds have different niches in which each family of birds needs shelter and food. The key to developing great habitats for birds is to have a diversity of specific plants for the types of birds that visit your yard. It doesn’t require scrapping w...

 
 By Mark Hillman    Opinion    March 21, 2024

Capital Review

Remember when Democrats fiercely defended freedom of speech and freedom of expression with few limitations? That was when Colorado Democrats still had to compete with Republicans for statewide elected offices and legislative majorities. Having graspe...

 

Extension Spotlight

The pictures, video and news reports coming out of western Nebraska and the Texas Panhandle this week are another eye opener of the destructive power of wildfire. Homes, farms, ranches, pastures, fences, crops and livestock all lost in a matter of...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    March 13, 2024

Under the Wire

There are places in the world where time stands still. These are little-known spots where nothing changes and progress seems to have skipped over it. Thank heaven for those places. This weighty...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    March 13, 2024

Fearless Faith

Labels infuse our culture, transforming us in ways we do not fully understand. Commercial labels are the easiest to process and dismiss. We see them as identifiers, product enhancers, and information...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    March 7, 2024

Fearless Faith

When is a palm a palm? Is it a palm if it is only a few feet tall or do we need to see it in our mind as towering high above? Does it matter if its trunk is rough or smooth? How about the fronds?...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    March 7, 2024

Under the Wire

It’s insomnia time on the Hodgson Ranch and many others, too. Sleep is long forgotten, taken out of our daily routines. What do we do with all this “spare time.” You may ask? Simple answer. We calve...

 
 By Edward Jones    Opinion    March 7, 2024

Financial Focus

If you have student loans, you likely received a “payment vacation” over the past few years, due to legislation related to COVID-19. But if you’re like millions of other borrowers, you may have recently been required to resume your payments. How w...

 

Under the Wire

Last week, I wrote an “Under The Wire” about the month of January. I had never thought about doing that before until it came to life in my imagination as a pretty cool month. It starts every fre...

 

Fearless Faith

There are but a handful of Supreme Court opinions that constitute fixed stars of understanding. Perhaps the most well-known is by Justice Robert H. Jackson. “If there is any fixed star in our constitu...

 

Extension Spotlight

Environmental conditions affect plant growth in many ways. Conditions that are too dry or too wet, too cold or too hot can all affect wheat production and survival. Determining whether wheat plants are alive in the spring due to adverse growing...

 

Under the Wire

Walmart got me bucked off a horse a while back. I’m mad at them. Don’t tell me about lowest prices or biggest whatever. I’m bruised, scrapped and I hurt all over. It’s all Walmart’s fault. Let me begi...

 

Fearless Faith

Most of us would agree that how we gauge priorities can be difficult and challenging. It is an easier task when they are closely aligned, but that is seldom the hand we are dealt. Despite our best...

 

Capital Review

Forty-four years ago this month, Ronald Reagan won the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary, vaulting him on a path to the 1980 nomination and a landslide victory over President Jimmy Carter. The last presidential candidate to largely unite...

 

Fearless Faith

In our household, going shopping has a different connotation than what many consumers embrace. The goal is much the same however. Find something which strikes your fancy, or an item that a household...

 

Under the Wire

Over the years, I have written about various Holidays that we all celebrate in one way or another. Christmas, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, all are special but none more so than Valentine's Day. The...

 

Under the Wire

I am not a big “Banquet Goer," however one banquet my family attends is the Brush Area Chamber of Commerce Ag Appreciation dinner. It is the one get-together that draws together just about every ranch...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    February 8, 2024

Fearless Faith

Time flies when you’re having fun, or at least when you’re a National Weather Service reporting station. For over two decades, the daily routine has included recording highs and lows from the pre...

 

Extension Spotlight

A food emergency occurs when there is an adulteration or contamination of food, actual or threatened, that affects or may affect human health and requires immediate attention. There can be several causes of a food emergency; natural,...

 

Under the Wire

It has been said that after two people have been married a long time, they begin to look alike. I have seen examples of this a few times. I also will proclaim no amount of years will ever make my...

 

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