Mexican Stuffed Bell Peppers

March 2, 2017 0
Recipe by: Michelle De La Cerda, Ingredients: 6-8 bell peppers 1 1/2 cup cooked rice; any variety or flavor 1 lb taco meat (or seasoned ground beef) 1 1/2 cup salsa 1-8 oz can tomato sauce; divided 1-15 oz can black beans; rinsed/drained 1 cup corn; frozen or canned [ . . . ]


March 1, 2017 0
The BEACON’s 2017 Volunteer of the Year is someone who goes above and beyond to make a difference in the lives of others. The winner will be announced at BeaconFest Boomer & Senior Fair at Two Rivers Convention Center on Thursday, April 20. With so many volunteers to choose from, [ . . . ]

Leave your voice behind for loved ones

February 28, 2017 0
When Nancy Carlson’s now-adult son was in middle school, he was given the assignment so many school-age youth have had to complete through the years: Interview a senior citizen to learn more about that man or woman’s life. Her son sat down with a neighbor and a cassette recorder. Years [ . . . ]

The fight for Western Slope water rights

February 28, 2017 0
If there was ever a person you wanted on your side of the ditch, it’s Mark Hermundstad. Although he retired from practicing law in December, Hermundstad has left his legacy in Colorado, fighting for Western Slope water rights for more than 30 years. Hermundstad, 61, always planned to go into [ . . . ]

Reel women on the fly

February 28, 2017 0
Women nationwide are hanging up their tennis rackets and golf clubs, and picking up fly rods instead. The fastest growing demographic in fly fishing, women and girls now comprise more than 30 percent of American anglers, and 40 percent of these women are over the age of 45. Though women [ . . . ]

John Lyons: The story of America’s most trusted horseman

February 27, 2017 0
John Lyons knows a lot about horses, but he knows even more about people. “A three-day clinic may cost $1,000, but I tell people I charge $100 for the horse and $900 for you,” Lyons said. “It’s so much more exasperating to work with people than it is with a [ . . . ]

Community takes center stage at Magic Circle Theater

February 8, 2017 0
In the summer of 1959, Bette Dustin Spiro moved to Montrose from Chicago, where she had been active in radio. She wanted to put on a play, and convinced a group of friends to join her in the effort. The first performance was produced at the old armory building on [ . . . ]

News from the home front:

February 8, 2017 0
When Bill O’Brien walked into the Montrose Genealogy Center with 19 issues of a 70-year-old paper in his hand, he launched a historic preservation project that took volunteers about two years to complete. The paper was the “Montrose County News,” which was published monthly for two years during World War [ . . . ]

And the Montrose/Delta WINNERS are…

February 1, 2017 0
The nominations are in and the results have been tallied. BEACON Senior Newspaper readers spent the last two months nominating their favorite local hot spots. Now, we’re excited to reveal the BEACON Best—nearly 30 restaurants, shops, service providers and more who rise above the rest for residents of Delta and [ . . . ]
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