Tomboy: Ghost town today, boom town yesteryear

May 3, 2017 0
Whether you are a history buff, photographer, hiker, ATV driver, curious adventurer or simply appreciate amazing scenic views, Tomboy is a must-visit venture certain not to disappoint. One late June morning, before the town of Telluride began rubbing the sleep from its eyes, I began a solo quest, trekking the [ . . . ]

Teaching never gets old:

May 2, 2017 0
Each year, the BEACON Senior Newspaper honors the dedicated men and women of the Grand Valley who volunteer to make our world a better place. Our readers nominate individuals who contribute their time, skills and special talents to our community. All of these volunteers go beyond the call of duty [ . . . ]

Turning down the amps :

April 4, 2017 0
Larry and Jerry Anders were only 6 years old when their older brother, John, started teaching them to play the guitar. Although the identical twins were accustomed to being the center of attention, they had no idea they were destined to keep people dancing for more than 50 years. Getting [ . . . ]

Antique appeal:

April 3, 2017 0
Antique stores areamong the most visited locations in downtown areas for out-of-town visitors. But in a time where it’s common to hear words such as “downsizing,” “spring cleaning” or “minimalism,” why do people still buy antiques? The difference between old and not-so-old To be considered antique, an item must be [ . . . ]

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 [ . . . ]

Valentine’s Dance: flirty, fancy and fun

January 30, 2017 0
By Cloie Sandlin Get ready to put on your dancing shoes and save the date for the area’s best Valentine’s dance for boomers and seniors. This semi-formal affair, hosted by the BEACON Senior Newspaper and Hilltop Senior Living Communities, will be on Saturday, February 11, from 7:30-10:30 p.m. in the [ . . . ]

Butternut Sausage Spinach Lasagna

December 19, 2016 0
Candy-sweet roasted butternut squash layered with spinach and spicy sausage and lots of cheese. Cozy and comforting, this no-noodle recipe is a warm way to get your vegetable fix this winter. Servings: 2.5 pints Ingredients 5 lb. butternut squash 1 T. olive oil ½ t. salt 1 lb. sausage 10 oz. spinach, [ . . . ]

Orange-Bourbon Glazed Bone-In Spiral-Cut Ham

December 19, 2016 0
Slow roasting allows the luscious glaze to coat the ham in warm flavors of bourbon and orange with a hint of cinnamon. Cooking at a low temperature makes for a ham that’s moist and tender – perfect for the holidays or any special occasion. Ingredients 1 8-10 pound Bone-In Spiral Cut Ham, [ . . . ]

Give where you live

December 19, 2016 0
By Nathaniel Sillin Deciding to make a charitable contribution can arise from a desire to help others, a passionate commitment to a cause or the aim to give back to a group that once helped you or a loved one. Choosing which organizations you want to support can be difficult. [ . . . ]
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