Pets are good for their people

July 31, 2017 0
The French novelist Colette once wrote, “Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.” She may have been onto something—pet owners have always sworn that their four-legged friends make them feel better, and research has backed this up. Study after study has shown that pets are good for people. [ . . . ]

A community’s best friend: K-9s take a bite out of crime

July 31, 2017 0
“I am alive today because he is not,” said Grand Junction Police Department (GJPD) Officer Geraldine Earthman. Gero, her former four-legged partner, died in the line of duty in 2004 while the pair assisted in arresting a suspect with felony warrants. As police surrounded the apartment, the suspect leaned out [ . . . ]

Library delivers words to the wise

July 6, 2017 0
Mystery. Adventure. Humor. History. Suspense. Travel. Entertainment. Knowledge. Community. Friendships. Books with all of these exciting elements can be found at the Mesa County Libraries. The library staff is dedicated to making sure everyone in our community has access to these books, no matter their age, ability or health. So [ . . . ]

Soak in the changes at the Ouray Hot Springs Pool

July 6, 2017 0
The Ouray Hot Springs Pool has been a fixture of western Colorado for generations. Since it first opened on July 4, 1927, countless visitors have enjoyed its gorgeous views and soothing, geothermal waters. The pool celebrates its 90th birthday this month, and the City of Ouray has commemorated the occasion [ . . . ]

Good things come in tiny spaces

May 30, 2017 0
If you ever wanted a playhouse, tree house or fort when you were a kid, the tiny house movement will thrill you. Living in a home less than 400 square feet is exactly like those childhood hideouts, only scaled for grownups, with grownup interests and needs. Evolution of home Tiny [ . . . ]
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