Ran Cochran managed to call 911. After that, it’s all pretty much a blur.
It seems every year there is some food scare. This year, it has been salmonella in peanut butter. And with the economic downturn, people are turning to gardening as a way to supplement their food budgets.
County Assessor Renae Neilson knows her numbers. Speaking at an meeting last month of Rio Blanco County Democrats, Neilson, who, by the way, is a Republican, recited figures mostly off the top of her head, with very few notes.
Shannon and Lisa Jones are a long way from their home state of Arkansas and the support of family.
My first clue was when I saw, in my rearview mirror, the Colorado Highway Patrol car make a U-turn.
If Jon Hertzke has opinions about Wall Street corruption, executive bonuses and the economic collapse, he’s keeping them to himself. “I can’t comment on anything like that,” said Hertzke, a 1988 graduate of Meeker High School.
John Sims knows what it’s like to be in the minority. He’s a Democrat. In Rio Blanco County, there aren’t many of his kind.
We’ve heard it all before: Veterans of the Second World War are dying at an alarmingly fast rate.
I’ve been making some new friends. Facebook friends. I’m a newcomer to this cyber networking thing. But I decided to give it a try.
Being a member of the National Honor Society means more than getting good grades.
The end of the year is a time of reflection. Now is when you see the traditional year-in-review stories in newspapers and magazines.