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May 12, 2011 Herald Times Staff 0

Tis the middle of May, can you believe it? If you’re a gardener, wait for LO7 to be free of snow to gauge the right time to plant, according to local legend. If you have […]

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May 6, 2011 Herald Times Staff 0

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Although one might assume Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday, it’s actually more popular in the United States. On May 5, 1862, the Mexican army defeated the French army at […]

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April 29, 2011 Herald Times Staff 0

Why do we all complain about the weather? Maybe it’s because there’s nothing else to complain about around here! Fortunately, winter (and Colorado springtime) are a lot like childbirth: quickly forgotten when the pain finally […]

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April 24, 2011 Herald Times Staff 0

Happy Easter, everyone! Sunday’s date is unusually late for Easter but it appears the weather will be as typically topsy-turvy as ever.

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April 15, 2011 Herald Times Staff 0

You’ve got three extra days to file your income taxes, thanks to a little-known Washington, D.C., holiday that happens to fall on April 16 this year.

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April 8, 2011 Herald Times Staff 0

A couple of residents have publicly expressed their opinions   regarding the security camera atop Meeker’s courthouse in the last couple of issues. What do you think? You do realize there are security cameras and web […]

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April 3, 2011 Herald Times Staff 0

The tradition of April Fool’s Day rolls all the way back to 1582, when Charles IX reformed the calendar and moved the New Year to January 1. Some of the more, shall we say, rebellious, […]

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March 25, 2011 Herald Times Staff 0

Spring has sprung, arriving officially on Sunday, March 20 at 5:21 p.m. What does that mean around here? Not much, as the last frost of the season probably won’t occur until sometime in May and […]

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March 12, 2011 Herald Times Staff 0

I n 44 A.D. a seer warned Julius Caesar to “beware the ides of March!” Shakespeare’s play made the phrase famous. So what are “ides”? The Romans referred to the 15th day of March, May, […]

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February 27, 2011 Herald Times Staff 0

As we cross into the month of March this week, the idiom “in like a lion, out like a lamb” comes to mind. According to the familiar proverb, if the month of March begins cold […]

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February 12, 2011 Special to the Herald Times 0

Whether you realize it or not, there’s a historic connection between the city of Greeley on the Front Range and the town of Meeker. Nathan Meeker worked as a reporter for Horace Greeley. Greeley, it […]

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December 23, 2010 Special to the Herald Times 1

A record-setting 703-pound black bear killed north of Meeker is igniting a controversy. According to the Huffington Post, the fact Richard Kendall, a hunter from Craig, crawled into the hibernating bear’s cave for the kill […]

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