The safest way is to clear the walkways with a shovel. Add deicers sparingly to clean up your work.

Gail’s Garden: Think twice before salting that ice

This winter has been testing my patience. The dark, gloomy days and lack of sunshine make me wonder if I’m really living in Seattle or some other coastal area.

When a storm hits, the first inclination...

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Carute Roma brings high-energy dance music to Cortez

Carute Roma promises to bring the party to the Sunflower Theatre in Cortez on Saturday with its original tunes and dance-oriented Gypsy-punk styles.

Carute Roma, or...

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Thoughts Along the Way: To thine deepest self be true

In a recent group conversation of which I was a part, a young mother of a 7-year-old son spoke eloquently and passionately about the importance of role models for her son. With...

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