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Fairplay couple circle a dream

FAIRPLAY (AP) – Keith Wortman had a potential deal-breaker when he was dating his future wife, Sylvia.“I told her if she was going to get serious about me,” says the retired herpetologist, “then...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Bats in the limelight

GREELEY (AP) – The spreading fungus that attacks and kills hibernating bats – now on Colorado’s doorstep – is expected to trigger an explosion of flies, beetles, moths and mosquitoes.Bats play an...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Organization leads veterans to peaceful Vail Valley waters

EDWARDS – John Payne has seen combat overseas. He prefers fighting trout.Payne was one of a group of seven veterans from Fort Carson near Colorado Springs who came to the Vail Valley recently...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

New exhibit peels back layers of O’Keeffe

SANTA FE, N.M. – Beneath layers of paint, wrapped in bundles of brushes, hidden in sketch books and packed away among boxes of paints and pencils are clues that shed light on how Georgia O’Keeffe...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Deaths nothing new for sales crews

  Deathsnothing new for sales crews  RelatedStory: Sellingdoor-to-door illegal in city June15, 2003 By Lewis McCool Herald Technology Editor The approximate location ofthe Sept. 20,...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

‘Converging Streams’

SANTA FE – For centuries, New Mexico has been home to a distinctive tradition of painting Catholic saints in simple portraits rather than adhering to the elaborate styles of European art.Some...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Gallup officials hope to turn downtown into a hub

GALLUP, N.M. – Glance down Coal or Aztec avenues to the east or west, and you’ll see a view that’s a lot different than what it was decades ago. The El Morro Theatre sits a short distance from...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Mud, sweat and faith

RANCHOS DE TAOS, N.M. – In the center of this northern New Mexico village stands a sun-baked adobe church made famous by the paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe and the photographs of Ansel Adams and...

DATE: July 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Mesa Verde offers new tours

Mesa Verde’s backcountry is normally closed to the public, but this summer the park is offering three different daily ranger-led hikes to Mug House, Spring House and a special Wetherill Mesa...

DATE: July 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Thrift store volunteer gets view into community's core

Every small town has a gathering spot where all the locals gripe about the ruts in the road, find out who has the dog-at-large in the police blotter, and comment on who married or divorced over the...

DATE: June 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

On high Pueblitos tell story of allegiances, divides

LARGO CANYON, N.M. -In northwestern New Mexico in a 36-square-mile area, small stone structures, rarely larger than four to six rooms, perch on boulders, rock outcroppings and mesa edges.Named...

DATE: June 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Night surprises include ash, belts and scum

Two of our neighbors have provided some surprises recently.Earlier this month, scientists from the European Space Agency released a high-resolution photo of a deposit of volcanic ash on Mars. The...

DATE: May 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life