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Site near Aspen an ice-age mystery

ASPEN (AP) – As more than 40 scientists continue to study the myriad ice-age findings from Ziegler Reservoir, one mystery continues to vex experts: Was early man at the site?The question arose this...

DATE: May 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Desire to save bees keeps her buzzing

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) – When most people think of beekeepers, they probably don’t exactly think of it as a peaceful and relaxing hobby. But Shirley Lovett does.That’s good because Lovett,...

DATE: May 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Dog jumps through hoops to get laughs

COLORADO SPRINGS (AP) – Once upon a time, there was an emaciated dog who was kept in a crate for such long hours that she could not run very far. She was not “show quality” because she was missing...

DATE: April 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Strange business plan? Ask the crowd for money

VAIL (AP) – Robin Behrstock and partner Ryan Stecker are trying to fill a need. But first, they need capital. For that, the pair are trying a new idea – “crowd funding.”The partners – who founded...

DATE: April 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

A farmer’s fight to keep it pure

PUEBLO (AP)Like many farmers, Dan Hobbs spends his spring days wondering when it will rain or if the wind is ever going to stop blowing, raking weeds out of ditches newly filled with irrigation...

DATE: April 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Just a fad? The hula hoop lives

GREELEY (AP) – Ask the Greeley trio who make up the Hoopligans about their favorite part of performing, and they’ll all seem to agree.It’s when the old ladies come up to them to talk hula...

DATE: April 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

All eyes on sun at Boulder center

BOULDER (AP) – The sun is waking up from a solar minimum.That means, over the next several years, the number of spots boiling on the sun’s surface is expected to increase. It also means a group of...

DATE: April 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Theoryof steel:Spaniards here in1500s

GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – For more than 300 years a few chunks of steel lay beneath the dust and sage roots a foot or so above. Over the years they eluded soldiers, scavengers, treasure-hunters and...

DATE: March 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Theatrical sets make ‘monster’ picture

BOULDER (AP) – If you haven’t seen what Glenn Grassi – the Erie man whose tiny house on wheels made national headlines last year – has been up to lately, you’ll find out soon enough.That’s because...

DATE: March 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

200-year-old quilt collection preserves history

LONGMONT (AP) – The cream-colored quilt covered in colorful lilies was so beloved that the family folded it into a wooden box and buried it in their backyard to spare it from falling into enemy...

DATE: March 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

A touch of graveyard authenticity at Tombstone

TOMBSTONE, Ariz. (AP) – For years now, tourists drawn to Tombstone have been visiting Boothill Graveyard, the final resting place of some of the town’s early residents and notorious history makers....

DATE: March 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

U.S. Latino scholar ‘forgotten’ in N.M.

SANTA FE – The name George I. Sanchez has been celebrated for years among Mexican-Americans in Texas and California.A son of an Arizona miner, the Albuquerque-born Sanchez worked his way out of...

DATE: March 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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