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Coloradans raising alpacas find it anything but taxing

GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – Alpacas are cute. They’re soft. They’re quiet and gentle – for the most part.And raising them is also the easiest way to earn the federal tax advantages set aside for raisers...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

86-year-old knits a tight community

LOVELAND (AP) – Known as the “Capman,” Robert Schmidt of Loveland knits to give.On Sept. 11, Robert and his wife, Dorey Schmidt, dropped off at the Angel House more than 100 knitted caps, his first...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Eisenhower recording gives voice to Boulder landmark

BOULDER (AP) – On Sept. 14, 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower became the first sitting president to visit Boulder when he toured the sparkling new lab facilities that had just been constructed...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Prison tuneup

CANON CITY (AP)Rick Fitzpatrick was mortified when a cable TV producer proposed to make a reality show starring prison inmates in the custom motorcycle program at Colorado Territorial Correctional...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

‘Doc’ Holliday long dead, but legend much alive

GLENWOOD SPRINGS (AP) – The 161-year-old corpse of John Henry “Doc” Holliday is, in the eyes of some, the third most popular tourist draw in Glenwood Springs.First and second on the list, as even...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Shell-maker from 1940s a part of taco history

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) – The artifact is buried amid boxes in a cinder-block storage building down the street from La Perla Mexican restaurant in Glendale, where it was first used.The machine was...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Like Darfur of old: Refugee finds peaks, peace

GREELEY (AP) – Even with its views of the Rocky Mountains, one of many things that makes Greeley a special place, the city of 91,000 on the Front Range north of Denver probably wouldn’t remind...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Seeing is bee-lieving

GRAND JUNCTION (AP)Tarrin George and Levi Miller have created a home for 12,000 Italian honeybees to live inside their Palisade fruit and vegetable stand, and they’re hoping folks from around the...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Feeling the need for speed, leaping

GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – Some people see stairs as, well, stairs. But not Grand Junction’s Drew Zain and Jesse Coquoz. They see stairs as so much more.Zain and Coquoz are advanced “traceurs,” or men...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

After long search, a father-daughter reunion

CAÑON CITY (AP) – The only link Kimberly Miller had to her paternal roots was an old teddy bear. Robert Miller had only an outdated photo of his daughter as a reminder that she did indeed exist, in...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Loveland music store loves its vinyl records

LOVELAND (AP) – In this family business, mom and pop wax nostalgic while their 20-year-old daughter revels in retro.Downtown Sound, which recently opened in Loveland, sells vintage vinyl records,...

DATE: July 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Space trip coming up short

PHOENIX (AP) – He’s chronically short of funds, but Morris Jarvis is bent on building a ship that will make trips beyond Earth affordable to all.Jarvis, 48, a project manager at Intel, is the head...

DATE: July 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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