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‘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 Robert Miller had only an outdated photo of his daughter as a reminder that she did indeed exist, in...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

From the pueblos’ perspective

ALBUQUERQUENew Mexico’s pueblos have a history with the federal government unlike any other American Indian tribe.They never signed treaties, and with that came decades of a dual existence. On one...

DATE: July 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Finally laid to rest: Montrose man died in Vietnam in ’67

MONTROSE (AP) – In 1967, two U.S. Air Force pilots went down, plunging into a vast Vietnam river with their F-4C Phantom II. One came out, plucked from danger by a Navy vessel. The other didn’t –...

DATE: July 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Aurora TV producer: Who needs L.A., N.Y.?

AURORA (AP) – It’s easy to get lost in one of the editing rooms at the Aurora offices of High Noon Entertainment.Located in an unassuming office park off Parker Road, the company’s Colorado...

DATE: June 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Golden’s Geese

GOLDENSeven contraptions known as the Galloping Geese may be the most motley-looking machines – and the most endearing – ever to rattle down American railroad tracks.A mash-up of vintage autos,...

DATE: June 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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