The holiday memories we create last longer than any other gift we receive on Christmas
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Philanthropic angels rescue some Colorado arts groups, but most still struggle under coronavirus
Everyone dreams of an angel, especially arts groups, especially during a pandemic — a generous patron to ease the financial hardships of the coronavirus crisis. So far, the best angel stories come from the Colorado Symphony and Colorado Ballet. An anonymous donor gave the symphony a $2 million gift this month that will keep its […]
The coronavirus confronts each of us with a question: What’s essential?
Yesterday my Twitter feed included a post from a connection enthusiastically supporting the announcement that New Jersey would include liquor stores in its list of essential services, allowing them to stay open during the stay-at-home order. In addition to a chuckle, it got me thinking about determinations of essential services and about my two-year, and […]
How a small Colorado town fought the Japanese beetle and won
PALISADE — In 2003, Brant Harrison needed a project. The Palisade peach grower was part of an agricultural leadership program and needed something good. Around the same time, he attended a meeting hosted by Colorado State University about a new insect found in the area: Japanese beetles. They’d found a few in 2002. “The next […]