Thank you from Kari Disetfano

Last weekend, the town of Rico and the Rico Trails Alliance hosted the third annual Rico Winter Carnival. Carnival attendees enjoyed a variety of winter activities, yoga, a bonfire, a chili potluck...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Living

Women’s Wellness Connection offers free cervical cancer screenings

The Journal January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and the state health department encourages women ages 21-74 across Colorado to talk to their health care providers about scheduling a Pap...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Living

Check out these nostalgic flavors from the San Luis valley

The self-published high school cookbook was intended as a gag gift for a white elephant exchange. “It’s supposed to be funny prank things, stuff you’ve pulled out from storage,” said Roz Gallegos....

DATE: Jan. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Living

For bugs, it’s a most wonderful time of the year

Happy Gardening New Year! As I was in the midst of my un-decorating flurry this week, I moved my displaced houseplants back to their permanent spots and noticed that we had uninvited guests come to...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Living

Durango couple finds love at nursing home

Sometimes people search for love for years. Sometimes they find it when, or where, they least expect it. One Durango couple found love in the hallways of Four Corners Health Care Center. Carla...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Living

Community Calendar: What’s happening this holiday season

Post announcements to and email them to [email protected] and include “Community Calendar” in the subject field. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be less likely to...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Living

Some run to stay fit. Others take up circus arts

The flurry of jugglers’ balls might seem chaotic, but for instructor Jesse Shavel, juggling can be meditative and help learners set aside distractions. “It’s one of those things that is really...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Living

A potted Christmas tree needs a special touch

Choosing the perfect tree is a time-honored family Christmas tradition, but going out into the forest to cut one isn’t the only option. Cut trees provide a wonderful aroma in your home during the...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Living

Phone-in-cheek: Spike seen in cellphone-linked face injuries

Add facial cuts, bruises and fractures to the risks from cellphones and carelessly using them. That’s according to a study published Thursday that found a spike in U.S. emergency room treatment for...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Living

Montana mountain’s epic powder exceeded only by its friendly vibe

Long before they were covered in luxury condos, boutique outdoor clothing stores and latte-spinning coffee shops, good ski hills needed two things: a lift and a lodge. While many of those simple...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Living

Start a holiday legacy with a Christmas cactus

By Gail Vanik If there was a plant that you could safely bet your grandmother had at one time or another, it would almost be a sure bet it was a Christmas cactus....

DATE: Nov. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Living

Gail’s Garden Leaves can cause problems in your garden

By Gail Vanik You either love them or you hate raking them, but either way, it just wouldn’t be the fall season without leaves. Now that most of them are down, you might...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Living

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