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A dog's eye  view of  Lewis & Clark
A dog's eye view of Lewis & Clark

The story of the Lewis & Clark expedition is among the most well-known and studied voyages of all time. It has been told and retold from the human perspective. But what did the dog see?

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The ties that bind us
The ties that bind us

Justine Forster of Delta gives life to her art through the medium of crocheting.

Several years ago as a teenager, Justine observed a family friend, Somneang Chan, crocheting and the lovely creations that Somneang produced.

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Jerry Lehl turns a hobby into a lifestyle
Jerry Lehl turns a hobby into a lifestyle

Jerry Lehl's home is a museum for horseshoe art.

The driveway is marked by horseshoe stands that look like flowers. Wind chimes with horseshoe ends clink and clang in the breeze. Signs with letters made out of horseshoes greet visitors.

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Marching to Washington, D.C.
Marching to Washington, D.C.

Surrounded by impossibly large buildings, cheered on by masses of spectators, and supported from thousands of miles away by their hometown, the Cedaredge High School Music Department marched down historic Constitution Avenue blasting the school fight song.

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In pursuit of a dream
In pursuit of a dream

It's hard to imagine that a 15-year-old farm girl living on the side of a mountain outside of Crawford could become a top 14 finalist on the glitzy hit show American Idol. But Jeneve Rose Mitchell believed she could, and so did her family.

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Quilts as art
Quilts as art

Every quilt is one-of-a-kind, snippets of colors and pattern layered together to create stunning table runners, wall hangings and bed covers. The process often begins with a pattern or even a kit, with precut fabric swatches in complementary colors.

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An American and proud of it
An American and proud of it

Bror Faber of Cedaredge was born in Denmark, and endured the ravages of World War II as a child in Norway.

The Faber family -- father, mother, three sons -- was living in a suburb of Oslo.

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Creative community
Creative community

Art can't thrive in isolation -- it needs a community of artists and a community for expression.

A new artists' cooperative gallery in Cedaredge is providing both types of community connection for local artists who have a new venue for display and sale of their work.

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The Fantastic Four
The Fantastic Four

T he Fantastic Four came from all around the country, and are the latest in a long line of resident artists at Elsewhere Studios.

One is from Appleton, Wis., and designs fashion out of her own life drawings.

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Artistry from a  blacksmith's forge
Artistry from a blacksmith's forge

Just in time for the fifth annual Conservation Days last Thursday and Friday, Ira Houseweart completed work on a new handicap accessible ramp at the Paonia River Park.

"Ira finished it last week," Julia Bowman, Paonia River Park Coordinator for the Western Slope Conservation Center, said. "We're convinced it's the nicest ramp in Colorado."

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Don Benjamin: Author, cartoonist, teacher
Don Benjamin: Author, cartoonist, teacher

Cartooning may not be a good way to make a living, but it can certainly keep you entertained. Pencil in hand, you surround yourself with superheroes, whimsical animals and humorous characters who pepper your drawings with witty comments.

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Bringing the challenges of   migrant farmworkers into focus
Bringing the challenges of migrant farmworkers into focus

Since 1992, photographer Celia Roberts has crisscrossed Colorado and the country documenting the nation's migrant and seasonal farmworkers. As a result, her life has taken on new meaning.

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Meaningful ties to Kenya
Meaningful ties to Kenya

Carol Phelps of Delta flew to Nairobi, Kenya, last December to visit Fairmile School and its director, Fern Eshuchi, a family friend for many years.

When Carol told her son, Allen Lindblad, she was going, Allen said, "We'll go too."

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Ukrainian Easter egg hunt
Ukrainian Easter egg hunt

The Wheeler Room in Memorial Hall in Hotchkiss came alive last Wednesday as youngsters from the area put their own spin on a tradition that is over 4,000 years old.

About 15 youngsters took part in a workshop that taught them how to dye Ukrainian Easter eggs.

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A saga of  survival  & faith
A saga of survival & faith

Cedaredge native Keith Loucks has published a novel about adventure and survival ­-- a book that entertains as it educates, and one that examines deeper questions of living Christian faith in a dangerously fallen world.

In the 405-page novel titled "I Wish I Had An Orange," the normal, everyday American life is reduced in a moment to the level of Third World deprivation when a nuclear device is exploded in the upper stratosphere 30 miles above.

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Pine needle artistry
Pine needle artistry

A craft show on HGTV inspired Ruth Ann Hake to try her hand at pine needle basketry.

"I was just fascinated," Ruth Ann said, "so I bought a couple of books and that's really been my only instruction."

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Kids in the Kitchen: A recipe for success
Kids in the Kitchen: A recipe for success

Eleven-year-old Haylee is busy de-stemming and slicing bright red strawberries for lemonade-strawberry slushies. As she carefully cuts with a chef's knife she explains how she helps her mom prepare dinner at home.

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96 years of service and fulfillment
96 years of service and fulfillment

Among the many things that bring fulfillment to Dorothy Loyer's life is playing the organ.

Dorothy was 17 when the church organist died and the pastor turned to Dorothy to take her place.

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Wrestling's big show
Wrestling's big show

A familiar phrase perfectly describes the scene at last weekend's Colorado High School Wrestling State Championships in Denver.

Organized chaos.

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A  life turn  to art
A life turn to art

When Sue Jochum decided it was time to leave the corporate world of high technology and pursue her life-long passion for art, she chose the Surface Creek Valley as home to be near other family who live here.

Now, with her computer programming days behind her, she is finding the time to enjoy plein air painting sessions with friends, to participate with her work in shows and exhibitions, and to develop an enterprise in portrait painting, a discipline that she has discovered a natural talent for.

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Geri-actives keep up and keep going
Tonya Frost (in black) leads a water fitness class in the warm water pool at Bill Heddles Recreation Center. A variety of classes, from therapeutic to cardio fitness, meet individual needs.
Geri-actives keep up and keep going

The golden years are fitter than ever before. Folks are living longer and enjoying activities that they engaged in in their 40s and 50s. Geri-active is in!

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Neighbor helping neighbor
Neighbor helping neighbor

Clinton Clock is a strong believer in community service. He taught his family by example.

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Cake Wars Winner!
Cake Wars Winner!

V ictory is sweet for Melissa Zunich, the winner of Food Network Channel's Cake Wars.

Zunich, the owner of Sweet Cheeks Cakery in Delta, teamed up with a cousin to design an entry that won the judges over with its impressive details and "wonderful" hand painting.

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A caring healer
A caring healer

Norman Vincent knew when he was in third grade that he would become a veterinarian.

He lived on a farm with his family.

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Full of spirit
Full of spirit

The cheerleaders at Hotchkiss High School made history.

The Bulldogs capped a record-setting season by winning third place at the state spirit competition at the Denver Coliseum last month.

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