Published on Thursday, September 17 2015 18:37
Roads Traveled with Linda L. Osmundson
Lewis and Clark encountered snow as they left the Shoshone village to begin their trek across the Continental Divide on August 25, 1805 via a trail suggested by an old Indian. After the climb, they descended into the Bitterroot Valley where they met a band of Flathead Indians, bought fresh horses, and supplies before tackling the Bitterroot Mountains.
Spend some time in the Bitterroot Valley known as the “Banana Belt” of Montana. This valley is approximately
Published on Thursday, September 10 2015 13:17
How on earth can a town of 528 people, one post office, three restaurants, and one community center end up hosting one of the world’s greatest ensembles? “It’s hard to believe, isn’t it,” laughs Old Gallery Board member Margie Patterson. “But you’d be surprised at how much we’ve got going on in our little community.”
For one thing, the community galvanized and raised one million dollars toward the recently-completed renovation of The
Published on Wednesday, July 22 2015 13:39
Free participatory dance program for children, teens, and their parents. Outside on the plaza beside the Dushanbe Teahouse, 6:15 - 7 pm. Tuesdays, June 9, 23, July 7, 21, and August 4. Youngsters learn dances and experience the culture of many countries around the world.
Published on Thursday, September 03 2015 14:07
This was written by Gloria as she suffered from cancer.
Hello, my name is Gloria Jean Simpson. I was born May 27, 1952 to Richard E. and JoAnn Johnson Roe in Boulder, Colorado. Besides a short adventure to Empire and Dillion, I was raised in Lyons, Colorado. I graduated from Lyons High School in 1970, where I was active in choir, cheerleading, the school newspaper, and yearbook. It was during this time that I met the love of my life, Wayne R. Simpson.
Published on Thursday, May 28 2015 13:56
By Ron Gosnell
The new trees planted by volunteers last spring have broken dormancy. In spite of a harsh early freeze last fall that caused some damage, all the new trees are growing. Way to go, Volunteers!
The first winter after transplant is critical for new tree survival. The top-notch planting care given by the planting teams, and follow-up maintenance by Public Works, Parks and others, helped achieve this welcome result.
Published on Friday, August 21 2015 10:59
Warmer temperatures, the sounds of children playing outside, and baseball on TV can only mean one thing: it is officially summer and the Limon Heritage Museum is open for its 24th season! Venture back to the “good old days” by window shopping at Gates Mercantile, ordering a Coke at Houtz Drug Store, hopping aboard the Pullman Dining Car, or learning a thing or two in the one-room Pioneer Schoolhouse. Colorful, fragrant gardens; one-of-
Published on Thursday, May 21 2015 12:56
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions are hers, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees.
Another week gone by, some nice days, but it’s still raining. We are susceptible to uncomfortable memories, and although the river rose to over 1400 cubic feet per second, it was much, much higher during the flood! True, it is scary, though.