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Home Cooking: 30-minute weeknight dinners

September 18, 2019

These three dinners have one thing in common — they were created at the end of a long day when I had little energy to cook but still wanted a “real” meal. I’ve provided shortcuts...


Opinion | Morgan Liddick: When we can no longer talk

September 16, 2019

“(He) is ignorant, passionate, hypocritical, corrupt, and easily swayed by the basest men who surround him.” No, it’s not the New York Times talking about Donald Trump, although the language is eerily similar. The comment...


Walking our Faith: Yes, it will get better

September 14, 2019

I read it’s suicide prevention month or week or day, but if you’ve ever contemplated what it would be like to take your own life, you know that suicide prevention can be any day of...



Opinion | Susan Knopf: Exploring racism

September 12, 2019

“F—— sand n—–.” “Worthless s— skin.” “I would love to see this lady raped, tortured and killed.” That’s a sample of the emails Deeyah Khan says she received following an interview with the BBC. What...


Ask Eartha: Water and climate change

September 12, 2019

Dear Eartha, I know that climate change will impact ski seasons, but I’m a kayaker, too. How will climate change affect our local rivers? — Tom, Frisco As summer draws to a close and we...


High Country Baking: All-seasons cherry almond cake

September 12, 2019

Cherries and almonds are a classic combination. The play between the soft fruit and crunchy nuts always gets high marks. In this recipe, they’re scattered throughout a mildly sweet one-layer cake, giving it flavor and...


Opinion | Biff America: Good choices, bad feet

September 8, 2019

Jim Bronson straddled his Harley. At the stop light next to him sat a businessman in a station wagon. When the guy asks Bronson where he was headed, Bronson replies, “Wherever I end up, I...


Summit Suds: South Willow Falls and Spring Bloom Saison

September 8, 2019

This column excerpt was originally in the summer 2019 edition of Explore Summit magazine. Pick one up or visit ExploreSummit.com for the full article. A fabulous way for locals and visitors to treat themselves in...


From the editor: Navigating life after suicide

September 7, 2019

“I’m gonna go for a drive,” he said before hanging up the phone. Those were the last words he would speak to anyone, other than a few goodbye messages and a text to 911 detailing...




The Geiger Counter: Walking back through time

September 5, 2019

Don’t know what to do this weekend? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Pull up a seat to the counter, and I’ll tell you about everything that’s hot and happening. If you ever wanted...


Home Cooking: Beans and grains make everything better

September 4, 2019

I recently read an article about the nutritional value of beans and grains. Which was, frankly, a relief since they’re often thought of as off limits in the age of low-carb diets. Beans, in particular,...




Opinion | Biff America: Hand gestures to strangers

September 2, 2019

My behavior was more of an instinctive response than a deliberate act. The guy in the SUV with Okie tags offered me the universally recognized hand gesture, and I responded in kind. If size matters,...


Walking our Faith: Unremarkable and underestimated

August 30, 2019

When Georgie came into my life, his presence was so unremarkable, I thought he’d passed away on my deck. He was 10 years old when he arrived and weighed nearly 200 pounds. In dogs years,...