Stuff by Will Grandbois

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    From Siberia to Colorado: Mountains and lakes connect environmental educators

    By Sarah Rose Johnson
    Wild Rose Education

    Sharing our love of water, land, mountains, culture, faith and teaching; the late summer exchange partnership with Irina Aiurzanaeva through the Eurasia Foundation US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange became more abundant than I could ever have expected.

    I met Irina… read more →

  • Locations: Fiction, Opinion Published

    Work in Progress - Oct. 5, 2022

    Dream Time
    By Tom Mercer

    Dream Induction Technologies Corporation (DITC) had established an incredible record of success since its creation in 2041. The company was founded by Jay Skillton-Adams, the neuroscientist who initially developed and commercialized the dream induction process.

    Skillton-Adams introducedread more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Nancy Marie Vories: January 10, 1959 - September 22, 2022

    Nancy Marie Vories of Carbondale passed away on Thursday, Sept. 22 after a difficult battle with leukemia at the age of 63. Nancy was born in Alamosa to Hazel and Marion “Spike” Petty. She moved to Grand Junction for college and met her late husband Dan Vories. Theyread more →

  • Locations: Fiction, Opinion Published

    Work in Progress: Sept. 15, 2022

    Notes in The Pocket
    By Tom Mercer

    Zachary Gene Smithson led a solitary sort of life in a very small town in Central Illinois. Zachary was born there, just as his parents had been, and he knew nearly everybody in town by name. That was no major… read more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Will Cockrell, November 4, 1991 - August 10, 2022

    It is with the greatest sorrow that we announce the passing of our sweet William George Cockrell, born Nov. 4, 1991 in New York City, who left his earthly body and gained his wings to a peaceful place on Aug. 10, 2022, at a tender 30 years of age in… read more →

  • Locations: Fiction, Opinion Published

    Work in Progress - Sept. 8, 2022

    A Dog’s Prayer
    By Margaret Franz
    Glenwood Springs

    Every day, my beautiful border collie Jack and I slowly walk up Red Mountain for our morning meditation. He smells the bushes and walks, stride for stride with me, as I recite the beautiful poem from Tich Nhat… read more →

  • Locations: Fiction, Opinion Published

    Work in Progress - Sept. 1, 2022

    Another Labor Day
    By Linda Helmich

    Charles Hastings hoisted the flag into position on the post of his front porch, same as he’d done hundreds of times before. Just as it unfurled, the wind picked up “Old Glory” and snapped her a few times.read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    This September, remember banned books

    By Tracy Kallassy
    Garfield County Public Libraries

    It may sound like something more suited to a dystopian novel than to present-day America, but attempts to ban books are surging across the country and are becoming increasingly successful. The past few months alone have seen a staggering number

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  • Locations: News Published

    A gift of education

    By Carrie Click
    CMC Public Information Manager

    Dick Hunt — the man who, with his wife, Shirley, gave $530,000 to the Colorado Mountain College Foundation — had a funny habit.

    Every morning, he’d walk down the driveway from his 19th century ranchread more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Betty Cranmer: August 29, 1921 to July 21, 2022

    Betty Cranmer, a resident of Renew Assisted Living Center in Glenwood Springs, died peacefully on July 21 at 3 a.m. Her son, Allen, was at her side. Her daughter, Susan Gorman, and members of her family, as well as her granddaughter, Hannah Hutchison, who is now a hospice nurse… read more →