Marriage, divorce and romance
(Column ~ 07/07/07)
Many cultures don't use romantic love as a reason for marriage; they opt for more practical considerations like dowries, economics, professions and occupations. But in America, for the most part, we don't do that. We base our entire future on feelings that cannot be measured or quantified. We get married because we've fallen in love...
Tattoo removal, 1950s style
(Column ~ 07/07/07)
"Mike at Night" wrote about his experience getting a tattoo in Las Vegas -- an act that brought to mind my old friend Boyington. For some reason I have never considered tattoos, body piercing, lead rings in the nose or other places, the scruffy unshaved look or men with long, greasy hair to be "cool."...
Flood waters don't wash away Culbertson dreams
(Editorial ~ 07/07/07)
A group of Culbertson residents is dedicated to exercise. So dedicated, in fact, that they're willing to get sweaty and dirty to make sure they still have a chance to put their muscles to work. It's the second time they've done it, in fact. Back in 2001 and 2002, residents raised enough money and contributed enough sweat equity to make the Two Rivers Walking Trail a reality...
Tour De Cure -- Couple rides for diabetes research
(Features ~ 07/07/07)
By DAWN CRIBBS Associate Editor The scenery of the Colorado Front Range is breathtaking. Which may be a problem for bicyclists Aug. 25, seeking to raise funds for the American Diabetic Association as they embark on the Tour De Cure from the Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont, Colo...
Planners to consider cell tower, beauty salon
(Local News ~ 07/07/07)
The McCook Planning Commission will consider granting special requests for a cell phone tower and a beauty salon, both in residential areas, at their regular meeting Monday, 5:15 p.m., in the City Council Chambers at Memorial Auditorium. Viaero Wireless would like to install a 100-foot self support lattice microwave tower on property north of West Fourth and west of Washington Street, currently being used as pasture land...
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