Local Culture, Arts & Community

Book Review: Hanging Falls by Margaret Mizushima

By Libby JamesHanging Falls, the sixth novel in the Timber Creek K-9 mystery series by Wellington, Colorado author Margaret Mizushima, arrived on bookshelves in September 2020.Fans of the contemporary mysteries, which feature Deputy Sheriff Mattie […]

Comcast awarded $75,000 in scholarships to 30 college-bound students across Colorado, as part of the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program.
Business & Education

Take Off on This Runway

By Libby James   Subtitled “A Wiser Path to College,” the totally free Runway Course consists of a series of college planning programs and resources designed specifically to address issues that have emerged for college-bound […]

Gardens & Landscapes

Raisin’ Roots Farm

Libby James photos by Libby James Friday afternoons are special at Raisin’ Roots Farm in Fort Collins. Customers who are part of their farm share program arrive to pick up their boxes of fresh produce […]



by Libby James I just walked myself out of a slump—at least most of the way. I don’t get out of sorts easily, and I don’t like it one bit when I do. It’s boring, […]


Evening Primrose

Libby James North Forty News As dusk falls on these warm summer evenings, Sylvia Cranmer heads for her garden where she spends a few magical moments watching a single plant. Every night, right on schedule, […]


Life Stories

by Libby James I belong to a community circle, a small group designed to promote fellowship in a time when it is often hard to come by. I joined with some hesitancy, but I am […]


Wear a Mask?

A Poem by Bev HaddenWear a mask?Count me out.Dig a moat around the castle, hold a party in the ballrooms—the homeless shelter in cardboard boxes, beg for food—Build a concrete wall three feet thick, another […]