It’s a time to give thanks, especially for veterans

My son said, “Mom, I’m surprised you’re reading that book,” when I mentioned to him some of the details from Lone Survivor, which recounts...

Hyde has stemmed the tide

It’s been 40 years since my husband and I committed our lives to one another that hot day in June, but that same year,...

Yes, you can go back, but it’s not really the same

Next week, about 90 people are expected to show up for Keystone’s all- school reunion. Some will be locals and others will be coming...

Coaster provides adrenaline fix

  Since before I can remember, I have been addicted to speed and that weightless feeling in my stomach caused by going over a good...

Another colorful character gone

When Marlon “Mar” Knutson died a couple of weeks ago, Keystone lost another one of its beloved “colorful” characters. Keystone, from what I can tell,...

Is cricket munching catching on?

If the sight of Bear Grylls slurping up maggots or crunching through a giant beetle makes your stomach turn, you may want to skip...

The aggravation of computers

  Things were so much less stressful before the age of electronics. When they work, they can be wonderful. Often, though, they have some sort...

Getting the most out of summer

Hiking, biking, campfires, being outside until late at night— these are some of the perks summer has to offer. I’m not one for fireworks...

America and religion

In a recent interview comedian Aziz Ansari said he has never liked religion because his first experience with it was being told not to...

The grand life of a cowboy

The cowboy lifestyle isn’t dead. Like most things, it has changed and is trying to grow and gain fans through various platforms. One of the...