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Old Fall River Road will be closed for repairs starting July 28

Local News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:05am
On Monday, July 28, Old Fall River Road in Rocky Mountain National Park will close to all uses including pedestrians and hikers, as major repair work begins on the road and the Alluvial Fan bridge. Old Fall River Road sustained significant damage during the September 2013 flood. The road has been closed since last September to vehicles and bicycles but pedestrians and hikers had been allowed on the road. All other roads in Rocky Mountain National Park are open. The closure area on Old Fall River Road will extend from the road west of the Lawn Lake Trailhead parking area …

Talking Shop: Parshall Place

Local News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:05am
Name/title: Joe and Denise DuLac, owners Business/business location: Parshall Place, 301 Main Street; Parshall, CO 80468 How long have you been in business?: 4-1/2 years How did you get started in this business?: Quite by accident. We originally purchased the house to be a long term rental, but after all the hard work we put into the remodel we wanted to share it with more than one or two renters. Business mission statement or tag line: “A Completely Relaxing Rockies Retreat” Success in the mission: From the reviews we have received, we have been successful in our mission thus far …

Pegasus Ensemble plays July 25

Local News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:05am
“A WHAM BAM WOW ensemble of horns and rhythm!” is how the United States Air Force (USAF) Academy describes its newest ensemble, Pegasus. Pegasus makes its Grand County debut on Friday, July 25, from 1-3 p.m. in Hideaway Park, Winter Park. The performance is free. This is the second concert of the summer series for the Grand County Concert Series. The Pegasus concert is made possible through a partnership with the Winter Park & Fraser Chamber. …

Editors’ Choice

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:57am
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.

‘The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:35am
Elia Kazan’s letters underscore his central importance in the maturing of American film and theater at midcentury.

Tim Winton’s ‘Eyrie’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:34am
Tim Winton’s hero, a disgraced and despairing activist in Western Australia, is called to help a childhood friend.

‘Lucian Freud,’ by Phoebe Hoban

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:33am
A biography of the painter who crossed paths with everyone from Kate Moss to the Kray brothers.

‘The Golden Age Shtetl,’ by Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:33am
A history of Jewish life in the villages of Eastern Europe before the period familiar to American Jews.

‘All the Rage,’ by A. L. Kennedy

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:32am
Cruelty and lust predominate in A. L. Kennedy’s stories.

‘Take This Man,’ by Brando Skyhorse

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:32am
Brando Skyhorse’s turbulent childhood was built on myth.

Howard Norman’s ‘Next Life Might Be Kinder’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:31am
This novel’s protagonist cannot surmount his grief over his wife’s murder.

‘Liberalism,’ by Edmund Fawcett

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:31am
A history of liberalism, told through the lives and ideas of a dynamic group of European and American thinkers.

‘The Essential Ellen Willis’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:30am
Ellen Willis, who emerged in the 1960s, asked serious questions about culture and politics.

‘Snow in May,’ by Kseniya Melnik

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:30am
These stories portray women’s lives in Magadan, Russia, a town known as an entryway to gulag labor camps.

‘Closed Doors,’ by Lisa O’Donnell

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:29am
A boy in a remote Scottish town tries to understand the terrible thing that has happened to his mother.

‘Stuff Matters,’ by Mark Miodownik

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:29am
Why do paper clips bend? What makes elastic stretchy? A scientist examines the ubiquitous substances we take for granted.

Inside the List

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:29am
Marja Mills, whose “Mockingbird Next Door” is No. 4 on the hardcover nonfiction list, spent ample time observing Harper Lee going about her ordinary daily life.

The Shortlist: Lee Upton’s ‘Tao of Humiliation,’ and More

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:28am
New books by Lee Upton, Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski, David James Poissant and Adam Wilson.

Open Book: Captivating and Repellent

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:21am
Ben Macintyre says Kim Philby’s writings are “completely unreliable, which makes sifting fact from fiction a real challenge, but a hugely enjoyable one.”

‘The Transcriptionist,’ by Amy Rowland

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:18am
Amy Rowland’s solitary heroine is unhinged by a harrowing stream of disembodied words.
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