Courtesy of Jean Garst(From L to R) Larry Toenjes, Sherry and Joe Wagner aboard their 39-foot sailboat.Larry Toenjes was living a pretty nice life in Clear Lake Shores, Texas with his wife Jean Garst. Then, in April, the 74-year-old retiree decided that he would ditch his comfy existence to s ... More >>
HBO's epic series based on George R.R. Martin's first novel in the Song of Ice and Fire series concludes next month. I've been doing my best to sum up the adventures of the Starks, Lannisters and Targaryens each week in such a way that newcomers to the story wouldn't be overwhelmed by the she ... More >>
Deep in the heart of Montrose, gossip flows as freely as the liquor. Throw club owner Charles Armstrong's name into the mix and you'll get more than an earful, no matter which gay bar you're in. Everybody knows about the feral cats, for instance. Cats run freely around Montrose like they do ... More >>
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Photo courtesy HMNSIn the small Montana town of Malta, a paelontologist named Nate Murphy pleaded guilty this week to stealing a rare fossil from a landowner.Murphy had found an exceedingly rare turkey-sized raptor fossil and made money off it, but he faked the paperwork declaring where he found it. ... More >>
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Two decades ago, the Burkitt Foundation saved the historic enclave of Hyde Park. But now the foundation is pulling out, and Hyde Park -- as well as many of the social service agencies it houses -- may really become a thing of the past.