Lancaster County

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2014

    Photos: Ten happiest American cities -- and the two Colorado places on the list

    Boulder frequently tops the annual Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index -- popularly known as the happiest cities list. Not this year -- although Boulder and one other prominent Colorado community place high in the rankings. Continue to count down the photo-illustrated top ten, complete with blurbs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Amish romance author Beverly Lewis's PG take on love

    Stroll through the romance shelves at any Barnes & Noble, and one subgenre stands out like Harrison Ford in Witness. In a territory marked by heaving chests and flexing muscles, Colorado Springs Christian writer Beverly Lewis keeps sex under her bonnets. But while her Amish romances feature more han ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    Gettin' Crafty: Crafty Ballyhoo and the top ten Do's and Don'ts of craft fairs

    The site: Grant-Humphreys Mansion ​At Gettin' Crafty this week, we take a break from crafting to admire the crafts of others. Namely the talented crafters and designers participating at the second annual Crafty Ballyhoo, put on by Denver Handmade Alliance. This event also served as an etiquett ... More >>

  • News

    October 5, 2006


    As one media squall weakens, another strikes.

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2006

    More Messages: If You Love Your Speech, Set it Free

    Among the elements added to the CBS Evening News when anchor Katie Couric took over the broadcast is freeSpeech. Each night in this segment, an individual is given a minute or so to share his or her views about a topic of interest, and CBS, which has long been attacked by conservatives as a bastion ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2006

    More Messages: Ghoulish Calculus

    Yesterday's despicable school assault in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, was considerably more deadly than the one that took place at Platte Canyon High School near Bailey last week. The Pennsylvania slayer, Charles Carl Roberts IV (pictured here -- and no relation, thankfully), shot ten girls exec ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 26, 2005

    Looking Back

    Amish textiles enliven the DAM, while Lewis and Clark artifacts fill the DMNS.

  • Culture

    April 11, 1996