Fair Queen embraces lifestyle

BY JENNIFER LEHMAN Getting run over by a spooked horse at the age of 5 while wearing a bright orange sweat suit is Marie Allison Andrade’s first memory with horses. The incident left her unfazed, uninjured and laughing, though her mom was pretty scared, she says. “I...

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Adults revisit childhood activities BY ALIESE WILLARD Just exercise. That was Brenda Garrison’s reasoning when she signed up for the adult tap dancing class at Dance Dimensions in Longmont. “And I said, ‘don’t ever put me in a costume and don’t put me on a stage,’”...

Swim, Bike, Run

Longmont Triathlon has grown with community support By Summer Stair When the idea for the annual Longmont Triathlon came about, it was simply about getting the Longmont community involved in something athletic and fun. “We didn’t know what we were getting into, but...

Dating is the Dickens

BY JADE CODY It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. But most of the time, it has been the dickens. Ah dickens – the best word in the dictionary. As a former ornery dickens (according to my mom), I have embraced the term. Its uses are endless – much like...