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Mary Eastman’s Old Warehouse Antiques, A Sterling Landmark

Mary Eastman’s Old Warehouse Antiques, A Sterling Landmark

By Jon DeStefano   Mary Eastman was a cattle buyer at one time and she liked auctions. About thirty years ago when she could no longer buy cattle she walked into an auction and it was an antique auction. “That was it,”she said, “It bit me.” She tried a number of different things including running a mall but discovered it […]

by · January 6, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Pickup rebuild wins Conifer parade, pays tribute to McNabb

Pickup rebuild wins Conifer parade, pays tribute to McNabb

By Arlene Shovald, Special to The Mail An old pickup tow truck honoring a fallen Salida warrior recently had the honor of pulling the Best of Parade float in the Conifer Christmas parade. The story began when Mark and Sandy Fisher of Conifer were driving past the home of Steve and Georgia McNabb in Salida and spotted an old 1955 […]

by · January 6, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article
“Harvey Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”

“Harvey Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”

presented by Staunton State Park Sponsor: My Mountain Town Staunton State Park presented its first float, representing Hollywood’s popular movie “Harvey,” produced in 1950 starring Jimmy Stewart as Elwood P. Dowd. The story is about Dowd’s relationship with Harvey, an invisible magic pookah— a 6 foot tall, white rabbit. Josephine Hull received the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in 1951 […]

by · January 6, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article
What Is It? January 2016

What Is It? January 2016

We had two correct answers for our January’s What Is It. Jean Roller of Boulder, Colorado suggests that it is probably a flag standard for a fraternal group called the “Owls.” This group was formed about 1904 and only Master Masons could join. Jean is right that it belongs to a fraternal organization. This item is a staff carried by […]

by · January 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article, What Is It?
Homestead Antique Mall Leads Holiday Shopping with Small Business Saturday

Homestead Antique Mall Leads Holiday Shopping with Small Business Saturday

 Nestled in the Fair lanes Shopping Center at 64th and Wadsworth is Homestead Antique Mall. Since Homestead’s opening in February 2013 it has been voted the “Best Antique Store in Arvada” for two years running. With over 12,000 square feet, and 76 great dealers Homestead is large enough to have the variety of merchandise we all seek but it is […]

by · November 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article