Destination Palisade: Don’t miss Colorado harvest season for wine and peaches

Destination Palisade: Don't miss Colorado harvest season for wine and peaches

The best time to visit the Western Slope is harvest season. What’s happening: From Palisade to Paonia each September, the valleys are full of plump peaches, clusters of wine grapes and other ripe fruit for the picking. Stop by the roadside markets to talk to the farmers about this year’s crop and sample different varieties. … Read more

The Controversial Plan to Unleash the Mississippi River

The Controversial Plan to Unleash the Mississippi River

The LSU report, though, became best known for its proposed solution, which focused on counteracting levees. The authors suggest that some water and mud be diverted out of the Mississippi, back into the marshland. Let the river resume the work it had been doing for thousands of years, before it was restrained, in other words. … Read more