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Teach a Man to Fish

Most of us have heard the saying: “Give a man a fish, you feed him…

Cows and Computers

The miracle of life is a strange, beautiful, and sometimes terrifying ordeal for humans and…

Clownfish and Coral and More, Oh My!

Jill Swain

Job description I manage new client inquiries and meetings, scheduling, payroll, hiring, training, and also…

July: Closer Look

Fringe Western Wear Riley Arends and Morgan Pingel, along with their mother, Charlotte Smarr, opened…

July: Briefly in the News

Giving Back Columbia Public Schools Foundation Donates 100,000 Masks  A $14,000 donation by the Columbia…

Columbia’s Leaders of Tomorrow

“Columbia is a community that is always working towards the future,” says Matt McCormick, president…

July: Movers & Shakers

Mark Bauer The Columbia Chamber of Commerce announced the hiring of Mark Bauer as its…

In It for the Long Haul

In It for the Long Haul

Maybe the only thing more difficult than sustaining a new settlement and growing it into…

Santa Fe Trail Marker (Sara Lockwood Williams Papers, C2533. C2533-f1381-01. The State Historical Society of Missouri, Photograph Collection.)

Positioning Columbia for a Prosperous Future

Since its inception, Columbia grew with mindfulness to the future about what kind of community…

Portrait of James Leachman Stephens by George Caleb Bingham.

James L. Stephens

When the earliest pioneers settled in Boone County, people lived in log cabins daubed with…

2021 Small Business of the Year

The Columbia Chamber of Commerce named Healium as the 2021 Small Business of the Year…