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Heidi's new book, Skully Says Shut It!: Life, Love, and Laughter with Husband- Head
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Featured on Dateline NBC's special, "Honey, You're On Hidden Camera," in March 2007


Heidi Rice has been a reporter in western Colorado for more than 15 years and has written her award-winning column since 1998.

She was born in Newton, Massachusetts in a year she likes to think is only known by her mother, the Department of Motor Vehicles and the IRS. She grew up in southern California, spent six years in Bonn, Germany and lived in San Francisco and Boston before moving to Colorado in 1989. She lives in Rifle, Colorado with husband-head, Skully, two large yellow Labrador Retrievers, "Weber" and "Wyatt," and a cranky cat.

Her column currently runs every Friday in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent in Glenwood Springs, Colo. and be viewed at The column has received numerous awards from the Colorado Press Association and the Society of Professional Journalists since 1998.

One of her longtime editors called "Fried Rice" one of the "most popular columns at our paper." He was not paid to say that.