Bear Encounters

Article by Hal Walter Wildlife – October 1994 – Colorado Central Magazine It was by no cosmic coincidence that I went to sleep reading The Grizzly Years by Doug Peacock and awoke to the sound of low growling. It was not a bear.

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Please come/don’t come to Gunnison County

Article by Bill Perry Cottonwood Pass – October 1994 – Colorado Central Magazine Once again, Gunnison County is trying to profit from others’ efforts to get the western approach to Cottonwood Pass upgraded to a paved surface consistent with its major connecting roads.

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A short history of Cottonwood Pass

Article by Ed Quillen Cottonwood Pass – October 1994 – Colorado Central Magazine As the scars of old routes above timberline clearly demonstrate, 12,126-foot Cottonwood Pass has been in use for many years. Doubtless it was employed for centuries as an Indian trail, since the Utes enjoyed the hot springs on the east side and […]

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The nature of the hunt

Article by Chas S. Clifton Hunting – October 1994 – Colorado Central Magazine Lit from behind by the rising sun, a big mule deer buck trots up one of Poverty Mountain’s shoulder ridges. When he stops, the sun transforms his breath into glowing fog. Braced against a boulder, I try to find him in the […]

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Profitable organic farming at 8,000 feet

Article by Christina Nealson Agriculture – October 1994 – Colorado Central Magazine You don’t sit and interview Lillian McCracken. You follow her around while she walks, waters, picks, feeds, and weeds. Rabbits, ducks, turkeys, and chickens were part of the rounds this particular morning.

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Notes and Commentary for October 1994

Brief by Central Staff Various – October 1994 – Colorado Central Magazine Saving South Park PARK COUNTY — Park County strikes us as a land divided. For one thing, it has two telephone area codes. For another, it serves as a bedroom community for three urban zones: Denver metro around Bailey and Summit resort around […]

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Do we really benefit from municipal rivalries?

Essay by Ed Quillen Local government – October 1994 – Colorado Central Magazine For the past three years, I’ve been working off and on at a big project called Is Denver Necessary? It started as a long article in the May 3, 1993, edition of High Country News, and schedule permitting, it will conclude as […]

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