How much will 18 holes really cost Salida?

Article by Ed Quillen Salida Golf Course – November 1995 – Colorado Central Magazin In this municipal election, Salidans will vote on two questions related to expanding the municipal golf course from nine to eighteen holes: 1) Can the city sell 4.6 acres and use the proceeds for golf-course expansion? and 2) Can the golf […]

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The Dark Underbelly of a Courtroom

Article by Martha Quillen Judicial System – November 1995 – Colorado Central Magazine Last month, as soon as we finished the magazine, Ed and I started watching Salida’s trial of the century. — Or at least we can hope there will be no more like it.

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What does ‘Saguache’ mean?

Letter from John D. Krugman NomeNclature – November 1995 – Colorado Central Magazine Dear Editor: We would like to ask for your correction of an error noted in your July issue, No. 17. On page 21 in the article entitled “The Pass Between the Rockies” by Ed Quillen, it states, in part, “Saguache, for instance, […]

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The Environment Church

Letter from Lisa S. Dolby Environment – November 1995 – Colorado Central Magazine Dear Mr. Quillen, I certainly enjoyed your article, “The Pass Between the Rockies” [in the August, 1995, edition of Colorado Central]. We don’t appreciate enough, the history and geological origin of the world around us. The forces that created this geological make-up […]

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Who’s really angry?

Letter from Lindell Cline Book Review – November 1995 – Colorado Central Magazine Dear Ed Quillen: Although I truly appreciate your review or critique of my book Me and the Law [published in the September, 1995, edition of Colorado Central], I must take issue with its obvious implication that anger is some unacceptable and does […]

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Thanks, and good luck

Brief by Central Staff Business – November 1995 – Colorado Central Magazine Before a single copy of Colorado Central had ever been printed, Richard Harris bought an ad for his Waggener’s Pharmacy, “the corner drugstore serving Central Colorado since 1887,” and he stayed with us ever since.

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Growing Pains

Brief by Central Staff 1995 Election – November 1995 – Colorado Central Magazine If there’s a theme to this off-year election in the mountains, it might be “Growing Pains.”

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Tar Heel State of Consciousness

Brief by Central Staff New Age – November 1995 – Colorado Central Magazine Tar Heel State of Consciousness Even if UFOs keep popping up in the sky over Salida, our state could be losing its attractiveness to some segments of the population.

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Follow the bouncing molybdenum price

Brief by Central Staff Mining – November 1995 – Colorado Central Magazine With much publicity, the Climax Mine atop Frmont Pass re-opened on April 1 as an open-pit operation. Without much fanfare, the mine closed in August.

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