Confessions of a Sensitive New Age Hunter Type Guy

Column by Hal Walter Wildlife – November 2000 – Colorado Central Magazine MY RAW-FISH-EATING but otherwise vegetarian friend Diane from Boulder who has a nose piercing and performs music with a group known as the Mope Corps has called me a “sensitive new-age hunter guy.” I guess that fits, considering that I don’t consider hunting […]

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‘Weed’ stirs up feelings of déjà vu in Westcliffe

Article by Donna Walstrom Mountain Live – November 2000 – Colorado Central Magazine WHEN THE PLAY Weed tumbled into Westcliffe, I didn’t know what to expect. Not from a show simply touted as a “one-act play about the modern west.” From the audience reaction to the performance staged at the renovated Jones Theater on September […]

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Women who love men who live in huts too much

Essay by Lisa Jones Mountain Life – November 2000 – Colorado Central Magazine BELIEVE ME, THERE’S NOTHING SEXIER. In contrast to their urban brethren, biologists are sinewy, tanned, and wise. They are often bearded. They know their knots. They have all the right books. They think environmental change begins at home. They are right.

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Cottonwood Pass Pentimento

Letter from K. Wills Donithorne Western Life – November 2000 – Colorado Central Magazine Editors: Over the Sierras, returning from an artists for peace — Vietnam — demonstration in Los Angeles by way of San Francisco to get home to Boulder in time for fall semester with husband Tom and our still in arms daughter, […]

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Trail frustrations

Letter from Ray Schoch Colorado Central – November 2000 – Colorado Central Magazine Trail frustrations Ed and Martha: Once again, nicely done (No. 80, that is). Like Lou Bendrick, I’ll never be allowed to be an avid birder, though I’ve never provided Lakewood hummingbirds (perhaps an oxymoronic term) with a sugar overdose. Ms. Bendrick’s little […]

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An Appropriate Title

Letter from Trout Creek Ponderist Colorado Central – November 2000 – Colorado Central Magazine Hello, While doing some rare cleaning, organizing, circular file basketball, I came across this overdue check written last July to you for a subscription renewal. With apologies to your efficient staff, I now am submitting a newly dated check. (The July […]

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At Least We’re Saving a Bundle on Laundry Bills

Letter from Slim Wolfe Modern Life – November 2000 – Colorado Central Magazine Hi Martha and Ed, Enjoyed every page, you’re more cohesive but never slick. In your well-written article on the “Indian wars” you hope humanity can rise above the baseness of slaughtering innocents. May I point out that, a hundred and fifty years […]

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An off-balance magazine

Letter from Terry Robertson Colorado Central – November 2000 – Colorado Central Magazine Colorado Central: Enclosed you will find my renewal payment for your magazine. On the whole I find your magazine excellent, with good writing and in-depth coverage of many items that I am interested in, but only get the highlights of in the […]

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Vote with your head or vote with your heart?

Column by George Sibley Presidential election – November 2000 – Colorado Central Magazine IN MY NINTH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, there is finally a serious candidate for whom I can feel real enthusiasm — and all my self-appointed political advisors are telling me it’s irresponsible to vote for him. A vote for Ralph Nader, I am told, […]

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A dialogue concerning various ballot items

Essay by Martha & Ed Quillen 2000 election – November 2000 – Colorado Central Magazine PRESIDENT Ed: I haven’t totally made up my mind yet, but I’m sure leaning toward Ralph Nader. For one thing, he actually ventured into the interior of Colorado. He seems intelligent, thoughtful, and fair-minded, all things you’d like in a […]

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Slim Wolfe: Stone walls and dulcimers

Article by Ed Quillen Local Artists – November 2000 – Colorado Central Magazine REGULAR READERS of this magazine are doubtless familiar with the name Slim Wolfe, since most editions contain some of his correspondence. If you’ve read Wolfe’s letters, you know he’s pretty skeptical about government, technology, and modern life in general. But the letters […]

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Live and Let Live

Article by Drew Sakson Congressional Election – November 2000 – Colorado Central Magazine I am running because the rights and the values of the people in my district are not being represented in Washington. We in Colorado, and especially on the Western Slope, understand the concept of being left alone to pursue our own goals […]

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Acceptance speech

Article by Victor Good Congressional Election – November 2000 – Colorado Central Magazine Nomination acceptance speech by Victor Good, Reform Party candidate for U.S. House of Representatives, Colorado District Three. The two biggest problems facing America today are, number one: the corruption of our election process by special interest, PAC, corporate and large personal campaign […]

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Minor-party candidates

Brief by Central Staff Congressional Election – November 2000 – Colorado Central Magazine Besides the Republican incumbent, Scott McInnis of Grand Junction, and the Democratic nominee, Curtis Imrie of Buena Vista, there are two other candidates actively campaigning to represent the people of Colorado’s third congressional district. They are Drew Sakson, the Libertarian Party nominee, […]

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Imirie-McInnis debate at Action 22

Article by Central Staff Congressional Election – November 2000 – Colorado Central Magazine Action 22, Pueblo Convention Center, September 16, 2000 Candidate Debate: For U.S. Congress, Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District After introductions by moderator Louis Entz: Rep. Scott McInnis, Incumbent, Grand Junction, Greets and welcomes the audience. Our district, the 3rd Congressional District — some […]

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