Jerry Scavezze: Smithing in Salida

Article by Ed Quillen Local artist – June 2001 – Colorado Central Magazineo Publishing Co. All rights reserved. Return to June 2001 table of contents. AS A STUDIO, the back room at 150 West First Street _in Salida looks more like the village smithy’s shop — massive antique anvils of horseshoe-forging dimensions, bench vices that […]

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Welcome to the Funhouse

Column by George Sibley Development – June 2001 – Colorado Central Magazine SOMETIMES IT SEEMS like the best thing to do would be to just laugh out loud. Everybody all together, although not at each other — or at anyone else — but just about the strange situations we’ve all gotten ourselves into. A good […]

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A good story can get in the way of the facts

Essay by Allen Best History – June 2001 – Colorado Central Magazine IN THE WRITING of history, as well as journalism, there are two prime commandments. Get your facts right, and make the story entertaining. Flub them and you’re a stiff. Score both and you’ve got a masterpiece. Masterpieces are rare. Hollywood never has lost […]

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What to do about those damaged trees

Sidebar by Gary Ludwig Foliage – June 2001 – Colorado Central Magazine What to do about those damaged trees This is an excerpt from Mountain Gardener — a program featuring Gary Ludwig of Pleasant Avenue Nursery that’s on KVRH on Friday and Saturday mornings at 8:50. This particular show was aired after the big snowstorm.

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The Big Spring Dump of ’01

Essay by Martha Quillen Weather – June 2001 – Colorado Central Magazine May 10, 2001 I CAN THINK OF at least a dozen more topical subjects for a June edition, but snow it is. That won’t surprise most Central Coloradans, however, because last week’s storm was pretty unforgettable.

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Not exactly welcomed at Ski Cooper

Letter from Roger Williams Public land – June 2001 – Colorado Central Magazine Editors: I have a few comments about this little ski area off Tennessee Pass. I haven’t skied Cooper; but driving over the pass one summer, I turned off and drove up the hill for a look at it. There was a boom […]

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Once there was life without all the megacrap

Letter from Slim Wolfe Modern life – June 2001 – Colorado Central Magazine Colorado Central: O.K. Martha, you win. I’ll concede your point [April]. Yes, the world has become a better place in our lifetime, despite my endless complaints. Some of the kids and young people today have a much better and broader education than […]

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The Western W was never an N

Letter from Chris Dickey Western State College – June 2001 – Colorado Central Magazine Ed and Martha: Thought I’d drop a line to dispel the rumor about the “W” emblem signifying Western State College. The “W” directly south of Gunnison on Tenderfoot Mountain was never an “N.” There once was an “N” on the smaller […]

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How smart people banked before there was an FDIC

Letter from Eugene Lorig Mountain Memories – June 2001 – Colorado Central Magazine Dear Ed and Martha, Well, we have a new set of rascals in office and, in the words of the old horse in Animal Farm, “Things will continue much as before; that is, badly.” Back in September, Fred Rosa complimented me by […]

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A new leader for a new season at Creede Repertory Theatre

Article by Marcia Darnell Theater – June 2001 – Colorado Central Magazine “IT REALLY FEELS LIKE coming home,” says Maurice LaMee, surveying his new office. The creative director of Creede Repertory Theatre has only been on the job since October but has already sparked a revolution — CRT’s 2001 season will extend into fall.

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