Leadville murderer gets life without parole

Brief by Central Staff Crime – January 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine Jerry Garmany of Leadville was sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole on Nov. 19 by District Judge David Lass. In August, a jury found him guilty of stabbing his girlfriend Noreen Byrne to death and seriously wounding her mother, Cora […]

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Just another whiner in the wilderness

Essay by Rebecca Clarren Outdoor Recreation – January 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine I PROBABLY WATCHED The Sound of Music nearly 50 times before I was 10. I liked everything about it — all those brothers and sisters, the outfits made from old curtains and especially the escape scene where the von Trapp family flees […]

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An assignment for a real professor

Column by Hal Walter Education – January 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine LET’S FACE IT. It was only for lack of a real professor that students taking “Feature Writing” this fall at the University of Southern Colorado found me scribbling at the blackboard. OK, so I’m not a real professor. But I did teach USC’s […]

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Dim November days are a good time to tour the mountains

Review by Andy Burns Mountain Life – January 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine Colorado Central: I wrote the enclosed note in response to Sibley’s piece on mainstreet moves to the suburbs and sometimes back: In Salida, I walked to the Post Office, the library, the bookstore, bakery, coffee shop, cafe, Gambles, Safeway, the bank, the […]

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Those pesky numbers: 2

Letter from Dick Bulinski Statistics – January 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine Dear Martha, Neil Seitz’s point is well taken. (“The Laws of Averages,” Colorado Central, December 2001). There are always several ways to calculate an average for a given set of data. Although he didn’t say so, his analysis is formally called a “Weighted […]

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Those Pesky Numbers: 1

Letter from Bob Cross Statistics – January 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine Martha: I enjoyed your response to Neil Seitz! Let me recommend a book about understanding numbers: Innumeracy by John Allen Paulos, published by Hill & Wang.

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Western Water Report: 7 January 2002

URANIUM GROUNDWATER POLLUTION CONTINUES Even after uranium tailings have been removed from several closed uranium mills throughout the West, groundwater contamination continues as the plume below these sites expands. One such site is just south of Gunnison, Colorado. The Department of Energy moved the tailings to a lined burial site several miles from town and […]

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