Sautéed beet tops

Sidebar by Hal Walter Food – September 2003 – Colorado Central Magazine If you live near an agricultural area I highly recommend getting to know an organic farmer. The nutrition and taste simply can’t be beat. And it’s nice to know where at least some of your food comes from.

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Getting beet when it’s time to eat

Column by Hal Walter Organic food – September 2003 – Colorado Central Magazine AS A YOUNG TYKE, probably not yet five, I lived in a trailer court in Richmond, Virginia. Behind our trailer, which had a front end shaped like Wilma Flintstone’s hairdo, flowed a creek I suppose was really just a large ditch, perhaps […]

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Colorful Colorado Central

Letter from Ray Schoch Colorado Central – September 2003 – Colorado Central Magazine Editors: Four-color images are almost always a plus in a publication, but the cost is usually high, so I hope the move from spot color to four-color printing on some of Colorado Central’s pages turns out to be worth it or you […]

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Who’d want that card?

Letter from Kate Donithorne Salida – September 2003 – Colorado Central Magazine Editors: The April ’03 issue of Colorado Central devoted to the Klan in Kolorado was interesting, and scary, coinciding as it did with a Klan gathering in Santa Fé. The KKK is not just historic trivia.

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Charles Frizzell of Salida: saving it on canvas

Article by Marcia Darnell Local Artist – September 2003 – Colorado Central Magazine IT’S A LONG WAY from rural Kentucky to fine art galleries in the West, but Charles Frizzell has made it successfully, with style. After earning a B.S. in Fine Arts from Murray State in Murray, Kentucky, Frizzell traveled extensively through the U.S. […]

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Retracing the route of the South Park

Sidebar by Ed Quillen Transportation – September 2003 – Colorado Central Magazine IN GENERAL, the route of the Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad can be followed today in an automobile, and this time of year, there’s the bonus of the changing aspen. From the east, Bailey is a good place to start. U.S. 285 […]

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How an isolated railroad kept running for 119 years

Article by Ed Quillen Transportation – September 2003 – Colorado Central Magazine THE OFFICIAL COLORADO state highway map always showed railroads, and so over the years, quite a few people, even if they weren’t railroad buffs, must have noticed a territorial oddity that persisted from the 1930s into the 1980s.

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Divided and conquered

Essay by Martha Quillen Economy – September 2003 – Colorado Central Magazine ORDINARY WORKING PEOPLE can’t afford to live in Aspen, but that’s okay; Aspen is grander than diamond toothpicks. It’s a little more sobering, however, to realize that most families couldn’t really afford to move to Salida these days, either. Salida is a gorgeous […]

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Is Colorado in America? (Part 2)

Column by George Sibley Labor – September 2003 – Colorado Central Magazine DOES THE LAW apply to money, or just to people? Last issue, I commemorated the centennial of Colorado’s great miners’ strike of 1903-04, when the miners tried to raise that question: If America was a “nation of laws,” then shouldn’t mine owners have […]

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Meet the New Board

Sidebar by Marcia Darnell Higher Education – September 2003 – Colorado Central Magazine Adams State’s new board is in place, and ready to work. Its members include: — Vickie Ford, 71, Center. She’s an ASC alum, president and CFO for Sunny Valley Farms Inc., and is a member of the Colorado Agricultural Commission. She will […]

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An Economic Engine

Sidebar by Marcia Darnell Higher Education – September 2003 – Colorado Central Magazine Like other small colleges in small places, Adams State has a profound economic impact on its hometown.

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