Restaurant Review: Chappy’s Mountain View Bar and Grill

By Elliot Jackson 213 Main Street, Westcliffe, CO 81252 719-783-0813 Monday – Saturday: 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. For a town of its size (565, or 1,152 if you combine it with neighboring Silver Cliff), Westcliffe has an amazing number of restaurants. Not all of them are open all […]

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fishermans song of despair

by aaron a. abeyta una cancion desesperada    or    oncorhyncus mykiss   in my trout dream you are twin to the dawn the pearl of your belly that is the sky in the brief breaths    the moments of sunless light   a wash of pink guazing at the center of you ghosting away […]

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Regional News Roundup

Strange Doings at 11,312 Feet So far, 2016 has been a bizarre year for Monarch Pass. On Feb. 18 at 7:36 p.m., a weather station on the top of the pass recorded a gust of 148 mph, the highest ever recorded in Colorado by the National Weather Service. The previous record of 147 mph was […]

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Only a Loose Wire Apart

By Hal Walter When I first moved here in 1991, we had no snail mail delivery. I circulated a petition to get that started, and had one person refuse to sign, because her weekly visits to the post office were the only time she had a chance to visit with other people. Phone service was […]

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