A Colorado ‘Hi’

Letter from F.a. Rios Colorado – May 2007 – Colorado Central Magazine Amigo Ed: Two items in your April issue cause me to respond. They may or may not be related. One, Colorado’s new state song, “Rocky Mountain High.” Two: “Properly answering the call of Nature.” Let me begin with No. 2.

Read More

My Kind of Colorado

Poem by Stewart S. Warren Colorado – February 2006 – Colorado Central Magazine My Kind of Colorado Kremmling Colorado you’re the crossroads of thin water and evaporative sky, the long stride of pterodactyls just before flight.

Read More

Changes on the High Plains

Letter from Harvey Gardiner Colorado – December 2004 – Colorado Central Magazine Editors, Enclosed is $20 for another year. In the October issue you ran the story “Colorado As It Used To Be?” by Allen Best. Part of the idea he communicated is that the high plains have changed very little.

Read More

Do we want Colorado is it used to be?

Essay by Allen Best Colorado – October 2004 – Colorado Central Magazine A WAVE OF NOSTALGIA for “Colorado as it used to be” has been sweeping the state during the last several years. This trend first became evident, at least to me, in the advertising pitches of ski resorts. Starved for business, Crested Butte truthfully […]

Read More

Book was misrepresented in Colorado Central review

Letter from Grant Collier Colorado – January 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine Editors: I wanted to thank you for the generally positive review of my book Colorado: Yesterday & Today, which appeared in the October issue of your magazine. However, I was disappointed to see that one aspect of my book was entirely misrepresented.

Read More

‘Rocky Mountain High’ should be our state song

Letter by Ken Davies Colorado – April 1998 – Colorado Central Magazine `Rocky Mountain High’ should be our state song With little more, in 1972, than a guitar, his voice, and a remarkably clear artistic insight, John Denver placed an image into the world of Colorado’s most known and admired identity attribute. Since then, “Rocky […]

Read More