The Sublime Rite of Spring

Essay by Hal Walter Mountain Life – April 1994 – Colorado Central Magazine Folks who have lived in Central Colorado for a while have undoubtedly noticed that much of the snow that falls here doesn’t actually melt. It just sort of goes away.

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Land scams go around, and around, and around …

Essay by Hal Walter March 1994 – Colorado Central Magazine In the beginning, the town of Westcliffe was founded on a land scam. It worked something like this. The railroad built a spur from the main line along the Arkansas River to the boom town of Silver Cliff so that miners, ranchers and farmers could […]

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