Following A Drop: Part 3

By Hannes Zacharias Dear Colorado Central reader, I made it. I completed my 2,000-mile kayak journey to rediscover the Arkansas and Mississippi rivers; a repeat (in part) of the trip I did 42 years ago. It was a challenging, energizing and rewarding adventure. When last we visited, I was departing Webber Falls, Oklahoma, heading for […]

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What Are We Missing?

By Martha Quillen Due to drought and potential fire hazards, Salida celebrated the 4th of July twice this year, in July and August, and the August fireworks were dazzling. But something is missing in modern holiday celebrations. That’s certainly not due to any lack of attractions, music and activities – at least not in Salida. […]

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A Bookstore Reborn

Article and photo by Anthony Guerrero For over 40 years, the Narrow Gauge Newsstand was a staple of the Alamosa community. A large selection of magazines lined the back walls of the store, and the smell of fresh popcorn reached down the block. For college students and community members, a visit to browse the vast […]

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