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Despite difficult terrain, extreme weather conditions, and a trainload of financial difficulties, the Rio Grande Southern (RGS) Railroad operated 162 miles of track between Ridgway and Durango from … more
Lowell Ross says his business, Anvil Mountain Models, is in many ways, just “architecture in miniature,” and he is looking forward to an opportunity next month to show off some of his work. He … more
There is a Finish proverb that holds ‘No one is a blacksmith when they are born.’ But sometimes, a deep interest in history, a gift for precision, strong focus on detail, and an opportunity to … more
The manifestation of a spirit, a ghost, something that you couldn’t quite see, or taste or smell — but sensed was there, nevertheless. Perhaps you felt it. You might walk down Central (or Main) … more
The baseball game played at Memorial Field (now known as Spurgeon Field) on Oct. 10, 1953, remains the single largest collection of major league all-stars ever assembled for an event in Colorado … more
I heard the news the morning of Oct. 8 that Colorado Rockies general manager Dan O'Dowd resigned his post after 15 - mostly disastrous - seasons with the club. Following O'Dowd out the door was … more
It didn’t have anything to do with Second Amendment rights, self-protection, violence, or even the possibility of violence — but when I was little, just about everyone in my Colorado hometown … more
Homer Simpson didn't accept a gay man until one saved his life. In the 1997 “Simpsons” episode, “Homer's Phobia,” Homer and his family became friends with a man named John, who ran a … more
I think the biggest threat to the newspaper industry today resides in the possibility that, in many communities, the local paper is in grave danger of losing its soul. As we have standardized … more
The call for prayer from the nearby mosque woke him from a restless sleep about 4 that morning. more
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