Report on everything outdoors, from fishing and hunting to bird-watching and skiing.
Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in 19th Century American Literature in 1973 from Western State College.
Raised in Colorado Springs, after college spent 18 winters working in the state’s ski industry and summers teaching for Colorado Outward Bound School and doing recreation management and timber stand surveys for the Gunnison National Forest. Previous newspapers include the Rifle Telegram and Durango Herald.
Single, enjoy numerous outdoor activities, cooking, yoga, a well-crafted sentence and a well-crafted wine.
This past weekend was the second of the two-weekend Barrel into Spring 2013 tasting, and the event started with a … more
One of the several challenges in doing mule deer research, or any wildlife research, is that results aren’t … more
The City of Delta’s Outdoor Heritage Day and Youth Fishing Derby takes place June 1 at Confluence Lake. … more
Sometime within the next two weeks, a new generation of mule deer will start to appear. … more
As the ebullient sports announcer John Madden might put it, “Hey, wait, it’s still ski … more
The news that Vega Reservoir is open to boating is a reminder that May 18–24 is National Safe Boating … more
A new study indicates bird species considered “tolerant” of human activity may be adversely impacted by … more
Sometime this summer, what’s being plotted as a path to reverse the decline in the state’s mule deer … more
Forget the pressure. Women learn better when they are among their peers. … more
The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission’s approval May 9 of more black bear licenses for Grand Mesa is … more
It’s not a good time to be a black bear in western Colorado. … more
The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission on Thursday approved slight changes in deer licenses (up) and elk … more
Saturday is the inaugural National Wine Tourism Day, aimed at celebrating the nation’s wine tourism industry … more
Final license numbers for the 2013 big-game season and an emergency fishing regulation to protect tiger muskies in … more
Anyone who knows the history of hunting safety in Colorado also knows how worthwhile the many volunteer Hunter … more
The Grand Mesa Bowmen will host its 50th annual Safari Archery Shoot the weekend of May 18-19 at the archery range … more
Summer means fun on the water, but it’s only fun if it’s done safely. … more
The National Ski Areas Association announced last week that U.S. ski areas registered an 11 percent jump in … more
Tiger muskies, the hybrid sterile offspring of muskellunge and northern pike, again have been stocked in Harvey Gap … more
April showers bring black bear sightings. … more