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.
The twin reservoirs on the south side of Grand Mesa are being reduced by one. … more
Putting a label on Garret Fisher is much like reading his books: There is more to see than meets the eye. … more
Take it from someone who knows: You don’t want your boyfriend/husband/significant other teaching you how to … more
According to Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Vega Reservoir is ice-free and the first of three boat ramps at Vega … more
After nearly 40 years in the outfitting business, big-game outfitter Jack Cassidy of Loma may have seen just about … more
A quick look around the Elk Mountains last Friday from the top of Snowmass Ski Resort revealed something not seen … more
A 2010 report published online by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences said wind-carried dust thrown … more
Curtis Keetch, zone wildlife biologist for the Norwood and Ouray ranger districts of the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre … more
Nothing like April to make you think of spring, taxes and turkey hunting. … more
A Grand Junction lawmaker who sought a summer hunting season for black bears will instead try to persuade state … more
With an estimated 7 million-plus wild turkeys in 49 states, turkey hunting continues to be the fastest growing … more
Boaters can get back on the water at Crawford State Park and Sweitzer Lake State Park starting Sunday when the boat … more
Design a sport that demands grace, speed and razor-sharp accuracy along with eye and hearing protection and you … more
The eighth annual Outdoors Heritage Day is set for April 25 at Riverbend Park in Palisade. … more
Prowling for owls is a hoot. … more
If you head this spring or summer toward Utah Lake near Provo, take your fishing rod and keep an eye out for … more
Thanks to good snow in Colorado and Utah, and no thanks to the continuing drought near Lake Tahoe, Vail Resorts … more
You wouldn’t realize it by the appearance this week of apricot blossoms and crocuses, but Colorado ski … more
Boating season is open at Ridgway State Park and so are the park’s Aquatic Nuisance Species inspection … more
Every five years, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reviews then-current fishing regulations and makes additions or … more