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 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
A plan by Colorado Parks and Wildlife to set the agency’s course for the future is seeking input from you, … more
This writer formerly worked for a publisher who regularly would remind anyone within hearing that Carl … more
Do you like the fishing, camping and the terrific scenery at Rifle Gap State Park enough to vote for this popular … more
Take the high road. … more
As do most people with a computer that’s turned on more than a few hours a day, I collect a lot of emails … more
The flurry of thousands of Sandhill cranes moving through western Colorado is marked by two popular crane … more
Hunters puzzling over the complexities of obtaining a limited big-game hunting license can get help with the … more
An unremarkable alcove 100 yards or so above the Gunnison River may hold previously unknown clues to pre-historic … more
Unlike the massive stone ruins at Mesa Verde or Chaco Canyon, the Eagle Rock Shelter site is, well, the word … more
Hunters under the age of 18 have the opportunity to win one of two private-land spring turkey hunts on May 2-3 near … more
According to the waterfowl and wetlands conservation group Ducks Unlimited, there are 2,610 DU chapters across the … more
A meeting to determine the interest in establishing a local chapter of the Colorado Archeological Society will take … more
Check out the buds on your local apricot tree and try to tell anyone in the Grand Valley it isn’t spring. … more