Category Archives: June 2005

Wild and free – and headed for the slaughterhouse

Print this articleOn a clear and blazing day in late May, a white pickup truck jolted along a narrow road through a remote stretch of the Disappointment Valley northwest of Dolores and east of Dove Creek. Though the hillsides burst … Continue reading

Published in June 2005

A messy dilemma in the beautiful town of Bluff

Print this articleOne recent bright and balmy day, I was lunching at the Twin Rocks Café in Bluff, relaxing in the desert warmth, when I noticed men assembling in the parking lot below. They were noteworthy because they wore buttoneddown … Continue reading

Published in June 2005

The impacts of closing Community Corrections

Print this articleConvicted felon Dave Dressel readily admits he made a bad mistake, and he is working hard now to pay for it. A former painting contractor in Cortez, Dressel, now 32, pleaded guilty nearly three years ago to manufacturing … Continue reading

Published in June 2005

An uphill battle: Riding the Iron Horse

Print this articleI get it now. You’re supposed to beat the train, which is impossible, at least for me. And by the way, nine months of training won’t help. After watching and reading about the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic for … Continue reading

Published in June 2005

Albuquerque exhibit explores Spain’s soul

Print this article“(The city) has never seen a show quite like this,” boasts the Albuquerque Museum’s web page featuring “El Alma de España: The Soul of Spain,” an art show which opened May 15 in the brand-new North Gallery. It’s … Continue reading

Published in Arts & Entertainment, June 2005