Category Archives: June 2006

Locals debate merits of motorcycle rally

Print this articleIt’s sort of a good-news, bad-news situation. The good news is that tens of thousands of bikers may converge on Montezuma County over the Labor Day weekend, spending money freely and swelling sales-tax coffers. The bad news is … Continue reading

Published in June 2006

A unique park celebrates its centennial

Print this articleThe first light touches the mesa. The Puebloan Ancestor slips from his adobe house. Heavy poles support the mud walls. Glancing around, he studies the row of identical dwellings curving softly away from his. No sound drifts from … Continue reading

Published in Arts & Entertainment, June 2006

Findley touts experience, accomplishments

Print this articleMontezuma County Commissioner Dewayne Findley takes pride in his work and would like to keep his job for another four years. The chairman of the Montezuma County Commission is running for a second term, but faces opposition from … Continue reading

Published in Election, June 2006

Chappell promotes roads, economy, communication

Print this articleMontezuma County commission candidate Steve Chappell didn’t mince words when asked what he’d have done differently over the past four years than incumbent Commissioner Dewayne Findley, his opponent in the Republican primary this August. “Communication between the county … Continue reading

Published in Election, June 2006

Capturing Mesa Verde’s magic in music

Print this articleSterling Procter doesn’t remember when he started spending summers in Durango playing with the Music in the Mountains Festival Orchestra. He does know that every year “the magic and mystery of the native culture and land” around Durango … Continue reading

Published in Arts & Entertainment, June 2006

Illegal immigration: A view from the border

Print this articleEditor’s note: Phil Hall has traveled extensively throughout Mexico. He recently took a motorcycle trip down to the Mexican border. This is the first of a two-part series. “You’d just as soon try to bail the Rio Grande … Continue reading

Published in June 2006