Category Archives: April 2018

What to do with weeds? Durango’s Katrina Blair argues that these unwanted plants can be beneficial

Print this articleThis is the first in a series of occasional articles related to weeds and weed management. Finally, spring is here and many of us are digging into the dirt – ready to plant things we hope to see … Continue reading

Published in April 2018

Drought worries intensify: Even if farmers receive full allocations this summer, 2019 is a concern

Print this articleAs we face yet another year with low snowpack and uncertain flows in the Dolores River, the word “drought” has beenis being heard on the lips of many newscasters and water planners. Whether pronounced “drouth” or “dr-out”, the … Continue reading

Published in April 2018

Will your vehicle become a target? Experts say auto thefts are on the rise in Southwest Colorado

Print this articleIt was arguably the worst crime spree ever in Montezuma County, and it led to the greatest manhunt in Colorado history. And it all began with a stolen vehicle. On May 28, 1998, someone drove off with a … Continue reading

Published in April 2018

A dark Texas under a high white sun

Print this articleDark, darker, darkest. Despite its title, that’s the extent of the color palette in High White Sun, J. Todd Scott’s second crime thriller starring Chris Cherry, at 26 the unlikely sheriff of Big Bend County, Texas. Those who … Continue reading

Published in April 2018, Prose and Cons