Campaign signs for Pueblo mayor candidates Steve Nawrocki, left, and Nick Gradisar. The two men are running to be the city's first mayor in more than 60 years. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Pueblo will elect its first mayor in decades today. Here’s why the city hopes the move will be a watershed moment.

Nick Gradisar and Steve Nawrocki, both longtime fixtures in Pueblo politics, are running to be the city’s first mayor in roughly six decades

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Author John Nizalewski follows the footsteps of one of his favorite authors in tales of the Southwest

In "Chronicles of the Forbidden," he displays the influence of regional icon Frank Waters in his essays on the deserts and mesas that "form a landscape that dwells on the edge of the transcendent"

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Torrential storm, vibrations of holy energy arise from forbidden objects and places

In this excerpt, author John Nizalowski weaves an intricate tapestry, rich with detail, of ancient tradition that still speaks