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A new plan — again — for Colorado’s Cuchara Mountain. But this time it’s not about skiing and condos.

CUCHARA — Mike Moore was in the galley kitchen of his bed-and-breakfast last summer preparing eggs for his guests in this southern Colorado village, when he overheard a pair of visitors discussing their plans to develop a headquarters for their nascent adventure company. The two, Jeff Moss and Shayne Young, were in town to look […]

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Looking for a fast EV charge in small town Colorado? Do you want fries with that?

The Hatch chile burger comes fast at George’s Drive-Inn in Walsenburg. The flavors are 4½-star worthy, but no one’s lingering for a cheese course and a digestif.  So when Curtis Claar came to install an electric vehicle charger to bridge a range-anxiety gap between Pueblo and the New Mexico border, he brought the good stuff.  […]

Posted inColoradans, Environment, News

“Flood buddies” and sandbags: Southern Colorado readies for rain after last summer’s massive fire

Southern Colorado residents who watched the Spring Creek Fire sweep across the Sangre de Cristo Mountains last summer now look worriedly at the more than 108,000 acres of charred land. This year, they vigilantly watch for rain clouds. Even a quarter inch of rain pouring onto those devastated slopes could bring a new disaster to […]