Water in the West: Jenkinson as Powell

CLAY JENKINSON, A HISTORIAN, AUTHOR and scholar with a heartfelt interest in the American West, will make a one-of-a-kind appearance at the Salida Steamplant Event Center June 25 as the incomparable John Wesley Powell. Well known for his various books and documentaries, Jenkinson is also a one-person interpreter of various historical figures. He shared that …

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No Jazz Festival this summer

Brief by Shanna Lewis

Events – July 2007 – Colorado Central Magazine

Since 1984 jazz lovers have converged in Westcliffe during the annual Jazz in the Sangres festival for a weekend of “hot jazz in a cool place.”

Now, it looks as though the festival’s days may be coming to an end. Due to dwindling attendance numbers during the last few years, festival organizers decided to give it a break this summer.

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Saguache Museum will open without a parade this year

Brief by Central Staff

Events – May 2006 – Colorado Central Magazine

The Saguache County Museum in Saguache will open as usual this year on May 28, the Sunday before Memorial Day, but without the traditional parade, barbecue, and craft festival in Otto Mears Park.

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If it has 2 wheels, it’s coming to Salida this summer

Brief by Central Staff

Events – March 2005 – Colorado Central Magazine

Salidans may remember the warm months of 2005 as “the summer of the two-wheelers.”

For one thing, the Denver Post’s Ride the Rockies tour is coming through again, so the town will be full of cyclists on Thursday, June 23. There are 2,000 riders, and many of them will be accompanied by friends or family in support vehicles; so the town’s population may double for a night.

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The Race Across the Sky

Article by Lynda la Rocca

Events – August 1994 – Colorado Central Magazine

It’s approaching 4 a.m. in downtown Leadville, a city not exactly famous for its nightlife. Yet tonight — or is it this morning? — the joint is jumping.

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