George Sibley: Down on the Ground in Central Colorado

I’ve been trying to figure out how and where Central Colorado – the region served (and somewhat created) by this magazine – fits into last month’s topic, “Great Divide” political geography. The Great Divide being not the physical Continental Divide but the demographic metropolitan-nonmetropolitan divide, a major factor in the 2016 election.

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The blight continues to spread

Letter by Matt Hutson

Gentrification – October 1998 – Colorado Central Magazine

The blight of gentrification continues to spread


This week the City Council of my hometown of Carbondale passed an open-container ordinance. Where once one could idly sip a beer along Main while watching the occasional car go by, it’s now a crime.

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