Wolves and wayword words

Letter from Roger Kirkpatrick

Colorado Central – November 2007 – Colorado Central Magazine

Wolves and wayward words

Howdy Editors,

I have a small bone to pick with Bryce Andrews concerning his wolves and cattle essay on page 2 of the October issue. He sets the stage for the story as “a ranch” but the main topic occurred on public land not a ranch. This is land that is temporarily rented by the rancher from all of us.

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Where’s the Front Range?

Letter from Roger Kirkpatrick

Geography – January 2006 – Colorado Central Magazine

Hi Ed,

This is sort of a homeland question, did you move to Salida from the Front Range, as you state on page 45, or was it really the Great Plains?

I suspect you grew up on the Great Plains and that you, like most of Colorado’s population, used “Front Range”, even if incorrect, because it sounds better than Great Plains.

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Nothing like a nice warm fire

Letter by Roger Kirkpatrick

Vail Fires – February 1999 – Colorado Central Magazine

Nothing like a nice warm fire

Editors:

Actually, I think the title of Gretchen Biggs’ article should have been “Arson Isn’t All That Wrong On Vail Mountain” [December, 1998]. We are, after all, fighting Vail Associates and the US Forest Service, two of the most influential corporations in Colorado. In the case of the Forest Service we get to pay them to do something we don’t want them to do and have no real voice in the matter.

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