Today’s Featured Stories

April 1st, 2015

Beyond the Chicken War (Part One): The North Fork and the “Right to Farm”

Beyond the Chicken War (Part One): The North Fork and the “Right to Farm” Report and analysis by Thomas Wills “It is not widely understood that modern agriculture is an industrial process… Nuisance litigation to restrict standard farming practices has…Click to view post »


March 31st, 2015

North Fork Real Estate: The Good and Bad Side of Government Regulation

North Fork Real Estate: The Good and Bad Side of Government Regulation By Mike Jackson – Coldwell Banker Colorado Realty – Hotchkiss and Paonia (Soon to have a new “localized”  name) “So, you drank the Kool-Aid, didn’t ya Jackson?”   What…Click to view post »


March 31st, 2015

Another Month in the Valley: The Paonia Follies, Spring, and More

The Trials of Paonia – Scene from the March 3 public hearing to determine if there was reason to dismiss Town Clerk Barb Peterson. Another Month in the Valley By Thomas Wills – Co-Publisher and Editor February 2015 definitely went…Click to view post »


March 30th, 2015

Hotchkiss Bookman: Of Bookstore Cats and Dark Fiction

The Hotchkiss Bookman  By Thomas Wills Wills Gallery and Used Books 229 West Bridge Street * Hotchkiss, CO Open 10:30 to 5:30 Monday – Saturday 872-2664 e-mail: elazarus.wills@gmail.com Cats and used bookstores just seem to go together, which is good…Click to view post »