Today’s Featured Stories

July 23rd, 2014

Hotchkiss History: David and Ada Swendt

Hotchkiss History: David and Ada Swendt By Thomas Wills                 The Swendt  family is credited by several early accounts as being the first full nuclear family to settle in Hotchkiss, arriving from the Cripple Creek area either late in 1881…Click to view post »


July 22nd, 2014

News and Community Announcements From the Hotchkiss Chamber of Commerce

News and Community Announcements From the Hotchkiss Chamber of Commerce   HCCC Business After Hours:  Edward Jones Investments Wednesday, August 13,  5-6:30 178 East Bridge Street Meet Edward Jones financial advisor Anna St Peter. Enjoy refreshments and networking. No RSVP necessary. N-fixing…Click to view post »


July 21st, 2014

North Fork Foods: Of Fading Lilacs, Hiking Memories and a Root Canal

  North Fork Foods: Of Fading Lilacs, Hiking Memories and a Root Canal By Monica Wiitanen – Small Potatoes Farm and Bakery – Lamborn Mesa. The Greater Grey, the cat known by some as Fatty, surveyed his domain one evening…Click to view post »


July 19th, 2014

Marla Bishop: Pioneer Days, a Cross Dressing Donkey, and Computer Cord Eating Dog

Pioneer Days, a Cross Dressing Donkey, and Computer Cord Eating Dog By Marla Bear Bishop – Crawford/Fruitland Mesa and Beyond correspondent   The bluebird of happiness nested in my horse trailer for the end of spring and the welcome start…Click to view post »