Peter Shelton

The Dogs of Nucla

Posted in Animal Dreams, How the West was Lost, Watch columns by pshelton on May 30, 2013

Twenty-one years ago, the microscopic town of Nucla (population 711), at the west end of Montrose County, garnered national attention for its Top Dog World Championship Prairie Dog Shoot. (more…)

Having your cake and eating it too

Posted in Gas Pains, Watch columns by pshelton on September 30, 2010

The vote of (informal) disapproval last week by the Ridgway Area Joint Planning Board on SunEdison’s plan to locate a 20-acre solar farm near Ridgway was disappointing. I thought we were more forward looking than that. (more…)