Summer/Fall 2010 • volume 28, no. 1
contributors [ Rhonda Claridge ] Rhonda Claridge began running as a chubby, cigarette-smoking teenager, when the five-mile roundtrip from her house to the Paradise Island Bridge in Nassau, Bahamas, was a long way. An admitted extremist, she moved from sea level to the hamlet of Ophir at 10,000 feet elevation. Being perhaps the only Bahamian to have run 100 miles may be her running claim to fame. She is definitely more comfortable in the wilderness than she is in a city—she recently dreamed she was finishing a 100-mile race among the top competitors when the course entered the basement of a colossal urban building, with a labyrinth of hallways passing empty rooms, no one and no course markers anywhere.
[ ingrid Lundahl ] Ingrid Lundahl has been here long enough to remember the legendary KOTO Halloween parties in the Quonset Hut. She probably shot those parties with her old manual camera, for nobody in particular— just because it was happening and she felt obligated, in her early years here, to document it all. That obsession has been replaced with a passion for gardening and a global wanderlust.
[ Rudy Davison ] Rudy Davison grew up on the Front Range, worked at the Denver Zoo, immigrated to New Zealand and came to Telluride in 1975 to publish The Telluride Times. His life as a generalist continued after the newspaper with Telluride Travel Connection, putting together international trips to Australia, Africa and South America. If he has any specialty it would be Colorado history, which Rudy learned writing predominantly about mining and leading 4x4 and hiking trips to regional mines. This area of expertise recently led him to Creede, where he met Sheriff Guy Warrick’s grandson and found another great Telluride story to write. 10
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Publisher John Arnold Editor-in-Chief Creative Director Mary Duffy Editor D. Dion Copy Editor/Proofreader Bonnie Beach Art Director Kim Hilley Web Director Susan Hayse Senior Account Executive Paton Stone Contributing Writers Stephen Barrett, Matthew Beaudin, Reilly Capps, Thom Carnevale, Suzanne Cheavens, Lisa Christadore, Rhonda Claridge, Martinique Davis, Rudy Davison, Emily Dresslar, George Greenbank, Elizabeth Guest, Katie Klingsporn, Lynn Mayer, Peter Muckerman, Paul O’Rourke, MacKenzie Ryan, Rob Story, Susan Viebrock, Lance Waring
Contributing Photographers Doug Berry, Ryan Bonneau, Merrick Chase, Gus Gusciora, Ben Knight, Ingrid Lundahl, Sean McNamara, Whit Richardson, Brett Schreckengost
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