Items by Hal Clifford

John Fetcher
Rancher John Fetcher recalls his years of ranching in the Elk River Valley and his mixed feelings about the Steamboat Springs Ski Area, which he helped start in the 1950s.
Saving the ranch
John Fetcher's ranching family leads the way in an effort to preserve open land through conservation easements in the rapidly growing Steamboat Springs area.
Ski resort flops in midst of land boom
A controversial Colorado proposed ski resort, Lake Catamount, suffers a setback when the major investor pulls out.