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  • Colorado couple turns healthy profit from healthy beef

    David and Kay James are doing a good business raising "grass-finished" beef on their ranch near Durango, Colo.

  • A fresh breeze hits Western utilities

    Wind power is getting a second wind, especially on the "wind farms" of Wyoming.

  • Mexican subculture grows beneath Colorado's mountains

    The many Latino immigrants who work in Aspen, Colo., try to keep their own culture alive behind the scenes of the high-end resort town.

  • Patience runs out in San Luis

    After four years, the Sangre de Cristo Land Grant Commission decides to end talks with landowner Zachary Taylor over purchasing the controversial Taylor Ranch in Colorado's San Luis Valley.

  • The Taylor Ranch downsizes

    Zachary Taylor sells a third of the controversial Taylor Ranch - locally known as La Sierra - to an undisclosed buyer.

  • San Luis heats up again

    As the logging of the Taylor Ranch resumes, protests flare up in the local community of San Luis, Colo.

  • The last undiscovered place in Colorado

    Developer Evan Melby in his own words talks about his plans for building a subdivision in Costilla County.

  • 'I saved Jack Taylor's life'

    In his own words, San Luis mayor and saloon-owner Joe Espinoza talks about the community's problems with the Taylor Ranch owners.

  • Chaos comes to Costilla County

    Costilla County, Colorado's attempts to rein in logging and gain access to the Taylor Ranch their Hispanic forebears used as a commons are frustrated by a wave of mostly Anglo newcomers who want no part of any planning regulations.

  • Amen!

    The tiny Christian Church of Bethlehem in Emma, Colo., serves the spiritual - and other - needs of Mexican and Central American immigrants who work in nearby Aspen.

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