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STAN MESEROLL "1// o  ,''" The Changing Wost-Cenchmion resorts, and RocVeos have changed the Rockies and the is that change more apparent than in colorful State, home of the OK Corral, Cripple Crook, unsinkable Molly Brown. Colorado has 11 National and two National Parks encompassing more of the most magnificent, most rugged, real estate Colorado has always been considered the mule deer, the elk, of rushing mountain streams and with trout: of snow-covered mountain peaks and epitome of the great outdoors. West, we discovered during a one-week re-visit is as beautiful as it has always been, but there the similarity only 10 years ago seems to end. A now breed, a new tourists and permanent residents, have come on the changed--and continue to change--the character of of the rafting change as one example of the western rafters everywhere. Less than 15 years ago, fewer than the Colorado River through the rugged Grand wrltes Erwin Bouer. an outdoor writer friend, the had to be limited to about 16.000 to prevent crowding An estimated 75,000 float the Snake River in and it's not the top white-water river of the West! and the RecVee travelers using them, is the newer breed--the skiers, the backpackers, the and the four-wheel-drive or Jeep Jockey crowd--and why the Old West of the cowboy, the rodeo, and the iahas begun to change. New words, new terstate, motor-coach touring, strip mining for coal, color the conversation" of the Coloradoan. For it causes considerable concern. a wildlife biologist from Colorado State University, conference at Snowiness Resort near Aspen, "on a writers and editors listened as the young man concern for the wildlife and the environment of the Snowmass, he said, have turned former mountain of apartments, lodges, golf courses and West has upset the natural world of wildlife, the" us all, whether from the West, the South or the "We need help to preserve our land," he said. and other westerners and inevitably the to two topics: deer and coal. Have the mule deer and hunters I met know: mule deer The muley's habits have changed. Is he Population boom, as the whitetail has done, or is he condominiums, ski lifts and resort homes? Contrary rs would have you believe, the gunners are not killing off natural homes--is. "Deer Crossing" signs are in Colorado as they are in the more populated skiers, campers in their RecVees, and others, cut private domain. BOzeman?" I asked Norman Strung, a Montana guide around, furtively, to make sure no one would hear. anyone; it's paradise, but we don't want anyone to as long as it can." Norman. like other outdoorsmen of Surface mining for coal has come to the West and trolled. to the abundant game is of major concern. To the situation, another Coloradoan filled us in on being pushed as a mining site. land uninhabited by wild game, know otherwise. An environmental abe made. In anticipation of that day, officials pushing the study would reveal too serious an impact kill their chance of permit to mine, succeeded in big game hunters to come there last year. hunters would deplete the game population before the ade. A true story? I don't know. But it does emphasize and points up the big change taking place in the western plains of Kansas, through the golden of wheat which fanned out  as far as the eye could "skycrapers" (grain elevators] here and there feedlots of Herefords, Angus and Shoi'thorns. To boring--ride. As we came into the rolling plains of Wheat and maize fields gave way to a sagebrush-dotted of anything but occasional beef cattle. But when we an antelope, prairie dog towns, and rabbit. But I counted more than a dozen road-killed coyotes line and Colorado Springs. The Springs, which I a typical wide-street western town. is now a maze of Sew highways and big city shopping centers. into West Virginia on our return, the lush were a welcome sight, but it was also a sight that. that we still have an outdoor environment here that is to some sections of the Old West. It may change here be controlled if, as that Colorado biologist said, we get involved in every effort to retain that outdoor GROCERY FISHING TACKLE SALE SPECIAL U.S. 76, sale price $2.49 !e price $9.95 e price $12.95 5000, sale price $38.95 5000C, sale price $42.95 reels on sale too. to 50 % off. T Compound bows, sale price 119.95 this lr Polar 11 in stock now, and will have the in soon, stop in and look them over. Crawlers for sale. Ripley man wins local tourney THE TOP THREE - Rick Simmons, [far left] of Ripley, won the Carlos RaWff Memorial golf tournament held last weekend in Glenville. Joe CrlsHp [center] was runner-up and Terry CrisHp finished third. Rick Simmons of Ripley shot a 146 to win the Championship flight of the 36-hole Carlos Ratliff Memorial Golf Tournament in Glenville last week. Simmons is a member of the Glenville State College golf team. Four strokes behind was Joe Crislip of Parkersburg with 150. Terry Crislip, a member of the G.S.C. golf team and the W.V.I.A.C. Golfer of the Year. finished third with 151. First flight winner was Dave Lamm of Parkersburg. John Wesffall. Glenville, won the second flight. Dwight Montgomery. Glenvflle, took top honors in the third flight while Ralph Linger of Weston won the fourth flight. Minneys lead Lions past Braves The Sand Fork Lions drubbed the Tanner Braves 11-2 last Tuesday July 13. The game was called after four innings. Danny Minney hit three home runs for Sand Fork, while his brother Paul had one home run and two singles. Sand Fork collected 13 hits and Tanner had seven. Kenny Self was the winning pitcher and Randy Frymier was the loser. Tanner won the B league game 29-0. local NHiS tourney set for GSC courts The GlenviUe Open Tennis Tournameat will be held July 30 - Aug. 7, at the Glenville State College tennis courts. Those wishing to enter should call 462-8636. There is a $3 entry fee which Pioneer gridders s/p 01b tad/e must be paid no later than July 28. Depending upon response, the tournament will be single or double elimination. Trophies will be presented to both singles and doubles champions and runners up. THE IDEAL GIFT - A subscrip- tion to the Hometown Newspaper - The GlenvWe Democrat and The GlenvWe Pathfinder. 4 Glenville tatooes Tanner, 7-2 Jeff Campbell struck out :Z and pitched a no-hitter again.t me Tanner Braves as the Glenville Reds beat the Braves 7-2. The Braves two runs came on walks and errors. Reaser hit a home run for the Reds. More scoring by the Reds was stopped in part by six fly ball put-outs by John Freshour, center fielder for the Braves. In the "B" game that followed the Braves beat the Reds 16-5. Terry Mounts took the win for the Braves and Dale Carr suffered the loss for the Reds. The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder 5 A COLORFUL CATCH-Mrs. Eva Black anqpd this 18V=" Rainbow Moving? Please send us both old and new addresses so that we may make your subscription change without delay. Purina Farmers Chows Friend We carry a complete line of Purina Chows Et Health Care Products, also a complete line of Protein Blocks, Salts Er Supplements. Custom Mixed Feeds DAWSON TACK t SUPPLY Glenville, WV ! ! " Sears STORE HOURS 'Monday. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday -- 9 to 5 p.m. ' Wednesday. Saturday - 9 to 1 p,m. a a ' THE FALL E:tWINTER CATALOGS ARE HERE ' i ! ii II il Glenville State College Football SpCiU*I Coach Earl Adolfn announced last  ' _ week that Michael Stefek of Elyria i ........ Catholic High, Elyria. Ohio will be playing football for the Pioneers next season. Stefek is a 5 ft. 10 in., 200 lb. tackle. . ,,, ,,,.,.,.. ,,, ALL, ,, -.,--.., HORSE SHOW An All-Star team from the Gilmer county boy's baseball league will play in the Be]pro Junior Little League tournaments on Washington Blvd. in Belpre, Ohio on this Saturday, July 24 at 10 a.m. As of presstime the Gilmer County All-Star team had not been selected. Jiller fops muzzle baders during festival Winners in the muzzle loading contests held during the West Virginia State Folk Festival were: First match - center x: Gary Butts, Eugene Miller, Ed Ruyl. Second match - best group, three shot: Eugene Miller, Steve Ustaff. Ed Ruyl. August 1, 1976 at 1:00 p.m. I,L. MORRIS FARM ROUTE 119-33 E., GLENVILL, W. VA. 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