Mancos Common Press continues letterpress tradition

Mancos Common Press continues letterpress tradition

Photography by Mark Duggan The Mancos Common Press is a working educational letterpress studio in southwest Colorado. It’s also a printing museum, operating out of the old newspaper building. Among the displays are hundreds of printing blocks and type, some...
The Teddy Bear Truth

The Teddy Bear Truth

Durango, CO – What’s the real story behind the famous stuffed animal? Theodore Roosevelt’s refusal to shoot a subdued bear. Andrew Gulliford, historian at Fort Lewis College, says America’s children – and adults – deserve to know the truth...
“I’m Not a Miner, I’m a Provider”

“I’m Not a Miner, I’m a Provider”

  Tucson, Ariz. – When the San Manuel Mine northeast of Tucson closed in 1999, it was the largest underground copper mine in the U.S., with more than 2,000 people working in 350+ miles of tunnels and a nearby smelter. The copper market had just gone bust,...

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