The Army wants to take my family’s ranch

Do me a favor, please, and go read this story in Western Horseman about the Army’s plans to take 400,000 acres of land from ranchers in Southeast Colorado.  The story is the best I’ve seen so far of the issue.

This is an issue very important to my entire family.  My uncle would lose half of his range — a range that has been in the family since 1913.  Here’s a picture of my great-grandparents homestead.  That’s where my grandmother was raised. She just turned 90 this week.

Here’s my Del.icio.us bookmarks on Pinon Canyon.

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