Press

B. Travis Wright, MPS tours Colorado presenting Rollins Pass Rewind and Rollins Pass: What Matters Most? and speaks on topics related to historic preservation. Prior press coverage is listed below:

Press for Rollins Pass and adjacent areas featuring work by B. Travis Wright, 2020

• “Rollins Pass: a rich history and a perpetual question to reopen or not,” Grand Gazette (page 8)—January 30, 2020
• CBS documentary premiere, “Colorado’s Most Endangered Places 2020: East Portal Work Cabins,” Colorado Preservation, Inc.—January 30, 2020
• “BOCC Workshop on reopening Rollins Pass Road,” Winter Park Times—January 30, 2020
• “BOCC Workshop on reopening Rollins Pass Road,” Winter Park Times (page 19)—January 31, 2020
• “A treacherous trail: County revisits discussions about reopening Rollins Pass,” Sky-Hi News (front page)—January 31, 2020
• “A treacherous trail: Grand County revisits discussions about reopening Rollins Pass,” Craig Daily Press—February 3, 2020
• “Hope for East Portal Camp cabins by Moffat Tunnel,” The Weekly Register-Call—February 6, 2020
• “East Portal Cabins to be preserved,” The Mountain-Ear (page 28)—February 6, 2020
• “East Portal Cabins To Be Preserved,” The Mountain-Ear—February 18, 2020
• “East Portal Moffat Tunnel,” CBS4 Denver—February 20, 2020
• “Pottery shard reflects on the history of Rollins Pass in Colorado,” Discover Vintage America—March 1, 2020
• “Colorado’s Most Endangered Places 2020,” CBS4 special hosted by Dave Aguilera—March 28, 2020
• “Dave Aguilera Hosts ‘Colorado’s Most Endangered Places’,” CBS4 Denver & MSN/Microsoft News—April 1, 2020
• “Colorado’s Most Endangered Places 2020,” CBS4 special hosted by Dave Aguilera—April 18, 2020
• “East Portal Camp Cabins, Part 1,” On the Rails with Forrest Whitman Podcast—TBD 2020
• “East Portal Camp Cabins, Part 2,” On the Rails with Forrest Whitman Podcast—TBD 2020
• “Rollins Pass Art: Karen Vance to donate a masterpiece for GCHA to raffle beginning September 1,” Grand Gazette (page 12)—August 27, 2020
• “Rollins Pass Art: Karen Vance to donate masterpiece for GCHA fundraiser,” Winter Park Times—September 3, 2020
• “Karen Vance to donate masterpiece for GCHA fundraiser,” Winter Park Times (page 16)—September 4, 2020
• “From the Artist: Karen Vance on her newest creation for the Grand County Historical Association,” Grand Gazette (page 4)—September 24, 2020
• “GCHA to raffle off painting for history,” Sky-Hi News (page 2)—September 25, 2020
• “GCHA unveils painting to be raffled off in support of history,” Sky-Hi News—September 25, 2020
• “Karen Vance Donates a Masterpiece to Grand County Historical Association,” Winter Park Times (page 19)—October 2, 2020
• “From the Artist: Karen Vance on her newest creation for the Grand County Historical Association,” Winter Park Times—October 2, 2020
• “GCHA is Raffling Karen Vance’s Newest Masterpiece: ‘The Trestle on Rollins Pass,'” Grand Gazette (page 8)—October 29, 2020
• “The Significance of Setting on Rollins Pass,” Grand Gazette—November 25, 2020

Press for Rollins Pass and adjacent areas featuring work by B. Travis Wright, 2018-2019

• “Local authors of Rollins Pass history book to hold launch party Saturday,” Sky-Hi News—May 10, 2018
• “Local authors of ‘Rollins Pass’ to hold launch party,” Sky-Hi News (page 9)—May 11, 2018
• “Rollins Pass focus of a new history book,” MMAC Monthly (page 12)—May 2018
• “Author-hosted event celebrates book release,” MMAC Monthly (page 12)—May 2018
• “Book It: The five best literary events this week,” Westword—May 7, 2018
• “Taking the pass,” Sky-Hi News (front page)—May 16, 2018
• “New book sheds light on diverse history of Rollins Pass,” Sky-Hi News—May 16, 2018
• “Library hosts Rollins Pass presentation, film screening, July 31,” MMAC Monthly—July 11, 2018
• “Rollins Pass – Rare images and Film screening,” The Weekly Register-Call—July 12, 2018
• “Indian Peaks Traverse: The Journey Continues,” Indian Peaks Traverse—January 8, 2019
• “Where we were: Rollins Pass yesterday and today,” The Mountain-Ear—April 20, 2019
• “Tales from the Tread: Brown Bag Storytelling Series returns,” Steamboat Pilot & Today—July 2, 2019
• “Couple that wrote book on Rollins Pass concerned after dirt bike drone video surfaces,” CBS4 News—July 31, 2019
• “Drone Video Captures Dirt Bikers On Rollins Pass,” MSN/Microsoft News—August 1, 2019
• “Where we were: Read in Ned: Rollins Pass Rewind,” The Mountain-Ear (page 9)—October 24, 2019
• “Colorado’s Most Endangered Places: East Portal Camp Cabins” documentary interview, CBS News—December 18, 2019

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