Craig Childs' book, "Apocalyptic Planet: Field Guide to the Everending Earth," has won the 2013 Orion Book Award. Childs, who resides in Crawford, will receive his award in a ceremony later this year, most likely in Boston.
Photo by Kathy Browning One of the car crash victims was flown from the scene by CareFlight. The mock accident was used as EMS training and for showing Hotchkiss High School students about the consequences of drinking and driving.On April 25th, just two days before prom, a joint operation with emergency personnel made the consequences of driving while drunk a reality for the students at Hotchkiss High School. A number of their classmates in formal dress and covered in fake blood believably acted their roles in the staged multi-vehicle crash.