2005 Writing Awards

by Frank Zurey

The Judge

Kendall Slee is a freelance writer and editor in Broomfield, Colorado. She started her career as a newspaper reporter in Colorado – at the Boulder –based Colorado Daily, and as business editor for the Greeley Tribune. She went on to write and edit at Washington D.C.-based Export Today magazine, and then pursued her interest in conservation as editor of the Land Trust Alliance’s journal, Exchange. Kendall was delighted to return with her family to her home state in 2004. Her primary client is currently the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, for which she is editing two extensive collections of articles.

The Awards


1st Andy Lightbody, “Super Shoot with Willy T Ribbs”, “Life of a Gunnison Kokanee Salmon”, “Word Wranglin’ and Wrymin’ – Cowboy Poet”, Rocky Mountain Television LLC

Newspaper columns/editorials

1st Tom Cummings, “The Pros & Cons of Digital Photography”, Cimarron Valley People, March 16, 2005
2nd Tom Cummings, “Photographer Debuts New Column, ‘Stopping Time'”, Cimarron Valley People, March 2, 2005

Newspaper Articles

1st Lee Allen, “Facing the Future”, Tucson Weekly, July 22-28, 2004
2nd Lee Allen, “Territorial Triage”, Tucson Weekly, November 18-21, 2004
3rd Dan England, ” Marshall’s Madness”, Greeley Tribune, July 8, 2004

Magazine Articles

1st Lee Allen, “Back from the Brink: the Gila Returns”, Rocky Mountain Game & Fish, May 2004
2nd Ron Kerr, “Lost and Found”, BC Outdoors Sport Fishing, May 2004
3rd John Catsis, “Picture It”, Highways, December 2004

Web Writing

1st Lee Allen, “Following Footprints”, ESPNoutdoors.com
2nd John Catsis, ” New Mexico’s Highway 152″, desertusa.com
3rd Lee Allen, “Renewing Lake Havasu’s Weary Waters”, ESPNoutdoors.com

Books and Scripts for TV/Movie/Video

1st Maryann Gaug, “Conquering Mount Sunflower” and “Traveling Alone in Kenya” in Colorado High Country Anthology, 2004
2nd Andy Lightbody, “Chuckwagon Cookoff” Manuscript for Rocky Mountain Television LLC
3rd Maryann Gaug, History of the Land: Fiester Preserve, 2004

Newsletter Writing of Any Kind

1st Ron Kerr, “NOWA Newsletter”, July/August 2004
2nd Ron Kerr, “RMOWP Newsletter”, October-November 2004
3rd Maryann Gaug, Articles in “Friends of the Eagles Nest Wilderness Newsletter”, May 2004