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Author Archives: jmodspc

Open Ranch a roaring success

The weather was flawless, the visitors were enchanted, and the Centennial Ranch “Open Ranch” event was the main attraction of a glorious fall weekend in Ouray County, Colorado. Ranch owner Vince Kontny declared the event “a roaring success.”  He and his wife, Joan, welcomed the public for a celebration of Colorado’s ranching heritage September 24 … Continue reading »

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Open Ranch this weekend!

The Centennial Ranch will be hosting an Open Ranch this weekend as a fundraising event for the Ouray County Historical Society. There was a nice piece in Sunday’s Montrose Daily Press, see below!  

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Open Ranch Event

Have you ever wondered what lies beyond those impressive log entrances to Colorado’s grand cattle ranches? Find out the weekend of September 24-25, 2011, when the Centennial Ranch, home of the Double Shoe Publishing Company, and located just south of Colona, Colorado, welcomes the public for an “Open Ranch” event. Spend a golden autumn day … Continue reading »

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Last Dollar Ranch featured in Country magazine

The August/September 2011 issue of Country magazine includes an 8-page story that includes the history of the Last Dollar Ranch in Southwestern Colorado, and how the ranch was restored and placed in a conservation easement. The article is beautifully illustrated with images captured by well-known photographers, including John Fielder, Christopher Marona and Roger Wade. We are … Continue reading »

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Author award noted in the Ridgway Sun

Looks like the good folks at the Ridgway Sun wanted to join in and congratulate one of their subscribers for winning a book award. Thanks, much! Click here for a look. Ridgway Sun recognizes Kontny

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Kontny book wins national award

Great news! The Life & Times of Vince Kontny, Volume 1:  The Early Years, published by the Double Shoe Publishing company and written by Vince Kontny of Ridgway, Colo., has been selected the winner of the 2011 National Indie Excellence Award in the autobiography category. The National Indie Excellence Awards are reserved for the nation’s “best … Continue reading »

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Welcome!

Howdy, folks! Welcome to Double Shoe Publishing Company’s little “home, home on the web!” Kick your boots off, put your feet up and enjoy your stay!

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Book excerpt in Country magazine

The good folks at Country magazine (a Reader’s Digest publication), have taken a shining to our book The Life & Times of Vince Kontny, Volume 1:  The Early Years. They published an excerpt in their April 2011 issue! Titled “Brownie’s Revenge,” you’ll find the excerpt on page 58. Learn more about Country magazine by visiting … Continue reading »

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