The Durango Herald (Katie Burford) is running some background and a short interview with newly appointed State Senator Bruce Whitehead. From the article:
While Whitehead, a Hesperus-area resident, may be a newbie to politics, he said he’s not a stranger to high stakes deal-making, having spent his entire professional career working on water issues. His personality disposes him toward consensus building and a careful study of the issues. “I think I bring a common-sense approach,” he said.