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LOCAL PERSPECTIVE | What’s the Fight Over the Montrose Hospital Really About?
by Seth Cagin
Feb 12, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
It is, after all, a deep-seated conservative belief that political interference with health care is dead wrong.
GUEST COMMENTARY | Notes on Another Legislative Week
by District 59 Rep. Mike McLachlan
Feb 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
I believe the federal government cannot remove, detract or diminish private property rights without just compensation.
RAISING ELLE | A Compelling Argument for Bilingual Education
by Martinique Davis
Feb 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
I have a beautiful daughter with a French name and birth certificate and a much more acute appreciation for the need for learning a second language than I had before.
UP BEAR CREEK | Honoring an Unsung Hero
by Art Goodtimes
Feb 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
We sometimes forget to thank folks like Gary Moore– our snowplow drivers, deputies, firefighters and emergency first responders, so, let me say it – gratitude to Gary and all our region’s unsung he...
SPORTS WATCH | Fox ‘Angervision’ Caused Denver’s Super Bowl Loss
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
It was awkward to go from the pregame conversation to questions about Benghazi then back to the field for more pregame football conversation.
UP BEAR CREEK | Paonia Poets come for Talking Gourds
by Art Goodtimes
Feb 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Kudos to the Rico Hotel for providing cannabis-friendly rooms.
SPORTS WATCH | Could Marijuana Come to the N.F.L.’s Rescue?
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Is it just a coincidence that both football teams playing in the Super Bowl hail come from towns that have legalized the use of recreational marijuana? Maybe it’s time for the N.F.L. to endorse mar...
UP BEAR CREEK | In Memory of Frick Burden
by Art Goodtimes
Jan 27, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Purchases of All-Faith Bracelets made by Tibetan refugees in Dharmasala will be split between the Tibetans who made the yak bone “conscious” jewelry and a fund in memory of Frick Burden.
SPORTS WATCH | Broncos-Seahawks Super Bowl Going to Be Ugly Following Preseason Matchup
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 23, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Make no mistake about it, this Super Bowl is going to be nasty and it's the Denver Broncos who will be leading the charge.
GUEST COMMENTARY | More Victims Asking for Help is Good News!
by Melanie Montoya, Co-Executive Director of San Miguel Resource Center
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
The San Miguel Resource Center experienced a record-breaking year in 2013, serving more victims of domestic violence and sexual assault than any year in the agency’s history.
UP BEAR CREEK | Keeping an Eye on the Feds
by Art Goodtimes
Jan 19, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
The Federal Government is changing its rules on flood insurance.

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