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White:Pinhead Letters From the Field | Guest Commentary
by Dawson White
Jun 27, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
This day and age, Planet Earth seems to be getting smaller and smaller. I am sitting here at a desk in Fort Worth, Tex., eating an apple that has come to my mouth from the Pacific Northwest, wearin...
Pera:Have I Got a Job for You! | Musings of a Mountain Man
by Jack Pera
Jun 27, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Who has the best job in America? Notice I didn’t ask what the best job in America is, or who in America makes the most money per year. Making a lot of money and having a good job are two entirely d...
Herndon:Hog Ranch Controversy Takes Center Stage | Dateline Wright’s Mesa
Jun 27, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Grace Herndon The play’s title alone, Down At The Hog Ranch – A Historically-Based Play About Pigs in the Cathouse, was meant to catch our attention. But the production and its local historic under...
Hunt:Forty-Eight Days and Counting | Hunt(ing) in Colorado
by Jeff Hunt
Jun 25, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Forty-eight days. That’s when the Colorado High School Activities Association sanctioned football season begins. For those who don’t want to grab the calendar and count that far ahead, that means A...
Shelton: Watch Society Page: Vows | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Jun 25, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Lisa “the Welder” Issenberg and Jerry “Snowviewer” Roberts at the Historic Western Hotel and Saloon in Ouray, Saturday night, June 23, 2007. The bride wore a gown by…well, it wasn’t a gown really, ...
Pera:To Bee or Not to Bee? That is the question | Musings of a Mountain Man
by Jack Pera
Jun 24, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a disappearance problem – the sudden mass disappearance of honeybees worldwide. You know, the same critters that give us fruits and veggies via the symbiosis of pollination. Popular theories a...
McDaniel:Bluegrass Invasion Inspires Secret Economic Plan for Just Us Locals | Word on the Street
by Douglas McDaniel
Jun 24, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Word on the street is the Bluegrass invasion is over, and this loosely wound interior village called Telluride is more forever changed than it could ever, by itself, change the big bad global villa...
Goodtimes:Weaving the County and Region Together | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Jun 24, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
COLLABORATION … A couple years ago I went just outside Ridgway to visit former San Miguel County Commissioner Gene Adams, after setting things up with Terry Adams who works for our county attorneys...
Pryor:Celebrate Unity | Guest Commentary
by John Pryor
Jun 24, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Since the Valley Floor fundraising success there is a different buzz in town. Have you felt it? It’s like a longtime logjam that suddenly let loose and the river’s balance has been found again.  Be...
Shelton:If You Can’t Stand the Heat. . . | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Jun 20, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Saturday was the first hot day of summer. I don’t know exactly how hot because our thermometer exaggerates in the afternoon this time of year. It was in the nineties, though. Hot enough. Mind you, ...
Goodtimes:On the Road, Yes, But In the Know, No | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Jun 20, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
JOE GOODE … The renowned choreographer director premiered his new dance piece, Humansville, at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco (my hometown) with his award-winning performance ...

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