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McDaniel:Fireworks Display Goes Mercury in Retrograde: Bush, Cheney to Blame | Word on the Street
by Douglas McDaniel
Jul 08, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Word on the street is the finale for this year’s Fourth of July fireworks display went awry, but all eyewitness versions of this buzz bombing of Town Park are unreliable since even those who were m...
Schultheis:Rain Dancing Again | Dispatches
by Rob Schultheis
Jul 08, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
This is around the time of year when I find myself studying the clouds every afternoon, trying to measure the air temperature and every ghost of a breeze, hoping that a genuine storm cell will show...
Shelton: Watch Society Page: Vows | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Jul 02, 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, ...
McDaniel:Bluegrass Invasion Inspires Secret Economic Plan for Just Us Locals | Word on the Street
by Douglas McDaniel
Jul 02, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 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...
Schultheis:Amateur Night in London | Dispatches
by Rob Schultheis
Jul 02, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
In bullfighting lingo, there’s a word, espantaneo. It denotes a fan who, overcome with enthusiasm, leaps into the bull ring and attempts to fight the bull, with equivocal results. That’s what we we...
Shelton:Perusing the Book of Life | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Jul 02, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Out of the blue the other day, I got an email from David Moe.   I haven’t seen or communicated with David Moe for probably 20 years. He was one of the founding fathers of Powder Magazine, which put...
Goodtimes:Rosemerry Releases a New CD of Poetry | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Jul 02, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
SUITCASE OF YESES … The County’s Poet Laureate, Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer, has a great new collection of poetry and songs available locally, produced in cooperation with the Telluride Council for t...
White:Pinhead Letters From the Field | Guest Commentary
by Dawson White
Jul 02, 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...
McDaniel:Anti-Smoking Laws Provide Nice Little Instruction Manual | Word on the Street
by Douglas McDaniel
Jul 02, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Word on the street is that one of those hobgoblins of responsible anxiety – smoking cigarettes –celebrated its first anniversary of being able to take place only outside the front door of the work ...
Hunt:Forty-Eight Days and Counting | Hunt(ing) in Colorado
by Jeff Hunt
Jul 02, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 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...
Herndon:Where Is Rumsfeld Now? | Dateline Wright’s Mesa
by Grace Herndon
Jul 02, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Lately, I’ve come across lots of news stories about George W’s new Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates. (Apparently no relation to Bill Gates.) Instead, R. Gates’s career has been all about the CIA,...

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