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GUEST COMMENTARY | Colorado River Forecast Calls for Cooperation
by Richard Van Gytenbeek, Trout Unlimited Colorado River Basin Coordinator
Mar 26, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
“Without substantial spring snows, we are looking at another bone-dry summer.” Trout Unlimited Colorado River Basin Coordinator Richard Van Gytenbeek reports basin snowpack levels are now at 65-80 ...
UP BEAR CREEK | Telluride Theatre Draws Big Crowds to the Palm
by Art Goodtimes
Mar 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s funny. Spring comes early to Wright’s Mesa, even before the equinox. But it’s an ephemeral spring. Muddy for sure, but just as likely to turn snow white blizzard the next week, or day …
VIEW TO THE WEST | Le Raid Blanc, Troisième Stage
by Peter Shelton
Mar 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
In this final installment of the Raid Blanc series, the team from Smugglers’ Notch does battle, sort of, with the boys from Piau Engaly.
SPORTS WATCH | Who Needs Other Sports When We Have NFL Free Agency?
by Gus Jarvis
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The heightened drama of NFL free agency, with Elvis Dumervil and Wes Welker, will lead to even more year-round coverage of pro football.
GREEN LIGHT | Report from Wisconsin
by Kris Holstrom
Mar 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Growing Power is amazing place and growing concept that was started and continues to be directed by Will Allen, a professional basketball player and then a marketer for Proctor and Gamble, who grew...
UP BEAR CREEK | Maturing as a Resort
by Art Goodtimes
Mar 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Goodtimes writes: “I continue to mull the surprising information from Michael Martelon that our summer tourism market now exceeds our winter ski season. That’s a significant change.”
SPORTS WATCH | Nuclear Armageddon, or Are We Going to the Dogs?
by Gus Jarvis
Mar 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Dogs have become the focal point of everything we do, every waking hour of every single day.
VIEW TO THE WEST | Le Raid Blanc, Part 2
by Peter Shelton
Mar 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
For the author, the deuxième Raid Blanc got off to a shaky start.
REPORT FROM CAPITOL HILL | How I Voted on Proposed Gun Control Measures
by State Sen. Senator Ellen Roberts
Mar 13, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
'I did my best to relate your reasons and personal stories to the rest of the senators, especially those who are unfamiliar with the rural and remote areas of the state.'
GUEST COMMENTARY | News from the Gold Dome
by District 59 Rep. Mike McLachlan
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
District 59 Rep. Mike McLachlan is sponsoring HB13-1232, authorizing a person assigned to the Warrior Transition Battalion to obtain a fishing license free of charge as part of their rehabilitation...
UP BEAR CREEK | Supporting Native Grasses and Forbs
by Art Goodtimes
Mar 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Wes Perrin, who deserves a big thank you from this entire region of Southwestern Colorado, is truly one of our alternative energy pioneers in Colorado.

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