commentary

GUEST COMMENTARY | How Do You Say Goodbye?
by Gene Wunderlich
Dec 24, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
This guest commentary was written in 2010, during Irene Visintin's next-to-last visit to her lifelong home, by her nephew, Gene Wunderlich, with whom she spent her final years, in Southern Californ...
UP BEAR CREEK | Naming Our Peaks
by Art Goodtimes
Dec 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
You gotta love Jeff Burch’s new self-published soft-cover coffee-table gem, The Peaks of Telluride (available at Between the Covers).
SPORTS WATCH | Make No Mistake, Mike Shanahan Can Still Coach
by Gus Jarvis
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
I still believe Shanahan is one of the best offensive coaching minds in the N.F.L. At the same time, he seems spiteful. He has a chip on his shoulder.
REPORT FROM CAPITOL HILL | Lessons From Gettysburg
by State Sen. Ellen Roberts
Dec 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Given Colorado’s recent turmoil over several very contentious issues I continue to consider what lessons I might take from Gettysburg back to Denver with me in January.
UP BEAR CREEK | Elaine Fischer Is Held in Our Hearts
by Art Goodtimes
Dec 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
We hold Elaine Fischer in our hearts as she battles a challenging illness.
SPORTS WATCH | Please, Say Peyton Can’t Win in the Cold Again
by Gus Jarvis
Dec 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
We are at a point in the season where if the Broncos are in a cold game, it almost invites Peyton to silence his critics.
RAISING ELLE | Waiting for the School Bus
by Martinique Davis
Dec 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
The long minutes, and too-short years, we have with our children.
UP BEAR CREEK | Could Fungal Yeast Kill the World’s Most Invasive Species?
by Art Goodtimes
Dec 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Could mushrooms turn against us? And a traditional tea ceremony in New Mexico...
SPORTS WATCH | Nick Saban’s Value Dropped With Iron Bowl Loss
by Gus Jarvis
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
If you ask me, Saban isn’t worth top-dollar, like people think he is. I wonder if the University of Alabama athletics department is questioning his pay scale now, as well.
UP BEAR CREEK | Giving Thanks And Being Sad
by Art Goodtimes
Dec 01, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
While we give thanks for many opportunities Americans receive, it’s hard to ignore the assassinations that continue with drone attacks.
SPORTS WATCH | Two Turning Points That Led to the Broncos Disaster
by Gus Jarvis
Nov 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
Sunday night’s loss left such a bad taste in Denver’s mouth, I like the Broncos chances in a rematch in the playoffs.

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