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Hunt:County’s Emergency Service Members Wear Many Hats | Hunt(ing) in Colorado
by Jeff Hunt
Aug 06, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Peter Shelton, View to the West columnist for The Watch, signaled me out of the bullpen again this week. A couple weeks ago, I filled in for him when he took off to California for a family gatherin...
Why the District Needs a ‘Place to Play’ | Guest Commentary
by Dale Hagemeyer
Aug 06, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
So by now you have seen the banners around town talking about a gym and music room for our community. You may have also seen some students playing ball by the side of the road and handing out flyer...
Enough to change Town Council’s Impeach Vote? Letters From Around the Nation on Impeachment Initative | E-mails From Town’s Web Site
Aug 05, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
TELLURIDE – After the Town Council passed the first reading of the ordinance to impeach President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney, the Town of Telluride’s online comment box received ...
Hodges:Bald Eagle Soars Off of Endangered Species List | Guest Commentary
by Will Hodges
Aug 05, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
I remember as an elementary student, to see a bald eagle, we would walk from the yellow brick school in the west end of Aspen through the gate and down the dirt path to Hallam Lake where the Aspen ...
Maupin:‘Something That a Girl From Paradox
by Marena Maupin
Aug 05, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
My summer Pinhead Internship had officially started as I flew over the shallow turquoise waters from Nassau to the small outer island of San Salvador. San Salvador is the very first place that Chri...
CDOT:The Word on Bridges | Guest Commentary
by the Staff at Colo. Dept. of Transportation
Aug 05, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
State-owned bridges are inspected every other year. However, bridges that are in poor condition or cause concern are inspected more frequently. There is a rating system for bridges used nationwide....
Benda:‘Hush Up and Roll Up Telluride Needs Us All!’ | Guest Commentary
by Andrea Benda, Town of Telluride Councilmember
Aug 05, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride hyped itself as “The Town Without a Bellyache” not so long ago.  What’s happened?  Two weeks ago Mayor John Pryor read the midyear State of the Town address, emphasizing our collective st...
Goodtimes:Blissing Out in the Shadow of Mount Lamborn | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Aug 05, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
DREAMTIME … Want to dream the future? Then mark your mid-July calendar next summer for the annual gathering of the New Age clans on Rodgers Mesa outside Paonia … www.dreamthefuture.org … Tara Mille...
Goodtimes:Floodplains, Power Controversies and WWII Nuclear Karma | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Aug 05, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
CORNET CREEK … A disaster waiting to happen. I remember going on a tour with a state group of engineers a few years back looking at natural hazards in the region. When they came to Telluride, they ...
McDaniel:While You Were Sleeping: The Earth Shook | Word on the Street
by Douglas McDaniel
Aug 05, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The word on the street is silent as the wind, or a ghost, or, no, better yet, a zombie. This is not to diminish in any way the high art of carpentry, but its 6 a.m. in the Mountain Village, and whi...
Herndon:Make Birding History. Get Trained By the Experts | Dateline Wright's Mesa
by Grace Herndon
Aug 01, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The big, black binoculars strapped to their chests are a dead giveaway. These folks are birders –all four of them. And they just happen to be friends of ours, so that’s how I keep up with what’s go...

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