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Hunt: School Issues Hot Topic, Just Ask Anyone | Hunt(ing) in Colorado
by Jeff Hunt
Oct 22, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Wow, a lot has gone on in the last couple weeks or so in our tiny corner of the state in the education realms. Here’s a quick whirlwind of things to think about... * The hottest topic, by far, is t...
Shelton: A Property Rights Issue Comes to Light | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Oct 22, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
I live in a pretty dark place, in a sparsely-inhabited valley in relatively sparsely-inhabited western Colorado . On moonless nights the Milky Way spills a broad, translucent stripe across the sky ...
Goodtimes: Catching (Missing) the Last Day of Moon Risings at Chimney Rock Observatory | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Oct 21, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
LUNAR STANDSTILL …Friends snatched us off for a midnight ride to an Ancestral Puebloan archeoastronomic site west of Pagosa Springs a couple weeks ago. And they prepped us before with a talk by the...
Goodtimes: Coming Up on Municipal Elections in Telluride | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Oct 21, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
ENDORSEMENTS … As a Norwood resident, it’s always a reach to inject my own opinions into elections where I can’t vote. But as a columnist and politico who’s lived in the county for almost 30 years ...
Schultheis: The Agonies of Defeat | Dispatches
by Rob Schultheis
Oct 21, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
I’m beginning to suspect that God had a sense of humor when he created the United States of America: He made it  Heaven,  but then he went on to make Americans rabid sports fans, which immediately ...
Pera: My Collection of Hunting Stories | Musings of a Mountain Man
by Jack Pera
Oct 18, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Regular hunting season being upon us, this week’s column is a collection of some bizarre ugly hunting incidents that happened over the years. All are true. I’ll start by saying that regrettably one...
Herndon: Home on the Range in Billings | Dateline Wright's Mesa
by Grace Herndo
Oct 18, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re going to be in Billings, Montana, be there in the fall. The few times I’d been there earlier – I’d been appointed to an advisory committee for a planned new radio program called The High ...
Fraser: Telluride not ‘Well-Served by Those Who Want to Turn Back the Clock’ | Guest Commentary
by Stu Fraser, Telluride Town Councilmember
Oct 17, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
I am running for the Mayor of Telluride and would like your vote. I have spent the last 12 years in public service for San Miguel County and the Town of Telluride. For the past six years, I have be...
Delves:Resort Plan Does Not Equal Master Plan | Guest Commentary
by Bob Delves, Mayor, Mountain Village
Oct 17, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
I want to make you aware of an ongoing disagreement between the Town of Mountain Village (Town) and the Telluride Mountain Village Owners Association (TMVOA) regarding a proposed Master Planning ef...
Keating:Take the Green Home Tour | Guest Commentary
by Eliza Keating, The New Community Coalition
Oct 17, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
There is a city in Yemen that consists of over five hundred, five-hundred-year-old earthen buildings. Shabim, Yemen, also known as the “Manhattan of the desert,” is home to the oldest skyscrapers, ...
Cagin:Back for the Future? | Local Perspective
by Seth Cagin
Oct 17, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
In his campaign for mayor, Terry Tice appears like a man living in a bubble where it’s always 1974 and anyone “with a good business plan” and a willingness to endure long off-seasons can stake out ...

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