commentary

The Silver Lining
by Seth Cagin
Jul 04, 2009 | 13 13 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Combine a macroeconomic climate fueled by speculation with local politics that were militantly anti-growth and the outcome was all-but-inevitable.
Ophir Valley Mining Roads Public Access Preservation Project Is Complete
by By Glenn Pauls, director, Public Access Preservation Association
Jul 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
After years of collecting over 1,100 acres of mining claims in the Ophir Valley, Pauls is ready to transfer the land to the U.S. Forest service.
Sharing Lives (and Juice Boxes) in Telluride’s Summertime Living Room
by Martinique Davis
Jul 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s nothing quite as heartwarming as seeing your kid play with your friends’ kids in the same park all of you grew up in, on one of Telluride’s beautiful, summer evenings
Poetry, Politics, Rainbows and Rhinestones
by Art Goodtimes
Jul 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Talking Gourds in Dolores LaChapelle’s ‘Chinese Mountains’…Rainbow Gathering Underway…and at long last, an explanation of the choice of moniker “Paleohippie”…
Let’s Hope Manny Comes Back as Dodgers’ Weakest Link
by Gus Jarvis
Jul 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Will Manny “man up” following his 50-games suspension, or will he prove to be the Dodgers’ weakest link?
The U.S. Is a Developing Nation
by Peter Shelton
Jul 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
As columnist Peter Shelton finds out in this week’s View to the West, sometimes it’s a bitch to be right.
Town of Norwood, Rec District Awarded GOCO Grants
by Jessica Newens
Jun 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Norwood has received almost $50,000 in GOCO grants to fund a bike/skateboard park and for recreation district planning.
Back to Pendleton & NACo’s Annual Western Interstate Region meeting
by Art Goodtimes
Jun 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
The ironies of power, experienced firsthand…The joys of water-birth…
How Well-Meaning Regulations on Appraisals Have Cost Consumers
by Annaliese K. Riebel, owner of Alpine Title
Jun 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
New rules meant to govern appraisals could pressure appraisers into inflating home values.
Elle’s Spoiled Milk Emergency Room Fund
by Martinique Davis
Jun 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
A swine flu scare brings a young family to the emergency room. The resulting bill touches on an even more serious problem – heath care.
A World Away
by Grace Herndon
Jun 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Watch columnist Grace Herndon remembers her visit to Tiananmen Square – and her Chinese hosts’ unusual reaction to being questioned about what happened there 20 years ago

local perspective

By Seth Cagin

raising elle

By Martinique Davis

up bear creek

By Art Goodtimes

sports watch

By Gus Jarvis

dispatches

By Rob Schultheis

view to the west

By Peter Shelton