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Goodtimes:National Association of Counties Meets in Richmond, Virginia | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Jul 29, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
HILLARY CLINTON … The Dem frontrunner for the presidential nomination accepted an invitation from NACo and spoke before several thousand county commissioners at the organization’s annual summer con...
McDaniel:Folks, Be Nicer - Or | Word on the Street
by Douglas McDaniel
Jul 29, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Word on the street is ugly, especially when it comes to baseline of public discourse we reached after the little Town of Telluride raised its pirate flag over the Bush/Cheney impeachment debate. Th...
Hodges:Bald Eagle Soars Off of Endangered Species List | Guest Commentary
by Will Hodges
Jul 29, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 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 ...
Shelton:Welcome to The Hotel California | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Jul 29, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
“Well, it’s all right Riding around in the breeze. Well, it’s all right If you live the life you please.” – “End of the Line” by the Traveling Wilburys Cecily gave us the recently reissued Travelin...
Enough to change Town Council’s Impeach Vote? Letters From Around the Nation on Impeachment Initative | E-mails From Town’s Web Site
Jul 29, 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 ...
Herndon:The Energy of Rico’s Keith Lindauer | Dateline Wright’s Mesa
by Grace Herndon
Jul 25, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Rico’s Keith Lindauer is a spirited and often dramatic voice for local energy reform. He not only lives the ethic but he’s also part of an important new drive by electric consumers here to convince...
Enough to change Town Council’s Impeach Vote? Letters From Around the Nation on Impeachment Initative | E-mails From Town’s Web Site
Jul 25, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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 ...
Nelson:Trash, Politics and Endangered Species in the Sandwich Islands | Pinhead Institute Notes From the Field
by Gisele Nelson
Jul 25, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
As part of the United States, Hawaii, is really a long distance away from the rest of the country. In fact, it is the most remote place in the world. It is 2,000 miles away from the nearest land, a...
Mitchell:PCRs, SEMs, Double Helixes and Eight- Legged Wonders | Pinhead Notes From the Field
by Marlee Mitchell
Jul 25, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Deoxyribose, a simple construction of carbon and hydrogen molecules, held together by hydrogen bonds to create the double helix that holds the key to all life. Deoxyribose is the basic unit of DNA;...
Homer:Stomach Flu, Seasonal Flu, Pandemic Flu
What’s the Difference? | Guest Commentary
by San Miguel County Public Health Officer David Homer, M.D.
Jul 25, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
For many, the thought of the “flu bug” brings memories of a terrible stomach ache because it is commonly used to refer to the stomach flu. But the real “flu bug” is much more than that.  Every year...
Pera:On That Vote to Impeach, and Other Spurious Activities | Musings of a Mountain Man
by Jack Pera
Jul 25, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Some solid facts and different value systems applied to them: 1.    The Bushites’ decision to attack Iraq was supposedly a response to 9/11. In actuality it was a perfect excuse for other reasons, ...

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By Peter Shelton