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Pera: Jeeping Has Gone to the (Prairie Rat) Dogs | Musings of a Mountain Man
by Jack Pera
Oct 03, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
In my last column, I extolled the virtues of 4-wheel drive, particularly when it is installed in a vehicle as small, lightweight and versatile as a jeep. Jeeps were to the Telluride region (and mys...
Pera:My Dad’s First-Ever 4WD Ride | Musings of a Mountain Man
by Jack Pera
Oct 03, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
When it was mass-produced and made available to the general public for the first time in 1946, it was the equivalent of pure magic. Four-wheel drive – the jeep – borne of necessity in World War II....
Betts: ‘Old and In the Way | Guest Commentary
by Mark Betts
Oct 03, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
If Seth Cagin tipped off the political ball, then Terry Tice’s response in the name of community dialogue should propel us into awareness of how the haves want nothing but to promote their assets a...
Tice: We’re Not Just ‘Any Resort, USA’ | Guest Commentary
by Terry Tice, Candidate for Town of Telluride Mayor
Oct 03, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Some of us have been wondering who was going to tip off the political ball this season. Now, Telluride Watch Publisher Seth Cagin, in his recent op-ed piece entitled “Telluride’s Prolonged Adolesce...
Goodtimes:Big Changes as We Host Another Pioneer Day Fest | Around the Cone
by Art Goodtimes
Oct 03, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
JUMPING SHIP … It’s been great working for Bob Beer and the Norwood Post for the last few years. It was yet another instance of “Beer and Goodtimes,” like those glory days of early ‘80s with the lo...
Hunt:‘Fresh Ideas’ and ‘Proven Commitment’ | Guest Commentary
by Lulu Hunt
Oct 03, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
My name is Lulu Hunt. I am running for Telluride Town Council. The next few years will be unlike any our town has seen before. We face increasing demands for basic community services, have a consid...
Wamara Mutabazi: Floods Devastate Uganda’s Schools | Guest Commentary
by James Wamara Mutabazi
Oct 03, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
As the world gets more and more concerned about the dangers of climate change, the effects are beginning to show and take toll on Uganda. For the last two months the people in eastern and northern ...
Carnevale:‘Common Sense, Competence, Courage’ | Guest Commentary
by Thom Carnevale
Oct 03, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
I’m Thom Carnevale and I’m running for Town Council. Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to be elected to both houses of Congress. She served as a Republican Congresswoman and U.S. Senator ...
Pera:OK, Let’s Call ’em Prairie Rats | Musings of a Mountain Man
by Jack Pera
Oct 03, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Time dictates that anyone who lives to be 70 years old, as I have, acquires a lot of experience and usually at least a smidgeon of wisdom (if you’ve been halfway attentive). I’ve been bitten pretty...
Goodtimes: Dems Lose Ploy to Change Course of Disastrous IraqWar2 | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Sep 30, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
MOVE ON … Even some Dems are talking trash about moveon.org just for calling Gen. Petraeus “General Betrayus” even before Bush’s senior military advisor addressed Congress … But come on. Since when...
Hagemeyer:Ridgway Needs More Traditions
Sep 30, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Barcelona was quite a scene the past few days during the Festival of La Merced, the patron saint of the Catalunya region. It was rife with traditions from music to dance to the forming of pyramids ...

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