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Goodtimes:Speaking to a Covey of Wyoming Enviros | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Sep 23, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
BADGER BALL … The Biodiversity Conservation Alliance (BCA) is a hard-hitting citizen watchdog group based in Laramie, where the University of Wyoming is located. They take on timber clearcut issues...
McDaniel:Photo of State Supreme Court Judges Inspires High Anxiety | Word on the Street
by Douglas McDaniel
Sep 23, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Word on the street is the town doesn’t have as good of a case as it believed, or, at least, what it has been saying it believed, regarding its upcoming defense of the Valley Floor condemnation in C...
Pera:OK, Let’s Call ’em Prairie Rats | Musings of a Mountain Man
by Jack Pera
Sep 19, 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...
Hunt:True Grit Days Gets Two Thumbs Up | Hunt(ing) in Colorado
by Jeff Hunt
Sep 19, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
What’s that old saying? “Nothing is worth doing if it’s not done right.” Apparently that was the motto of Steve Guy and his partners in crime at the Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce, as well as oth...
Gallen: Rainy Days in Costa Rica | Pinhead Letters From the Field
by Nikki Gallen
Sep 19, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Rainforest has a very literal translation, particularly in the months between May and November. And I am here, in the rainforest of Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula, smack in the middle of this time fram...
Hagemeyer:Everybody and Every Penny
Sep 19, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Our community has truly come together in support of the gym and music initiative. This became evident at the kick-off event on Saturday night. The number of people and the enthusiasm were amazing. ...
Shelton:The Films of Ridgway and Telluride | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Sep 19, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
I trust that True Grit Days happened successfully in Ridgway this past weekend. There was some doubt the inaugural event would get off the ground, thanks to resistance from, of all places, Wayne En...
Schultheis:The First Day of Autumn | Dispatches
by Rob Schultheis
Sep 19, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since I moved to the Rocky Mountains, in 1964, I discovered that I have a particularly acute feel for the seasons that you just don’t get in the denatured cities and suburbs on the East Coast....
Hagemeyer:Everybody and Every Penny
Sep 17, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Our community has truly come together in support of the gym and music initiative. This became evident at the kick-off event on Saturday night. The number of people and the enthusiasm were amazing. ...
Shelton:Nineteen Sixty-Four | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Sep 17, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
This happens sometimes. We’ve finished dinner and we’re too tired to read. The mail lady did not leave a red-and-white Netflix envelope in the mailbox. And so, I rummage through the drawer of DVDs ...
Goodtimes:50,000 gather at Black Rock City in Nevada | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Sep 16, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
BURNING MAN … Omygosh, what a wild extravaganza! Take the mushroom parade, increase its zany costuming 10-fold, add heavy doses of nudity, revelry and dancing, and up the numbers to a population la...

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