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Hunt:Take My Advice: Park in Designated Areas, Don’t Run Stop Signs | Hunt(ing) in Colorado
by Jeff Hunt
Sep 05, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Quite a bit of buzz was stirred up a few weeks back about the parking ticket situation during the Arts and Crafts Rendezvous. I know so many people are sick of hearing about this – including me. An...
Tice:‘A Reasoned and Analytical Leadership Style’ | Guest Commentary
by Terry Tice
Sep 05, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
My name is Terry Tice and with this statement I am announcing my candidacy for mayor of Telluride. My wife, Susan and I moved to this valley 35 years ago. We raised our family here. On our arrival ...
Pera:Valley Floor Going to the (Prairie) Dogs | Musings of a Mountain Man
by Jack Pera
Sep 05, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Have you noticed? The comparison is so stark and repulsive, how could you miss it? As you drive into the Telluride Valley, past the Eider Creek Condos and Hillside Subdivision, notice how lush and ...
Hagemeyer:School Music, Gym Funding Well Under Way | Guest Commentary
Sep 05, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dale Hagemeyer Past columns have outlined how we got to where we are and where we’re going, but it is time to talk about the here and now. The people of our area have begun to show their generosity...
Stellhorn:Redvale 100th a Down-Home Celebration
by Kristina Stellhorn
Sep 05, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The afternoon was hot and sunny but the crowd was ebullient at Redvale's 100th Birthday Party Sunday, Sept. 2, as friends and neighbors gathered to feast, listen to live music, chat and relive memo...
Goodtimes:The New Mining Boom Is On and San Miguel County Is Ground Zero | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Sep 05, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
URANIUM … The Environmental Working Group has just released a report tracking the 239 percent increase in mining claims on federal lands in the last four years here in Colorado – from 5,430 filings...
Hunt:Take My Advice: Park in Designated Areas, Don’t Run Stop Signs | Hunt(ing) in Colorado
by Jeff Hunt
Sep 03, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Quite a bit of buzz was stirred up a few weeks back about the parking ticket situation during the Arts and Crafts Rendezvous. I know so many people are sick of hearing about this – including me. An...
Stellhorn:Redvale Celebrates Its Centennial Sunday | The Ranching Life
by Kristina Stellhorn
Sep 03, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Redvale celebrates its 100th birthday Sunday. This undisturbed Wright’s Mesa hamlet, approximately halfway between Norwood and Naturita on Colorado State Highway 145, began life as a stopping point...
Hagemeyer:It’s a Philosophy | Guest Commentary
by Dale Hagemeyer
Sep 03, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The folks looking after the music program at the Secondary School really must get it. They have realized that a “music room” sounds too much like something at a nursery school. What we’re looking a...
McDaniel:Spur Puts New Spin on Fabled Dream for a Tourist Trap | Word on the Street
by Douglas McDaniel
Sep 03, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Word on the street is you are dressed up along the avenue, which is really one big false- front movie set. You are a character in a larger drama that’s much, much bigger than you. The old courthous...
Shelton:Alberto Gonzales Doesn’t Get It | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Sep 03, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The most shocking thing in Attorney General Alberto Gonzales’s two-minute resignation speech wasn’t the fact of his going – that was long overdue – it was the way he abused the memory of his father...

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