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Goodtimes:Floodplains, Power Controversies and WWII Nuclear Karma | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Aug 12, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
CORNET CREEK … A disaster waiting to happen. I remember going on a tour with a state group of engineers a few years back looking at natural hazards in the region. When they came to Telluride, they ...
Jarvis:Baseball Officials Refuse to Pay for Integrity | Sports Watch
by Gus Jarvis
Aug 12, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The fallout after the federal investigation of NBA referee Tim Donaghy, who allegedly bet on games he refereed, continues…this time on the baseball diamond. Last Thursday, Rob Manfred, MLB’s execut...
Baseball Officials Refuse to Pay for Integrity | Sports Watch
by Gus Jarvis
Aug 08, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The fallout after the federal investigation of NBA referee Tim Donaghy, who allegedly bet on games he refereed, continues…this time on the baseball diamond. Last Thursday, Rob Manfred, MLB’s execut...
Pera:Found: Excuses of Mass Destruction! | Musings of a Mountain Man
by Jack Pera
Aug 08, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
In my column last week I outlined why the U. S. invasion, occupation and destruction of the country of Iraq was illegal and immoral. How so? The excuse primarily being an incident forever known as ...
Herndon:Food, Talk on the Fly at Robin’s Nest in Norwood | Dateline Wrights Mesa
by Grace Herndon
Aug 08, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Overheard conversation: “Yeah, so we flew to Norwood from Hawaii and got started.”  We’re at Robin’s Nest, Norwood’s new main street eatery, and this is co-owner and chef Scott Dorf, talking to fou...
Pera:So Many Websites, So Little Time | Musings of a Mountain Man
by Jack Pera
Aug 08, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
There certainly isn’t any shortage of information and the opinions that accompanies it these days. The World Wide Web has revolutionized societal interaction and family communication on a scale not...
Re:The Living Classroom Program Takes Science to Its Source | Pinhead Notes From the Field
by Mila Re
Aug 08, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
“For many of us, our high school science experience was limited to planting a bean in a cup and watching it grow,” said Alessandra Jacobson, director of the Telluride Institute’s Bridal Veil Living...
Pryor:Not Running for Second Term | Guest Commentary
by John Pryor, mayor of Telluride
Aug 08, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
With mixed feelings I announce today that I will not be running for a second term as Mayor of Telluride.  My reasons are personal and involve the need and desire to spend more time with my family a...
We Teach to the Test, Much More | Guest Commentary
by Douglas Bissonette
Aug 06, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Ridgway Schools cheats. Well, sort of. We teach to the test. Put another way, we teach the basic reading, writing, math, and science skills that are required of all students throughout the nation. ...
Hunt:County’s Emergency Service Members Wear Many Hats | Hunt(ing) in Colorado
by Jeff Hunt
Aug 06, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Peter Shelton, View to the West columnist for The Watch, signaled me out of the bullpen again this week. A couple weeks ago, I filled in for him when he took off to California for a family gatherin...
Why the District Needs a ‘Place to Play’ | Guest Commentary
by Dale Hagemeyer
Aug 06, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
So by now you have seen the banners around town talking about a gym and music room for our community. You may have also seen some students playing ball by the side of the road and handing out flyer...

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