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Stellhorn:Redvale 100th a Down-Home Celebration
by Kristina Stellhorn
Sep 09, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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...
Shelton:Alberto Gonzales Doesn’t Get It | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Sep 09, 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...
Green:SMPA Mischaracterized | Guest Commentary
by Bill Green, Manager of Public Relations/Energy Services
San Miguel Power Association
Sep 09, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Negative press may sell newspapers, but it’s not good for people. San Miguel Power Association (SMPA) has recently been in the spotlight for unflattering actions that allegedly took place under the...
Hagemeyer:A Sense of Community - Year Round | Guest Commentary
Sep 09, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dale Hagemeyer There were those who wondered whether the recent True Grit Days inaugural celebration would catch on the first time out of the chute. The results certainly silenced the skeptics. It ...
Goodtimes:50,000 gather at Black Rock City in Nevada | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Sep 09, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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...
McDaniel:Photo of State Supreme Court Judges Inspires High Anxiety | Word on the Street
by Douglas McDaniel
Sep 09, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 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...
Henson:Ripening Raspberries One of Many Edibles Heralding End of Summer | Guest Commentary
by Yvette Henson, Colorado State University Extension Agent for San Miguel and West Montrose Counties
Sep 09, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
I always feel a little sad when the raspberries ripen because it means summer is coming to an end. On the positive side, fall brings a variety of edible native fruits that can be enjoyed fresh, coo...
Shelton:The Films of Ridgway and Telluride | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Sep 09, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 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...
Herndon:SMPA’s Can of Worms | Dateline Wright’s Mesa
by Grace Herndon
Sep 09, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
For decades, hard-hitting movies have been made about irate citizens who “hate city hall” or their bosses and they’re “mad as hell” and “won’t take it anymore.” But most of us don’t get too worked ...
Henson:Ripening Raspberries One of Many Edibles Heralding End of Summer | Guest Commentary
by Yvette Henson, Colorado State University Extension Agent for San Miguel and West Montrose Counties
Sep 05, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
I always feel a little sad when the raspberries ripen because it means summer is coming to an end. On the positive side, fall brings a variety of edible native fruits that can be enjoyed fresh, coo...
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...

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