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WORLD VIEW | The Plot Against Pensions
by David Sirota
Oct 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
As state legislatures prepare for their upcoming sessions, you will no doubt hear a lot about public pensions. As the National Association of State Retirement Administrators, says: "The idea of imm...
GUEST COMMENTARY | Vote Yes on 2D for the Telluride Medical Center
by Dan Garner Vice President, Telluride Hospital District Board of Directors
Oct 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
For years, the Telluride Medical Center has been searching for a permanent home.
LOCAL PERSPECTIVE | Should Local Voters Try to Regulate Fuels That Make Us Sick?
by Seth Cagin
Oct 12, 2013 | 8 8 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Society has the right to regulate dangerous substances. But do sugar and carbon qualify? And can it be done locally?
UP BEAR CREEK | An Appropriate Timeline for A North American Calendar
by Art Goodtimes
Oct 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
The Gregorian calendar of the European tradition, derived from the Graeco-Roman Julian calendar, seems totally Old World and irrelevant to any clear biologically based system of dating.
SPORTS WATCH | Shutdown Violates our Eighth Amendment Rights
by Gus Jarvis
Oct 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
We live in sad times.
GUEST COMMENTARY | Vote Yes on 1A – People Have the Power
by Joan May, San Miguel County Commissioner
Oct 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
San Miguel County is putting forth ballot question 1A, the Energy Fund question, on November 5; Commissioner Joan May wants everyone to vote for it.
GUEST COMMENTARY | The Courage to Lead
by Dr. Jeff Ritterman
Oct 07, 2013 | 3 3 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Dr. Jeff Ritterman is a special guest at the Sugary Drink Tax Forum, moderated by David Holbrooke, to be held Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Sheridan Opera House at 6p.m. For more information about the ...
SPORTS WATCH | Thank You, Todd, for 17 Wonderful Years of Memories
by Gus Jarvis
Oct 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
I’d say a Denver Broncos Super Bowl XLVIII championship ring with a No. 17 studded in diamonds would be just about the right payback for all Todd Helton has done.
UP BEAR CREEK | Death Stalked Poets Last Month
by Art Goodtimes
Oct 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Revered Ghanaian poet Kofi Awoonor was among the victims in last weekend’s shootings in Kenya.
GUEST COMMENTARY | Take Action Now to Protect Your Fir Trees
by Barbara Uhles
Oct 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Ouray residents with Douglas and white fir trees need to act now to protect their trees.
SPORTS WATCH | Good or Bad, the Undefeated Conversation Is Underway
by Gus Jarvis
Sep 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Generally, just three weeks into a season is way, way too early to start talking of an undefeated season. In Denver, however, it’s hard not to dream about it.

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