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Kell:Just the Facts: Flood Insurance | Guest Commentary
Aug 26, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Kevin Kell OK, let’s get the obvious pun out of the way right off the bat. Flood insurance can be a dry subject. Granted, it may not be exciting, but if you are a homeowner in the town of Telluride...
Goodtimes:Watch for a Fresh Crop of Fungophiles on the Prowl in Yonder Hills All This Week | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Aug 26, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
27TH YEAR … The Telluride Institute has once again picked up Harry Potter’s wand and brought the Telluride Mushroom Festival back to life, just like the old days … Wander over to the elegant Galaxy...
Bush:Life Lessons Learned Deep in the Rainforest of Panama | Notes From the Field
by Caitlin Bush
Aug 26, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
It is my third week in the rainforest of Panama. I beg for that invisible blanket and that need for silence, which liquidates the uncomfortable itch on the back of my neck.  Four of us had set out ...
McDaniel:Needed: A Worker Bee Improvement District | Word on the Street
by Douglas McDaniel
Aug 26, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Word on the street is the worker bees in this town are succumbing to a peculiar kind of malady labeled as Inhospitality A. This strain of the mysterious disease is known to kill large hordes of ski...
Herndon:The First Crane Family of Norwood | Dateline Wright’s Mesa
by Grace Herndon
Aug 22, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Birder Alert: It’s confirmed. For the first time, nesting Sandhill Cranes have been recorded in San Miguel County. There are three, two adults and a juvenile. And in the last few days, I’ve seen th...
Bush:Life Lessons Learned Deep in the Rainforest of Panama | Notes From the Field
by Caitlin Bush
Aug 22, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
It is my third week in the rainforest of Panama. I beg for that invisible blanket and that need for silence, which liquidates the uncomfortable itch on the back of my neck.  Four of us had set out ...
Pera:Conscription? Bring ‘em On! | Musings of a Mountain Man
by Jack Pera
Aug 22, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Aug. 11 News Headline in the Rocky Mountain News – General: Time to Eye Draft. Volunteer Force Is Too Stressed, Says Bush War Adviser. Conscription? Wow, what a marvelous, poisonous and timely prop...
Vital Public Protection Measures in Case of a Flu Pandemic | Guest Commentary
Aug 22, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
By Maria Osterhaus, Public Health Intern, San Miguel County Public Health Nursing Service, and David Homer, M.D., Public Health Officer The appearance of pandemic influenza anywhere in the world is...
Hageymeyer:A Sense of Urgency | Guest Commentary
by Dale Hagemeyer
Aug 22, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
There is a sense of urgency among those closest to the Ridgway Secondary School Gym/Music Room Initiative. It is the feeling that if we don’t rise up to the challenge there may be students in the u...
Herndon:School Board Race Has a Wealth of Candidates | Dateline Wright's Mesa
by Grace Herndon
Aug 22, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Most people here would like to forget the messy business a few years ago about banning books and the ever-so-slight whiff of “book burning.”  But that odor, however slight, hangs over the Norwood S...
Pera:Do You Believe in Magic? | Musings of a Mountainman
by Jack Pera
Aug 22, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Wanna know who are some of the most unrecognized heroes of all time? The mavericks. Those who have dared challenge prevailing thought and standard procedure with so-called radical new ideas. Here’s...

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