commentary

Schultheis:God Save America | Dispatches
by Rob Schultheis
Jun 20, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
If you scan the news carefully, you can find the damnedest things: like the fact that the U.S. just took another giant step toward declaring war on Iran. Over the past week or so, a variety of civi...
Pera:To Bee or Not to Bee? That is the question | Musings of a Mountain Man
by Jack Pera
Jun 20, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a disappearance problem – the sudden mass disappearance of honeybees worldwide. You know, the same critters that give us fruits and veggies via the symbiosis of pollination. Popular theories a...
Herndon:Rural Co-ops Struggle to Cooperate | Dateline Wrights Mesa
Jun 20, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Grace Herndon These days, San Miguel Power Association’s electric consumers may be wondering just how the term “co-op” fits into the federally subsidized rural electric cooperative system. Earlier ...
Herndon:Wanted: Mail Carrier to the Moon | Dateline Wrights Mesa
Jun 18, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Grace Herndon After all these years, I figured our relationship with the Denver Post was solid. Here at the ranch, we’ve been subscribers since probably the early 1950s. Then last week we received ...
Shelton:If You Can’t Stand the Heat. . . | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Jun 18, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Saturday was the first hot day of summer. I don’t know exactly how hot because our thermometer exaggerates in the afternoon this time of year. It was in the nineties, though. Hot enough. Mind you, ...
Pera:A Few Miscellaneous Topics | Musings of a Mountain Man
by Jack Pera
Jun 17, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Isn’t the Telluride Valley glorious in late spring when the aspens have first leafed out and you drive into the valley about 8 a.m. when the light is so dynamic? The terrific shadows that highlight...
McDaniel:Legal Beagles Beat Up Opponents, Umps on the Softball Field | Word on the Street
by Douglas McDaniel
Jun 17, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Word on the street is Telluride is one of the best places to get into law school. Not at Harvard. Not even Pat Robertson's Regent University School of Law, where graduate Monica Goodling, now a sen...
Goodtimes:On the Road, Yes, But In the Know, No | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Jun 17, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
JOE GOODE … The renowned choreographer director premiered his new dance piece, Humansville, at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco (my hometown) with his award-winning performance ...
Herndon:Wanted: Mail Carrier to the Moon | Dateline Wrights Mesa
Jun 13, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Grace Herndon After all these years, I figured our relationship with the Denver Post was solid. Here at the ranch, we’ve been subscribers since probably the early 1950s. Then last week we received ...
Goodtimes: Doing the Telluride Op-Ed Shuffle | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Jun 13, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
MOVING TO TUESDAY … Friday’s op-ed page has gotten pretty crowded with columnists Jack Pera and Rob Schultheis moving to the Watch. Dean of local columnists Grace Herndon also makes an occasional a...
Schultheis:The Canyons Go on Forever | Dispatches
by Rob Schultheis
Jun 13, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
I’ve been going out to the canyon country for over thirty years, since I first moved to Telluride; as soon as I discovered how close we were to the slickrock mazes, mysterious slots and lost alcove...

local perspective

By Seth Cagin

raising elle

By Martinique Davis

up bear creek

By Art Goodtimes

sports watch

By Gus Jarvis

dispatches

By Rob Schultheis

view to the west

By Peter Shelton