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Stellhorn:Redvale Celebrates Its Centennial Sunday | The Ranching Life
by Kristina Stellhorn
Aug 29, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Redvale celebrates its 100th birthday Sunday. This undisturbed Wright’s Mesa hamlet, approximately halfway between Norwood and Naturita on Colorado State Highway 145, began life as a stopping point...
Herndon:Meet Media Visionary Judy Muller | Dateline Wright’s Mesa
by Grace Herndon
Aug 29, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Not everybody in the Norwood-Wright’s Mesa area has uptown, state-of-the-art communication cables installed in her new home – hookups for a future radio broadcasting studio.  But media master Judy ...
Pera:Do You Believe in Magic? | Musings of a Mountainman
by Jack Pera
Aug 29, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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...
Hagemeyer:School Music, Gym Funding Well Under Way | Guest Commentary
Aug 29, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dale Hagemeyer Past columns have outlined how we got to where we are and where we’re going, but it is time to talk about the here and now. The people of our area have begun to show their generosity...
Shelton:Signs of Autumn in the Air | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Aug 29, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Harbingers of the changing season: ripe berries, migrating bluebirds, the arrival of the first ski magazines, and, most emphatically, the coming of the 34th Telluride Film Festival. This will be ou...
Green:SMPA Mischaracterized | Guest Commentary
by Bill Green, Manager of Public Relations/Energy Services
San Miguel Power Association
Aug 29, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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...
Shelton:Signs of Autumn in the Air | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Aug 27, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Harbingers of the changing season: ripe berries, migrating bluebirds, the arrival of the first ski magazines, and, most emphatically, the coming of the 34th Telluride Film Festival. This will be ou...
Shelton:Eco-Tourism, or Eco-Terrorism? | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Aug 27, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Not long ago, a friend misheard the phrase “eco-tourism.” She thought the speaker had said “eco-terrorism.” An easy auditory confusion. And it got me thinking what – if anything – the difference wa...
Hagemeyer:School Music, Gym Funding Well Under Way | Guest Commentary
Aug 27, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dale Hagemeyer Past columns have outlined how we got to where we are and where we’re going, but it is time to talk about the here and now. The people of our area have begun to show their generosity...
McDaniel:Non-Drivers in Telluride Need Special Tax Breaks | Word on the Street
by Douglas McDaniel
Aug 26, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Word on the street is this is not rocket science. Word on the street is the Spur is a catastrophe, enough to make one wonder why anybody would want to run for mayor of Shark City, for you Jaws fans...
Vital Public Protection Measures in Case of a Flu Pandemic | Guest Commentary
Aug 26, 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...

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