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Hagemeyer:School Needs a ‘Place to Play’ | Guest Commentary
by Dale Hagemeyer
Jul 23, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know that the new Ridgway Secondary School , inaugurated just over a year ago, doesn’t have a gymnasium or music room? The new facility has been in use for a full school year now. It is a w...
Pryor:State of Town Affairs address | Guest Commentary
by John Pryor, Mayor of Telluride
Jul 22, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Happy Summer Telluride!  How lucky are we to wake up here every day? There certainly are a lot of “affairs” going on in telluride.  Following the town’s recent successful fundraising efforts regard...
Anderson: Contemplating Guns, Germs and Steel in Panama | Pinhead Letters From the Field
by Chris Anderson
Jul 22, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Our second week in our Pinhead internship in Panama started off with a bang, although not the kind of bang I would have ever wanted.  The Monday morning light revealed that all of the gringos were ...
Slotten:The Hidden Danger of Compact Fluorescent Bulbs | Guest Commentary
Jul 22, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Chris Slotten, The Environmental Maniac The country did a great job reducing mercury emissions during the 90s. Between 1990 and 1999 the U.S. emissions of human-caused mercury dropped from 220 tons...
Goodtimes:National Association of Counties Meets in Richmond, Virginia | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Jul 22, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
HILLARY CLINTON … The Dem frontrunner for the presidential nomination accepted an invitation from NACo and spoke before several thousand county commissioners at the organization’s annual summer con...
Goodtimes: Causing Damage for No Sensible Purpose | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Jul 22, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
VANDALISM … That’s one of those English words that I love. The Vandals were an East Germanic tribe that entered the late Roman Empire during the fifth century. The Vandals may have given their name...
Nelson:Trash, Politics and Endangered Species in the Sandwich Islands | Pinhead Institute Notes From the Field
by Gisele Nelson
Jul 18, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
As part of the United States, Hawaii, is really a long distance away from the rest of the country. In fact, it is the most remote place in the world. It is 2,000 miles away from the nearest land, a...
Homer:Stomach Flu, Seasonal Flu, Pandemic Flu
What’s the Difference? | Guest Commentary
by San Miguel County Public Health Officer David Homer, M.D.
Jul 18, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
For many, the thought of the “flu bug” brings memories of a terrible stomach ache because it is commonly used to refer to the stomach flu. But the real “flu bug” is much more than that.  Every year...
Herndon:Open Space, an Idea With ‘Legs’ | Dateline Wright’s Mesa
by Grace Herndon
Jul 18, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though someone had told me it was coming, it was a shock to actually see the old 1950s era structures at the beautiful San Miguel Ranch site knocked down. Like some bombed out neighborhood in ...
Slotten:The Hidden Danger of Compact Fluorescent Bulbs | Guest Commentary
Jul 18, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Chris Slotten, The Environmental Maniac The country did a great job reducing mercury emissions during the 90s. Between 1990 and 1999 the U.S. emissions of human-caused mercury dropped from 220 tons...
Anderson: Contemplating Guns, Germs and Steel in Panama | Pinhead Letters From the Field
by Chris Anderson
Jul 16, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Our second week in our Pinhead internship in Panama started off with a bang, although not the kind of bang I would have ever wanted.  The Monday morning light revealed that all of the gringos were ...

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