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GUEST COMMENTARY | Gunnison Basin Plan Focuses on Value of Agricultural Water
by Hannah Holm Coordinator, Water Center at Colorado Mesa University
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Current efforts to develop a Colorado Water Plan have been largely driven by a large projected gap between urban water needs and developed supplies, but Gunnison Basin water planners focus on the g...
ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | Ruminations on Taj Majal and the Making of ‘Scrapple’
by Geoff Hanson
Apr 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
It will be the subject of his next two editions of ‘One Step Ahead of the Blues,’ airing Wednesdays, April 17 and 24 on KOTO-FM radio, 3-5 p.m.
UP BEAR CREEK | A Look at the Fruita Model of Combined Library/Rec Center
by Art Goodtimes
Apr 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Drove past the Paonia Reservoir other day and was shocked at how dry it was.
RAISING ELLE | Simple Tasks at My Father’s Bed and Breakfast
by Martinique Davis
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
“Some of the apple should stick out just a little,” he said, treating the slippery slices with care. I rolled another, making sure to follow his instructions.
GUEST COMMENTARY | A Look Back at Old-School Irrigation Efficiency
by Greg Trainor, Former Director of Grand Junction Public Works and Utilities
Apr 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Remembering a time when the efficient ongoing use of the agricultural water rights ensured that those rights would not be abandoned.
SPORTS WATCH | The Players Play and the N.C.A.A. Makes the Money
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
The players want their cut of the action. The education isn’t enough. I can’t say I blame the players. I would want my cut too. The N.C.A.A.’s game is up.
UP BEAR CREEK | Back From a Visit to the Roaring Fork
by Art Goodtimes
Apr 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Introducing Jason Holder, a clever young top-down, bottom-up poet…
LOCAL PERSPECTIVE | Rules Are Rules, Except When...
by Seth Cagin
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Four Corners braves the conundrum of Telluride zoning rules.
UP BEAR CREEK | April I the Start to National Poetry Month
by Art Goodtimes
Mar 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s National Poetry Month; celebrate it with Jack Mueller, currently of Log Hill Village but one-time denizen of North Beach, and the beat SF poetry scene.
GUEST COMMENTARY | ‘One Step Ahead of the Blues’
by Geoff Hanson
Mar 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
The message of the song is simple – the blues will follow you your whole life, and everything will be fine if you can just stay once step ahead of the blues.
RISK AVERSE | Get High, Get a DUI?
by Allison Perry
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Colorado won’t judge you, nor will it take your opinion of just how great your driving abilities are when you’re stoned.

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