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GUEST COMMENTARY | Mick Fleetwood’s $35,274.81 ‘Hog Burger,’ Maui and the Telluride Connection
by John McGill, Telluride Gay Ski Week Co-founder
Feb 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
“I should not have been surprised when the waiter at a street café in Maui brought my check with a pen that had the Telluride Ski Resort logo on it,” writes GSW Co-founder John McGill.
UP BEAR CREEK | Taking a Winter Poetry Jaunt
by Art Goodtimes
Feb 18, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Goodtimes will relinquish his title of Poet Laureate of the Western Slope when a new Laureate is named at the Karen Chamberlain Poetry Festival in Carbondale.
DISPATCHES | 300 Yards From Home
by Rob Schultheis
Feb 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Skiing?  It was out of the question; on his last attempt, three winters ago, he had fallen into a tree well beside the trail and found that he couldn’t get up, no matter how hard he tried.
VIEW TO THE WEST | Slow Lifts, The Upside
by Peter Shelton
Feb 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
You meet the most amazing people on chairlift rides, especially long, slow doubles.
GUEST COMMENTARY | Linking Telluride and Tibet
by Elisabeth Gick
Feb 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
In June, Elisabeth Gick heads up in eastern Tibet, traveling with Conscious Journeys, the for-profit arm of Tamdin Wangdu’s Tibetan Village Project, a humanitarian aid organization.
GUEST COMMENTARY | Report From Telluride School Board
by Paul Reich, Telluride School Board President
Feb 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
A report from Telluride School Board President Paul Reich on “three areas that you may have heard about, or are concerned about,” including “the allocation of 3A monies, the use of technology in ou...
DISPATCHES | We Are Racing Toward Extinction
by Rob Schultheis
Feb 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Ours has to be the most irresponsible, reprehensible, irrational generation to ever populate the earth. 
UP BEAR CREEK | Poetry Ascendant After Imbolc
by Art Goodtimes
Feb 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
I’m delighted to take a poetry tour with my friend and rising national poetry star from Grand Junction, Wendy Videlock.
VIEW TO THE WEST | A Fork in the Road
by Peter Shelton
Feb 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision on abortion sparked some difficult memories from the author’s past.
ASK A SCIENTIST | How long would it take to travel to the nearest star?
by Dr. Christopher Crockett
Feb 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Dr. Christopher Crockett answers two questions most of us don’t know the answer to:  How long would it take to travel to the nearest star? And what is the most distant object visible to the naked eye?
UP BEAR CREEK | With Obama in His Second Term, It’s Time to Talk About Drones
by Art Goodtimes
Feb 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Getting conscious of my energy use and working to reduce it, I’ve been able in three years to cut my energy guzzling by more than half. Imagine the carbon footprint savings we’d have if everyone in...

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