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GUEST COMMENTARY | Let’s Talk About Guns
by District 59 Rep. Mike McLachlan
Feb 22, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
District 59 Rep. Mike McLachlan writes: “Overwhelmingly, my constituents and many others have been distressed about my votes in favor of expanded background check for firearms and magazine limitati...
VIEW TO THE WEST | New Kids On the Block
by Peter Shelton
Feb 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The Old West and the New collided on South Cora Street three decades ago.
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.

local perspective

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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