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Goodtimes:Diving Deep Into the Off Season | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Oct 15, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
DO THE LOBBY LOO … As if Wyoming wasn’t disruption enough this fall (as we dip deep into off season), last week I was jetting off to D.C. (arrived Dulles almost midnight, waited an hour for the Sup...
Salazar: Opposition to Desert Rock Power Plant | Guest Commentary
by Rep. John Salazar
Oct 14, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
I want to first thank your agency and the Secretary of Interior for an extended EIS comment period. The proposed Desert Rock Power Plant has aroused serious concern among my constituents and local ...
Holstrom:Does HARC Hate Solar? | Guest Commentary
by Kris Holstrom, regional sustainability coordinator
Oct 14, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A roundtable discussion last week sponsored by The New Community Coalition gathered representation from regional design review boards to answer that question. The answer – a resounding no. Actually...
Stellhorn: The Young Family, Part II: On Wright’s Mesa at the Turn-of-the-Century | The Ranching Life
by Kristina Stellhorn
Oct 14, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Descendant generations of the pioneer family begun in Dry Creek Basin by George Young and his wife Lucy in the late 1800s have flourished on Wright’s Mesa. Having grown up on the family ranch with ...
Shelton:Living in a 3D World | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Oct 14, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps you saw the news item recently about Bermuda and its ranking on the list of the world’s most obese nations. The Bermudan Health Minister blamed the dubious honor (fourth place) on her compa...
Goodtimes: Catching (Missing) the Last Day of Moon Risings at Chimney Rock Observatory | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Oct 14, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
LUNAR STANDSTILL …Friends snatched us off for a midnight ride to an Ancestral Puebloan archeoastronomic site west of Pagosa Springs a couple weeks ago. And they prepped us before with a talk by the...
Shelton:The Karma of a Ski Bum | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Oct 14, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
“At the instant the first September cold front crosses Colorado, I can’t think straight.” The coming of winter profoundly effects Wayne Sheldrake, author of the new memoir Instant Karma: The Heart ...
Goodtimes: Talking County Roads, Organic Ag & Washboard | AROUND THE CONE
by Art Goodtimes
Oct 14, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
TRAFFIC … It’s been one heck of a year of road obstacles and bottlenecks as construction has ravaged the expected commute times between Norwood and Telluride. Norwood Hill. Keystone Hill. The Socie...
Schultheis:How Ungreen Is Our Valley? | Dispatches
by Rob Schultheis
Oct 14, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
For a supposedly “green” community, Telluride sometimes seems to talk the talk more than it walks the walk. Over the last three weeks or so we’ve seen one Tellurider call for turning dogs loose in ...
Pera: My Hunting Life | Musings of a Mountain Man
by Jack Pera
Oct 11, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The first of the multiple regular big game hunting seasons opens this Saturday. Because my father was an avid hunter, I was more or less born into hunting, not that it was an imposition by any stre...
Fraser: Telluride not ‘Well-Served by Those Who Want to Turn Back the Clock’ | Guest Commentary
by Stu Fraser, Telluride Town Councilmember
Oct 11, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
I am running for the Mayor of Telluride and would like your vote. I have spent the last 12 years in public service for San Miguel County and the Town of Telluride. For the past six years, I have be...

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