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McDaniel:Spur Puts New Spin on Fabled Dream for a Tourist Trap | Word on the Street
by Douglas McDaniel
Sep 03, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Word on the street is you are dressed up along the avenue, which is really one big false- front movie set. You are a character in a larger drama that’s much, much bigger than you. The old courthous...
Shelton:Alberto Gonzales Doesn’t Get It | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Sep 03, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The most shocking thing in Attorney General Alberto Gonzales’s two-minute resignation speech wasn’t the fact of his going – that was long overdue – it was the way he abused the memory of his father...
Green:SMPA Mischaracterized | Guest Commentary
by Bill Green, Manager of Public Relations/Energy Services
San Miguel Power Association
Sep 03, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Negative press may sell newspapers, but it’s not good for people. San Miguel Power Association (SMPA) has recently been in the spotlight for unflattering actions that allegedly took place under the...
Herndon:Meet Media Visionary Judy Muller | Dateline Wright’s Mesa
by Grace Herndon
Sep 03, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Not everybody in the Norwood-Wright’s Mesa area has uptown, state-of-the-art communication cables installed in her new home – hookups for a future radio broadcasting studio.  But media master Judy ...
Zulauf:Mite Bites, Red Ants Invasion and Other Rites of Passage | Pinhead Notes From the Field
by Grayson Zulauf
Aug 30, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Essentially, today was a dreadful day. I found two new mite bites on my leg (if you scratch them, their eggs infect the bite, and then you have more problems than an itchy leg). I couldn’t find rub...
McDaniel:Spur Puts New Spin on Fabled Dream for a Tourist Trap | Word on the Street
by Douglas McDaniel
Aug 29, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Word on the street is you are dressed up along the avenue, which is really one big false- front movie set. You are a character in a larger drama that s much, much bigger than you. The old courthous...
Kell:Just the Facts: Flood Insurance | Guest Commentary
Aug 29, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Kevin Kell OK, let’s get the obvious pun out of the way right off the bat. Flood insurance can be a dry subject. Granted, it may not be exciting, but if you are a homeowner in the town of Telluride...
Herndon:The First Crane Family of Norwood | Dateline Wright’s Mesa
by Grace Herndon
Aug 29, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Birder Alert: It’s confirmed. For the first time, nesting Sandhill Cranes have been recorded in San Miguel County. There are three, two adults and a juvenile. And in the last few days, I’ve seen th...
Pera:Eclipses, Meteors and 4WD Roads | Musings of a Mountain Man
by Jack Pera
Aug 29, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
While watching that beautiful pink-tinted fully eclipsed moon at 4:30 a. m. last Tuesday, I also saw a couple of shooting stars. Shooting stars are small solar system leftover dust and rock fragmen...
Goodtimes:An Open Reply to Mr. Lucius O’Dell’s Letter | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Aug 29, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
CORA DISPUTE … I’m a great believer in psychologist/sociologist Erik Erikson’s differentiation between a situation’s strengths and weaknesses rather than focusing on the subjective appraisal of som...
McDaniel:Needed: A Worker Bee Improvement District | Word on the Street
by Douglas McDaniel
Aug 29, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Word on the street is the worker bees in this town are succumbing to a peculiar kind of malady labeled as Inhospitality A. This strain of the mysterious disease is known to kill large hordes of ski...

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