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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...
UP BEAR CREEK | Common Sense in the High Country
by Art Goodtimes
Jan 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Dancing on the Brink of the World’
UP BEAR CREEK | Welcome to the Year 26013
by Art Goodtimes
Jan 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
I’m marrying the Christian end-numbers to a rounded-off precessional cycle of 26,000 years in crafting a new Goodtimes Calendar (GC) … Voila! Thus, my new year, 26013 (GC)
UP BEAR CREEK | Poetry Club Jan. 8 at Arroyo
by Art Goodtimes
Dec 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Remember that Telluride Institute’s Ideas Festival – Reinventing Politics? Art Goodtimes does.
UP BEAR CREEK | Learning the Ecosystem Services World
by Art Goodtimes
Dec 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Out with Generation X and in with Generation Responsible.
UP BEAR CREEK | Exploring the ‘Carbon Ranch’
by Art Goodtimes
Dec 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
We’re certainly lucky, in San Miguel County, to have Alpine Hospice available to help family and friends provide that level of care for our terminally ill loved ones.
UP BEAR CREEK | Freckles
by Art Goodtimes
Dec 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
This week’s Up Bear Creek is a poem for Mary Friedberg, who died on Sunday, Nov. 26.
UP BEAR CREEK | A Poem for Mary Friedberg
by Art Goodtimes
Nov 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
mf danced off/ last night/ in my arms/ as i ommed / to an almost full moon/ above a raging sea of mountains. 

UP BEAR CREEK | Giving Thanks for What We’ve Been Gifted
by Art Goodtimes
Nov 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
If it hadn’t been for military might, we might not exist as an independent nation.
Up Bear Creek on Hiatus
Jul 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Art Goodtimes will take a hiatus from his Up Bear Creek column until the November election, to campaign for his fourth term as the District 3 San Miguel County Commissioner.
UP BEAR CREEK | Remembering World War II – Memoir and Lies
by Art Goodtimes
Jun 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Conceived in war-time, born in peace-time, Goodtimes anticipates ‘The War’ on Blu-Ray.
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Trying to Gauge Forest Conditions Pre-Settlement
by Art Goodtimes
Jun 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Thoughts on celebrating the Constitution and kudos go out to the towns of Ophir and Telluride and the Sheep Mountain Alliance for holding the state’s feet to the fire.
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If You Can Still Dance With It
by Art Goodtimes
Jun 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Fire bans and water call-ups. Western folks have been talking about over-stocked forests, and urban folks have been talking about climate changes, and it all seems to be coming together – unlike ou...
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Local Leader Appointed to National Forest Service Committee
by Art Goodtimes
Jun 07, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
JOAN MAY … It has been a singular pleasure to work with Joan on the County Board of Commissioners. She is bright, fair, of the deepest integrity and understands the difference between good governan...
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Kicking Off the Festival Season
by Art Goodtimes
May 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A spring gem, Mountainfilm is a uniquely Telluride event.
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Rafting the San Juan River Canyon
by Art Goodtimes
May 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Rafting the San Juan River and partisan madness.
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Norwood Loses an Elder
by Art Goodtimes
May 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Norwood mourned the passing of Terrell S. Snyder this past weekend.
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Telluride Loses a Bright Star
by Art Goodtimes
May 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Goodbye, Sharon Shuteran. Our county judge was one of those bedrock locals who defined what was different about Telluride.
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On the Road, Again
by Art Goodtimes
May 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
In which – “ohmygoddess” – our paleohippie correspondent revisits Phoenix – in his own car, after an absence of 30 years.
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Getting a Chance to Play Educator for a Day
by Art Goodtimes
Apr 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
‘I think I’m becoming a SWOSaholic.’