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Change Comes From the Bottom Up
by Art Goodtimes
Nov 05, 2008 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Columnist Goodtimes asks how we can instill democratic values in kids raised in an authoritarian system.
American Politics Seen Through a Chinese Lens, if Not Darkly
by Art Goodtimes
Oct 30, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Columnist Art Goodtimes takes a look at a piece of paper that is both amazing and humbling in this week’s Up Bear Creek.
Southwest Greens Sponsor Election Forum at Montezuma High School
by Art Goodtimes
Oct 23, 2008 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Art Goodtimes moderated a candidate forum for high school civics students in Cortez, sponsored by the Green Party.
San Miguel Resource Center Hosts Event for Its Supporters and Funders
by Art Goodtimes
Oct 16, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Goodtimes, in this week’s “Up Bear Creek,” gives praise to Thomas Pynchon’s Against the Day and he also takes a look at this year’s presidential candidates educational past.
Talking to CDOT
by Art Goodtimes
Oct 09, 2008 | 2 2 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Goodtimes reports on the annual meeting with the men and women who keep our highways passable.
Energy Rich, the County Faces New Challengers to the Tourist Economy
Oct 06, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The energy boom means more mining, and perhaps tapping into the county’s geothermal resources.
Telluride Takes the State Lead in Considering IRV Election Reform
by Art Goodtimes
Sep 25, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Instant Runoff Voting assures the winning candidate is supported by a majority of the voters.
Dem Candidate Wows a Western Slope Crowd at Cross Orchards
by Art Goodtimes
Sep 18, 2008 | 2 2 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Goodtimes explains the reasoning behind a Green supporting a Democratic.
McLaughlin’s Body Identified in Norway
by Art Goodtimes
Sep 15, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Columnist Goodtimes remembers another Telluride local who lived ‘dangerously and gloriously.’
Republicans Can’t Win on Issues So Revert to Re-Igniting the Culture Wars
by Art Goodtimes
Sep 08, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Columnist Art Goodtimes shares his view on McCain’s surprise selection as his running mate.
Auditor Praises County Fiscal Health
by Art Goodtimes
Sep 04, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
San Miguel County is in good financial shape with six months of operating reserves.
Running for Re-Election
by Art Goodtimes
Sep 04, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
GUEST COMMENTARY Fellow Citizens, Since I have been away for several months, I thought I ought to make it clear that I was nominated by the Green Party of Colorado and I will be running as the incu...
Mushroom Fest Brings Great Ideas and Speakers to Town, if Few ’Shrooms
by Art Goodtimes
Aug 29, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Highlights from the 28th annual Telluride Mushroom Festival.
Going Away to Keep Up on What’s Happening (or Will Be) Here
by Art Goodtimes
Aug 18, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Columnist Art Goodtimes discusses the happenings of the Colorado Counties, Inc. as well as gives an update on his new sweet tooth.
Mushfest Celebrates 28th Year
by Art Goodtimes
Aug 12, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Columnist Art Goodtimes shares an account of his daughter’s adventures in Cambodia.
Fulfilling a Sacred Duty to My Dad
by Art Goodtimes
Jul 22, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
UP BEAR CREEK VINCENZO … It was incredibly healing to go back to California, land I was born into, and spend two and a half months accompanying my father on his passage into the great mystery. As t...
Numbers Down for Gunnison Sage Grouse in the San Miguel Basin
by Art Goodtimes
Jul 17, 2008 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Though still not listed as endangered by the feds, the dropping numbers of sage grouse is real cause for concern.
Celebrating the Fourth and Our Freedoms
by Art Goodtimes
Jul 11, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Art Goodtimes delves into the study of mind-altering mushrooms.
Do We Drill Every Prospect Dry or Figure Out How to Use What We Have?
by Art Goodtimes
Jul 09, 2008 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Columnist Art Goodtimes covers solar energy and the change in Colorado’s rooftop water collection law in this week’s Around the Cone.
Falling Into the Future Backwards
by Art Goodtimes
Jun 30, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Delectable soft cheeses made in America? Yes! Columnist Goodtimes tries to limit his intake.