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LOCAL PERSPECTIVE | Rules Are Rules, Except When...
by Seth Cagin
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Four Corners braves the conundrum of Telluride zoning rules.
LOCAL PERSPECTIVE | May I Have the Envelope, Please…?
by Seth Cagin
Mar 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
And the Oscar for Best Film Festival goes to … Telluride!
LOCAL PERSPECTIVE | What’s the Fight Over the Montrose Hospital Really About?
by Seth Cagin
Feb 12, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
It is, after all, a deep-seated conservative belief that political interference with health care is dead wrong.
LOCAL PERSPECTIVE | A Chance to Resolve 20 Years Of Pearl Property Debates
by Seth Cagin
Oct 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Since 1993, the Pearl Property has been a political football in Telluride
LOCAL PERSPECTIVE | Should Local Voters Try to Regulate Fuels That Make Us Sick?
by Seth Cagin
Oct 12, 2013 | 8 8 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Society has the right to regulate dangerous substances. But do sugar and carbon qualify? And can it be done locally?
LOCAL PERSPECTIVE | Why Five Days of Movie Pleasure Are Better Than Four
by Seth Cagin
Sep 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
The TFF somehow manages to meet most of us who attend where we are, which is to say a place where we are transfixed, entertained, and inspired.
LOCAL PERSPECTIVE | Goodbye, Peter and Marti…
by Seth Cagin
Jul 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Two of our longest-serving writers are leaving The Watch this month, both to move on to other pursuits.
LOCAL PERSPECTIVE | City Mouse, Country Mouse
by Seth Cagin
Nov 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Rural: Romney. Urban: Obama. Or, states with a bigger urban population than a rural one: Blue. States with a bigger rural population than an urban one: Red.
LOCAL PERSPECTIVE | Voters Say: Stay the Course
by Seth Cagin
Nov 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Same as it ever was. Or, at least, same as it has been for at least the last couple of decades.
LOCAL PERSPECTIVE | One Region, Two Worldviews
by Seth Cagin
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Here are some really safe election predictions. Barack Obama will handily win San Miguel County. Mitt Romney will take Montrose by a landslide. Ouray County will be split.
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Why We Fight: Lessons of Lawson Hill
by Seth Cagin
Jun 11, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
In a sense, Lawson Hill didn’t preserve community after all. It fostered new divisions.
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Do the Right Thing
by Seth Cagin
Apr 29, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
In Norwood, the apparent coverup has turned an alleged crime into a scandal.
LOCAL PERSPECTIVE
One of the Most Beautiful Things a Person Can Do…’
by Seth Cagin
Feb 16, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The loss of snowboarder Nathan Soules to an avalanche in Bear Creek inevitably engenders questions on risk and responsibility.
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Let’s Keep Fraser as Telluride’s Mayor
by Seth Cagin
Oct 27, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Fraser for Mayor.
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Whose Field of Dreams?
by Seth Cagin
Aug 23, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
‘I can easily guess which side of the prairie dog debate Mrs. Blue would be on.’
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All Telluride Is a Stage
by Seth Cagin
Aug 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride’s Victorian buildings proved to be the perfect backdrop for what M4 was doing, transporting everyone who followed the band up and down the street into a place not really of this world.
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Soldiering On
by Seth Cagin
Jul 14, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
'Some people theorize that we are reaching the limits of the planet’s capacity to support us all, and this is ultimately forcing what is essentially a massive cut in our standard of living.'
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For a Couple of Good Nights Sleep: Yes to Night Flights!
by Seth Cagin
Mar 25, 2011 | 24 24 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Since others have their personal reasons, here are Cagin's.
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How We Cut Babies in Half
by Seth Cagin
Mar 22, 2011 | 9 9 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Two classic Telluride controversies are being driven by overstatement from opponents.
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On the Economic Value of Inholdings
by Seth Cagin
Jan 25, 2011 | 10 10 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Whatever else one may say about Tom Chapman, he has an instinct for center stage.