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GUEST COMMENTARY | The War on Sugar: ‘Yes’ on 2A’
by Rick Silverman
Oct 24, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Sugary beverages contribute more to the problem than donuts or chocolate croissants. They screw up a body physiologically designed to process water as our liquid, and illnesses that result are ove...
GUEST COMMENTARY | Reasons to Vote ‘No’ on ‘Soda Tax’
by Ginny Gordon
Oct 24, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Country Time Lemonade at Village Market … costs $4.29 but the sugar tax alone will be $2.56, because the tax is calculated on the total ounces once the product is mixed with water.’
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
WORLDVIEW | JP Morgan Stays True to Form
by David Sirota
Oct 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Same as it ever was: During the Gilded Age, J.P. Morgan cornered U.S. financial markets, gained monopoly ownership of railroads, amassed a vast supply of the nation's gold and used his investment p...
UP BEAR CREEK | Courtney White to Speak Tues., Oct. 28
by Art Goodtimes
Oct 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
CARBON RANCH … BALLOT MEASURES … GET ME OUT OF JAIL … DRONES …
GUEST COMMENTARY | Explaining the Affordable Health Care Act
by Richard Gingery, M. D.
Oct 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Love it or hate it, the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is now the law of the land.
SPORTS WATCH | N.F.L. Continues to Expand Its Money-Making Empire
by Gus Jarvis
Oct 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
From more games in London to mandatory “Hard Knocks” the N.F.L. keeps giving us what we want, whether we know it or not.
UP BEAR CREEK | Sheep Mtn. Alliance Turns 25
by Art Goodtimes
Oct 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
SMA turns 25 – although, ironically, Sheep Mountain isn’t in San Miguel County, or even the San Miguel River watershed.
WORLD VIEW | The Plot Against Pensions
by David Sirota
Oct 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
As state legislatures prepare for their upcoming sessions, you will no doubt hear a lot about public pensions. As the National Association of State Retirement Administrators, says: "The idea of imm...
GUEST COMMENTARY | Vote Yes on 2D for the Telluride Medical Center
by Dan Garner Vice President, Telluride Hospital District Board of Directors
Oct 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
For years, the Telluride Medical Center has been searching for a permanent home.
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?

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