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GUEST COMMENTARY | Watershed Partnership Hosts Idarado Report
by Agnieszka Przeszlowska, Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership Coordinator
Apr 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
On March 26, representatives from the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment and Idarado Mining Company presented results of remedial measures implemented as a result of a 1983 St...
UP BEAR CREEK | Western Slope’s Poetry Fest Cometh
by Art Goodtimes
Mar 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Thunder River Theatre’s Valerie Haugen has organized a poetry festival in Karen Chamberlain’s name, and elicited help from a lot of poets familiar to San Miguel County, including yours truly.
SPORTS WATCH | Is Love the Key to Tiger Woods’ Golf Game?
by Gus Jarvis
Mar 30, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
I am no expert in love, astrological signs or celebrity dating, but I smell trouble on the horizon for Vonn and Woods.
VIEW TO THE WEST | All That Jazz
by Peter Shelton
Mar 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Aficionados had been griping for years about the lack of jazz in Ouray County; now they’ve got it, and it swings.
GUEST COMMENTARY | Colorado River Forecast Calls for Cooperation
by Richard Van Gytenbeek, Trout Unlimited Colorado River Basin Coordinator
Mar 26, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
“Without substantial spring snows, we are looking at another bone-dry summer.” Trout Unlimited Colorado River Basin Coordinator Richard Van Gytenbeek reports basin snowpack levels are now at 65-80 ...
UP BEAR CREEK | Telluride Theatre Draws Big Crowds to the Palm
by Art Goodtimes
Mar 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s funny. Spring comes early to Wright’s Mesa, even before the equinox. But it’s an ephemeral spring. Muddy for sure, but just as likely to turn snow white blizzard the next week, or day …
VIEW TO THE WEST | Le Raid Blanc, Troisième Stage
by Peter Shelton
Mar 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
In this final installment of the Raid Blanc series, the team from Smugglers’ Notch does battle, sort of, with the boys from Piau Engaly.
SPORTS WATCH | Who Needs Other Sports When We Have NFL Free Agency?
by Gus Jarvis
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The heightened drama of NFL free agency, with Elvis Dumervil and Wes Welker, will lead to even more year-round coverage of pro football.
GREEN LIGHT | Report from Wisconsin
by Kris Holstrom
Mar 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Growing Power is amazing place and growing concept that was started and continues to be directed by Will Allen, a professional basketball player and then a marketer for Proctor and Gamble, who grew...
UP BEAR CREEK | Maturing as a Resort
by Art Goodtimes
Mar 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Goodtimes writes: “I continue to mull the surprising information from Michael Martelon that our summer tourism market now exceeds our winter ski season. That’s a significant change.”
SPORTS WATCH | Nuclear Armageddon, or Are We Going to the Dogs?
by Gus Jarvis
Mar 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Dogs have become the focal point of everything we do, every waking hour of every single day.

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