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Schultheis:The First Day of Autumn | Dispatches
by Rob Schultheis
Sep 19, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since I moved to the Rocky Mountains, in 1964, I discovered that I have a particularly acute feel for the seasons that you just don’t get in the denatured cities and suburbs on the East Coast....
Hagemeyer:Everybody and Every Penny
Sep 17, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Our community has truly come together in support of the gym and music initiative. This became evident at the kick-off event on Saturday night. The number of people and the enthusiasm were amazing. ...
Shelton:Nineteen Sixty-Four | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Sep 17, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
This happens sometimes. We’ve finished dinner and we’re too tired to read. The mail lady did not leave a red-and-white Netflix envelope in the mailbox. And so, I rummage through the drawer of DVDs ...
Goodtimes:50,000 gather at Black Rock City in Nevada | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Sep 16, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
BURNING MAN … Omygosh, what a wild extravaganza! Take the mushroom parade, increase its zany costuming 10-fold, add heavy doses of nudity, revelry and dancing, and up the numbers to a population la...
Herndon:SMPA’s Can of Worms | Dateline Wright’s Mesa
by Grace Herndon
Sep 16, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
For decades, hard-hitting movies have been made about irate citizens who “hate city hall” or their bosses and they’re “mad as hell” and “won’t take it anymore.” But most of us don’t get too worked ...
Pera:How Green Was My Valley? | Musings of a Mountain Man
by Jack Pera
Sep 16, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
I was born 70 years ago in Telluride, have lived in the region all my life, and can personally relate to its history from the mid-1940s to the present time. Having read and heard stories from the v...
Goodtimes:Saying a Final Goodbye to Dolores LaChapelle | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Sep 16, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
SCATTERING ASHES … Dolores died back in January, at 80 years of age. A group of her friends took her ashes to her favorite sacred sites around Silverton this past weekend, and gave her back to the ...
Goodtimes:The New Mining Boom Is On and San Miguel County Is Ground Zero | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Sep 16, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
URANIUM … The Environmental Working Group has just released a report tracking the 239 percent increase in mining claims on federal lands in the last four years here in Colorado – from 5,430 filings...
Green:SMPA Mischaracterized | Guest Commentary
by Bill Green, Manager of Public Relations/Energy Services
San Miguel Power Association
Sep 13, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Negative press may sell newspapers, but it’s not good for people. San Miguel Power Association (SMPA) has recently been in the spotlight for unflattering actions that allegedly took place under the...
Pera:How Green Was My Valley? | Musings of a Mountain Man
by Jack Pera
Sep 13, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
I was born 70 years ago in Telluride, have lived in the region all my life, and can personally relate to its history from the mid-1940s to the present time. Having read and heard stories from the v...
Schultheis:The First Day of Autumn | Dispatches
by Rob Schultheis
Sep 13, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since I moved to the Rocky Mountains, in 1964, I discovered that I have a particularly acute feel for the seasons that you just don’t get in the denatured cities and suburbs on the East Coast....

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