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Shelton:The Films of Ridgway and Telluride | View to the West
by Peter Shelton
Sep 09, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
I trust that True Grit Days happened successfully in Ridgway this past weekend. There was some doubt the inaugural event would get off the ground, thanks to resistance from, of all places, Wayne En...
Herndon:SMPA’s Can of Worms | Dateline Wright’s Mesa
by Grace Herndon
Sep 09, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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 ...
Henson:Ripening Raspberries One of Many Edibles Heralding End of Summer | Guest Commentary
by Yvette Henson, Colorado State University Extension Agent for San Miguel and West Montrose Counties
Sep 05, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
I always feel a little sad when the raspberries ripen because it means summer is coming to an end. On the positive side, fall brings a variety of edible native fruits that can be enjoyed fresh, coo...
Hunt:Take My Advice: Park in Designated Areas, Don’t Run Stop Signs | Hunt(ing) in Colorado
by Jeff Hunt
Sep 05, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Quite a bit of buzz was stirred up a few weeks back about the parking ticket situation during the Arts and Crafts Rendezvous. I know so many people are sick of hearing about this – including me. An...
Tice:‘A Reasoned and Analytical Leadership Style’ | Guest Commentary
by Terry Tice
Sep 05, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
My name is Terry Tice and with this statement I am announcing my candidacy for mayor of Telluride. My wife, Susan and I moved to this valley 35 years ago. We raised our family here. On our arrival ...
Pera:Valley Floor Going to the (Prairie) Dogs | Musings of a Mountain Man
by Jack Pera
Sep 05, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Have you noticed? The comparison is so stark and repulsive, how could you miss it? As you drive into the Telluride Valley, past the Eider Creek Condos and Hillside Subdivision, notice how lush and ...
Hagemeyer:School Music, Gym Funding Well Under Way | Guest Commentary
Sep 05, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dale Hagemeyer Past columns have outlined how we got to where we are and where we’re going, but it is time to talk about the here and now. The people of our area have begun to show their generosity...
Stellhorn:Redvale 100th a Down-Home Celebration
by Kristina Stellhorn
Sep 05, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The afternoon was hot and sunny but the crowd was ebullient at Redvale's 100th Birthday Party Sunday, Sept. 2, as friends and neighbors gathered to feast, listen to live music, chat and relive memo...
Goodtimes:The New Mining Boom Is On and San Miguel County Is Ground Zero | Up Bear Creek
by Art Goodtimes
Sep 05, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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...
Hunt:Take My Advice: Park in Designated Areas, Don’t Run Stop Signs | Hunt(ing) in Colorado
by Jeff Hunt
Sep 03, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Quite a bit of buzz was stirred up a few weeks back about the parking ticket situation during the Arts and Crafts Rendezvous. I know so many people are sick of hearing about this – including me. An...
Stellhorn:Redvale Celebrates Its Centennial Sunday | The Ranching Life
by Kristina Stellhorn
Sep 03, 2007 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Redvale celebrates its 100th birthday Sunday. This undisturbed Wright’s Mesa hamlet, approximately halfway between Norwood and Naturita on Colorado State Highway 145, began life as a stopping point...

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