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It’s a new political landscape, nationally – but then on the opposite front in southwestern Colorado, where two key moderate Democrats – Montrose County Commissioner Bill Patterson and Grand Juncti...
The ‘no’s’ have it on tax measures and two incumbent county commissioners are re-elected.
Columnist Goodtimes asks how we can instill democratic values in kids raised in an authoritarian system.
Columnist Art Goodtimes takes a look at a piece of paper that is both amazing and humbling in this week’s Up Bear Creek.
Art Goodtimes moderated a candidate forum for high school civics students in Cortez, sponsored by the Green Party.
Goodtimes, in this week’s “Up Bear Creek,” gives praise to Thomas Pynchon’s Against the Day and he also takes a look at this year’s presidential candidates educational past.
Goodtimes reports on the annual meeting with the men and women who keep our highways passable.
The energy boom means more mining, and perhaps tapping into the county’s geothermal resources.
Instant Runoff Voting assures the winning candidate is supported by a majority of the voters.
Goodtimes explains the reasoning behind a Green supporting a Democratic.
Columnist Goodtimes remembers another Telluride local who lived ‘dangerously and gloriously.’
Columnist Art Goodtimes shares his view on McCain’s surprise selection as his running mate.
San Miguel County is in good financial shape with six months of operating reserves.
GUEST COMMENTARY Fellow Citizens, Since I have been away for several months, I thought I ought to make it clear that I was nominated by the Green Party of Colorado and I will be running as the incu...
Highlights from the 28th annual Telluride Mushroom Festival.
Columnist Art Goodtimes discusses the happenings of the Colorado Counties, Inc. as well as gives an update on his new sweet tooth.
Columnist Art Goodtimes shares an account of his daughter’s adventures in Cambodia.
UP BEAR CREEK VINCENZO … It was incredibly healing to go back to California, land I was born into, and spend two and a half months accompanying my father on his passage into the great mystery. As t...
Though still not listed as endangered by the feds, the dropping numbers of sage grouse is real cause for concern.
Art Goodtimes delves into the study of mind-altering mushrooms.