view to the west
It’s the season for storing up goods, whether it be pine nuts for the winter or elected officials for tough economic times.
Columnist Peter Shelton imagines life during the Second Great Depression.
A new hip and an old friend help columnist Peter Shelton look ahead to many more seasons on the mountain.
Living in the wilderness doesn’t mean taming it, just learning to coexist as peacefully as possible.
Getting the word out is hard when one can barely get a word in.
Believe it or not, columnist Peter Shelton has something (one thing) in common with Sarah Palin.
If Palin’s really the pitbull she claims to be, then the media should put her feet to the fire.
It’s been 34 years of wedded bliss for columnist Peter Shelton and his bride.
Film Festival favorite Zhang Yimou played it safe while directing the Olympic Games opening spectacle.
Surgery, anesthesia and dislocation.
Columnist Peter Shelton contemplates life and all-too-frequent death.
If we are all unique, how unique can we be?
The oil and gas industry is attempting to mislead Coloradans over new drilling regulations. Columnist Shelton sets the record straight.
The U.S. Congress is using Orwellian fear-mongering to undermine basic freedoms.
America’s annual defense budget tops $700 billion. Can Obama redefine America’s priorities?
The second part of a recollection of backcountry skiing between Ophir and Telluride.
Columnist Peter Shelton recounts a backcountry ski adventure from Ophir to Telluride.
Columnist Peter Shelton voices his support for the instatement of a revised draft.
The Ouray School’s production of Dead Man Walking raises important social questions.