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Memories of a San Juan icon
I think about the pioneers who settled San Juan County more as I get older. I am humbled by the enormous contributions they made refining this harsh land we call home.
Mar 26, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 289 289 recommendations | email to a friend
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Is Navajo a dying language?
A recent survey of Native Languages found the just ten native Lipan Apache speakers remain on the Mescalero reservation in southern New Mexico.
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Public Virtue is a lost philosophy
In the earlier days of our country’s founding, “Public Virtue” was a common phrase. It is a bit of a lost philosophy in these “me - me” days.
Mar 12, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Take idea from the movie industry
Per Terri Winder’s column: Any suggestions? in the February 27 SJR, I have one.
Mar 05, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 295 295 recommendations | email to a friend
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Growing number of books in Young Adult market
I am writing this letter in response to Terri Winder’s article of February 27, 2008.
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Nearly 120 race in Blue Mtn to Canyonlands triathlon
Nearly 120 racers competed in the Blue Mountain to Canyonlands Triathlon March 1. The race, the only triathlon to include cross country skiing instead of swimming, drops from high in the Abajo Moun...
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From a stick horse to an XBOX
My earliest childhood memories (age 5-9) center around my Grandpa A. B. Barton’s orchard, barn, pigpens, chicken coops, and haystacks. I loved to ride to his farm one mile east of town on the old t...
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Rockslide in Montezuma Canyon
What was once a work trailer owned by Chuck Burand was completely obliterated when it was hit by two rocks that rolled into Montezuma Canyon on February 22.
Feb 27, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 292 292 recommendations | email to a friend
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16 foot snowdrifts
Snowdrifts up to 16 feet deep in places line highways coming into Monticello from all directions, a reminder of the great blizzards of 2008. Most of the near record snows this winter have arrived o...
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San Juan growth continues
Despite the housing construction quagmire and the sub-prime mortgage debacle being experienced nationwide, growth and development continues at a record pace in San Juan County.
Feb 27, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 292 292 recommendations | email to a friend
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