Category Archives: September 2006

Lactating intolerance – get over it, America!

Maybe it’s because I was a breast-fed baby myself. Or, more unlikely, maybe it’s because of my considerable maturity and sophistication. Whatever, I can’t see anything remotely offensive or sexually explicit about a woman suckling an infant in public, and … Continue reading

Published in David Long, September 2006

County proves to be no ‘hog’ heaven

Workers at 2005 rally say they weren’t paid Get your motors running — head out on the highway — but head away from Echo Basin Ranch. That was the message given to thousands of bikers in late August when they … Continue reading

Published in September 2006

Triumph over adversity: Exhibit explores early years of Navajo weaving, silversmithing

  The hollow beads glisten softly as the silver necklace hangs in its case, a cross dangling from its bottom. The smith who made the necklace shaped coins into half-spheres, and soldered them together for the chain. The exquisite jewelry … Continue reading

Published in Arts & Entertainment, September 2006

A taste of Mexico comes to bluff

  It was a beautiful Monday morning. The eastern sky was lit up with brilliant shades of red and orange. A couple of local high-school kids were leaned up against Bluff, Utah’s, new taco stand, Las Dos Hermanas, with sleepy … Continue reading

Published in September 2006

What’s really agricultural land?

  Buy a few acres, stick a couple horses or cows on it, and enjoy a substantial tax break. That’s the idea many people have when they purchase land in a rural area. Agricultural land in the state of Colorado … Continue reading

Published in September 2006

Sage Hen area on the endangered list?Forest Service imposes closures to fight rampant vandalism, littering

  Sprawling graffiti painted over an outhouse. A toilet-paper-holder ripped from a wall. Broken windows and vandalized signs. Wooden pallets dumped around a parking area. Abandoned vehicles. Truckfuls of trash. These unsightly messes and other recurring problems have prompted the … Continue reading

Published in September 2006