Category Archives: -December 2007

Despite storm, forecasters worried about dry weather

Print this articleWeather’s capricious nature makes it a challenge to predict accurately, a case in point this month. Snow finally arrived Dec. 1, after weeks of unseasonably warm, dry days. Long-term forecasts are an inexact science, to be sure, proving … Continue reading

Published in -December 2007

Victory for a view: Commnet opts not to put a cell tower on Bluff’s ridgeline

Print this articleA 150-foot cell tower once proposed to be built on a scenic ridgeline near Bluff, Utah, apparently will have a different home. In response to widespread community objection among Bluff residents to despoiling one of the town’s most … Continue reading

Published in -December 2007

Monumental issues: Reaction varies to the draft plan for Canyons of the Ancients, but defining roads is a contentious point

Print this article  It’s a pair of documents totaling around 900 pages, but so far the main points of dispute involving Canyons of the Ancients National Monument’s draft resource management plan boil down to two issues: • What, exactly, is … Continue reading

Published in -December 2007

A life on canvas: Celebrating the art of Stanton Englehart

Print this articleMontezuma-Cortez High School art teacher Sharon Englehart recalls her father, Stanton Englehart, studying art in the 1960s. “I can remember living in a Quonset hut. There was always an easel there.” Once he earned both his bachelor’s and … Continue reading

Published in -December 2007, Arts & Entertainment

Imagining a life on the river

Print this articleHaving just moved to Colorado, I have been on the Colorado River only once. After reading “The Very Hard Way,” I will have Bert Loper on my mind the next river trip I take. I will be imagining … Continue reading

Published in -December 2007, Arts & Entertainment