Category Archives: February 2008

Holding my nose for Hillary?

I’m just not sure I’ll be able to do it. Vote for Hillary, that is, rather than facing the reality of shape-shifting Mitt Romney or blood-and-guts John McCain. It’s certainly not because she’s a woman, nor is it about what … Continue reading

Published in David Long, February 2008

Giving voice to the Apaches

‘Stories’ gains acceptance by Mescaleros Albuquerque journalist and nonfiction writer Sherry Robinson describes her book, “Apache Voices: Their Stories of Survival as Told to Eve Ball,” as not a narrative but a collection of stories. Robinson found these stories amid … Continue reading

Published in Arts & Entertainment, February 2008

Will Rico have a molybdenum mine?

The sleepy mountain town of Rico, Colo. could revert to its bustling mining past pending a deal being negotiated between a local land developer and a Canadian mine company. Bolero Resources Inc. of Vancouver, British Columbia, has entered into contracts … Continue reading

Published in February 2008

A tragic Utah bus crash spotlights the gaps in cellular coverage

Often it takes a tragedy to bring about needed change. For San Juan County, Utah, that tragedy occurred Jan. 6, when a busload of skiers returning to the Phoenix, Ariz., area from Telluride, Colo., veered off a narrow, curving road … Continue reading

Published in February 2008

The pet-overpopulation problem: Who’s helping

The small tuxedo cat was dying by inches – literally. At first the fur was missing from about three inches of his tail, torn off by some traumatic injury. The bare skin bled in patches. Then, as the days passed, … Continue reading

Published in February 2008