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Change. What else could I write about? It was the mantra of the 2008 presidential election, so it was the bedtime story I heard every evening as I sent this issue to press. It was in the news, permeated late-night comedy and political cartoons: McCain: I say “change” 10 times a day. Obama: I say …

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Taking the LEED

Green Building Finds Shape in Telluride By Martinique Davis If buildings possess an aura, the glow emanating from the house at 580 West Pacific Avenue in Telluride would be colored green. Elements of “green,” as in earth friendly and impact conscious, are manifest throughout the home. It’s in the checkerboard flooring, which was crafted using …

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Shadows from the Past

First-Hand Accounts of Local Hauntings By Andrea Benda I squinted in the dark. My heart raced as I turned to my husband beside me in bed. “What do you see?” My voice was a choked whisper. “There’s a girl there—there in the bay window. She’s dressed in white.” All I could see was black night …

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On the Catwalk

Telluride AIDS Benefit Hits the Mark By Patrick Healy People will do anything for the Telluride AIDS Benefit. Just ask Sue Hobby. Fifteen years ago, she ran errands, made phone calls and did a thousand other grunt jobs for the first benefit. She has run the fashion show and sat on the board of directors. …

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Introducing a Revelation in Ski Terrain By Matthew Beaudin The snowmobile came and went through the moving white curtain of ice that blew sideways, each gust twisting daggers into our cheeks. As the flag on the back of the sled arched in the wind, the ski patroller surrendered a grin and disappeared ahead of the …

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Summer 2008

Features Cycle of Life by Lise Waring & Doug Berry The Spin on Telluriders Way to Go by Deb Dion Adventure Travel from Telluride What We Bring by Mary Duffy & Doug Berry The Essence of a Festivarian What’s with the Weather? by Peter Shelt A Community Perspective Fool’s Gold by Paul O’Rourke Mother Lode …

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