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Opinion: Pick one person

December 24, 2012 Dolly Viscardi 0

The most recent school shooting hit too close to home. Twenty-five years of working as a special education teacher gave me the opportunity to spend time in most all of the elementary and middle school […]

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Loose Ends: Volunteer

May 6, 2012 Dolly Viscardi 0

There is one thing a community can never have in excess: volunteers. Warm weather brings out an annual call for helpers all through the town and some organizations are needier than others.

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Loose Ends: Step up to the plate

April 29, 2012 Dolly Viscardi 0

I was hoping that two weeks after announcing that I was giving up writing a weekly column, two writers from Meeker and Rangely would “step up to the plate” and give column-writing a chance.

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Loose Ends: The little things

April 25, 2012 Dolly Viscardi 0

During these tough economic times, it is important to look at the little things that indicate a change locally. Increases in home sales, rentals, and the number of active drilling rigs are a few of […]

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Loose Ends: Casual Conversations

April 9, 2012 Dolly Viscardi 0

Writing a regular column that appears each week on the op/ed page of a weekly newspaper can be a challenge. Coming up with ideas isn’t the problem, filling the space with a timely, well-written, piece […]

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Loose Ends: Horn hunting

March 17, 2012 Dolly Viscardi 0

Visitors to northwestern Colorado talk about its natural beauty as a revelation: the wildlife, the scenery and the outdoor way of life. There are some who find beauty in the cast-off antlers shed each spring. […]

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