Deliverance

Deliverance

by M John Fayhee May 3, 2011 May 2011

A few months back, I told you, in a Smoke Signals titled, “Hot Air,” about the two times I found myself, through no fault of my own (understatement), up in the wild blue yonder in a hot-air balloon. I might have even casually mentioned something about how BOTH OF THOSE BALLOONS CRASHED!!!

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Anne Story: An Unknown From the Seine

Anne Story: An Unknown From the Seine

by Michael Brady May 3, 2011 May 2011

If you’ve ever taken a first-aid course, you may recall her face, as most likely you have kissed her likeness. Resusci Anne, as she now is known, is a famed mannequin, used round the world to teach mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.

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Dory Cooks

Dory Cooks

by Vince Welch May 3, 2011 May 2011

Once upon a time on the Colorado River in Grand Canyon, before the evolutionary ingredients of post-industrial-strength river tourism — hairnets, gourmet menus, the Norwalk virus, food handlers’ licenses, coolers the size of refrigerators, rigorous spot kitchen inspections, a river food ethos of “plenty” rather than of “enough,” the potential of routine waste — and […]

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Bob Chamberlain's Mountain Vision #178

Bob Chamberlain’s Mountain Vision #178

by Bob Chamberlain May 3, 2011 May 2011

In the 1950s, there were a couple of guys named Earl that hung around the Red Onion a lot. One was called Eatin’ Earl and the other was was called Drinkin’ Earl.

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The Original Mountain Slamdance

The Original Mountain Slamdance

by Dawne Belloise May 3, 2011 May 2011

Grab a brewski, a partner and twirl into the sea of musical bumper cars, because anyone who can count to three and is still breathing can polka.

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Mayor McCheese, and mountain culture, missing

Mayor McCheese, and mountain culture, missing

by Kimberly Nicoletti May 3, 2011 May 2011

The Mayor’s latest disappearance is perhaps symbolic of the changes Herman sees in mountain towns altogether: the vanishing of true ski-bum traditions.

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Fourteeners and Fire Season

Fourteeners and Fire Season

by Brendan Leonard May 3, 2011 Books

Brendan Leonard reviews “Colorado’s Fourteeners” and “Fire Season.”

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Portrait of the American Climber

Portrait of the American Climber

by Brendan Leonard May 3, 2011 Film

Brendan Leonard reviews the film “Portrait of the American Climber.”

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