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Look out, Beijing wears its pollution on its sleeves

The opening ceremony for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China was held today. While I don’t often comment on world news, I can’t help myself after I heard about the U.S. bicycling team being forced to apologize to the Chinese for wearing particle masks yesterday when they arrived to protect themselves from the polluted […]

As the windmills turn

The McAdoo Wind Energy Project is all but up and running, or should I say “turning” (as in windmill blades), but I’m still waiting to hear something from Invenergy on when they expect to be in full operation. I attended a City of Spur Economic Development Corporation board meeting on Thursday where Barbara Bogart, […]

Finagled stories

Sometimes everything goes wrong. As it it did on Wednesday.
For the past few weeks we have been trying to transition to updated software, and what started with only minor complications in emailing our pages to the press during the previous two weeks, became a full scale catastrophe this week when only 2 of our […]

Barking Bellyachers

Lots of grumbling going on in downtown Spur as our old sidewalks are torn out to make way for new ones. And it is a mess. I walk my dogs down Burlington between 6 and 6:30 every morning, and the crew working on the project is already on the job their jackhammers reverberating. I […]

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