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International Building Code – ” The Devil is in the details…. “

Arthur von Boennighausen | October 10, 2017

Letter to the Editor: . * I can not pass along 42 years of education and experience as a Engineer and Real Estate developer to a person who is not an Architect, Engineer, Constructor or Realtor through Letters to the Editor.  Sometimes being Smart is not enough. . * If the IBC [ International Building [...]

Zen and the Art of Total Recall…..

Arthur von Boennighausen | July 11, 2017

Good Day: . * I have just signed the petition to recall all three Custer County Commissioners.  Here are twelve failures that I am aware of in just the first six months of office: . * Failure to take action concerning six major SDEC electrical outages beginning with Christmas Day 2016. * Failure to take [...]

2008 BMW R1200 GS Adventure motorcycle for sale

Arthur von Boennighausen | March 13, 2017

Friends: * After talking to the BMW motorcycle dealers in Colorado Springs and Denver I have reduced the asking price on my 2008 BMW R1200 GS Adventure motorcycle to $10,000 as they insisted all I could get was the Kelly Blue Book value.  Includes BMW GS tank bag shown in the image but not the [...]

Where do you put your ” Stuff “…..

Arthur von Boennighausen | March 5, 2017

Letter to the Editor: . * In the last 5 years my wife Marty and Arthur have seen close to a zero demand for “ Tiny Homes “.  The one we have listed in Junkin’s Park is 364 square feet and has been on the market for years.  The Buyers tell us “ It’s just [...]

The ” Broom of God ” sweeps Christmas Day 2016

Arthur von Boennighausen | January 1, 2017

Friends: Katabotic winds sweeping down from the Sangre de Cristo mountain range left 2000 people without electrical service on Christmas Day 2016 in Custer County, Colorado.  This is the third time in the last 5 years that the same power lines have gone down causing outages. Underground electric lines and surface mounted transformers installed 20 [...]

Up In Smoke…. aka Polonium don’t drive me Crazy…..

Arthur von Boennighausen | December 14, 2016

Friends: * The Tobacco plant extracts a radioactive substance called Polonium that when inhaled through cigarette smoking into the lungs causes Cancer.  My own Mother died of a heart attack at age 54 from smoking two packs of cigarettes a day. * Here are some websites to make you aware of the effects of smoking [...]

Pareto 80/20 Law of Conservation

Arthur von Boennighausen | December 8, 2016

Friend Ben Lenth: . * My wife Marty and I just received the Winter 2016 edition of the San Isabel magazine in the US Mail….. I thought it was a Good one. . * I am still suggesting that only 20% of Custer County be developed with property improvements while 80% be left in it’s natural [...]

All the World needs is more Love and Affection….

Arthur von Boennighausen | November 13, 2016

Friends: . Thank you. . Thank you for being a part of this campaign. We didn’t get the result we wanted, and of course we will always regret that. But when everything we believe in was on the line, we stood up and battled and gave it our all. I take great pride in that. [...]

A Dog barks……

Arthur von Boennighausen | October 23, 2016

Letter to the Editor: . * It was so quiet last Thursday night while we were reading the latest issue of the Wet Mountain Tribune at our Sierra Mojada Ranch I could hear a Dog barking at the Painted View Ranch ten miles away. “ Ralph, Ralph, Ralph “ the Dog barked. . * The Hood [...]

Of Mice and Men rev 3.1459

Arthur von Boennighausen | September 24, 2016

Letter to the Editor: . While Donna L. Hood’s latest political advertisement in the Wet Mountain Tribune name drops the Music Meadows Ranch, Bear Basin Ranch and the San Isabel Land Trust and makes the claim she is for protecting our Heritage, her own Painted View Ranch is heavily developed with property improvements. . Using [...]