regional news

Man’s Rampage Endangers Motorists, Officers Injured

Man’s Rampage Endangers Motorists, Officers Injured

One witness said Trinidad was “trying to hit every passing car with the hammer.”w

April 18, 2014 | By More

New Forest Service Policy Expands Summer Recreation in Telluride

On Tuesday, the Forest Service announced that it has finalized its policy guidelines that open opportunities for ski areas to promote year-round recreation activities that are natural resource-based.

April 18, 2014 | By More

BOCC Meeting Regarding Airport Fixed-Base Operator Will be Postponed

In response to their constituents’ inquiries, the board wants to ensure adequate time for constituents to review the contract.

April 18, 2014 | By More

DOLA Grant Means Big Savings for Ridgway Taxpayers

The Measure A ballot initiative to partially fund Ridgway’s long-awaited Streetscape project got a lot sweeter this week.

April 17, 2014 | By More

Telluride Marks 100 Days of Retail Pot Sales

Retail pot sales are still strong after the industry’s first 100 days, but some problems remain.

April 17, 2014 | By More

arts & entertainment

ELEVATED | Poetry, Jazz and a Walk on the Wild Side

A jazz artist in Ridgway, a guided hike in Canyonlands, and a poet nominated for the Colorado Book Award, all in the arts this week.

April 17, 2014 | By More

Hot Springs and Hot Music in Ouray and Ridgway This Summer

Each week features a different genre of music, from indie to funk, and bluegrass to rock and blues. The bands are selected to appeal to all ages and to get the crowds dancing and enjoying the gorgeous summer evenings from 6-9 p.m.

April 16, 2014 | By More

‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ at the Sheridan Opera House May 2-4

Showing at 6 p.m. each of those three nights, the show answers such questions as, “What do you call a lightning bolt that stretches ‘cross the sky? What do you call a lemon squirt that gets you in the eye?

April 16, 2014 | By More
ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | Ruminations on Taj Majal and the Making of ‘Scrapple’

ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | Ruminations on Taj Majal and the Making of ‘Scrapple’

It will be the subject of his next two editions of ‘One Step Ahead of the Blues,’ airing Wednesdays, April 17 and 24 on KOTO-FM radio, 3-5 p.m.

April 12, 2014 | By More
Kipori Woods Trades the ‘Big Easy’ for Montrose

Kipori Woods Trades the ‘Big Easy’ for Montrose

Word spreads quickly in Montrose when a new local musician steps into the scene with unprecedented chops and a charisma built upon his developing backstory.

April 10, 2014 | By More

sports

SPORTS WATCH | Who Knew Roy Could Turn the Avs Around So Fast?

Yes, playoff hockey is back in Colorado, and there’s plenty to look forward to here in Avalanche country as the National Hockey League playoffs get underway this week.

April 17, 2014 | By More

SPORTS WATCH | How Long Will Dodgers Have Patience With Puig?

The young Cuban phenomenon is turning out to be a real wild card of a player for Los Angeles.

April 14, 2014 | By More

FROM THE LINKS | On the Golf Course, Try Hitting at 80 Percent

When was the last time you hit a bad golf shot and said to yourself, “I tried to kill it!”

April 10, 2014 | By More
Mountaineer Hilaree O’Neill Gives Everest-Lhotse Presentation for dZi Foundation

Mountaineer Hilaree O’Neill Gives Everest-Lhotse Presentation for dZi Foundation

The event is a fundraiser for the dZi Foundation, and will conclude with a brief presentation from dZi Executive Director Mark Rikkers on “Deep Development in Nepal.”

March 31, 2014 | By More
Ouray Ice Park Wraps Up Successful Season This Weekend

Ouray Ice Park Wraps Up Successful Season This Weekend

Ice climbing in Ouray winds down this weekend with the pending closure of the Ouray Ice Park for the season. The last day of climbing in the park is Sunday, March 30.

March 27, 2014 | By More

business

John Pryor Takes Helm at LightHawk

LightHawk works to change how we view the earth by leveraging a network of 200 volunteer pilots to donate more than 400 flights a year to to approximately 250 conservation groups for scientific research, aerial photography and educational tours.

April 10, 2014 | By More
OBT More Than ‘Just A Funding Source’

OBT More Than ‘Just A Funding Source’

With an eye to sales, city ups budget for partnering in creation and promotion of special events.

March 13, 2014 | By More

community

OURAY BRIEFS | Council Embraces Proposed Revisions to RV Parking Regulations

Ouray residents will now be permitted to park an RV less than 25 feet in length in front of their house on the city right-of-way for an unlimited amount of time.

April 16, 2014 | By More

GOCO Awards $100K to Ridgway School Playground Renovation Project

Phase One, to be built this summer, includes an inner pathway, bouldering wall, zip line, preschool play area, and outdoor classroom with shade sails, all with ADA-compliant access.

April 12, 2014 | By More
Inspiring a Generation of Healthy Eaters

Inspiring a Generation of Healthy Eaters

It’s off to the state finals for the Telluride Grow Dome girls.

April 10, 2014 | By More
Rec District Moves Forward With CRC Design, Financing

Rec District Moves Forward With CRC Design, Financing

The voters have spoken, and the Montrose Recreation District is moving forward in creating a citizen oversight committee for the project.

April 10, 2014 | By More
ELEVATED | Alice, Susie and the Colorado Book Award

ELEVATED | Alice, Susie and the Colorado Book Award

Alice in Wonderland in Montrose, farewell to a local arts doyenne, and two authors from this region nominated for a Colorado Book Award, all in the arts this week.

April 10, 2014 | By More

obituaries

Eliot Muckerman: A Bright Light, Dimmed

Eliot Muckerman: A Bright Light, Dimmed

A picture of an irreplaceable fixture in the Telluride community emerged, as one close friend after another took the microphone to remember Eliot Muckerman at a ceremony on Saturday.

March 27, 2014 | By More

OBITUARY | Former Telluride Resident Retta Mae Vela Dies at 108

Retta Mae Vela dies at 108; Operated Telluride Bowling Lanes in the 1950s on the corner of Fir Street and Colorado Avenue.

March 27, 2014 | By More
OBITUARY | Jaime Nicole Scoville

OBITUARY | Jaime Nicole Scoville

A memorial service to celebrate Jaime’s life will be held in Ridgway Town Park on Thursday, March 20 at 2 p.m. Please bring a chair and dress warmly.

March 20, 2014 | By More
Telluride Loses Mark Buchsieb

Telluride Loses Mark Buchsieb

‘He Was the Voice of the Town,’ Says Mayor Stu Fraser

March 13, 2014 | By More