Western Colorado is not insulated from the threat posed by Mexican drug cartels.
Company uses local employees, rivers to make their reelsThey built the first mass-marketable fly reels back in 1973, and many of those first reels can still be found on America’s best rivers. Ross Reels is highly respected in the fly fishing industry for both its longevity and legendary quality, and the reels just so happen […]
Political maneuvering could stymie conservation effortsThe United States Fish and Wildlife Service listed the Gunnison sage-grouse as threatened last month, but two recent political maneuvers could hinder the ability of the agency to enact further protections of the species, which exists exclusively in southwestern Colorado and a small portion of southeastern Utah. Last week, the […]
Local mountaineer Hilaree O’Neill leads expedition to determine Southeast Asia’s highest peak After weeks of trudging along 150 miles of post-monsoon muddy trails, winding through steaming jungles on motorbike and on foot, Hilaree O’Neill was almost there. Nine days of demanding climbing up the jagged western slope of imposing peak Hkakabo Razi brought the Telluride […]
The Southwest Basin Roundtable submitted its draft water plan to Gov. Hickenlooper on WednesdayOn a recent evening, the historic, single-room Placerville Schoolhouse was aglow in the dark as cars crunched over snow and gravel in the parking lot and a small stream of residents from across the entire San Miguel River Basin trickled into the […]
The film utilizes the latest in aerial filming technology.
“It was like walking through a haunted house with a bunch of fog,” survivor Cory Geist recalled.
The 11 members of the Council are determined to make positive change.
The Makerspace in Montrose is open to those who want to see their ideas materialize
Telluride voters narrowly approve a school bond while Montrose voters decisively defeat a school tax increase and Ouray rejects recreational pot.
The SMA Board is immediately seeking her replacement
“The hardest part of undercover work is you have to be so friendly to crooks and then stab them in the back.”
Since the launch of the field trip program, more than 3,000 1st graders have toured the library and received library cards.
Ridgway’s newest yoga studio has only been open for about two months, but already, it has a devoted following.
Paul Pena’s “Jet Airliner,” and then some.
MPD officers searched the suspect’s motel room after he was safely in custody, and no firearms or explosives were found.
The UVV consists of 15 women, and is always looking for more skaters.
The meat tastes more like beef than any other animal, and does not have a gamey flavor, like elk or buffalo.
The commissioners decide that a single-family subdivision was not the place for a multi-building condominium complex in rural location.
Ridgway has a tough round of games coming up this Saturday on their own home court.
“This is such a tremendous asset for the shelter and our region,” said SCHS Executive Director Kelly Goodin.
As Always, Telluride hit the author with its best shots.
Both looked to prove they have the knowledge, dedication and leadership capabilities for the job.
The public is invited to participate in a marked walking tour of property, prior to a key Oct. 21 meeting.
Frates has the ability to customize awards, trophies, medals, signs, nameplates, and plaques all to what the customer needs and specifies.
‘Even after scaling up production nothing was lost and we still won again. We have the process nailed.’
Instead of grilling or frying up an oily, greasy burger, they have harnessed the power of steam to cook their meat.
Matisyahu is set to return to Telluride with new songs from his 2014 release Akeda.
Together, Rogers and Isgreen work to communicate a sense of place in very different mediums and styles.
The Canadian company closed on the deal Wednesday, Oct. 1.
Jordan and Earhart will reunite at Sherbino Theater next Thursday evening, Oct. 9, to talk about their adventures in the next installment of the Sherb Talks lecture series.
Last week, at age 92, she packed up her things and left Ouray to live with her daughter Roxanna in Rock Island, Wa.
Aviation DirectorLloyd Arnold confirmed Wednesday that building plans have been submitted as required.
Austin’s latest rock transplants Oh Whitney come to Telluride.
Federal officials have cited 92 significant and substantial violations at the mine during a 12-month review period ending July 31, 2014.
While the film will be shot on Wilson Mesa, the cast and crew will stay in Telluride for the 49 days of local production.
The theme this year is Rodeo, with cowboys, bull riders and other rodeo scenes are carved from the rows of corn.
This is the system under which Hobbs has labored during his 19-year tenure on the Colorado Supreme Court bench.
Next week, Woody will pack up his cameras, lenses and faded Duke T-shirts and heads to Ashville, N.C., to work for the ‘Citizen-Times.’
Career military man found a home in Telluride’s outdoors and with its people.
The amount of hops produced this year in Colorado is expected to be a new record, but it’s relative.
Drue Heinz Literature prizewinner reads in Ouray and Telluride, and the Boettcher Foundation Board retreats to Telluride, all in the arts this week.
“I’ve always said, I’m the luckiest dude on the planet,” the injured climber said following rescue.
Top sets, memorable sit ins, and best debut performances from the 21st Telluride Blues & Brews Festival.
Now, the ghost town will be able to withstand many a harsh winter to come.
Children’s art classes in Telluride, Ridgway and Montrose, and welcoming the harvest, all in the arts this week.
The Udall-Gardner race is considered one of the most critical races in the U.S.
Some kids take the bus to school. Others walk, or ride their bike. Gentry Gobey rides a horse named Zipper.
Much of what needs to be fixed is not readily apparent to anyone except those who are intimately familiar with its archaic workings.
Bringing music from his Saharan city of Agadez in Niger, Bombino talks about his Tuareg history and major moments in his music career.
Councilors said the city will hand over to MEDC money held in escrow following a July real-estate deal in the Airport Industrial Park .
“Ridgway is emblematic of Colorado,” HIckenlooper said.
The victim spent a night exposed to the elements before emergency responders rescued him on Monday morning.
The community has come together again, to help build the new rodeo grounds.
A video time lapse of the Indians’ first game of the season on Friday, Aug. 22.
The end of recession and a better economy ushers in a wave of new projects.
Every summer, Olathe Spray Service Air Tractor planes and Bell helicopters buzz over rural the farmlands of the Western Slope.
The Sawtooth Mountain Ranch Project complements 15,000 acres of land already protected along the San Juan Skyway.
Offers everything from guided forays to presentations on mushroom cultivation, anthropology, remediation, and significant research.
The Trois Etapes is a grueling, multi-day “fantasy camp” of European road racing.
Bentley claims the government had no authority to close the entrance.
Blossoming artists in Montrose, wildflower walk and a forest film in Durango, all in the arts this week.
Hodges has always loved the challenge of a nice long run, and the training that leads up to it.
Telluride has received a total of $89,752 for the five months of retail and medical marijuana sales.
Construction eventually started in 1978 and the reservoir filled completely for the first time in 1990.
The final ‘Evenings of History’ lecture for 2014 will explore the history of Ridgway’s oldest performing arts venue.
Olathe farmer John Harold says the goal this season is to harvest 620,000 boxes of corn.
Kimble Avery, a fourth grader at Johnson Elementary School, is participating in her first year of Montrose County 4-H.
Could be the beginning of a full-blown aerial adventure course.
The band has conquered all the hot venues on the Front Range, and are now setting their sights West with a 5 date run that includes Durango, Carbondale, Crested Butte, Aspen and Georgetown.
Udall predicts the election, which pits himself against Congressman Cory Gardner, will be very close.
Exotic Earth Coffee Roasters in Ridgway is a place where you can enjoy a fresh cup of coffee while picking up fresh beans.
You can try Thailandaise Sauce at Siam’s Talay Grille in Mountain Village or Siam Telluride.
Featured in Martha Stewart Living magazine last year, the Telluride parade – starting, as always, at 11 a.m. sharp – is a summer staple.
Work at the Revenue Silver Mine is progressing at a brisk clip, following the Canadian company’s move to acquire the property last month.
Jeremy Silva’s business is serving as a success story even though he doesn’t actually sell marijuana in any form.
In addition to necklaces, rings, bracelets and earrings, Nancy Anderson makes purses, belts, belt buckles, sculptures and even shrines with wearable pieces inside.
Attendees can expect to eat, drink, laugh, and learn. Prices for individual events vary, and limited tickets will be available at the box office of events not yet sold out.
“It will be the first time they’ve all played together since IBMA,” Ferguson said, of Alison Krauss, Jerry Douglas, Béla Fleck, Sam Bush and Del McCoury’s Sunday night appearance.
Lundahl’s new book, Telluride: The Outlaw Spirit of a Colorado Town, comes out Labor Day weekend
Beck invited the group to talk about the need to help veterans, and the process involved in opening a center to help those most in need of a fresh start with community-oriented resources.
OURAY COUNTY – A new Corvette belonging to former Colorado Transportation Commissioner Steve Parker was the first car to roll over a newly paved section of US 550/Red Mountain Pass after a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday evening to mark the completion of months of rockfall mitigation work there. The transportation artery between Ouray and Silverton […]
Portland band Wild Ones combines 90s alternative with modern pop rock at The Moon.
The emissions reduction benefit is equivalent to removing about 4,400 cars off the road each year.
The goal is to also to keep prices lower by offering more low-cost alternatives.
In Ridgway, a new purpose-built Dog Den at Second Chance Humane Society’s Animal Resource Center doubles the shelter’s capacity and ability to save lives.
It is a challenge keeping bees healthy and poison-free.
The Ouray School stage will be named after Nixon, and a special bench in the playground will be dedicated to Kern.
Words don’t describe how excited I am,” says 21-year-old Jenny Nocas.
Michael Morgan calls the Majestic agreement ‘unjustly discriminatory.’
Montrose physician Bill Faragher lost his 33-year-old sister when American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the building.
Judge rules that historic access to upper Bear Creek came from Wasatch Trail, not Gold Hill Road.
Motorists and local business owners will get a reprieve over the upcoming holiday weekend from the rockfall mitigation work on U.S. 550 Red Mountain Pass.
“This is an opportunity for everyone to get together and party about reading,” says Between the Covers Bookstore co-owner Daiva Chesonis.
Montrose Schools RE-1J teachers and district officials say that to stay competitive, a massive technology upgrade is required before the start of the 2014-15 school year.
UPDATED | May 14, 4:30 p.m. A School Board meeting devolved into a yelling match between board members, parents and Secondary School Principal Jim Bob Hobbs as students watched on in dismay.
This year, TAB will be distributing over $177,000 to its seven beneficiaries and is a record amount donated by TAB in a single year.
The key to making it all work was to establish an open line of communication between the police and property managers.S
With the library now stabilized following a period of turmoil, Interim Library Director Brenda Carns is passing the baton to a new library director.
Soon, the millions of beetles that have hatched and spent the winter munching on newly dying trees will start flying again.
Columbine Is the priority, board and staff agree.
The arbitrary annual holiday known as 4/20, includes almost every musician and the like-minded fans who flock to see them.
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.”
Visiting poet in Ridgway and poetry plus Burlesque in Telluride, all in the arts this week.
Live electronica in the club and reggae bands on the mountain this week.
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.
“It’s great… to see these young athletes rise to the occasion and see the future of the team in front of our eyes.”