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Tag: telluride

Green Ambitions

12/03/14 | By | 58 More
Green Ambitions

In 2009, the mayors of Telluride and Mountain Village pledged to run their towns off of completely renewable sources of energy by 2020. It was called Telluride Renewed. Seven years later, that ambitious goal seems like a long-shot, with officials coming to terms with the fact that they bit off more than they can chew. […]

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San Miguel County Social Services Director to Retire After 33 Years

11/29/14 | By | 191 More
San Miguel County Social Services Director to Retire After 33 Years

There is not a doubt that Gerstle’s shoes are going to be hard to fill, but he is confident his replacement has what it takes to continue in his footsteps successfully.

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Telluride Fire Festival Launches Kickstarter Campaign

11/27/14 | By | More

Organizers plan to feature multi-storied, fire-emitting “art cars” and burn barrels as well as other larger-than-life, animated and fiery art installations in public spaces.

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Final Cast for Quentin Tarantino’The Hateful Eight’

11/27/14 | By | 476 More

Tarantino and a crew of over 100 are in the process of transforming Schmid Ranch on Wilson Mesa into a small post-Civil War town as the setting for ‘The Hateful Eight.’

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ULTIMATE RANT | Stop Being the Worst Driver Ever

11/26/14 | By | 66 More

Speed, as mentioned in this week’s rant, is not something you want an abundance of when driving around here in weatherly conditions.

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Full of Snow, Telluride’s Season Opens With a Bang on Nov. 27

11/25/14 | By | 306 More
Full of Snow, Telluride’s Season Opens With a Bang on Nov. 27

Telluride Ski Resort will be opening more terrain on the first day of ski season than in years past.

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It’s a Woman’s World

11/19/14 | By | More
It’s a Woman’s World

Lynsey Dyer wants you to know that the days of a male dominated ski industry are over.

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ULTIMATE RANT | Your Dog Hates You. And So Do I.

11/19/14 | By | 186 More
ULTIMATE RANT | Your Dog Hates You. And So Do I.

If you treat your dog in a way that constantly makes him bored, scared, in pain, or uncomfortable, I guarantee you that your dog hates you.

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Naomi Major Brings Some Colorado-Style Hockey to the East Coast

11/19/14 | By | 160 More
Naomi Major Brings Some Colorado-Style Hockey to the East Coast

Telluride native Naomi Major’s hockey career began here, and although the game has taken her far from Colorado, she has not lost any love for Telluride.

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Indoor Climbing Gym Opens for Season

11/19/14 | By | 69 More
Indoor Climbing Gym Opens for Season

The gym provides local climbers and aspiring climbers with the opportunity to work on their skills

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Telluride Gets the Ball Rolling on Affordable Housing

11/19/14 | By | 245 More

“The site is well-suited for affordable housing,” said Telluride Program Director Lance McDonald.

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Friends Gather to Say Farewell to Jonathan Yazzie

11/12/14 | By | 758 More
Friends Gather to Say Farewell to Jonathan Yazzie

The many friends of the 23-year-old vowed to use his death as a catalyst to bring change.

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ULTIMATE RANT | Let It Snow. Haters.

11/12/14 | By | 84 More

The rant of the week comes to us from Gabby Chapman, who asks the following: “Why is it so damn cold in Telluride, with no snow? But then again, who wants snow?”

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Journey App Will Connect People Through Shared Experiences

11/06/14 | By | More

Born in Telluride, the app prioritizes actions over words and experiences over interests.

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TSG Closes Mountain Access Friday, Nov.

11/03/14 | By | 59 More

The Telluride Ski Resort will close the ski area so it can safely shoot the Howitzer, in conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service for training and calibration purposes.

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Early Literacy Initiative Encourages Parents to Read 1,000 Books to Children Before Kindergarten

11/02/14 | By | More

Although infants cannot understand words right away, reading aloud to a baby is a wonderful shared activity that encourages bonding and stimulates the child, and can continue for years.

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Midnite Scholtes Says Farewell to Nordic Center

10/31/14 | By | 146 More
Midnite Scholtes Says Farewell to Nordic Center

He proved to be a patient and effective teacher, completing every task with care and determination.

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Tom Cruise Lists Telluride Home for $59 Million

10/30/14 | By | 916 More
Tom Cruise Lists Telluride Home for $59 Million

Oprah Winfrey taped a show at the house shortly before Cruise’s marriage to Katie Holmes, after his infamous couch-jumping incident on her show.

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The Need for Affordable Housing in Telluride

10/30/14 | By | 130 More

The current PUD proposals are a complete mismatch for the actual needs of this community.

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ULTIMATE RANT | Ebola in Telluride?

10/30/14 | By | 104 More

Now, anthrax. That’s something we should really be worrying about….

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Two Bus Routes Cut in January Due to Falling Funds

10/29/14 | By | 134 More

The San Miguel County Transit Committee says it must cut two existing bus routes and modify existing routes.

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Telluride Mountain Club Supports 3A

The Telluride Academy and Telluride Mountain Club wholeheartedly support the Telluride R1 School District’s proposed school expansion.

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‘Pampering’ Leads to a ‘Stupider’ Telluride

10/23/14 | By | 271 More

“I have lived here 37 years and have noted the more pampering of the kids, the stupider Telluride has become. “

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GMO Yes or No?

Without hesitation I will vote for CO Prop 105 to label GMO foods.

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ELEVATED | Nightmares

10/23/14 | By | 88 More

The Nightmare Before Christmas from Weehawken Dance, and a horror-film impresario’s Halloween picks, all in the arts this week.

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Commissioners Address Issues With SMVC Subdivision Plan

10/22/14 | By | More

A public hearing over SMVC’s development plans was continued to Dec. 10.

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THE ULTIMATE RANT | Has Telluride Become a Bike-Hating Town?

10/22/14 | By | 161 More

We like to think that Telluride’s newest addition to internet time-sinks is tongue-in-cheek, but sometimes we worry.

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May, Greenspan Face Off at Rotary Debate

10/22/14 | By | 78 More
May, Greenspan Face Off at Rotary Debate

Candidates for BOCC spar on the fine print regarding the environment, affordable housing and minimum wage.

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ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | A Look Back at the Summer in Music

10/18/14 | By | More
ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | A Look Back at the Summer in Music

As Always, Telluride hit the author with its best shots.

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Telluride Wants Input on on Best Use For Lot B

10/17/14 | By | 58 More

Although Lot B of Telluride’s Pearl Property is no longer under formal consideration as a potential site for a new medical center, voters can still expect to see it as an option on the ballot.

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Telluride School District’s $24 Million Bond Question Will Bring Expansion, Improvements

10/17/14 | By | 112 More

The R1 school district encompasses everything from the Telluride Early Childhood Center to the Telluride Middle School and High School.

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GUEST COMMENTARY | Make Sure You Have Health Insurance for the New Year

Tri-County Health Network (TCHNetwork) says it’s time to make sure your health insurance is lined up for 2015.

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Telluride Students First And Most Important: Vote Yes on 3A

Your local elected Board of Education voted unanimously to recommend the addition and renovation project and placed on the fall ballot measure 3A to fund that project.

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ELEVATED | Nevermore

10/16/14 | By | 53 More

A wildlife film in Grand Junction and Durango, and telling and selling stories, all in the arts this week.

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SMVC Nearing End of Approval Process for Mill Creek Subdivision

10/15/14 | By | 195 More
SMVC Nearing End of Approval Process for Mill Creek Subdivision

The public is invited to participate in a marked walking tour of property, prior to a key Oct. 21 meeting.

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SMBA President Commits to Maximizing Telluride’s Bike-Town Potential

10/11/14 | By | 106 More

SMBA has a goal to not only to maximize Telluride’s potential as a world class mountain bike destination, but also to bring more trails and opportunities to ride.

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Joan May Committed to Important Work

10/09/14 | By | 57 More

Please join me in keeping Joan May as our County Commissioner by voting for Joan on Nov. 4.

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DISPATCHES | When It Snows, the Cable Goes

10/09/14 | By | More

And other complaints regarding you-know-who….

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A Classic American Burger Joint With a Healthy Twist

10/09/14 | By | 525 More
A Classic American Burger Joint With a Healthy Twist

Instead of grilling or frying up an oily, greasy burger, they have harnessed the power of steam to cook their meat.

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R&R | Matisyahu Returns to Telluride With New Music

10/08/14 | By | 164 More
R&R | Matisyahu Returns to Telluride With New Music

Matisyahu is set to return to Telluride with new songs from his 2014 release Akeda.

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A Race to Support America’s Veterans

10/08/14 | By | 127 More
A Race to Support America’s Veterans

The only requirement is that runners carry “Old Glory,” the American flag taken from a Blackhawk Chopper involved in combat in Iraq.

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Tarahumara Doc Screens at Wilkinson Wednesday

10/07/14 | By | 96 More
Tarahumara Doc Screens at Wilkinson Wednesday

The story of the ultrarunners made famous by the book ‘Born to Run’ at Wilkinson Library on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 7:30 pm.

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Pinhead Extends Tuesday Afternoon Programming Until Thanksgiving Break

10/02/14 | By | More

Mad Labs are themed around particular areas of science and encourage kids to experiment, learn, design, create, investigate, and more.

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St. Pat’s Blessing of Pets Celebrates Animals and Their Humans

10/01/14 | By | 55 More

‘We will offer a prayer and then a gentle sprinkling of holy water on the animals,” says Deacon Mike Doehrman.

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Great Fall Views Around Telluride

09/30/14 | By | 773 More
Great Fall Views Around Telluride

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Tarantino’s ‘Hateful Eight’ Will Bring Economic Boost to Telluride This Winter

09/29/14 | By | 1,034 More
Tarantino’s ‘Hateful Eight’ Will Bring Economic Boost to Telluride This Winter

While the film will be shot on Wilson Mesa, the cast and crew will stay in Telluride for the 49 days of local production.

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Telluride Photo Festival Celebrates Autumn in the San Juans

09/27/14 | By | 107 More
Telluride Photo Festival Celebrates Autumn in the San Juans

It’s the festival people have heard of, but no one really knows what’s happening.

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Mother, Son Bring Chinese Exchange Students to Telluride

09/26/14 | By | 83 More

Telluride’s Kathryn Shasha came up with the idea of Tell-China Adventures, after visiting her son, David Robinson, in Shanghai.

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It All Comes Down to Water: Justice Hobbs Meanders Through Water Law

09/25/14 | By | 398 More
It All Comes Down to Water: Justice Hobbs Meanders Through Water Law

This is the system under which Hobbs has labored during his 19-year tenure on the Colorado Supreme Court bench.

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Woman Dies at Home in Telluride

09/23/14 | By | 544 More

The cause and manner of 25-year-old Raegina Rea Begay’s death are under investigation.

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Telluride Out for New Medical Center

09/22/14 | By | 383 More

It’s either Mountain Village or Lawson Hill and Telluride’s ballot question seeking to measure public sentiment about the use of a town parcel is apparently moot.

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Carbon Leaf at the Sheridan Opera House Wednesday, Oct. 1

09/20/14 | By | More

The Sheridan Arts Foundation presents a night of eclectic folk-rock, Americana music with Carbon Leaf live in concert.

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VIDEO | Get Ready for Winter

09/17/14 | By | 90 More
VIDEO | Get Ready for Winter

With the leaves changing, Telluride’s best season is just around the corner.

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Local Lingerie Business Aims to Support Women

09/16/14 | By | 161 More

Marmie Lingerie offers individual styling sessions and parties at home.

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GUEST COMMENTARY | Gary Hickcox: A Legacy of Conservation Leadership

09/16/14 | By | 73 More

A 60s California surfer, Gary Hickcox began his life in Telluride in 1975 as a young, inspired fifth-grade teacher.

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Festival of Cars and Colors Begins Countdown Events This Weekend

09/16/14 | By | 124 More

From Babe Ruth’s car to a Formula Race car prostate screenings.

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Wilkinson Public Library Book Hunt Today

09/12/14 | By | More

Wilkinson Public Library is hiding books in various Telluride locations today. Find a great book – or turn it in, next Sunday, for one you do want, at the book sale!

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Wildlife Officials Need Help With Poaching Incident Near Telluride

09/11/14 | By | 794 More
Wildlife Officials Need Help With Poaching Incident Near Telluride

According to Parks and Wildlife Public Information Officer Joe Lewandowski, a portion of the elk was found on private property in the West Meadows subdivision.

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GUEST COMMENTARY | More on the KOTO Wars

09/11/14 | By | 173 More

Unless the “end-game” of current management is underwriting, events must be a major part of the KOTO game plan.

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R&R | The Telluride Blues & Brews Music Survival Guide

09/10/14 | By | 243 More
R&R | The Telluride Blues & Brews Music Survival Guide

A Look at the Top Acts, and Who Not to Miss The Headliners Boasting a live album that sold a staggering six-million copies (that has also probably been streamed by countless Millennials who have a clue), Peter Frampton is arguably one of the most prominent guitarists in rock music. His association with bands like Humble […]

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Colorado Supreme Court Justice Hobbs to Speak at Water 101 Seminar

09/10/14 | By | More

Registration is $35 ($50 for professionals seeking CEC) until Sept.15 and $40 ($60) thereafter.

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Breathe Easy, Move Better

09/09/14 | By | 154 More

“When the mind is freed from the maladies of the body, it flourishes spiritually, artistically, peacefully,” says Rolfer Vincent Martin.

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Dick Unruh Cleans House at the 2014 Western Colorado Senior Games

09/09/14 | By | 221 More
Dick Unruh Cleans House at the 2014 Western Colorado Senior Games

This year, the 75-year-old athlete won a medal for every sport he competed in.

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9/11 Talk at Wilkinson Aims to Honor Victims, Spark Discussion

09/08/14 | By | More

Is the U.S. really safer today than it was before Sept. 11, 2001?

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Kipori Woods Continues to Conquer the Western Slope Music Scene

09/08/14 | By | 98 More
Kipori Woods Continues to Conquer the Western Slope Music Scene

Woods has played noteworthy shows in a range of unique venues, from intimate breweries to the Blues Train, in a change of pace from the Big Easy.

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Upcoming Classes at Ah Haa Painting School Will Change Your Life

09/07/14 | By | More

This year’s Telluride Painting School features six weeks of classes taught by Robert Weatherford and two other handpicked visiting artists.

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Thank You, Mike Hughes

09/04/14 | By | 73 More

I would like to start this letter by thanking Mike Hughes for his amazing commitment and dedication to the Telluride School District and this community.

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ELEVATED | CO/BKLYN and a Spelling Bee

09/03/14 | By | 50 More
ELEVATED | CO/BKLYN and a Spelling Bee

CO/BKLYN Half Drop art show and an adult spelling bee, both in Telluride in the arts this week.

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Hickenlooper Shines Spotlight On Local Business Success Stories

09/03/14 | By | 112 More
Hickenlooper Shines Spotlight On Local Business Success Stories

“Ridgway is emblematic of Colorado,” HIckenlooper said.

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Council Unanimously Approves 2014 Water Efficiency Plan

09/03/14 | By | More

The Pandora Water Treatment Plant, which began construction in 2011, is a component of the town’s overall efficiency plan.

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41st Annual Imogene Pass Run Saturday

09/02/14 | By | 113 More

Runners will complete the trip when they reach the finish line in Telluride at the intersection of North Oak and Columbia Street.

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Black Bear Pass Closed Sept. 3 and 4

08/28/14 | By | 119 More

Due to heavy rock fall there will be no access for vehicles, bikers or hikers to Bridal Veil Falls, Via Ferrata, Ajax Peak Trail, Wasatch Trail Loop.

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Aggressive Panhandling Ordinance Set for First Reading

08/27/14 | By | 169 More

The proposed Telluride law would limit the legality of panhandling by restricting places, methods and times it can occur.

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Mountains to Desert Ride Pedals for Kids

08/26/14 | By | 62 More
Mountains to Desert Ride Pedals for Kids

Former Pro-cyclists Jan Ullrich and Scott Mercier will join the ride to benefit Just For Kids.

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Buyer of Hotel Madeline Hopes to Improve Guest Experience

08/24/14 | By | 299 More

Initial concepts for improvements include enhanced arrival experience and lobby area, expanding the pool area, and creating a retail storefront for the Spa at Madeline.

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LOCAL PERSPECTIVE | KOTO’s Painful Identity Crisis

08/21/14 | By | 304 More

Telluride’s community radio station is being torn apart by an emotional debate about its very purpose.

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It’s Time for a KOTO Board Election

08/21/14 | By | 42 More

You can run (a radio station into the ground) but you can no longer hide ( the membership rolls) or hide from the members who used to be the most important part of KOTO.

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The KOTO Wars | A Resignation, a Separation and an Election

08/21/14 | By | 355 More

The board held fast to its decision to not join with The Ride Festival in an application for next year.

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Will Construction Boom Change the Face of Telluride?

08/21/14 | By | 409 More
Will Construction Boom Change the Face of Telluride?

The end of recession and a better economy ushers in a wave of new projects.

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R&R | Acoustic Guitar Legend Leo Kottke at the Palm Theater

08/20/14 | By | 84 More
R&R | Acoustic Guitar Legend Leo Kottke at the Palm Theater

one-off show of this caliber doesn’t happen often in the region.

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Voters Will Be Asked In November If Medical Center Should Stay In Telluride

08/19/14 | By | 82 More

The question will ask voters if they would prefer to see a med center, a rec center or affordable housing on the property.

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Telluride Ski Resort Getting Facelift This Summer

08/18/14 | By | 286 More
Telluride Ski Resort Getting Facelift This Summer

Trail crews will improve ski trails all over the mountain through brush cutting and hazard removal.

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Local Physical Therapist Utilizes Social Media to Help Patients

08/18/14 | By | 88 More
Local Physical Therapist Utilizes Social Media to Help Patients

He is excited to announce that he has developed his new business Facebook page “Balanced Physical Therapy-Derek Tuohy.”

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Montrose Proposal May Energize Regional Transit Discussions

08/14/14 | By | More

The RTA feasibility study addressed the costs, benefits and challenges of building and funding a public transportation system.

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Setting De Bivort Straight on Afghanistan

08/14/14 | By | 74 More

I have never read a more astounding collection of misrepresentations and outright falsehoods than those put forth by Mr. Lawry de Bivort in his comments on Afghanistan in the Aug. 13 Watch.

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ELEVATED | Looking at Innocence: Art and Music Inspired by Children

08/14/14 | By | 58 More
ELEVATED | Looking at Innocence: Art and Music Inspired by Children

Art inspired by children in Telluride, and classical music for families in Ouray, all in the arts this week.

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Telluride Food Tours: Not Just About Food

08/14/14 | By | 175 More
Telluride Food Tours: Not Just About Food

The tour meanders along the sunny streets, giving the tour an eclectic flair while avoiding monotony.

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Telluride Gay Ski Week Looking Good for 2015

08/13/14 | By | 268 More

According to several gay travel sites, such as Rainbow Travel and Queertrip.com, Telluride’s Gay Ski Week is one of the best, if not the best Gay Ski Week in the country.

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Telluride Region Real Estate Market Accelerates

08/13/14 | By | 130 More

Both the number and the dollar volume of sales in the first seven months of 2014 are six-year highs.

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Stephen Powell | Jan. 13, 1956-July 18, 2014

08/12/14 | By | 386 More
Stephen Powell | Jan. 13, 1956-July 18, 2014

He wrote a column called “Sound Advice” about the local music scene for the Telluride Times-Journal.

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UP BEAR CREEK | Sunday’s the Mushroom Parade

08/12/14 | By | 43 More

Welcome to the zaniest, wackiest, if also entirely serious 33rd (or maybe the 34th) Telluride Mushroom Festival.

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Lake Street Dive Wants to Turn Sheridan Opera House Into A Dive Bar

08/12/14 | By | 62 More
Lake Street Dive Wants to Turn Sheridan Opera House Into A Dive Bar

Lake Street Dive, coming to the Sheridan Opera House Aug. 15, find themselves on the cusp of stardom.

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The 33rd Annual Telluride Mushroom Festival Takes Place Aug. 16-19

08/10/14 | By | 60 More
The 33rd Annual Telluride Mushroom Festival Takes Place Aug. 16-19

Offers everything from guided forays to presentations on mushroom cultivation, anthropology, remediation, and significant research.

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Pinhead Institute|Kids Will Build a Footbridge on the Valley Floor

08/07/14 | By | More

Bridge Camp goes beyond building bridges with toothpicks.

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Summer Sensations at Smak Bar and Restaurant Rev

08/06/14 | By | 51 More
Summer Sensations at Smak Bar and Restaurant Rev

Both have always incorporated local ingredients on their menu and currently feature items from Zephros Farms, Tomten, Farms, Avalanche Goat Dairy and the Southwest Fresh Farm Co-op.

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RAISING ELLE | Maybe Our Kids Are Over-Stimulated Because Their Parents Are

08/06/14 | By | More

You don’t have to be a scientist to understand that meaningful engagement with your children is good for their development.

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Telluride Makes Big Play to Keep Science Center

08/05/14 | By | More

The Telluride Town Council has directed the town attorney to draft a lease agreement for consideration in three weeks.

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Woman Stalked by Mountain Lion Near Placerville

08/05/14 | By | More

Masters says in the last 34 years there have been dozens of mountain lion sightings, but this is only the second stalking incident reported.

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Afghanistan Lecture, Discussion at Wilkinson Library

08/04/14 | By | More

Afghanistan-born Azim Salehi will speak about the future of his country Thursday, Aug. 7, at 6 p.m., at Wilkinson Library.

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Telluride Ski and Golf Welcomes Stalk It

08/04/14 | By | More

Stalk It will be the official board company of the year-round resort located in Southwest Colorado.

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History Comes Alive in Museum’s Fireside Chats

08/03/14 | By | More

The Telluride Historical Museum brings three weeks of Fireside Chats to Telluride and Norwood in August, focusing on Colorado history during the Second World War.

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Telluride Thrift Shop Transfers to Second Chance Humane Society

08/01/14 | By | More
Telluride Thrift Shop Transfers to Second Chance Humane Society

Second Chance, will now be operating both shops to directly support animal rescue and outreach programs.

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States Look to Colorado for Guidance After Half A Year of Legalization

07/30/14 | By | More
States Look to Colorado for Guidance After Half A Year of Legalization

Telluride has received a total of $89,752 for the five months of retail and medical marijuana sales.

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VIDEO: The Wood Brothers | Static Session

07/29/14 | By | More
VIDEO: The Wood Brothers | Static Session

The Wood Brothers performed near Bridal Veil Falls during The Ride festival.

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VIDEO: Telluride Snowmaking Upgrades Underway

07/29/14 | By | More
VIDEO: Telluride Snowmaking Upgrades Underway

The new system will enable snowmaking crews to use the same amount of water in a more powerful way.

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Telluride Marshal’s Blotter: Transient Fights, Condo Theft, Hat Thieves…

07/29/14 | By | More

Telluride Marshal’s police blotter for the week of July 26.

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Telluride, Hospital District Plan Separate Talks to Find Site for Med Center

07/28/14 | By | More

Telluride scrambles to remain under consideration as a location for a new medical center, after declining to join in the Hospital District’s site selection process.

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Felt App Gives New Life to Handwritten Cards

07/28/14 | By | More
Felt App Gives New Life to Handwritten Cards

“There are certain special moments in life that email just isn’t good enough for.”

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Snowmaking Gets Bigger, More Efficient

07/24/14 | By | 148 More
Snowmaking Gets Bigger, More Efficient

The new system will enable snowmaking crews to use the same amount of water in a more powerful way, meaning more runs will open earlier in the season.

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ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | Remembering JJ Cale

07/24/14 | By | 129 More
ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | Remembering JJ Cale

Geoff Hanson remembers the day the “king of the slow groove” had to ‘Kiss the World Goodbye.’

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Thanks, Telluride Association of Realtors

We would like to thank Robin Pale, Mier Esch, and the Telluride Association of Realtors for their generosity through the First Time Homebuyers Assistance Fund.

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TEX Loses Commercial Air Service in September

07/23/14 | By | 168 More

Great Lakes Airlines will suspend service effective Sept. 16 due to pilot availability challenges after new FAA regulations went into effect.

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ELEVATED | The Girls in the Band, The Tao of Bluegrass….

07/23/14 | By | More
ELEVATED | The Girls in the Band, The Tao of Bluegrass….

All in the arts this week.

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In the Wheelhouse of the Season’s Best Fishing

07/23/14 | By | More
In the Wheelhouse of the Season’s Best Fishing

High summer in Southern Colorado: this is the season of the fly fisher, the finest hour for trout.

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Mountain Village Gaining Momentum in Battle for Economic, Cultural Advantage

07/23/14 | By | More

While Mountain Village finds sites for two proposed new facilities, Telluride appears bogged down by process.

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Healing Power Without the High

07/22/14 | By | 71 More
Healing Power Without the High

Mary Jane’s Medicinals Promises the Medicinal Benefits of Weed in a whole new way.

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Telluride Mayor Stu Fraser’s State of the Town Address

Fraser highlights Telluride’s progress over the past six months.

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ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | Up-and-Coming Acts to Remember From the Ride

07/21/14 | By | More
ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | Up-and-Coming Acts to Remember From the Ride

Everyone loves discovering new music, and you can rest assured that playlists everywhere are being loaded up with songs from new favorite bands discovered at The Ride.

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Telluride Yoga Festival Did a ‘Great Job’

07/21/14 | By | More
Telluride Yoga Festival Did a ‘Great Job’

Thank you to Erika Henschel and Albert Roer and everyone that made the 2014 Telluride Yoga Festival happen.

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Telluride Volunteer Fire Department and the San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office Save the Day

On behalf of the residents of Lizard Head Land Company and Trout Lake Land Company, we would like to express our sincere appreciation to the Telluride Volunteer Fire Department and the San Miguel County Sheriff’s Department.

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ELEVATED | The Play’s the Thing

07/17/14 | By | More

Telluride Playwright’s Festival, in the arts this week.

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Car and Colors Fest Proposal Pitched to Telluride Council

07/16/14 | By | More

Including free prostate exams, because ‘this is a sausage fest, a guy thing,’ says the promoter.

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Local Riders Outline Challenges, Expectations for Upcoming Telluride 100

07/15/14 | By | More

It’s not a bike race, it’s an eating race.

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Ajax No Vote ‘Arrogant, Short-Sighted, Thoughtless…’

07/14/14 | By | More

How to describe the council’s inexplicable decision?

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THS Grad Says Thank You, Telluride

07/14/14 | By | More

Having graduated, I feel privileged to have grown up in such a supportive community.

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Got the Blues? Enter Acoustic Blues Competition in Telluride

07/14/14 | By | More

The winner of the 2014 Telluride Blues Challenge will receive a $300 dollar cash prize and a premium Martin Guitar, courtesy of Telluride Music Company.

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ELEVATED | Monsoon Afternoons, Paulson’s Poetry, Twenty By Telluride

07/10/14 | By | More
ELEVATED | Monsoon Afternoons, Paulson’s Poetry, Twenty By Telluride

Monsoon afternoons in Ridgway, Beth Paulson poetry reading, Twenty By Telluride, all in the arts this week.

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Telluride Incidents With Transients on the Rise

07/10/14 | By | More

There are no statutes in Telluride prohibiting loitering, panhandling or public intoxication, making police response more difficult.

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Hardrock 100 Ultra-Endurance Run Takes Place This Weekend

07/09/14 | By | More

This Friday, 140 runners from across the country and around the world will gather in the cool dawn out in front of the Silverton School gym for the 21st running of the Hardrock 100.

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‘The Most Beautiful Race on Earth’

07/08/14 | By | 94 More
‘The Most Beautiful Race on Earth’

As riders climb burly mountain passes, this race is sure to live up to its slogan

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Three Killed in Rollover Near Telluride Following July 4 Celebration

07/07/14 | By | 56 More

The victims were Edward Bollman, 23, and Carly Sansone, 21, both from Michigan, and Garrett Laforce, 26, of Littleton, Colo.

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Allred’s Recognized by ‘Wine Spectator’ Magazine

07/03/14 | By | More
Allred’s Recognized by ‘Wine Spectator’ Magazine

Allred’s wine list has about 750 different labels and over 5,000 bottles in the cellar with numerous verticals, breadth and depth across regions and varietals.

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Fourth of July Fireworks Shows Are a Go

07/03/14 | By | More
Fourth of July Fireworks Shows Are a Go

From Silverton to Telluride and from Ouray to Montrose, fuel moisture levels are high enough to allow for spectacular Fourth of July fireworks displays.

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Survey: Regional Transit Routes Needed, Feasibly, Sustainability Of Such Service Unknown

07/03/14 | By | More

Options presented to Montrose City Ccouncil Tuesday for a regional transit service included a van-pool, bus or mini-coach.

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Judges Schum, Greenacre to Retire January 2015

07/02/14 | By | More

To be eligible for appointment to fill the vacancies, applicants must be qualified electors of the Seventh Judicial District and must have been admitted to the practice of law in Colorado for five years.

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The 14 Acts You Can’t Miss During Telluride’s Festival Season

07/02/14 | By | 46 More
The 14 Acts You Can’t Miss During Telluride’s Festival Season

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Science on Parade

07/01/14 | By | More
Science on Parade

For the first time since 2003, the Telluride Science Research Center will be represented in the town’s annual Fourth of July Parade.

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GUEST COMMENTARY |Circus Holus Bolus Comes to Town

07/01/14 | By | More
GUEST COMMENTARY |Circus Holus Bolus Comes to Town

It is a show for all ages and it is not to be missed (it only happens every two years, ya know…)!

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R&R | One-On-One with John Cranford of Cranford Hollow

06/30/14 | By | More
R&R | One-On-One with John Cranford of Cranford Hollow

In preparation for the show frontman John Cranford connects with us while on tour, and catches us up on what the band has been up to.

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Telluride Farmers’ Market moves to July 3 Due to Independence Day Holiday

06/30/14 | By | More

The market hours and location remain the same; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on South Oak Street.

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Voices of Wartime: Telluride During World War II

06/29/14 | By | More
Voices of Wartime: Telluride During World War II

On July 4, don’t miss root beer floats and free entry into the Telluride Historical Museum from 12 to 5 p.m.

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Parade, Picnic, Games…And Maybe Fireworks in Telluride

06/29/14 | By | More
Parade, Picnic, Games…And Maybe Fireworks in Telluride

Featured in Martha Stewart Living magazine last year, the Telluride parade – starting, as always, at 11 a.m. sharp – is a summer staple.

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Capture a July Fourth Moment in Tellluride and Win a Cash Prize

06/28/14 | By | More
Capture a July Fourth Moment in Tellluride and Win a Cash Prize

There is no entry fee. Simply submit your photo online to at www.TellurideHotShotPhotoContest.com before noon on Friday, July 5. First prize is $500.

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Telluride Fireman’s Barbecue Keeps Going From Perfect to Even Better

06/27/14 | By | More
Telluride Fireman’s Barbecue Keeps Going From Perfect to Even Better

It’s a barbecue unlike any other.

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Jumpstart July 4 With Telluride Foundation Rundola at 8 a.m.

06/27/14 | By | More
Jumpstart July 4 With Telluride Foundation Rundola at 8 a.m.

Runners start at the base of the gondola on the Town of Telluride side and finish at the top of the ridge, between the top of Lift 7 and the Nature Center.

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Telluride May Be Out for New Medical Center Location

06/26/14 | By | More
Telluride May Be Out for New Medical Center Location

The town’s approval process and the hospital district’s location selection process are not matching up.

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ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | A Most Memorable Bluegrass Festival

06/26/14 | By | More
ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | A Most Memorable Bluegrass Festival

Thoughts on the 41st Telluride Bluegrass Festival.

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Realize Planning Kicks Off Third Year With New Location

06/24/14 | By | More

Realize Planning, LLC successfully kicked off its third year in style at its new office location next to The Peaks Resort & Spa.

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Guy Maddin, Kim Morgan Named Guest Directors for 41st Film Festival

06/24/14 | By | More

The husband and wife team is set to select a series of films to present at the 41st Telluride Film Festival running over Labor Day Weekend.

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Azadi Fine Rugs Announces Semi-Finalists in American Dream Contest

06/24/14 | By | More
Azadi Fine Rugs Announces Semi-Finalists in American Dream Contest

The public is invited to attend the award ceremony on July 4, at 1 p.m. at Azadi Fine Rug’s Colorado Avenue location.

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GUEST COMMENTARY | Ridgway Dam Now Producing Clean Power

The power generated by Ridgway Dam will vary seasonally, with peak generation coinciding with large summer releases of water to downstream irrigators.

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Upcoming Telluride Wine Festival Should Be the Best Yet

06/24/14 | By | More
Upcoming Telluride Wine Festival Should Be the Best Yet

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.

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The Main Event

06/22/14 | By | 45 More
The Main Event

On the Telluride Via Ferrata

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Photographer Ingrid Lundahl’s New Book Chronicles ‘Outlaw Spirit’ of Telluride

06/18/14 | By | 73 More
Photographer Ingrid Lundahl’s New Book Chronicles ‘Outlaw Spirit’ of Telluride

Lundahl’s new book, Telluride: The Outlaw Spirit of a Colorado Town, comes out Labor Day weekend

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Waterline: Fly Fishing Report from Telluride

06/18/14 | By | More
Waterline: Fly Fishing Report from Telluride

On the street, around the coffee cart and in the fly shop, locals estimated a snowpack darn near normal. For the angler, normal is beautiful.

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R&R | One-on-One with Nicki Bluhm

06/18/14 | By | More
R&R | One-on-One with Nicki Bluhm

Nicki Bluhm has an affinity for winning fans over on festival stages with her beautiful, soul-inspired vocals that seem to have no range limit. The admiration fans feel for her is similar her own early admiration for her now-husband, Tim Bluhm. She would go see his band The Mother Hips perform live; and, husband and […]

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TSRC Celebrates 30 Years in Telluride with a Special Town Talk Series

06/17/14 | By | More

The Telluride Science Research Center celebrates its 30th anniversary this summer by joining the Fourth of July parade.

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Musical Chairs at Telluride Preschools

06/15/14 | By | More
Musical Chairs at Telluride Preschools

Kathleen Merritt replaces Bright Futures’ Cathy James and Dawn Katz replaces Merritt at Munchkins.

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What the Chef Learned on His Summer Vacation

06/14/14 | By | More
What the Chef Learned on His Summer Vacation

The best thing about the chef taking time off — from his customer’s point of view, at least — is that we get to taste what he learned while he was gone. At Cosmopolitan in Telluride, this summer that means Baby Grilled Octopus served with a potato and egg salad, duck bacon and roasted red pepper […]

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THS Graduating Class Largest Ever

THS Graduating Class Largest Ever

I am happy (and humbled) to report that our community has once again stepped up and responded to this increased need with increased giving.

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R&R | PDX Lo-Fi Rock Darlings Wild Ones Settle in Telluride for a Night

06/13/14 | By | More
R&R | PDX Lo-Fi Rock Darlings Wild Ones Settle in Telluride for a Night

Portland band Wild Ones combines 90s alternative with modern pop rock at The Moon.

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Injured Climber Rescued on El Diente Peak

06/11/14 | By | More

The victim is now being treated for injuries at Montrose Memorial Hospital.

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The New TCTV

06/09/14 | By | More

Telluride TV gets a makeover.

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Keeping Local Air Quality High in Telluride

06/08/14 | By | More

On Tuesday, the Telluride Town Council reviewed the history and considered how to keep the air clean.

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Telluride May Conserve Water Even in Non-Drought Years

06/08/14 | By | More

The biggest proposed new regulation, would not be not dramatic.

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Telluride Schools Look Toward Ballot Initiative, Expansion

06/07/14 | By | More

A funding question is likely headed to the November ballot.

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Inn At Lost Creek Awarded 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

06/06/14 | By | More

The accolade is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor.

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Telluride Mountain School Names Karen Walker Head of School

06/05/14 | By | More
Telluride Mountain School Names Karen Walker Head of School

Karen Walker has been with the school since 1998, is named executive director.

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Pinhead Launches Bug Camp, Code Club June 23

This summer at the Pinhead Institute, programming and bugs (both real and digital) will go hand-in-hand.

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COMMUNITY BRIEFS | Hang With Dad for a Day!

06/05/14 | By | More
COMMUNITY BRIEFS | Hang With Dad for a Day!

First Friday Stroll in Downtown Montrose, June 6, 5:30-8 p.m…OBT Announces Montrose Tourism Updates.

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RECIPE | Siam’s Talay Grille’s “Thailandaise Sauce”

06/05/14 | By | More

Thailandaise can be served with anyting you like with Hollandaise. Try it with seafood, vegetables and eggs.

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Telluride Golf Club Brings New Instructor, New Technology

06/05/14 | By | More
Telluride Golf Club Brings New Instructor, New Technology

New putting and chipping greens, GPS technology, and the appointment of Dale Abraham as the club’s director of instruction.

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SMPA Returning $904,688 in Capital Credits to Members

06/02/14 | By | More

The co-op will pay back more than $900,000 in capital credits to consumers who were members of SMPA in 1985, 1986 and 1998.

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VIEW TO THE WEST | ‘Goodbye to All That’

05/31/14 | By | More

After nearly four decades of living in San Miguel, Ouray and Montrose counties, Peter and Ellen Shelton are moving to Oregon.

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UP BEAR CREEK | Great Movies and Great Rainfall – Spring at Its Best

05/30/14 | By | More
UP BEAR CREEK | Great Movies and Great  Rainfall – Spring at Its Best

The theme for Mountainfilm this year was a call to action.

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10 BEST THINGS ABOUT A TELLURIDE SUMMER!

05/29/14 | By | More
10 BEST THINGS ABOUT A TELLURIDE SUMMER!

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R&R | Next Up? Spafford to Enter Telluride Jamband Proving Grounds

05/29/14 | By | More
R&R | Next Up? Spafford to Enter Telluride Jamband Proving Grounds

Will Arizona-based jamband Spafford’s first appearance in Telluride make waves? Adam Smith waxes rhapsodic.

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Joe Ryan Counts His Blessings

05/29/14 | By | More
Joe Ryan Counts His Blessings

Sitting here after my rescue on Wilson Peak causes me to be quite thankful.

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ELEVATED | Miep Gies, ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ and a Musical Farewell

05/29/14 | By | More
ELEVATED | Miep Gies, ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ and a Musical Farewell

Ouray Historical Museum fundraiser, jazzy farewell in Ridgway, and tryouts for Shakespeare in the Park.

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Local Filmmakers Are Audience Favorite at Mountainfilm

05/29/14 | By | More
Local Filmmakers Are Audience Favorite at Mountainfilm

The most ambitious film yet by formed-in-Telluride filmmakers Ben Knight and Travis Rummel won the top prize at Telluride Mountainfilm 2014.

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Telluride School District Engages Community in Planning

05/29/14 | By | More

The Telluride School District may send a bond question to voters in November, if the board approves it.

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COMMUNITY BRIEFS | Community-wide Gear Swap and Garage Sale

05/29/14 | By | More
COMMUNITY BRIEFS | Community-wide Gear Swap and Garage Sale

Participating nonprofit organizations seek donations for the sale.

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7th Annual Telluride Yoga Festival Early Bird Pass Sale Ends June 1

05/27/14 | By | More

Early bird ticket prices offer $100 off the three-day Namaste Pass and four-day Guru Pass.

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Controlled Burn on the Uncompahgre

05/25/14 | By | More
Controlled Burn on the Uncompahgre

About 755 acres were outlined in the USFS Burn Plan designed to improve the health of Ponderosa Pine habitat and reduce ground and ladder fuels.

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UP BEAR CREEK | Cruising Into Summer With Telluride Mountainfilm 2014

05/23/14 | By | More

Stop by the Mason’s Hall over Timberline Ace Hardware on Main Street, where Art Goodtimes is emceeing for Mountainfilm.

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Chapman Loses Access Battle on Gold Hill Road, Bear Creek

05/22/14 | By | More
Chapman Loses Access Battle on Gold Hill Road, Bear Creek

Judge rules that historic access to upper Bear Creek came from Wasatch Trail, not Gold Hill Road.

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COMMUNITY BRIEFS | Ouray Public Library Summer Programs, Book Sale and More!

05/22/14 | By | More
COMMUNITY BRIEFS | Ouray Public Library Summer Programs, Book Sale and More!

Sixth Annual Ouray Wine, Chocolate and Cheese Festival Seeks Applications…23rd Annual Telluride Science Research Center Town Talks..

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Mountainfilm 2014: A Call to Action

05/22/14 | By | More
Mountainfilm 2014: A Call to Action

The theme of this year’s Mountainfilm Festival is Wilderness.

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Giving Thought to That Dam in Your Backyard

05/22/14 | By | More
Giving Thought to That Dam in Your Backyard

DamNation explores a shift in attitude of big dams in the U.S.

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R&R | The Next Generation of Dublin Rock Comes To Telluride

05/22/14 | By | More
R&R | The Next Generation of Dublin Rock Comes To Telluride

Little Green Cars travel from Dublin to the Western Slope, and the Fox Street All Stars make their first appearance in Telluride.

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SPORTS BRIEFS | Wright Stuff Challenge 5k/10k and Bike Race Fundraiser June 28

05/22/14 | By | More
SPORTS BRIEFS | Wright Stuff Challenge 5k/10k and Bike Race Fundraiser June 28

June 29 Golf Tournament Benefits MHS Girls Basketball…Register for Telluride Foundation July 4 Rundola Now

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RTA Dead for 2014

05/22/14 | By | More

A decision by the Telluride Town Council on May 13 not to continue to participate in countywide planning to create a Regional Transportation District has effectively killed the effort, at least for this year.

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Take the Telluride Mountainfilm 2014 Gallery Walk

05/22/14 | By | More
Take the Telluride Mountainfilm 2014 Gallery Walk

The Telluride Mountainfilm 2014 Gallery Walk takes place Friday with artists speaking at their respective exhibition locations at 5:15 p.m.

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Telluride Academy Global Citizen Project Wraps First Year

05/22/14 | By | More

The deprivation of global citizens’ basic human rights emerged as a major topic.

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The SeedBroadcast Project Promotes Deeper Awareness of Seeds

05/19/14 | By | More
The SeedBroadcast Project Promotes Deeper Awareness of Seeds

The artists and their van will be in the region this week, with stops in Mancos, Dolores and Ridgway en route to Telluride for Mountainfilm.

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Higher Ed, Disruptive Innovation Topic of Telluride Foundation Presentation

05/19/14 | By | More

Although America used to be the leader in education, today college graduates are increasingly ill-equipped for the workplace.

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Construction Springs to Life

05/15/14 | By | More
Construction Springs to Life

Marked increases in building permits issued and the valuation of those permits, especially in Montrose, Montrose County and Telluride suggest that construction may be on the rebound.

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TAB Celebrates a Record-Breaking Year of Fundraising

05/10/14 | By | More
TAB Celebrates a Record-Breaking Year of Fundraising

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.

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Third Grade TCAP Scores Show Slight Dip Over 2013

05/09/14 | By | More

Testing shows drops in Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel counties’ third-graders’ reading proficiency.

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Sarah Holbrooke Takes the Helm at Pinhead

05/08/14 | By | 45 More
Sarah Holbrooke Takes the Helm at Pinhead

“It’s Pinhead on steroids!” exclaimed Sarah Holbrooke, who is Pinhead Institute’s new Executive Director.

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Reggae Icon Jimmy Cliff Performs July 30

05/07/14 | By | More
Reggae Icon Jimmy Cliff Performs July 30

Jimmy Cliff comes to the Telluride Conference Center on July 30!

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New Director of Experiential Education at Telluride Mountain School

05/07/14 | By | More

The Telluride Mountain School has hired Tucker Szymkowicz as director of experiential education; it is a new position for the school.

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James Nershi Dies at Lawson Hill Home

05/07/14 | By | More

Longtime Telluride region resident James (Jay) Nershi died at his Lawson Hill residence Saturday, May 3.

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Pitbull Bites Man’s Penis, Hazmat Team on Scene

05/06/14 | By | 91 More

Police responding to a 911 call for a dog bite observed a potentially dangerous butane hash oil operation.

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SMSO Recovers Body of Missing Skier

05/06/14 | By | More

Everyone onboard a rescue helicopter that crashed in the rescue attempt walked away uninjured.

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Sarah Landeryou Takes Reins at Wilkinson Public Library

05/03/14 | By | More
Sarah Landeryou Takes Reins at Wilkinson Public Library

With the library now stabilized following a period of turmoil, Interim Library Director Brenda Carns is passing the baton to a new library director.

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Diverse and Dynamic Artist Lineup for Mountainfilm 2014

05/03/14 | By | More

“We’re not your average film festival. We’ve evolved to include many surprise approaches and platforms.”

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Big Hair, Bouffants and Lots of Polyester at the Big Night

05/02/14 | By | More

The Big Night is an exciting event to launch next year’s fall musical Hairspray.

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COMMUNITY BRIEFS | Fair Board Seeking Poultry Superintendent

05/02/14 | By | More

Conference Calling for Library Patrons …2014 ROCC Parking Lot Sale Slated for Saturday, May 17

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Montrose Habitat for Humanity to Host Student Volunteers

05/02/14 | By | More

Students are participating in Habitat for Humanity’s national alternative break program, Collegiate Challenge.

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RAISING ELLE | When Both Parents Work, Whose Job Is More Important?

05/02/14 | By | More

A coworker’s wife and I were recently discussing the challenges of having both a career and a family…

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Telluride Sixth Graders Participate in Electrical Energy Panel Discussion

05/02/14 | By | More

What an amazing community we live in!

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Rescue at 12,500 Feet

05/01/14 | By | More

Joe Ryan was rescued, treated, released after 1,800-Ft. fall on Mt. Wilson.

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Next Generation of the Burger Joint Coming to Telluride

05/01/14 | By | 90 More

Owners Stanya and James Gorraiz plan to create a revolutionary burger experience on Telluride’s Main Street.

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ELEVATED | Sufis, Bridger and the Clever Mr. Fox

05/01/14 | By | More
ELEVATED | Sufis, Bridger and the Clever Mr. Fox

‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ in Telluride, Rosemerry Trommer at the Palm, and poetry in Ridgway, all in the arts this week.

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Down-Climbing Wilson Peak, Fully Gripped

05/01/14 | By | 67 More
Down-Climbing Wilson Peak, Fully Gripped

“The first responder scenarios we practiced outside in the autumn weather were now happening for real.”

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Real Estate Market Shows Continued Signs of Health

04/28/14 | By | More

Real estate sales and volumes are up, foreclosures are down. But the market still has a long way to go.

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Ah Haa Announces 2014 Youth Art Award Winners

04/28/14 | By | More
Ah Haa Announces 2014 Youth Art Award Winners

Ah Haa’s 2014 Youth Art Awards brought in over 120 submissions by public school students from Nucla, Naturita, Paradox, Norwood, and Telluride.

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Frampton Comes Alive at Telluride Blues and Brews

04/28/14 | By | More
Frampton Comes Alive at Telluride Blues and Brews

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival announces complete artist lineup including Peter Frampton, Buddy Guy, The Meter Men, Charles Bradley, Bombino and more.

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FROM THE LINKS | A Classic Book to Use

04/25/14 | By | More

My favorite book written about golf is Ben Hogan’s Five Fundamentals – The Modern Fundamentals of Golf.

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R&R | High on Horns: 4/20 With Polyrhythmics and Elder Grown

04/23/14 | By | More
R&R | High on Horns: 4/20 With Polyrhythmics and Elder Grown

The arbitrary annual holiday known as 4/20, includes almost every musician and the like-minded fans who flock to see them.

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DOE Issues Record of Decision for the Uranium Leasing Program

04/19/14 | By | More

Uranium exploration, mine development and reclamation will be permitted to continue on 31 lease tracts of land in West End for the next 10 years.

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New Forest Service Policy Expands Summer Recreation in Telluride

04/18/14 | By | More

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.

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Telluride Marks 100 Days of Retail Pot Sales

04/17/14 | By | More

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

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Man Arrested for Town Park Assault

04/17/14 | By | More
Man Arrested for Town Park Assault

A stolen iPhone, a fight and an attack with a wrench leaves one man with a serious head wound and hospitalization.

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Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Launches Summerfest Contest

04/16/14 | By | More

All contestants have to do is describe what flair they would bring to the campsite. It could be anything from sword-swallowing to storytelling to song-singing to fiddle playing to fixin’ a mean barbecue.

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

04/16/14 | By | More

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?

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Senate-Wick Condominiums ‘Arrogant and Far Out of Scale’

04/14/14 | By | More

The building will tower over the cribs and ruin the historic neighborhood.

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Telski Finishes Healthy Ski Season

04/12/14 | By | More
Telski Finishes Healthy Ski Season

The ski season was a success for Telski, said its VP of sales and marketing, thanks to a healthy snowfall and new marketing effort.

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John Pryor Takes Helm at LightHawk

04/10/14 | By | More

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.

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Bottle Rocket Blasts Through Window, Lands in Couple’s Bed

04/10/14 | By | More

“Our initial reaction was screaming, obviously, when the glass shattered,” said Russell Clark, of the bottle rocket that crashed through his window early Monday morning, setting fire to the blinds.

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County Moves Forward With Envisioned Transit Authority

04/10/14 | By | More

In a unanimous vote, the San Miguel County Commissioners last week became the first local government to move forward with the creation of a regional transit authority.

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Inspiring a Generation of Healthy Eaters

04/10/14 | By | More
Inspiring a Generation of Healthy Eaters

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

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WPL Announces New Director

04/08/14 | By | More

The Telluride library board hires the library’s Budget and Collections Coordinator as the new executive director.

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Telluride Council Could Soon Change Marijuana Manufacturing Rules

04/07/14 | By | More

The production of hash oil and other concentrates pose a danger to Telluride, council said, but small-scale kitchens don’t.

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2014 MOUNTAINFILM | Have We Lost Our Wilderness?

04/07/14 | By | More
2014 MOUNTAINFILM | Have We Lost Our Wilderness?

Authors Douglas Brinkley and Jared Diamond are just two of the scheduled speakers for Telluride Mountainfilm’s Moving Mountains Symposium, on Friday, May 23.

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This April-May, It’s a Spring Youth Art Celebration

04/03/14 | By | More

Spring Youth Art exhibits will inject art lovers with color and imagination when they open during the town-wide Youth Art Walk at a number of galleries in Telluride, this Thursday, April 3, from 5-8 p.m.

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Thank You, Telluride Education Foundation (We-R1) and the Telluride School District

04/03/14 | By | More

On behalf of the Wilkinson Public Library I would like to thank the Telluride Education Foundation (We-R1) and the Telluride School District for their collaboration in bringing author Jeffrey Bennett to our community.

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LOCAL PERSPECTIVE | Rules Are Rules, Except When…

04/03/14 | By | More

Four Corners braves the conundrum of Telluride zoning rules.

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Change in Application Extends Four Corners Review

04/03/14 | By | More
Change in Application Extends Four Corners Review

The Telluride Town Council asks for more clarification before it will vote on a request for zoning waivers for the ambitious development project.

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Ambassador Thomas Graham Addresses Telluride

03/30/14 | By | More
Ambassador Thomas Graham Addresses Telluride

Telluride hosted Ambassador Thomas Graham Jr. discussed nuclear nonproliferation and nuclear energy at a specially convened meeting Thursday.

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ELEVATED | Dances with Death, Nature and the Strange

03/28/14 | By | More
ELEVATED | Dances with Death, Nature and the Strange

Visiting poet in Ridgway and poetry plus Burlesque in Telluride, all in the arts this week.

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National Service Recognition Day

National Service Recognition Day

Editor: Service to others is a hallmark of the American character and central to how communities meet their challenges and, increasingly, the nation’s mayors are turning to national service programs like AmeriCorps and volunteerism as a cost-effective strategy to meet community needs. AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteers increase the impact of the organizations they serve, both through […]

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Thank You Village Market

Thank You Village Market

On behalf of Wilkinson Public Library I would like to thank the Telluride Village Market for donating all of the fixings for a St. Patrick’s Day “Kid’s Cook” program at the library.

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Fate of Pandora Mill Unknown

03/28/14 | By | More
Fate of Pandora Mill Unknown

The San Miguel Board of County Commissioners expressed a desire to preserve the historic structure at their meeting last Wednesday, March 19. Just how to preserve it is not yet clear.

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Celebrate Ski Town Culture at Scrapple Fest

03/28/14 | By | More
Celebrate Ski Town Culture at Scrapple Fest

Now comes Scrapple Fest, a 1970s-and-80s-themed costume party, complete with a pig roast, a pig chase (mimicking a pivotal scene in the film) and finally, at 8 p.m., a 35 mm screening of the film in the Palm Theater.

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Eliot Muckerman: A Bright Light, Dimmed

03/27/14 | By | 112 More
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.

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OBITUARY | Former Telluride Resident Retta Mae Vela Dies at 108

03/27/14 | By | More

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

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At Long Last, USGS Officially Names Bridal Peak

03/27/14 | By | More

After a nine-month campaign, Jeff Burch championed an official naming of Bridal Peak.

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P&Z OKs Waiver Request for Four Corners

03/27/14 | By | More
P&Z OKs Waiver Request for Four Corners

Telluride’s Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of general waivers on a project that could dramatically reshape central Telluride.

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Oprah Buys $10.85 Million Land Parcel in Mountain Village

03/27/14 | By | More

She’s back! Oprah WInfrey has returned to Telluride, buying two lots, totaling 60 acres, making it the largest single property in Mountain Village.

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Violent Femmes, George Clinton Headline 2014 Blues and Brews Festival

03/25/14 | By | More

Additional artists include the renowned Lee Fields and the Expressions, Shakey Graves, Dumpstaphunk, and Kipori Woods.

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Women’s Forum Launches New Series With ‘Sex in the Box Canyon’ Discussion

03/24/14 | By | More
Women’s Forum Launches New Series With ‘Sex in the Box Canyon’ Discussion

“This could get messy,” warned Olivia St. Claire, pulling a frosted chocolate donut out of her bag, and offering a scandalous suggestion about what to do with it (and a man) in bed.

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Celebrate Gus Kenworthy on Main Street this Friday

03/20/14 | By | More
Celebrate Gus Kenworthy on Main Street this Friday

Yes, he will have his puppies Mama, Jake and Rosa that he adopted in Sochi with him during the celebration.

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KOTO Appoints Jerry Greene to Board

03/20/14 | By | More

The KOTO board unanimously appointed the longtime Telluride resident and KOTO co-founder to fill a board seat vacated by Liz Salem, who resigned in January.

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Telluride Collects More Than $20K in January Pot Sales

03/20/14 | By | More

The State of Colorado released its initial revenue figures for retail marijuana sold in January. Telluride saw considerable revenues from the new commerce.

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Regional Transit Service Survey Pitched for Montrose, Telluride

03/17/14 | By | More

Montrose city staff are preparing to go before councils in Telluride and Mountain Village with a proposal to provide the region with a reliable cost-effective public transit system.

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Two Bear Creek Access Gates Now Open

03/14/14 | By | More
Two Bear Creek Access Gates Now Open

Due to their proximity to private property, some gates will not return but two access gates are now open.

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Telluride Loses Mark Buchsieb

03/13/14 | By | More
Telluride Loses Mark Buchsieb

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

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New Hotel Proposed for East End of Main Street

03/13/14 | By | More
New Hotel Proposed for East End of Main Street

The proposed Hotel Ajax would bring a new full-service hotel to Telluride, helping meet a longstanding town goal of adding hot beds.

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PESCADO

03/13/14 | By | More
PESCADO

What stole the show was Pitt’s yellowtail sashimi, topped with a thin slice of jalapeño sitting in a layer of ponzu. Each slice is butter-soft, with a spicy underpinning from that pepper.

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Effects of Pilot Shortage Hits Nation’s Regional Airports

03/13/14 | By | More

Denver flights to Telluride will be suspended from April to June.

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Telluride Tourism Sees Growth in 2013

03/12/14 | By | More
Telluride Tourism Sees Growth in 2013

Airline passengers, skier visits and tourism revenues are up compared to last year, according to the ski resort, flight alliance and tourism board.

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Pinhead Institute Executive Director to Step Down

03/12/14 | By | More
Pinhead Institute Executive Director to Step Down

“It has been an incredible learning experience; I have met some of the most brilliant and incredible people, and have loved so many moments with this organization,” said Pinhead Institute’s Sonchia Jilek, who has resigned as executive.

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