Western Colorado is not insulated from the threat posed by Mexican drug cartels.
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. […]
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.
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.’
Telluride Ski Resort will be opening more terrain on the first day of ski season than in years past.
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.
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.
The San Miguel County Transit Committee says it must cut two existing bus routes and modify existing routes.
A public hearing over SMVC’s development plans was continued to Dec. 10.
We like to think that Telluride’s newest addition to internet time-sinks is tongue-in-cheek, but sometimes we worry.
As Always, Telluride hit the author with its best shots.
The R1 school district encompasses everything from the Telluride Early Childhood Center to the Telluride Middle School and High School.
Tri-County Health Network (TCHNetwork) says it’s time to make sure your health insurance is lined up for 2015.
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.
The public is invited to participate in a marked walking tour of property, prior to a key Oct. 21 meeting.
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.
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.
Mad Labs are themed around particular areas of science and encourage kids to experiment, learn, design, create, investigate, and more.
‘We will offer a prayer and then a gentle sprinkling of holy water on the animals,” says Deacon Mike Doehrman.
While the film will be shot on Wilson Mesa, the cast and crew will stay in Telluride for the 49 days of local production.
It’s the festival people have heard of, but no one really knows what’s happening.
Telluride’s Kathryn Shasha came up with the idea of Tell-China Adventures, after visiting her son, David Robinson, in Shanghai.
This is the system under which Hobbs has labored during his 19-year tenure on the Colorado Supreme Court bench.
The Sheridan Arts Foundation presents a night of eclectic folk-rock, Americana music with Carbon Leaf live in concert.
A 60s California surfer, Gary Hickcox began his life in Telluride in 1975 as a young, inspired fifth-grade teacher.
From Babe Ruth’s car to a Formula Race car prostate screenings.
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.
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 […]
Registration is $35 ($50 for professionals seeking CEC) until Sept.15 and $40 ($60) thereafter.
This year, the 75-year-old athlete won a medal for every sport he competed in.
Is the U.S. really safer today than it was before Sept. 11, 2001?
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.
This year’s Telluride Painting School features six weeks of classes taught by Robert Weatherford and two other handpicked visiting artists.
“Ridgway is emblematic of Colorado,” HIckenlooper said.
The Pandora Water Treatment Plant, which began construction in 2011, is a component of the town’s overall efficiency plan.
The proposed Telluride law would limit the legality of panhandling by restricting places, methods and times it can occur.
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.
Telluride’s community radio station is being torn apart by an emotional debate about its very purpose.
The board held fast to its decision to not join with The Ride Festival in an application for next year.
The end of recession and a better economy ushers in a wave of new projects.
one-off show of this caliber doesn’t happen often in the region.
The question will ask voters if they would prefer to see a med center, a rec center or affordable housing on the property.
He is excited to announce that he has developed his new business Facebook page “Balanced Physical Therapy-Derek Tuohy.”
The RTA feasibility study addressed the costs, benefits and challenges of building and funding a public transportation system.
Art inspired by children in Telluride, and classical music for families in Ouray, all in the arts this week.
Lake Street Dive, coming to the Sheridan Opera House Aug. 15, find themselves on the cusp of stardom.
Offers everything from guided forays to presentations on mushroom cultivation, anthropology, remediation, and significant research.
Bridge Camp goes beyond building bridges with toothpicks.
You don’t have to be a scientist to understand that meaningful engagement with your children is good for their development.
Afghanistan-born Azim Salehi will speak about the future of his country Thursday, Aug. 7, at 6 p.m., at Wilkinson Library.
Second Chance, will now be operating both shops to directly support animal rescue and outreach programs.
Telluride has received a total of $89,752 for the five months of retail and medical marijuana sales.
Telluride Marshal’s police blotter for the week of July 26.
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.
While Mountain Village finds sites for two proposed new facilities, Telluride appears bogged down by process.
Fraser highlights Telluride’s progress over the past six months.
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.
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.
Including free prostate exams, because ‘this is a sausage fest, a guy thing,’ says the promoter.
It’s not a bike race, it’s an eating race.
How to describe the council’s inexplicable decision?
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.
Monsoon afternoons in Ridgway, Beth Paulson poetry reading, Twenty By Telluride, all in the arts this week.
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.
The victims were Edward Bollman, 23, and Carly Sansone, 21, both from Michigan, and Garrett Laforce, 26, of Littleton, Colo.
Options presented to Montrose City Ccouncil Tuesday for a regional transit service included a van-pool, bus or mini-coach.
It is a show for all ages and it is not to be missed (it only happens every two years, ya know…)!
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.
The market hours and location remain the same; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on South Oak Street.
Featured in Martha Stewart Living magazine last year, the Telluride parade – starting, as always, at 11 a.m. sharp – is a summer staple.
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.
It’s a barbecue unlike any other.
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.
The town’s approval process and the hospital district’s location selection process are not matching up.
Thoughts on the 41st Telluride Bluegrass Festival.
Realize Planning, LLC successfully kicked off its third year in style at its new office location next to The Peaks Resort & Spa.
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.
The public is invited to attend the award ceremony on July 4, at 1 p.m. at Azadi Fine Rug’s Colorado Avenue location.
The power generated by Ridgway Dam will vary seasonally, with peak generation coinciding with large summer releases of water to downstream irrigators.
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.
Lundahl’s new book, Telluride: The Outlaw Spirit of a Colorado Town, comes out Labor Day weekend
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 […]
The Telluride Science Research Center celebrates its 30th anniversary this summer by joining the Fourth of July parade.
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 […]
Portland band Wild Ones combines 90s alternative with modern pop rock at The Moon.
A funding question is likely headed to the November ballot.
The accolade is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor.
Karen Walker has been with the school since 1998, is named executive director.
Thailandaise can be served with anyting you like with Hollandaise. Try it with seafood, vegetables and eggs.
New putting and chipping greens, GPS technology, and the appointment of Dale Abraham as the club’s director of instruction.
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.
The theme for Mountainfilm this year was a call to action.
Will Arizona-based jamband Spafford’s first appearance in Telluride make waves? Adam Smith waxes rhapsodic.
Ouray Historical Museum fundraiser, jazzy farewell in Ridgway, and tryouts for Shakespeare in the Park.
The most ambitious film yet by formed-in-Telluride filmmakers Ben Knight and Travis Rummel won the top prize at Telluride Mountainfilm 2014.
The Telluride School District may send a bond question to voters in November, if the board approves it.
Participating nonprofit organizations seek donations for the sale.
Early bird ticket prices offer $100 off the three-day Namaste Pass and four-day Guru Pass.
Stop by the Mason’s Hall over Timberline Ace Hardware on Main Street, where Art Goodtimes is emceeing for Mountainfilm.
Judge rules that historic access to upper Bear Creek came from Wasatch Trail, not Gold Hill Road.
Sixth Annual Ouray Wine, Chocolate and Cheese Festival Seeks Applications…23rd Annual Telluride Science Research Center Town Talks..
Little Green Cars travel from Dublin to the Western Slope, and the Fox Street All Stars make their first appearance in Telluride.
June 29 Golf Tournament Benefits MHS Girls Basketball…Register for Telluride Foundation July 4 Rundola Now
The deprivation of global citizens’ basic human rights emerged as a major topic.
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.
Although America used to be the leader in education, today college graduates are increasingly ill-equipped for the workplace.
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 Telluride Mountain School has hired Tucker Szymkowicz as director of experiential education; it is a new position for the school.
With the library now stabilized following a period of turmoil, Interim Library Director Brenda Carns is passing the baton to a new library director.
“We’re not your average film festival. We’ve evolved to include many surprise approaches and platforms.”
The Big Night is an exciting event to launch next year’s fall musical Hairspray.
Conference Calling for Library Patrons …2014 ROCC Parking Lot Sale Slated for Saturday, May 17
Students are participating in Habitat for Humanity’s national alternative break program, Collegiate Challenge.
A coworker’s wife and I were recently discussing the challenges of having both a career and a family…
What an amazing community we live in!
Owners Stanya and James Gorraiz plan to create a revolutionary burger experience on Telluride’s Main Street.
Real estate sales and volumes are up, foreclosures are down. But the market still has a long way to go.
The arbitrary annual holiday known as 4/20, includes almost every musician and the like-minded fans who flock to see them.
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.
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.
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.
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?
The building will tower over the cribs and ruin the historic neighborhood.
“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.
The production of hash oil and other concentrates pose a danger to Telluride, council said, but small-scale kitchens don’t.
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.
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.
Visiting poet in Ridgway and poetry plus Burlesque in Telluride, all in the arts this week.
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 […]
Retta Mae Vela dies at 108; Operated Telluride Bowling Lanes in the 1950s on the corner of Fir Street and Colorado Avenue.
She’s back! Oprah WInfrey has returned to Telluride, buying two lots, totaling 60 acres, making it the largest single property in Mountain Village.
Additional artists include the renowned Lee Fields and the Expressions, Shakey Graves, Dumpstaphunk, and Kipori Woods.
“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.
Yes, he will have his puppies Mama, Jake and Rosa that he adopted in Sochi with him during the celebration.
The State of Colorado released its initial revenue figures for retail marijuana sold in January. Telluride saw considerable revenues from the new commerce.
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.
Denver flights to Telluride will be suspended from April to June.