regional news

Committee Sends New Version of Hermosa Creek Bill to Senate

The amended version of the bill, which would protect more than 100,000 acres of the Hermosa Creek Watershed in the San Juan National Forest north of Durango.

11/22/14 | By | More
Ice Farmers Grow Cool Crop at Ouray Ice Park

Ice Farmers Grow Cool Crop at Ouray Ice Park

Today’s sophisticated, gravity-fed plumbing system uses more than 7,500 feet of pipe and 235 shower heads, spraying more than 270,000 gallons of water on the canyon walls on a typical winter night.

11/21/14 | By | 38 More

Ouray County Poised to Lift Marijuana Prohibitions

The legislation is timed to go into effect early next year.

11/20/14 | By | 99 More

County Sets Up Funding Program to Assist Small Municipalities

With $100,000 approved to fund the program, the county will divvy up that amount between the towns, depending on project importance and project costs.

11/19/14 | By | More

Telluride Gets the Ball Rolling on Affordable Housing

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

11/19/14 | By | 220 More

Council Nixes Movement Calling for OHVs on City Streets

There is no way for OHVs to get from town into the high country without going on Highway 550.

11/19/14 | By | 67 More

arts & entertainment

ELEVATED | Art on Trout Road, Fielder, Snowden

Art on Trout Road and photographer John Fielder in Montrose, and a critically acclaimed documentary screens in Telluride, all in the arts this week.

11/20/14 | By | 41 More
Matchstick Productions Brings ‘Unparalleled Cinematic Experience’ to Opera House

Matchstick Productions Brings ‘Unparalleled Cinematic Experience’ to Opera House

The film utilizes the latest in aerial filming technology.

11/13/14 | By | 117 More
Special Agent’s New Book Unveils Dark World of Indian Art Trade

Special Agent’s New Book Unveils Dark World of Indian Art Trade

“The hardest part of undercover work is you have to be so friendly to crooks and then stab them in the back.”

11/03/14 | By | 396 More
ELEVATED | Darkness and Light

ELEVATED | Darkness and Light

A regional Halloween roundup – and beyond – all in the arts this week.

10/30/14 | By | 76 More
ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | In Search of an ‘Obtuse Classic’

ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | In Search of an ‘Obtuse Classic’

Paul Pena’s “Jet Airliner,” and then some.

10/29/14 | By | 165 More

ELEVATED | Nightmares

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

10/23/14 | By | 84 More

sports

Ice Farmers Grow Cool Crop at Ouray Ice Park

Ice Farmers Grow Cool Crop at Ouray Ice Park

Today’s sophisticated, gravity-fed plumbing system uses more than 7,500 feet of pipe and 235 shower heads, spraying more than 270,000 gallons of water on the canyon walls on a typical winter night.

11/21/14 | By | 38 More
Naomi Major Brings Some Colorado-Style Hockey to the East Coast

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.

11/19/14 | By | 114 More
Indoor Climbing Gym Opens for Season

Indoor Climbing Gym Opens for Season

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

11/19/14 | By | 35 More

SPORTS WATCH | For the Broncos, It All Starts With a Running Game

As the Broncos rushing attack goes, so goes Peyton Manning.

11/19/14 | By | More
Matchstick Productions Brings ‘Unparalleled Cinematic Experience’ to Opera House

Matchstick Productions Brings ‘Unparalleled Cinematic Experience’ to Opera House

The film utilizes the latest in aerial filming technology.

11/13/14 | By | 117 More

SPORTS WATCH | Colorado State University Is Colorado’s Football College Now

CSU is Colorado’s college football team now, and it needs to ride this wave of success as long as it can.

11/12/14 | By | 82 More

business

Expanded Terrain at Crested Butte Mt. Resort

Expanded Terrain at Crested Butte Mt. Resort

Teo 2 delivers a variety of terrain for advanced skiers and riders.

11/16/14 | By | 175 More

Telluride Alpine Bank’s Julia Prejs Promoted to Trust Officer

Prejs has nearly 10 years of experience in the many facets of wealth management.

11/16/14 | By | More

Condé Nast Traveler Recognizes the Fairmont Heritage Plaza, Franz Klammer Lodge

ore than 76,600 well-traveled Condé Nast Traveler readers cast ballots to rate the world’s most celebrated cities and islands, hotels and resorts, cruise ships and airlines.

11/14/14 | By | More

Energy Fuels Sells Piñon Ridge License and Related Assets

Since the company owns and operates the 2,000 ton per day White Mesa Mill, it no longer needs to construct the 500 ton per day Piñon Ridge Project to meet current or planned production.

11/13/14 | By | 35 More

Alpine Bank Receives Colorado Environmental Leadership Award

Alpine Bank was recognized as a renewing Gold Leader, and the status applies for another three years.

11/13/14 | By | More

Black Canyon Homebrewers Meet Monthly to Talk Beer

A “support group” for home brewers meets on the second Wednesday of every month.

11/07/14 | By | More

community

Most Bullying Is Mutual Harassment, Montrose SRO Says

Most Bullying Is Mutual Harassment, Montrose SRO Says

‘I can guarantee that if I can find a kid that is bullying in our school, I will charge him fully. And I don’t play favorites,” says Montrose Schools’ SRO Trevis Booth.

11/22/14 | By | More
Jail Based Behavioral Health Services Supports Inmates in Healthier Life Choices

Jail Based Behavioral Health Services Supports Inmates in Healthier Life Choices

The goal of JBBS is shorter jail sentences and decreased recidivism through appropriate treatment.

11/21/14 | By | More
It’s a Woman’s World

It’s a Woman’s World

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

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

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.

11/19/14 | By | 114 More

Virgil Turner Addresses Broadband Field Hearing

“We seek to bring together the strengths and capabilities of both the private and public sector to meet the growing demand for Internet bandwidth.”

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

Indoor Climbing Gym Opens for Season

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

11/19/14 | By | 35 More

obituaries

Friends Gather to Say Farewell to Jonathan Yazzie

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.

11/12/14 | By | 567 More
Young BASE Jumper ‘Lived Life to the Absolute Fullest’

Young BASE Jumper ‘Lived Life to the Absolute Fullest’

Beau Weiher made a big impression through his pursuit of BASE jumping off of iconic Ouray landmarks.

10/01/14 | By | 646 More
Former San Miguel County Commissioner Vern Ebert Dies at 80

Former San Miguel County Commissioner Vern Ebert Dies at 80

Career military man found a home in Telluride’s outdoors and with its people.

09/24/14 | By | 271 More
Rico Hotel Owner Dies While Hiking

Rico Hotel Owner Dies While Hiking

Peter Kinnick apparently died of natural causes.

09/10/14 | By | 712 More
Stephen Powell | Jan. 13, 1956-July 18, 2014

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.

08/12/14 | By | 360 More
Carol Rinehart | Oct. 5, 1943 – July 5, 2014

Carol Rinehart | Oct. 5, 1943 – July 5, 2014

Loved for her bright, beautiful smile and bountiful heart, Carol Rinehart passed away on July 5, 2014, in her home at Deerhart Ranch, surrounded by family.

07/15/14 | By | 67 More