regional news

Police Subdue Man Claiming to Have Explosives, Firearms in Montrose Motel

Police Subdue Man Claiming to Have Explosives, Firearms in Montrose Motel

MPD officers searched the suspect’s motel room after he was safely in custody, and no firearms or explosives were found.

10/24/14 | By | 80 More
Ouray Briefs | Budget Back in Black for 2015

Ouray Briefs | Budget Back in Black for 2015

Council nixes fee waiver requests…OHV worksession scheduled.

10/24/14 | By | 27 More

Montrose Pedestrian Killed in Collision With Vehicle

Timothy Major was killed in an accident at the intersection of East Main Street and Cedar Avenue.

10/23/14 | By | 113 More

Forest Service Seeks Public Comment on Wilson Peak Land Exchange EA

The exchange would involve exchanging a Wilson Peak property for private parcels, including several near Alta Lakes and the Skyline Ranch,

10/23/14 | By | 37 More

KOTO Looks to the Future

A last-ditch effort to force a November recall election for three members of KOTO Radio’s board has failed, but it could take place in December.

10/23/14 | By | 61 More
Yak Rancher Robert Hasse Says He’s Raising the Perfect Animal

Yak Rancher Robert Hasse Says He’s Raising the Perfect Animal

The meat tastes more like beef than any other animal, and does not have a gamey flavor, like elk or buffalo.

10/22/14 | By | 79 More

arts & entertainment

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 | 32 More

ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | The Joys of Filling in for No Man

Norman Squier (NoMan’s Land) is kind enough to sometimes entrust to me his Saturday morning show from 9 a.m.-12 –noon, when he is unable to do it.

10/22/14 | By | 58 More

Telluride Mountain Club Hosts Oct. 25 Fundraiser

A one-evening showing of 10 films from the three-day Wild & Scenic Environmental Festival comes to the Sheridan Opera House.

10/19/14 | By | 48 More

ELEVATED | Nevermore

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

10/16/14 | By | 42 More
Award-Winning Author Leads Writing Workshop in Ouray

Award-Winning Author Leads Writing Workshop in Ouray

How to tell, and sell, your story.

10/14/14 | By | 105 More

Celebrate Pinhead Interns at the Sheridan Opera House Oct. 16

A donor has offered to match all donations (up to $25,000), which will be solicited in a brief call for donations halfway through the evening.

10/12/14 | By | 37 More

sports

A Rink of Their Own |U Valley Vixens Seek Winter Home

A Rink of Their Own |U Valley Vixens Seek Winter Home

The UVV consists of 15 women, and is always looking for more skaters.

10/23/14 | By | 23 More
Ridgway Volleyball Squad Vies for District Title at Home This Weekend

Ridgway Volleyball Squad Vies for District Title at Home This Weekend

Ridgway has a tough round of games coming up this Saturday on their own home court.

10/22/14 | By | More
Telluride Winters Not Only About the Snow

Telluride Winters Not Only About the Snow

Telluride Figure Skatin gClub offers exciting programs and expert instruction for those who prefer ice over snow.

10/14/14 | By | 45 More

SPORTS WATCH | A Return of the Running Game to the N.F.L.?

Both Denver and Dallas proved last weekend that the running game is not only alive and well but that it still has importance.

10/14/14 | By | More

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

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.

10/11/14 | By | 98 More

SPORTS WATCH | College Football Just Got a Lot More Interesting

With major upsets to top teams, week 6 changed everything.

10/07/14 | By | 25 More

business

Rocky Start Yields to Record-Breaking Summer in Ouray

The City of Ouray’s economy appears to have bounced back after a banner summer season that has lingered well into fall.

10/23/14 | By | More
Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice Opens Saturday

Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice Opens Saturday

Esther Dixon, owner of Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice, is a big fan of herbs and believes in the healing and preventative ability of natural antidotes.

10/17/14 | By | 45 More
Tim Frates’ Framing, Laser Engraving Opens at New Location in Montrose

Tim Frates’ Framing, Laser Engraving Opens at New Location in Montrose

Frates has the ability to customize awards, trophies, medals, signs, nameplates, and plaques all to what the customer needs and specifies.

10/15/14 | By | 39 More
TBC’s Go-To Winter Brew Brings Home the Gold, Again

TBC’s Go-To Winter Brew Brings Home the Gold, Again

‘Even after scaling up production nothing was lost and we still won again. We have the process nailed.’

10/09/14 | By | 202 More
A Classic American Burger Joint With a Healthy Twist

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.

10/09/14 | By | 393 More

Incentives Approved With Hopes Secure Reel Manufacturer’s Relocation to Montrose

Mayfly Outdoors plans to make Montrose its corporate headquarters, thanks to a incentives package approved last week.

10/08/14 | By | 157 More

community

Power Outage Planned for a Portion of Mountain Village on Oct. 29

Approximately 304 members will experience a brief 30-minute outage.

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

May, Greenspan Face Off at Rotary Debate

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

10/22/14 | By | 40 More
Clinic for Homeless Pets Gives More Animals a Second Chance

Clinic for Homeless Pets Gives More Animals a Second Chance

“This is such a tremendous asset for the shelter and our region,” said SCHS Executive Director Kelly Goodin.

10/21/14 | By | 41 More

Donors Sought for Upcoming Blood Drive at Ridgway Secondary School

The RSS chapter of the National Honor Society is working with United Blood Services to orchestrate the event.

10/21/14 | By | More

‘Celebrate Life’ an Upcoming Expo for Seniors Oct. 23

The theme of this year’s Expo is “Celebrate Life – Tools For Successful Aging.

10/20/14 | By | More

Telluride Mountain Club Hosts Oct. 25 Fundraiser

A one-evening showing of 10 films from the three-day Wild & Scenic Environmental Festival comes to the Sheridan Opera House.

10/19/14 | By | 48 More

obituaries

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 | 564 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 | 244 More
Rico Hotel Owner Dies While Hiking

Rico Hotel Owner Dies While Hiking

Peter Kinnick apparently died of natural causes.

09/10/14 | By | 606 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 | 320 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 | 49 More
Community Invited to Honor Lost Warrior Eugene Putney on July 18

Community Invited to Honor Lost Warrior Eugene Putney on July 18

On Friday, July 18, Putney’s friends and family will come together at long last to honor him at 3 p.m. at the Olathe Assembly of God Church.

07/15/14 | By | 22 More