regional news

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 | More
Feds Blame Star Mine Management for Revenue Fatalities

Feds Blame Star Mine Management for Revenue Fatalities

An MSHA release on Tuesday blamed mine management for improperly disposing of deteriorated explosives.

10/22/14 | By | More

Commissioners Address Issues With SMVC Subdivision Plan

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

10/22/14 | By | More
Montrose Commissioners Deny Rezoning Request for Condo Complex

Montrose Commissioners Deny Rezoning Request for Condo Complex

The commissioners decide that a single-family subdivision was not the place for a multi-building condominium complex in rural location.

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 | More

MSHA: Revenue Mine Deaths Were ‘Entirely Preventable’

MSHA determined the fatal accident occurred due to management’s failure to dispose of deteriorated explosives in a safe manner.

10/21/14 | By | 54 More

arts & entertainment

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 | 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 | 38 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 | 37 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 | 87 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 | 34 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 | 369 More

sports

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 | 40 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 | 96 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 | 24 More

SPORTS WATCH | A Ryder Cup Loss, a Press Conference to Remember

The whole way the U.S. team approaches the Ryder Cup needs to be reconfigured.

09/30/14 | By | 23 More

business

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 | 31 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 | 27 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 | 196 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 | 369 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 | 152 More
Fortune Minerals Completes Purchase of Revenue Silver Mine

Fortune Minerals Completes Purchase of Revenue Silver Mine

The Canadian company closed on the deal Wednesday, Oct. 1.

10/07/14 | By | 117 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 | 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 | 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 | 38 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 | 532 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 | 237 More
Rico Hotel Owner Dies While Hiking

Rico Hotel Owner Dies While Hiking

Peter Kinnick apparently died of natural causes.

09/10/14 | By | 599 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 | 314 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 | 47 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 | 21 More