regional news

Ouray County Poised to Lift Marijuana Prohibitions

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

11/20/14 | By | 57 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 | 187 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 | 57 More
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 | 158 More

MV Invites Public Participation in Meadows Improvement Plan

The plan grew out of several Meadows residents’ input on the lack of desired infrastructure and amenities.

11/14/14 | By | 50 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 | 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 | 112 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 | 391 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 | 160 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

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 | 92 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 | 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 | 112 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 | 80 More
Wild Card Demons Vie for State Volleyball Title this Weekend

Wild Card Demons Vie for State Volleyball Title this Weekend

A total of 60 teams from 1A through 5A schools will be competing, but only a handful of them are from the Western Slope.

11/04/14 | By | 51 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 | 158 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 | 34 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

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 | 92 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 | More

Quit Grousing and Do Something Productive

Anyone who would like to help improve habitat for sage-grouse and other Colorado wildlife, it’s easy to donate on Dec. 12 – 13 with TelluriveGives.org.

11/19/14 | By | More

MV Invites Public Participation in Meadows Improvement Plan

The plan grew out of several Meadows residents’ input on the lack of desired infrastructure and amenities.

11/14/14 | By | 50 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 | 539 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 | 645 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 | 266 More
Rico Hotel Owner Dies While Hiking

Rico Hotel Owner Dies While Hiking

Peter Kinnick apparently died of natural causes.

09/10/14 | By | 705 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