regional news

GUEST COMMENTARY | Why KOTO Went Broke, and What the Board and Staff Have Done to Fix It

‘The discussion about the role of special events goes far back into KOTO history, but became more prevalent in the fall of 2011.’

09/19/14 | By | 47 More

A Tsk-Tsk to Town Board No-Shows

Councilor Thom Carnevale expressed discomfort with the idea of removing commission members when there are no rules for councilors.

09/19/14 | By | 13 More
Colorado Hops Boom Keeps Pace With Craft Beer Industry

Colorado Hops Boom Keeps Pace With Craft Beer Industry

The amount of hops produced this year in Colorado is expected to be a new record, but it’s relative.

09/18/14 | By | 89 More

Anglers Find Dead Man in Uncompahgre River

Montrose Police Chief Tom Chinn: “At this point in time we are still investigating the man’s identity.”

09/18/14 | By | 527 More
Climbers Recount Daring Mt. Sneffels Rescue Mission

Climbers Recount Daring Mt. Sneffels Rescue Mission

“I’ve always said, I’m the luckiest dude on the planet,” the injured climber said following rescue.

09/17/14 | By | 2,563 More

Mountainfilm Hires Sage Martin as New E.D.

Martin comes from the Telluride Mountain School, where she worked for the last eight years.

09/17/14 | By | 95 More

arts & entertainment

Immerse Yourself in the World of Fiber

Immerse Yourself in the World of Fiber

Come celebrate all things fiber Sept. 26-28 at the 4-H Event Center in Ridgway.

09/19/14 | By | More
ELEVATED | ‘Spirit Bird’ Writer, Boettcher Retreat

ELEVATED | ‘Spirit Bird’ Writer, Boettcher Retreat

Drue Heinz Literature prizewinner reads in Ouray and Telluride, and the Boettcher Foundation Board retreats to Telluride, all in the arts this week.

09/18/14 | By | 37 More
Kara Huber Plays Saturday, Sept. 27

Kara Huber Plays Saturday, Sept. 27

An advocate of new music, Huber works closely with living composers and has collaborated with Percussion Group Cincinnati.

09/17/14 | By | 22 More
R&R | The Best of the Best at Telluride Blues and Brews

R&R | The Best of the Best at Telluride Blues and Brews

Top sets, memorable sit ins, and best debut performances from the 21st Telluride Blues & Brews Festival.

09/17/14 | By | 56 More

Festival of Cars and Colors Begins Countdown Events This Weekend

From Babe Ruth’s car to a Formula Race car prostate screenings.

09/16/14 | By | 82 More
Ninth Annual Montrose Oktoberfest on Tap for Sept. 27

Ninth Annual Montrose Oktoberfest on Tap for Sept. 27

On Saturday, Sept. 27, Centennial Plaza hosts live music from Euforquestra, Kipori Woods and more.

09/16/14 | By | 32 More

sports

VIDEO | Mountains to Desert 2014

VIDEO | Mountains to Desert 2014

The famed Mountains to Desert bike ride is coming Sept. 20. Here’s a section of the route cyclists will be riding.

09/17/14 | By | 21 More
VIDEO | Get Ready for Winter

VIDEO | Get Ready for Winter

With the leaves changing, Telluride’s best season is just around the corner.

09/17/14 | By | 36 More
dZi Spins to Podium Finish in Third Trois Etapes

dZi Spins to Podium Finish in Third Trois Etapes

Altogether, the 104 participating riders raised over $1.5 million for their chosen charities.

09/16/14 | By | More
Dick Unruh Cleans House at the 2014 Western Colorado Senior Games

Dick Unruh Cleans House at the 2014 Western Colorado Senior Games

This year, the 75-year-old athlete won a medal for every sport he competed in.

09/09/14 | By | 174 More

SPORTS WATCH | Ray Rice, TMZ Sports and the End of Roger Goodell

Somehow, I think this whole fiasco is going to lead to the end of Goodell’s tenure as N.F.L. Commissioner.

09/09/14 | By | 26 More

41st Annual Imogene Pass Run Saturday

Runners will complete the trip when they reach the finish line in Telluride at the intersection of North Oak and Columbia Street.

09/02/14 | By | 104 More

business

Colorado Hops Boom Keeps Pace With Craft Beer Industry

Colorado Hops Boom Keeps Pace With Craft Beer Industry

The amount of hops produced this year in Colorado is expected to be a new record, but it’s relative.

09/18/14 | By | 89 More

Mountainfilm Hires Sage Martin as New E.D.

Martin comes from the Telluride Mountain School, where she worked for the last eight years.

09/17/14 | By | 95 More

Local Lingerie Business Aims to Support Women

Marmie Lingerie offers individual styling sessions and parties at home.

09/16/14 | By | 67 More

Winter Airline Service Gets 20 Percent Boost

New flights from San Francisco and Phoenix, a doubling of New York/Newark jet service, and more!

09/11/14 | By | 97 More

Breathe Easy, Move Better

“When the mind is freed from the maladies of the body, it flourishes spiritually, artistically, peacefully,” says Rolfer Vincent Martin.

09/09/14 | By | 33 More
Great Outdoors Company Opens in Montrose

Great Outdoors Company Opens in Montrose

Owner Steve Omernik said the The Great Outdoors Company, located at 10 S. Selig Avenue in downtown Montrose, will celebrate its grand opening this weekend.

09/04/14 | By | 696 More

community

Immerse Yourself in the World of Fiber

Immerse Yourself in the World of Fiber

Come celebrate all things fiber Sept. 26-28 at the 4-H Event Center in Ridgway.

09/19/14 | By | More

Mountainfilm Hires Sage Martin as New E.D.

Martin comes from the Telluride Mountain School, where she worked for the last eight years.

09/17/14 | By | 95 More
VIDEO | Mountains to Desert 2014

VIDEO | Mountains to Desert 2014

The famed Mountains to Desert bike ride is coming Sept. 20. Here’s a section of the route cyclists will be riding.

09/17/14 | By | 21 More
VIDEO | Get Ready for Winter

VIDEO | Get Ready for Winter

With the leaves changing, Telluride’s best season is just around the corner.

09/17/14 | By | 36 More

GUEST COMMENTARY | Gary Hickcox: A Legacy of Conservation Leadership

A 60s California surfer, Gary Hickcox began his life in Telluride in 1975 as a young, inspired fifth-grade teacher.

09/16/14 | By | 35 More
GUEST COMMENTARY | GMUG National Forest Celebrates Wilderness 50th

GUEST COMMENTARY | GMUG National Forest Celebrates Wilderness 50th

The GMUG has a rich history of wilderness stewardship with over 10 congressionally designated wilderness areas covering about 20 percent of our 3 million acre forest.

obituaries

Rico Hotel Owner Dies While Hiking

Rico Hotel Owner Dies While Hiking

Peter Kinnick apparently died of natural causes.

09/10/14 | By | 370 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 | 271 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 | 27 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 | 9 More
Margret Berendes | January 18, 1921 – March 2, 2014

Margret Berendes | January 18, 1921 – March 2, 2014

After 1997, Berendes retired to Telluride – the town that had become her home – and filled her life with hiking, cross-country skiing, friends, and travel.

06/27/14 | By | 34 More

Daniel Paul Fossey | September 14, 1954 – June 16, 2014

Daniel was the assistant superintendant of the road and bridge department for Ouray County.

06/18/14 | By | 20 More