regional news

Montrose County Zoning Resolution Amendment Continued

Language in the “prohibitive uses” section in the General Agricultural and General Residential districts could be removed.

07/25/14 | By | 249 views More
Ray’s to Remain Open Following Fire

Ray’s to Remain Open Following Fire

Rowan said the fire was contained by 5:30 a.m., and the building was unoccupied. No injuries were reported.

07/25/14 | By | 448 views More
Snowmaking Gets Bigger, More Efficient

Snowmaking Gets Bigger, More Efficient

The new system will enable snowmaking crews to use the same amount of water in a more powerful way, meaning more runs will open earlier in the season.

07/24/14 | By | 645 views More

Ouray County Adopts a Road Map for the 21st Century

Despite an eleventh hour interjection from the U.S. Forest Service, the Ouray County Commissioners made history this week, unanimously voting to adopt a new county road map that brings it into the 21st century.

07/24/14 | By | 429 views More
Harvest Time | Sweet Corn Crop Down From Last Year

Harvest Time | Sweet Corn Crop Down From Last Year

Olathe farmer John Harold says the goal this season is to harvest 620,000 boxes of corn.

07/23/14 | By | 568 views More

TEX Loses Commercial Air Service in September

Great Lakes Airlines will suspend service effective Sept. 16 due to pilot availability challenges after new FAA regulations went into effect.

07/23/14 | By | 2,298 views More

arts & entertainment

ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | Remembering JJ Cale

ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | Remembering JJ Cale

Geoff Hanson remembers the day the “king of the slow groove” had to ‘Kiss the World Goodbye.’

07/24/14 | By | 505 views More
ELEVATED | The Girls in the Band, The Tao of Bluegrass….

ELEVATED | The Girls in the Band, The Tao of Bluegrass….

All in the arts this week.

07/23/14 | By | 539 views More
ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | Up-and-Coming Acts to Remember From the Ride

ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | Up-and-Coming Acts to Remember From the Ride

Everyone loves discovering new music, and you can rest assured that playlists everywhere are being loaded up with songs from new favorite bands discovered at The Ride.

07/21/14 | By | 1,004 views More
Front Country – Static Session

Front Country – Static Session

Front Country plays in Telluride.

07/17/14 | By | 1,105 views More

ELEVATED | The Play’s the Thing

Telluride Playwright’s Festival, in the arts this week.

07/17/14 | By | 1,141 views More
‘Vintage, New and You’ at the Montrose County Fair and Rodeo

‘Vintage, New and You’ at the Montrose County Fair and Rodeo

The 128th Annual Montrose County Fair and Rodeo has everything from a dirt-biking Enduro X event and a bacon-eating contest.

07/17/14 | By | 1,733 views More

sports

In the Wheelhouse of the Season’s Best Fishing

In the Wheelhouse of the Season’s Best Fishing

High summer in Southern Colorado: this is the season of the fly fisher, the finest hour for trout.

07/23/14 | By | 609 views More
The Telluride 100|Bikes, Buddies and Bacon

The Telluride 100|Bikes, Buddies and Bacon

With a time of 9:10:50, 40-year-old Tellurider Jason Gordon finished the race less than an hour behind another Telluride local, endurance athlete and Leadville 100 veteran Ricky Willis, who came in at a blazing 8:17:18, placing 3rd overall.

07/22/14 | By | 702 views More
SPORTS WATCH | Gunny Gorge Fishing Is Better Than Ever

SPORTS WATCH | Gunny Gorge Fishing Is Better Than Ever

Don’t let anyone tell you that the Gunnison Gorge’s fishing was ruined by the high water flows.

07/22/14 | By | 1,024 views More

Mountaineer Hilaree O’Neill Presents Everest-Lhotse Lecture at the Wright

As O’Neill tells it, 2012 was a “crazy year to be climbing Everest,” with bad weather, scarce snow and overcrowding conspiring to lead to the deaths of six climbers.

07/18/14 | By | 1,974 views More

SPORTS WATCH | LeBron’s Decision Is Heartwarming…For Now.

A lot can happen over the next two years.

07/16/14 | By | 2,040 views More

Local Riders Outline Challenges, Expectations for Upcoming Telluride 100

It’s not a bike race, it’s an eating race.

07/15/14 | By | 1,595 views More

business

Ray’s to Remain Open Following Fire

Ray’s to Remain Open Following Fire

Rowan said the fire was contained by 5:30 a.m., and the building was unoccupied. No injuries were reported.

07/25/14 | By | 449 views More
Snowmaking Gets Bigger, More Efficient

Snowmaking Gets Bigger, More Efficient

The new system will enable snowmaking crews to use the same amount of water in a more powerful way, meaning more runs will open earlier in the season.

07/24/14 | By | 646 views More

TEX Loses Commercial Air Service in September

Great Lakes Airlines will suspend service effective Sept. 16 due to pilot availability challenges after new FAA regulations went into effect.

07/23/14 | By | 2,299 views More
Healing Power Without the High

Healing Power Without the High

Mary Jane’s Medicinals Promises the Medicinal Benefits of Weed in a whole new way.

07/22/14 | By | 1,432 views More

New FedEx Facility Approved in Montrose

During the hearing supporters and critics of MEDC volleyed back and forth about MEDC’s history in Montrose.

07/17/14 | By | 1,949 views More

FBO Agreement Signed, Proposal Released

Majestic Skies now has 36 months to begin construction on its controversial MTJ FBO project.

07/16/14 | By | 1,891 views More

community

Sherbino Theater Hosts Talk on Historic Wagon Routes

Horn will trace the history of wagon road development from the early 1870s when the discovery of precious minerals in the San Juan Mountains made southwestern Colorado a destination.

07/27/14 | By | 67 views More

Alpine Bank Scholarship for Montrose CMU Students

The scholarship is open to part time and full time students with a 2.5 GPA or above.

07/24/14 | By | 391 views More

Mountain Village Gaining Momentum in Battle for Economic, Cultural Advantage

While Mountain Village finds sites for two proposed new facilities, Telluride appears bogged down by process.

07/23/14 | By | 1,104 views More
Healing Power Without the High

Healing Power Without the High

Mary Jane’s Medicinals Promises the Medicinal Benefits of Weed in a whole new way.

07/22/14 | By | 1,433 views More

Telluride Mayor Stu Fraser’s State of the Town Address

Fraser highlights Telluride’s progress over the past six months.

07/22/14 | By | 1,006 views More

OCHS Seeks Vintage Quilts for 2014 Quilt Show

The show is open to both quilters and non-quilters, in that individuals may enter family heirlooms or quilts made by friends and acquaintances in the past.

07/21/14 | By | 783 views More

obituaries

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 | 1,414 views 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 | 2,255 views 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 | 3,098 views 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 | 3,065 views More

Memorial Service Planned Sunday for Jessica McFarland

McFarland’s widowed husband Michael McFarland was arrested and charged with her murder on June 6.

06/18/14 | By | 2,184 views More
Remembering 22

Remembering 22

Grayson Burris was a friend, son and teammate who died in the course of rescuing a friend from drowing.

06/11/14 | By | 2,093 views More