regional news

SMPA Announces Reduction in Electric Bills for Telluride Area

SMPA Announces Reduction in Electric Bills for Telluride Area

Lower than expected costs for the Nucla-Telluride transmission line result in a lower monthly surcharge for SMPA customers.

09/02/14 | By More

Silverton Homicide Case Inches Toward Trial

“Right now, we are anticipating that it will go to trial,” said McFarland’s attorney Joel Fry.

09/02/14 | By More
Man Survives Single-Vehicle Accident on Red Mountain Pass

Man Survives Single-Vehicle Accident on Red Mountain Pass

The victim spent a night exposed to the elements before emergency responders rescued him on Monday morning.

09/01/14 | By More

GUEST COMMENTARY | Former Las Vegas Water Czar Calls for Basin-Wide Citizenship

Pat Mulroy took issue with the much-repeated statement that Las Vegas is most at risk as lake levels fall.

08/31/14 | By More

Council Agrees to ‘Let the Voters Have Their Say’ on Retail Pot in Ouray

Council drew the line at retail sales, agreeing to draft an ordinance that would ban the other three commercial uses.

08/31/14 | By More
Stretching Local Food Sources for Schools

Stretching Local Food Sources for Schools

At each middle and high school in the Montrose district students are eating more fruits and vegetables at salad bars and deli lines and staying away from processed, frozen food substances.

08/31/14 | By More

arts & entertainment

TFF’s Answer, as Always: The Program

TFF’s Answer, as Always: The Program

TFF’s mission is simple: to show good movies. The festival is back in its 41st anniversary.

08/28/14 | By More
Roger Ebert’s Triumphant ‘Love of Life’

Roger Ebert’s Triumphant ‘Love of Life’

“Life Itself” screens Thursday, Aug. 28, at approximately 8:30 p.m., at the Abel Gance Open Air Theater, in Telluride’s Elks Park.

08/27/14 | By More

Telluride Film Festival, Meyer Sound Partner in Bringing Sound to New Heights

Audiences at the upcoming 41st Telluride Film Festival will now have the same sound experience that the director and sound artists initially envisioned for the film.

08/27/14 | By More
ELEVATED | Surveying Landscapes

ELEVATED | Surveying Landscapes

Landscape photography in Telluride, Ouray and Montrose; a Ridgway library fundraiser; and a retreat with poet Rosemerry Trommer.

08/27/14 | By More
R&R | Telluride Bluegrass Fest Band Contest Winners Return

R&R | Telluride Bluegrass Fest Band Contest Winners Return

Trout Steak Revival makes second appearance in Telluride this Summer with a multi-night run at the Fly Me to the Moon Saloon.

08/27/14 | By More

Celebrate Ouray County’s New Fairgrounds at the Labor Day Fair and Rodeo

The all-new Ouray County Fairgrounds are the place to be for the fantastic five-day celebration over Labor Day Weekend.

08/24/14 | By More

sports

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 More

SPORTS WATCH | Broncos Road to Redemption Begins Sunday

This season is all about winning another Lombardi Trophy for Mr. B.

09/02/14 | By More
Telluride Adaptive Ski Program Heads to Chile

Telluride Adaptive Ski Program Heads to Chile

First Annual International Freeride camp helps bring awareness to South America.

08/29/14 | By More

SPORTS WATCH | Road to Eight-Team College Football Playoff System Starts Now

There will be some hurt feelings and it will eventually lead to an eight-team college football playoff system in the future.

08/26/14 | By More
Mountains to Desert Ride Pedals for Kids

Mountains to Desert Ride Pedals for Kids

Former Pro-cyclists Jan Ullrich and Scott Mercier will join the ride to benefit Just For Kids.

08/26/14 | By More

Loghill Lungbuster:  Short But Challenging 

The 16-mile time trial will begin between noon and 12:15 p.m. for elite cyclists on Sept. 7.

08/26/14 | By More

business

Cortina Unwrapped Signals Revival of Local Economy

Cortina Unwrapped Signals Revival of Local Economy

Wrapped in white plastic, Cortina was a glaring symbol of how hard the Great Recession hit Telluride.

08/27/14 | By More

Buyer of Hotel Madeline Hopes to Improve Guest Experience

Initial concepts for improvements include enhanced arrival experience and lobby area, expanding the pool area, and creating a retail storefront for the Spa at Madeline.

08/24/14 | By More

Fortune Announces New Terms for Acquisition of Revenue Silver Mine

The new terms include a significantly lower purchase price under an accelerated payment schedule, said Troy Nazarewicz, Fortune’s Investor Relations Manager.

08/21/14 | By More
Will Construction Boom Change the Face of Telluride?

Will Construction Boom Change the Face of Telluride?

The end of recession and a better economy ushers in a wave of new projects.

08/21/14 | By More

ElderAdo Financial Honored by ‘Financial Advisor’ Magazine

ElderAdo Financial is one of only 12 firms selected throughout Colorado.

08/19/14 | By More
Local Physical Therapist Utilizes Social Media to Help Patients

Local Physical Therapist Utilizes Social Media to Help Patients

He is excited to announce that he has developed his new business Facebook page “Balanced Physical Therapy-Derek Tuohy.”

08/18/14 | By More

community

Ouray Schools Seek $2.5 Million Bond to Shore Up Aging Infrastructure

Ouray Schools Seek $2.5 Million Bond to Shore Up Aging Infrastructure

Topping this list was a recommendation to build a new sloping metal roof to replace the existing flat one that is chronically leaky.

08/30/14 | By More
Telluride Adaptive Ski Program Heads to Chile

Telluride Adaptive Ski Program Heads to Chile

First Annual International Freeride camp helps bring awareness to South America.

08/29/14 | By More

Black Bear Pass Closed Sept. 3 and 4

Due to heavy rock fall there will be no access for vehicles, bikers or hikers to Bridal Veil Falls, Via Ferrata, Ajax Peak Trail, Wasatch Trail Loop.

08/28/14 | By More
Cooking Away for Farmacy Bucks

Cooking Away for Farmacy Bucks

Ten families are working with Local Farmacy Rx, a local non-governmental program, to learn to cook – and eat well – together.

08/27/14 | By More

Aggressive Panhandling Ordinance Set for First Reading

The proposed Telluride law would limit the legality of panhandling by restricting places, methods and times it can occur.

08/27/14 | By More

Survey Aims to Find Gaps in Region’s Health Care Needs

Make sure to have your say when it comes to the health care needs in the region by participating Tri-County Health Network’s community survey available now until Sept. 15.

08/26/14 | By More

obituaries

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 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 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 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 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 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 More