regional news

Higher Rent Could Close Haven House Near Olathe

Higher Rent Could Close Haven House Near Olathe

According Haven House’s founding Boardmember Larry Fredericksen, without financial help, the 67 percent increase in rent could shut the facility’s doors.

08/21/14 | By | 1,908 views More

LOCAL PERSPECTIVE | KOTO’s Painful Identity Crisis

Telluride’s community radio station is being torn apart by an emotional debate about its very purpose.

08/21/14 | By | 3,209 views More
VIDEO | Uncompaghre River Report

VIDEO | Uncompaghre River Report

The tour was developed to give local officials and residents a first-hand experience of the river since improvements were made.

08/21/14 | By | 1,748 views More

The KOTO Wars | A Resignation, a Separation and an Election

The board held fast to its decision to not join with The Ride Festival in an application for next year.

08/21/14 | By | 5,414 views More
Float Highlights River Improvements, Future Visions

Float Highlights River Improvements, Future Visions

The tour was developed to give local officials and residents a first-hand experience of the river since improvements were made.

08/21/14 | By | 2,565 views More

For Local Pot Growers, Ouray County’s Lukewarm Embrace May Be Too Little, Too Late

The proprietors of Ouray County’s sole grow facility say they are in limbo, and may need to expand elsewhere on the Western Slope.

08/21/14 | By | 3,439 views More

arts & entertainment

ELEVATED | Feasting on Robots

ELEVATED | Feasting on Robots

A robots exhibit and historic eating tour in Telluride, and a Celtic-music concert in Montrose, all in the arts this week.

08/21/14 | By | 3,100 views More
R&R | Acoustic Guitar Legend Leo Kottke at the Palm Theater

R&R | Acoustic Guitar Legend Leo Kottke at the Palm Theater

one-off show of this caliber doesn’t happen often in the region.

08/20/14 | By | 5,541 views More
R&R | Get Aboard The Durango Blues Train

R&R | Get Aboard The Durango Blues Train

This “moving” experience places passengers intimately next to six blues and zydeco acts each night of its run through the canyons of Colorado’s San Juan National Forest.

08/20/14 | By | 6,574 views More
Antonya Nelson Book-signing Wednesday at Arroyo

Antonya Nelson Book-signing Wednesday at Arroyo

The collection’s novella – titled Three Wishes, it’s broken into three parts – is set in Nelson’s native Wichita, Kan.

08/17/14 | By | 33,986 views More
ELEVATED | Looking at Innocence: Art and Music Inspired by Children

ELEVATED | Looking at Innocence: Art and Music Inspired by Children

Art inspired by children in Telluride, and classical music for families in Ouray, all in the arts this week.

08/14/14 | By | 26,703 views More
Telluride Food Tours: Not Just About Food

Telluride Food Tours: Not Just About Food

The tour meanders along the sunny streets, giving the tour an eclectic flair while avoiding monotony.

08/14/14 | By | 55,510 views More

sports

Third Annual Pea Green Pedal on Sept. 20

Third Annual Pea Green Pedal on Sept. 20

Sign up for an 18 or 40 mile bike ride, or a 5K Fun Run/Walk around the lake.

08/21/14 | By | 3,408 views More

SPORTS WATCH | Johnny ‘College Football’ Manziel’s Uphill Battle With the Browns

Manziel gave plenty of reasons why he wasn’t drafted in the top 10 of the 2014 N.F.L. Draft but rather, at number 22.

08/21/14 | By | 3,461 views More
Montrose Football Stands Tall

Montrose Football Stands Tall

Because the movie was a true story about a football team, a death, and the pressure and reality of growing up the MHS team was able to draw some comparisons.

08/20/14 | By | 11,732 views More

SPORTS WATCH | When Just Another Night at the Track Turns Tragic

Did he throttle his car to give Ward a scare? Or did he throttle the car simply to begin a turn?

08/13/14 | By | 38,790 views More

Axel Project Bike Classic Announces Celebrity Riders

Tom Danielson (Garmin-Sharp) and U.S. Road Champion Timmy Duggan will join the round-trip charity tour from Ridgway to Telluride Aug. 30.

08/10/14 | By | 51,987 views More
Zac Marion Snags Inaugural Ouray 100 Ultramarathon Title

Zac Marion Snags Inaugural Ouray 100 Ultramarathon Title

Marion and Dauwalter were the first of 19 runners (out of 29 starters) to complete the Ouray 100 in its inaugural year.

08/08/14 | By | 49,659 views More

business

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 | 1,885 views 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 | 5,864 views More

ElderAdo Financial Honored by ‘Financial Advisor’ Magazine

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

08/19/14 | By | 10,031 views 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 | 14,784 views More

Mountain Lodge Telluride Hires New Digital Marketing, Group Sales Manager

Ouellette will manage the property’s presence on all digital media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, SlideShare and dozens more.

08/18/14 | By | 14,288 views More
A Sense of Motion Finds a Home in Montrose

A Sense of Motion Finds a Home in Montrose

SOM Footwear’s local manufacturing operations of simple, fashionable sneakers are up and running.

08/16/14 | By | 35,643 views More

community

Higher Rent Could Close Haven House Near Olathe

Higher Rent Could Close Haven House Near Olathe

According Haven House’s founding Boardmember Larry Fredericksen, without financial help, the 67 percent increase in rent could shut the facility’s doors.

08/21/14 | By | 1,909 views More

LOCAL PERSPECTIVE | KOTO’s Painful Identity Crisis

Telluride’s community radio station is being torn apart by an emotional debate about its very purpose.

08/21/14 | By | 3,210 views More
Third Annual Pea Green Pedal on Sept. 20

Third Annual Pea Green Pedal on Sept. 20

Sign up for an 18 or 40 mile bike ride, or a 5K Fun Run/Walk around the lake.

08/21/14 | By | 3,409 views More
San Juan Mountains Mineral Symposium Offered in September

San Juan Mountains Mineral Symposium Offered in September

Ouray’s mining heritage will be front and center in an upcoming mineralogy symposium.

08/19/14 | By | 8,636 views More

GUEST COMMENTARY | Electricity…Where Do We Go From Here?

We can continue to reduce our consumption locally by meeting our electric needs more efficiently.

GUEST COMMENTARY | Dire Water Predicament Spurs Cooperation, Compromise

While it is easy to measure how much water is in reservoirs, it is much less clear how much groundwater remains in the region’s aquifers.

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 | 32,963 views 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 | 49,158 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 | 49,742 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 | 28,919 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 | 50,837 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 | 49,773 views More