regional news

Silverton Fetes Long-Awaited Fiberoptic Arrival

Silverton Fetes Long-Awaited Fiberoptic Arrival

Despite the rocky ground, the fiber link from Durango to Silverton should be complete by next spring at the very latest.

10/19/14 | By | 21 More

A Prescription to Better Health: Fruits and Vegetables

Pediatric Associates of Montrose is leading the way in a progressive strategy to promote healthier lifestyle choices for youth.

10/17/14 | By | More

Ouray County Predicts Budget Boost in 2015

The proposed $8.9 million budget takes several strides toward correcting last year’s necessary but painful belt tightening measures.

10/16/14 | By | 30 More

Deadline Looms for Draft Colorado Water Plan

The plan is intended to close a projected gap between water needs and developed supplies in Colorado in the coming decades.

10/16/14 | By | 31 More
Ouray Candidates Tisdel and Saunders Square Off in WISE Forum

Ouray Candidates Tisdel and Saunders Square Off in WISE Forum

Both looked to prove they have the knowledge, dedication and leadership capabilities for the job.

10/15/14 | By | 101 More
SMVC Nearing End of Approval Process for Mill Creek Subdivision

SMVC Nearing End of Approval Process for Mill Creek Subdivision

The public is invited to participate in a marked walking tour of property, prior to a key Oct. 21 meeting.

10/15/14 | By | 164 More

arts & entertainment

Telluride Mountain Club Hosts Oct. 25 Fundraiser

A one-evening showing of 10 films from the three-day Wild & Scenic Environmental Festival comes to the Sheridan Opera House.

10/19/14 | By | 18 More

ELEVATED | Nevermore

A wildlife film in Grand Junction and Durango, and telling and selling stories, all in the arts this week.

10/16/14 | By | 28 More
Award-Winning Author Leads Writing Workshop in Ouray

Award-Winning Author Leads Writing Workshop in Ouray

How to tell, and sell, your story.

10/14/14 | By | 79 More

Celebrate Pinhead Interns at the Sheridan Opera House Oct. 16

A donor has offered to match all donations (up to $25,000), which will be solicited in a brief call for donations halfway through the evening.

10/12/14 | By | 33 More
A Classic American Burger Joint With a Healthy Twist

A Classic American Burger Joint With a Healthy Twist

Instead of grilling or frying up an oily, greasy burger, they have harnessed the power of steam to cook their meat.

10/09/14 | By | 360 More
R&R | Matisyahu Returns to Telluride With New Music

R&R | Matisyahu Returns to Telluride With New Music

Matisyahu is set to return to Telluride with new songs from his 2014 release Akeda.

10/08/14 | By | 126 More

sports

Telluride Winters Not Only About the Snow

Telluride Winters Not Only About the Snow

Telluride Figure Skatin gClub offers exciting programs and expert instruction for those who prefer ice over snow.

10/14/14 | By | 38 More

SPORTS WATCH | A Return of the Running Game to the N.F.L.?

Both Denver and Dallas proved last weekend that the running game is not only alive and well but that it still has importance.

10/14/14 | By | More

SMBA President Commits to Maximizing Telluride’s Bike-Town Potential

SMBA has a goal to not only to maximize Telluride’s potential as a world class mountain bike destination, but also to bring more trails and opportunities to ride.

10/11/14 | By | 94 More

SPORTS WATCH | College Football Just Got a Lot More Interesting

With major upsets to top teams, week 6 changed everything.

10/07/14 | By | 23 More

SPORTS WATCH | A Ryder Cup Loss, a Press Conference to Remember

The whole way the U.S. team approaches the Ryder Cup needs to be reconfigured.

09/30/14 | By | 22 More
VIDEO | 2014 GoPro Reel • Southwest Colorado

VIDEO | 2014 GoPro Reel • Southwest Colorado

GoPro footage captured over the past year or so.

09/30/14 | By | 100 More

business

Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice Opens Saturday

Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice Opens Saturday

Esther Dixon, owner of Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice, is a big fan of herbs and believes in the healing and preventative ability of natural antidotes.

10/17/14 | By | 20 More
Tim Frates’ Framing, Laser Engraving Opens at New Location in Montrose

Tim Frates’ Framing, Laser Engraving Opens at New Location in Montrose

Frates has the ability to customize awards, trophies, medals, signs, nameplates, and plaques all to what the customer needs and specifies.

10/15/14 | By | 21 More
TBC’s Go-To Winter Brew Brings Home the Gold, Again

TBC’s Go-To Winter Brew Brings Home the Gold, Again

‘Even after scaling up production nothing was lost and we still won again. We have the process nailed.’

10/09/14 | By | 192 More
A Classic American Burger Joint With a Healthy Twist

A Classic American Burger Joint With a Healthy Twist

Instead of grilling or frying up an oily, greasy burger, they have harnessed the power of steam to cook their meat.

10/09/14 | By | 360 More

Incentives Approved With Hopes Secure Reel Manufacturer’s Relocation to Montrose

Mayfly Outdoors plans to make Montrose its corporate headquarters, thanks to a incentives package approved last week.

10/08/14 | By | 149 More
Fortune Minerals Completes Purchase of Revenue Silver Mine

Fortune Minerals Completes Purchase of Revenue Silver Mine

The Canadian company closed on the deal Wednesday, Oct. 1.

10/07/14 | By | 109 More

community

Telluride Mountain Club Hosts Oct. 25 Fundraiser

A one-evening showing of 10 films from the three-day Wild & Scenic Environmental Festival comes to the Sheridan Opera House.

10/19/14 | By | 18 More

Ridgway Elementary Reignites School Spirit

FORS meets monthly and is open to community members.

10/18/14 | By | More

A Prescription to Better Health: Fruits and Vegetables

Pediatric Associates of Montrose is leading the way in a progressive strategy to promote healthier lifestyle choices for youth.

10/17/14 | By | More
Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice Opens Saturday

Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice Opens Saturday

Esther Dixon, owner of Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice, is a big fan of herbs and believes in the healing and preventative ability of natural antidotes.

10/17/14 | By | 20 More

San Miguel County Preparing for Possibility of Ebola

County officials are closely monitoring national developments and implementing the resources necessary to achieve appropriate levels of preparedness.

10/16/14 | By | 24 More

Local Government Access Channel Number Change Effective Oct. 21

The city will continue to air live and recorded broadcasts of City Council meetings on Channel 191.

10/16/14 | By | More

obituaries

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 | 516 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 | 236 More
Rico Hotel Owner Dies While Hiking

Rico Hotel Owner Dies While Hiking

Peter Kinnick apparently died of natural causes.

09/10/14 | By | 591 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 | 312 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 | 47 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 | 21 More