regional news

Lightning Strike Sparks Wildfire on Log Hill Mesa

The second wildfire of the season flared up Sunday, July 20, on Log Hill, sparked by a lightning strike.

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Bears Feast on Fast Food Around Ouray

A bear entered a kitchen, opened the fridge, had a drink, climbed back out the window with some food and sat out on the porch to eat it.

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Ouray Mountain Rescue Team Retrieves Injured Rider from Lou Creek Pass

On a steep section of trail, a horse started sliding backwards, tripping and landing on its rider.

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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.

07/22/14 | By | 110 views More

arts & entertainment

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 | 318 views More
Front Country – Static Session

Front Country – Static Session

Front Country plays in Telluride.

07/17/14 | By | 630 views More

ELEVATED | The Play’s the Thing

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

07/17/14 | By | 668 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 | 1,261 views More

sports

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 | 70 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 | 98 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 | 1,113 views More

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

A lot can happen over the next two years.

07/16/14 | By | 1,348 views More

business

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 | 291 views More

Great Lakes Airlines Suspends Service Into Telluride

“This is an unfortunate, but not unexpected development with Great Lakes service to Telluride,” said Telluride Regional Airport Manager Rich Nuttall.

07/17/14 | By | 1,364 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 | 1,293 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 | 1,262 views More

community

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.

07/22/14 | By | 111 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 | 292 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 | 210 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 | 264 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 | 952 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 | 1,674 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 | 2,632 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 | 2,597 views More