regional news

Red Mountain Pass Motorcycle Crash Victim Identified; Eye Witness Recounts Accident

Authorities have concluded their investigation and released the name of a man who died in a motorcycle crash.

07/29/14 | By | 124 views More
VIDEO: Telluride Snowmaking Upgrades Underway

VIDEO: Telluride Snowmaking Upgrades Underway

The new system will enable snowmaking crews to use the same amount of water in a more powerful way.

07/29/14 | By | 222 views More

Telluride, Hospital District Plan Separate Talks to Find Site for Med Center

Telluride scrambles to remain under consideration as a location for a new medical center, after declining to join in the Hospital District’s site selection process.

07/28/14 | By | 245 views More
Felt App Gives New Life to Handwritten Cards

Felt App Gives New Life to Handwritten Cards

“There are certain special moments in life that email just isn’t good enough for.”

07/28/14 | By | 520 views More

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 | 564 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 | 1,035 views More

arts & entertainment

VIDEO: The Wood Brothers | Static Session

VIDEO: The Wood Brothers | Static Session

The Wood Brothers performed near Bridal Veil Falls during The Ride festival.

07/29/14 | By | 58 views More
Wacky Comedy Romp Aug. 2 in Montrose

Wacky Comedy Romp Aug. 2 in Montrose

Every month during the summer, Canyon Creek hosts two comedians for nights of laughter that’s become a must-attend event in downtown Montrose.

07/29/14 | By | 64 views More
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 | 881 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 | 818 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 | 1,353 views More
VIDEO: Front Country – Static Session

VIDEO: Front Country – Static Session

Front Country plays in Telluride.

07/17/14 | By | 1,368 views More

sports

U.S. Olympic Runner Seeks Course Record in Mt. Sneffels Half-Marathon

U.S. Olympic Runner Seeks Course Record in Mt. Sneffels Half-Marathon

Janet Cherobon-Bawcom, member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic team (10,000 meter), is competing in this year’s race.

07/28/14 | By | 227 views More
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 | 936 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 | 1,017 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 | 1,422 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 | 2,327 views More

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

A lot can happen over the next two years.

07/16/14 | By | 2,424 views More

business

VIDEO: Telluride Snowmaking Upgrades Underway

VIDEO: Telluride Snowmaking Upgrades Underway

The new system will enable snowmaking crews to use the same amount of water in a more powerful way.

07/29/14 | By | 223 views More
Felt App Gives New Life to Handwritten Cards

Felt App Gives New Life to Handwritten Cards

“There are certain special moments in life that email just isn’t good enough for.”

07/28/14 | By | 521 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 | 1,036 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 | 1,203 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 | 2,701 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 | 1,987 views More

community

GUEST COMMENTARY | Reality Check on Regional Recycling (Part II)

Personally committing to recycle all possible products is a very important step, but recycling is an energy-intensive process.

Sherbino Theater Lecture Wraps Up OCHS ‘Evenings of History’ Series

Sherbino Theater Lecture Wraps Up OCHS ‘Evenings of History’ Series

The final ‘Evenings of History’ lecture for 2014 will explore the history of Ridgway’s oldest performing arts venue.

07/28/14 | By | 209 views More

SMPA Adds Extra $100,000 to Renewable Rebate Fund

The additional $100,000 is available to both residential and commercial members.

07/28/14 | By | 271 views More

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 | 380 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 | 695 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 | 1,461 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 | 1,679 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 | 2,556 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 | 3,367 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 | 3,334 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 | 2,448 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 | 2,358 views More