regional news

Final Cast for Quentin Tarantino’The Hateful Eight’

Tarantino and a crew of over 100 are in the process of transforming Schmid Ranch on Wilson Mesa into a small post-Civil War town as the setting for ‘The Hateful Eight.’

11/27/14 | By | 38 More

ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | ‘Time to Move on, Time to Get Going’

I walked into the office of the Telluride Times-Journal in November 1990, armed with an article I had written in college about the Neville Brothers and told Marta I wanted to cover arts for the paper.

11/27/14 | By | More

EDITORIAL RANT | The End of an Era

It goes without saying the positive mark Seth and Marta have left on the entire region with The Watch is immeasurable.

11/27/14 | By | 178 More

Drug Task Force Big Players on the Block

Western Colorado is not insulated from the threat posed by Mexican drug cartels.

11/26/14 | By | 49 More

New Lawsuit Filed Against County, Majestic Skies Over Agreement

FBO’s COO says lawsuit only slowing process down, keeping money from local contractors.

11/26/14 | By | More
McLachlan Concedes to Brown in District 59 Race

McLachlan Concedes to Brown in District 59 Race

After the vote was finalized, J. Paul Brown received 170 more votes than McLachlan.

11/26/14 | By | More

arts & entertainment

Amy Irvine McHarg Reads Tuesday, Dec. 2, at Arroyo

Amy Irvine McHarg Reads Tuesday, Dec. 2, at Arroyo

Her chosen theme for December is “Descent Narratives – Down the Rabbit Hole We Go.”

11/26/14 | By | More

Montrose Rings in the Yuletide Cheer Nov. 28

Festivities include a reading of T’was the Night before Christmas, Christmas carolers, and complimentary hot cocoa and cider.

11/24/14 | By | More

ELEVATED | Art on Trout Road, Fielder, Snowden

Art on Trout Road and photographer John Fielder in Montrose, and a critically acclaimed documentary screens in Telluride, all in the arts this week.

11/20/14 | By | 52 More
Matchstick Productions Brings ‘Unparalleled Cinematic Experience’ to Opera House

Matchstick Productions Brings ‘Unparalleled Cinematic Experience’ to Opera House

The film utilizes the latest in aerial filming technology.

11/13/14 | By | 136 More
Special Agent’s New Book Unveils Dark World of Indian Art Trade

Special Agent’s New Book Unveils Dark World of Indian Art Trade

“The hardest part of undercover work is you have to be so friendly to crooks and then stab them in the back.”

11/03/14 | By | 407 More
ELEVATED | Darkness and Light

ELEVATED | Darkness and Light

A regional Halloween roundup – and beyond – all in the arts this week.

10/30/14 | By | 79 More

sports

Full of Snow, Telluride’s Season Opens With a Bang on Nov. 27

Full of Snow, Telluride’s Season Opens With a Bang on Nov. 27

Telluride Ski Resort will be opening more terrain on the first day of ski season than in years past.

11/25/14 | By | 178 More
Ice Farmers Grow Cool Crop at Ouray Ice Park

Ice Farmers Grow Cool Crop at Ouray Ice Park

Today’s sophisticated, gravity-fed plumbing system uses more than 7,500 feet of pipe and 235 shower heads, spraying more than 270,000 gallons of water on the canyon walls on a typical winter night.

11/21/14 | By | 227 More
Naomi Major Brings Some Colorado-Style Hockey to the East Coast

Naomi Major Brings Some Colorado-Style Hockey to the East Coast

Telluride native Naomi Major’s hockey career began here, and although the game has taken her far from Colorado, she has not lost any love for Telluride.

11/19/14 | By | 131 More
Indoor Climbing Gym Opens for Season

Indoor Climbing Gym Opens for Season

The gym provides local climbers and aspiring climbers with the opportunity to work on their skills

11/19/14 | By | 45 More

SPORTS WATCH | For the Broncos, It All Starts With a Running Game

As the Broncos rushing attack goes, so goes Peyton Manning.

11/19/14 | By | More
Matchstick Productions Brings ‘Unparalleled Cinematic Experience’ to Opera House

Matchstick Productions Brings ‘Unparalleled Cinematic Experience’ to Opera House

The film utilizes the latest in aerial filming technology.

11/13/14 | By | 136 More

business

Expanded Terrain at Crested Butte Mt. Resort

Expanded Terrain at Crested Butte Mt. Resort

Teo 2 delivers a variety of terrain for advanced skiers and riders.

11/16/14 | By | 209 More

Telluride Alpine Bank’s Julia Prejs Promoted to Trust Officer

Prejs has nearly 10 years of experience in the many facets of wealth management.

11/16/14 | By | More

Condé Nast Traveler Recognizes the Fairmont Heritage Plaza, Franz Klammer Lodge

ore than 76,600 well-traveled Condé Nast Traveler readers cast ballots to rate the world’s most celebrated cities and islands, hotels and resorts, cruise ships and airlines.

11/14/14 | By | More

Energy Fuels Sells Piñon Ridge License and Related Assets

Since the company owns and operates the 2,000 ton per day White Mesa Mill, it no longer needs to construct the 500 ton per day Piñon Ridge Project to meet current or planned production.

11/13/14 | By | 41 More

Alpine Bank Receives Colorado Environmental Leadership Award

Alpine Bank was recognized as a renewing Gold Leader, and the status applies for another three years.

11/13/14 | By | More

Black Canyon Homebrewers Meet Monthly to Talk Beer

A “support group” for home brewers meets on the second Wednesday of every month.

11/07/14 | By | More

community

Telluride Fire Festival Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Organizers plan to feature multi-storied, fire-emitting “art cars” and burn barrels as well as other larger-than-life, animated and fiery art installations in public spaces.

11/27/14 | By | More
Sharing Ministries Food Bank: Stopping Hunger 365 Days a Year

Sharing Ministries Food Bank: Stopping Hunger 365 Days a Year

Over the past five years, the ministry has seen an increase of 190 percent in people that need assistance and it needs your help.

11/27/14 | By | More

Drug Task Force Big Players on the Block

Western Colorado is not insulated from the threat posed by Mexican drug cartels.

11/26/14 | By | 49 More
Amy Irvine McHarg Reads Tuesday, Dec. 2, at Arroyo

Amy Irvine McHarg Reads Tuesday, Dec. 2, at Arroyo

Her chosen theme for December is “Descent Narratives – Down the Rabbit Hole We Go.”

11/26/14 | By | More
MMH, Rec District Partner for Physical Therapy Facility

MMH, Rec District Partner for Physical Therapy Facility

Patients will be provided care inside the dedicated therapy space as well as throughout the CRC including the therapy pool, walking track and the fitness area.

11/25/14 | By | More

Montrose Rings in the Yuletide Cheer Nov. 28

Festivities include a reading of T’was the Night before Christmas, Christmas carolers, and complimentary hot cocoa and cider.

11/24/14 | By | More

obituaries

Friends Gather to Say Farewell to Jonathan Yazzie

Friends Gather to Say Farewell to Jonathan Yazzie

The many friends of the 23-year-old vowed to use his death as a catalyst to bring change.

11/12/14 | By | 621 More
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 | 660 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 | 275 More
Rico Hotel Owner Dies While Hiking

Rico Hotel Owner Dies While Hiking

Peter Kinnick apparently died of natural causes.

09/10/14 | By | 726 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 | 364 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 | 69 More