regional news

Harvest Time | Sweet Corn Crop Down From Last Year

Olathe farmer John Harold, of The Tuxedo Corn Company, has been growing the Olathe Sweet Sweet brand for decades, and he says the goal this season is to harvest 620,000 boxes of corn.

07/23/14 | By | 66 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 | 1,554 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 | 396 views More

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.

07/22/14 | By | 174 views More

arts & entertainment

ELEVATED | The Girls in the Band, The Tao of Bluegrass, and Wanted: Montrose Artists and Musicians

ELEVATED | The Girls in the Band, The Tao of Bluegrass, and Wanted: Montrose Artists and Musicians

All in the arts this week.

07/23/14 | By | 86 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 | 482 views More
Front Country – Static Session

Front Country – Static Session

Front Country plays in Telluride.

07/17/14 | By | 751 views More

ELEVATED | The Play’s the Thing

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

07/17/14 | By | 784 views More

sports

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 | 114 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 | 239 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 | 320 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 | 1,290 views More

business

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 | 1,555 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 | 580 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 | 1,455 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 | 1,432 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.

07/23/14 | By | 397 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 | 581 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 | 401 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 | 401 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 | 1,072 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 | 1,821 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 | 2,754 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 | 2,718 views More