regional news

Muddy Mine Waters Spill Into Sneffels Creek

Authorities reported to the CDPHE incident hotline that “nothing harmful was thought to be dissolved in the water.”

10/30/14 | By | More

Two Bus Routes Cut in January Due to Falling Funds

The San Miguel County Transit Committee says it must cut two existing bus routes and modify existing routes.

10/29/14 | By | 71 More
As RAT Singletrack Network Grows, So Does Potential for Conflict

As RAT Singletrack Network Grows, So Does Potential for Conflict

Cyclists have also reported that some of the carconite signs restricting all-terrain vehicles were defaced.

10/29/14 | By | 178 More
City of Ouray: OHV Capital of the World?

City of Ouray: OHV Capital of the World?

Some lodgers allege that the city is literally driving away their business to communities like Silverton.

10/28/14 | By | 105 More

Amidst 15-Year Drought, Reservoir Contingency Plans Taking Shape

The boards two conservation districts adopted a set contingency plans if water levels in Lake Mead and Lake Powell continue to drop.

10/28/14 | By | 53 More
‘Thomas Jefferson’ on Telluride’s National Landmark District Status Airs on KOTO Monday

‘Thomas Jefferson’ on Telluride’s National Landmark District Status Airs on KOTO Monday

‘Trying to preserve the historic character of the community is an extraordinary thing to do in these prosperous times. – ‘Thomas Jefferson’

arts & entertainment

ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | In Search of an ‘Obtuse Classic’

ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | In Search of an ‘Obtuse Classic’

Paul Pena’s “Jet Airliner,” and then some.

10/29/14 | By | 45 More

ELEVATED | Nightmares

The Nightmare Before Christmas from Weehawken Dance, and a horror-film impresario’s Halloween picks, all in the arts this week.

10/23/14 | By | 50 More

ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | The Joys of Filling in for No Man

Norman Squier (NoMan’s Land) is kind enough to sometimes entrust to me his Saturday morning show from 9 a.m.-12 –noon, when he is unable to do it.

10/22/14 | By | 85 More

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 | 55 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 | 46 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 | 114 More

sports

A Rink of Their Own |U Valley Vixens Seek Winter Home

A Rink of Their Own |U Valley Vixens Seek Winter Home

The UVV consists of 15 women, and is always looking for more skaters.

10/23/14 | By | 49 More
Ridgway Volleyball Squad Vies for District Title at Home This Weekend

Ridgway Volleyball Squad Vies for District Title at Home This Weekend

Ridgway has a tough round of games coming up this Saturday on their own home court.

10/22/14 | By | 29 More
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 | 49 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 | 99 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 | 27 More

business

Rocky Start Yields to Record-Breaking Summer in Ouray

The City of Ouray’s economy appears to have bounced back after a banner summer season that has lingered well into fall.

10/23/14 | By | 41 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 | 53 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 | 47 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 | 202 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 | 407 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 | 161 More

community

Columbine Pilot iPad Study Program Brings Real-World Learning Into the Classroom

Columbine Pilot iPad Study Program Brings Real-World Learning Into the Classroom

Principal Benjamin Stephenson hopes to create thoughtful digital citizens.

10/25/14 | By | More

Power Outage Planned for a Portion of Mountain Village on Oct. 29

Approximately 304 members will experience a brief 30-minute outage.

10/22/14 | By | 25 More
May, Greenspan Face Off at Rotary Debate

May, Greenspan Face Off at Rotary Debate

Candidates for BOCC spar on the fine print regarding the environment, affordable housing and minimum wage.

10/22/14 | By | 62 More
Clinic for Homeless Pets Gives More Animals a Second Chance

Clinic for Homeless Pets Gives More Animals a Second Chance

“This is such a tremendous asset for the shelter and our region,” said SCHS Executive Director Kelly Goodin.

10/21/14 | By | 45 More

Donors Sought for Upcoming Blood Drive at Ridgway Secondary School

The RSS chapter of the National Honor Society is working with United Blood Services to orchestrate the event.

10/21/14 | By | More

‘Celebrate Life’ an Upcoming Expo for Seniors Oct. 23

The theme of this year’s Expo is “Celebrate Life – Tools For Successful Aging.

10/20/14 | 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 | 581 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 | 247 More
Rico Hotel Owner Dies While Hiking

Rico Hotel Owner Dies While Hiking

Peter Kinnick apparently died of natural causes.

09/10/14 | By | 623 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 | 329 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 | 52 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 | More