-

Tag: featured

Expanded Terrain at Crested Butte Mt. Resort

11/16/14 | By | 200 More
Expanded Terrain at Crested Butte Mt. Resort

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

Read More

Matchstick Productions Brings ‘Unparalleled Cinematic Experience’ to Opera House

11/13/14 | By | 130 More
Matchstick Productions Brings ‘Unparalleled Cinematic Experience’ to Opera House

The film utilizes the latest in aerial filming technology.

Read More

City/County Mend Fences Over Dispatch Center Fee

11/12/14 | By | 52 More
City/County Mend Fences Over Dispatch Center Fee

“The premise of all of this is that we are in actual agreement at this table, which is really a great thing.”

Read More

Friends Gather to Say Farewell to Jonathan Yazzie

11/12/14 | By | 610 More
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.

Read More

The Day They Died | Remembering the Revenue Mine Tragedy

11/12/14 | By | 1,033 More
The Day They Died | Remembering the Revenue Mine Tragedy

“It was like walking through a haunted house with a bunch of fog,” survivor Cory Geist recalled.

Read More

Montrose Youth Council Attracts Students Who Want to Make a Difference

11/12/14 | By | More
Montrose Youth Council Attracts Students Who Want to Make a Difference

The 11 members of the Council are determined to make positive change.

Read More

Montrose Makerspace: A Place for Ideas, Invention and Ingenuity

11/06/14 | By | 263 More
Montrose Makerspace: A Place for Ideas, Invention and Ingenuity

The Makerspace in Montrose is open to those who want to see their ideas materialize

Read More

Tisdel in Ouray, May in San Miguel, Davis in Montrose

11/05/14 | By | 463 More
Tisdel in Ouray, May in San Miguel,  Davis in Montrose

Telluride voters narrowly approve a school bond while Montrose voters decisively defeat a school tax increase and Ouray rejects recreational pot.

Read More

Executive Director Hilary Cooper to Step Down From Sheep Mountain Alliance

11/03/14 | By | 162 More
Executive Director Hilary Cooper to Step Down From Sheep Mountain Alliance

The SMA Board is immediately seeking her replacement

Read More

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

11/03/14 | By | 404 More
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.”

Read More

Montrose Library Wins State Award for Community Partnership

11/02/14 | By | More
Montrose Library Wins State Award for Community Partnership

Since the launch of the field trip program, more than 3,000 1st graders have toured the library and received library cards.

Read More

Ridgway Yoga Shala Offers a Home for Seekers of All Stripes

11/01/14 | By | 254 More
Ridgway Yoga Shala Offers a Home for Seekers of All Stripes

Ridgway’s newest yoga studio has only been open for about two months, but already, it has a devoted following.

Read More

Midnite Scholtes Says Farewell to Nordic Center

10/31/14 | By | 140 More
Midnite Scholtes Says Farewell to Nordic Center

He proved to be a patient and effective teacher, completing every task with care and determination.

Read More

Tom Cruise Lists Telluride Home for $59 Million

10/30/14 | By | 906 More
Tom Cruise Lists Telluride Home for $59 Million

Oprah Winfrey taped a show at the house shortly before Cruise’s marriage to Katie Holmes, after his infamous couch-jumping incident on her show.

Read More

ELEVATED | Darkness and Light

10/30/14 | By | 79 More
ELEVATED | Darkness and Light

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

Read More

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

10/29/14 | By | 168 More
ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | In Search of an ‘Obtuse Classic’

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

Read More

Back to the Drawing Board

10/27/14 | By | 53 More
Back to the Drawing Board

Triassic Pioneers a Whole New Concept in ‘Recycling’

Read More

Police Subdue Man Claiming to Have Explosives, Firearms in Montrose Motel

10/24/14 | By | 233 More
Police Subdue Man Claiming to Have Explosives, Firearms in Montrose Motel

MPD officers searched the suspect’s motel room after he was safely in custody, and no firearms or explosives were found.

Read More

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

10/23/14 | By | 72 More
A Rink of Their Own |U Valley Vixens Seek Winter Home

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

Read More

Yak Rancher Robert Hasse Says He’s Raising the Perfect Animal

10/22/14 | By | 157 More
Yak Rancher Robert Hasse Says He’s Raising the Perfect Animal

The meat tastes more like beef than any other animal, and does not have a gamey flavor, like elk or buffalo.

Read More

Montrose Commissioners Deny Rezoning Request for Condo Complex

10/22/14 | By | 52 More
Montrose Commissioners Deny Rezoning Request for Condo Complex

The commissioners decide that a single-family subdivision was not the place for a multi-building condominium complex in rural location.

Read More

May, Greenspan Face Off at Rotary Debate

10/22/14 | By | 75 More
May, Greenspan Face Off at Rotary Debate

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

Read More

Ridgway Volleyball Squad Vies for District Title at Home This Weekend

10/22/14 | By | 42 More
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.

Read More

Clinic for Homeless Pets Gives More Animals a Second Chance

10/21/14 | By | 50 More
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.

Read More

Silverton Fetes Long-Awaited Fiberoptic Arrival

10/19/14 | By | 117 More
Silverton Fetes Long-Awaited Fiberoptic Arrival

Despite the rocky ground, the fiber link from Durango to Silverton should be complete by next spring at the very latest.

Read More

ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | A Look Back at the Summer in Music

10/18/14 | By | 35 More
ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | A Look Back at the Summer in Music

As Always, Telluride hit the author with its best shots.

Read More

Ouray Candidates Tisdel and Saunders Square Off in WISE Forum

10/15/14 | By | 137 More
Ouray Candidates Tisdel and Saunders Square Off in WISE Forum

Both looked to prove they have the knowledge, dedication and leadership capabilities for the job.

Read More

SMVC Nearing End of Approval Process for Mill Creek Subdivision

10/15/14 | By | 192 More
SMVC Nearing End of Approval Process for Mill Creek Subdivision

The public is invited to participate in a marked walking tour of property, prior to a key Oct. 21 meeting.

Read More

Tim Frates’ Framing, Laser Engraving Opens at New Location in Montrose

10/15/14 | By | 64 More
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.

Read More

Telluride Winters Not Only About the Snow

10/14/14 | By | 61 More
Telluride Winters Not Only About the Snow

Telluride Figure Skatin gClub offers exciting programs and expert instruction for those who prefer ice over snow.

Read More

TBC’s Go-To Winter Brew Brings Home the Gold, Again

10/09/14 | By | 220 More
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.’

Read More

A Classic American Burger Joint With a Healthy Twist

10/09/14 | By | 483 More
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.

Read More

The Face of Breast Cancer Survival

10/09/14 | By | 81 More
The Face of Breast Cancer Survival

The 22nd annual One Step Closer to Help and Hope 5k Walk and Run coming Saturday, Oct. 11.

Read More

R&R | Matisyahu Returns to Telluride With New Music

10/08/14 | By | 162 More
R&R | Matisyahu Returns to Telluride With New Music

Matisyahu is set to return to Telluride with new songs from his 2014 release Akeda.

Read More

A Race to Support America’s Veterans

10/08/14 | By | 125 More
A Race to Support America’s Veterans

The only requirement is that runners carry “Old Glory,” the American flag taken from a Blackhawk Chopper involved in combat in Iraq.

Read More

Celebrating Wilderness Through Pastels and Watercolors

10/07/14 | By | 84 More
Celebrating Wilderness Through Pastels and Watercolors

Together, Rogers and Isgreen work to communicate a sense of place in very different mediums and styles.

Read More

Fortune Minerals Completes Purchase of Revenue Silver Mine

10/07/14 | By | 138 More
Fortune Minerals Completes Purchase of Revenue Silver Mine

The Canadian company closed on the deal Wednesday, Oct. 1.

Read More

Pilots Recount Amelia Project at Sherb Talk Next Thursday

10/05/14 | By | 330 More
Pilots Recount Amelia Project at Sherb Talk Next Thursday

Jordan and Earhart will reunite at Sherbino Theater next Thursday evening, Oct. 9, to talk about their adventures in the next installment of the Sherb Talks lecture series.

Read More

Ouray Native Daughter Bids Adieu to Home of 92 Years

10/04/14 | By | 152 More
Ouray Native Daughter Bids Adieu to Home of 92 Years

Last week, at age 92, she packed up her things and left Ouray to live with her daughter Roxanna in Rock Island, Wa.

Read More

Majestic Skies Submits Plans, Moves Forward With FBO Design

10/01/14 | By | 208 More
Majestic Skies Submits Plans, Moves Forward With FBO Design

Aviation DirectorLloyd Arnold confirmed Wednesday that building plans have been submitted as required.

Read More

R&R | Jaden Carlson Band and Oh Whitney Bookend the Music Season

10/01/14 | By | 78 More
R&R | Jaden Carlson Band and Oh Whitney Bookend the Music Season

Austin’s latest rock transplants Oh Whitney come to Telluride.

Read More

Family Cries Foul After Blasting Accident at Revenue Mine

10/01/14 | By | 525 More
Family Cries Foul After Blasting Accident at Revenue Mine

Federal officials have cited 92 significant and substantial violations at the mine during a 12-month review period ending July 31, 2014.

Read More

VIDEO | 2014 GoPro Reel • Southwest Colorado

09/30/14 | By | 115 More
VIDEO | 2014 GoPro Reel • Southwest Colorado

GoPro footage captured over the past year or so.

Read More

Great Fall Views Around Telluride

09/30/14 | By | 751 More
Great Fall Views Around Telluride

Read More

VIDEO | Cheers to Oktoberfest in Montrose

09/29/14 | By | 145 More
VIDEO | Cheers to Oktoberfest in Montrose

William Woody’s farewell video report for The Watch; Montrose, Colorado’s 2014 Oktoberfest, featuring Kipori Woods.

Read More

Tarantino’s ‘Hateful Eight’ Will Bring Economic Boost to Telluride This Winter

09/29/14 | By | 962 More
Tarantino’s ‘Hateful Eight’ Will Bring Economic Boost to Telluride This Winter

While the film will be shot on Wilson Mesa, the cast and crew will stay in Telluride for the 49 days of local production.

Read More

It’s Amazing: Rodeo-Themed DeVries Corn Maze Open to the Public

09/26/14 | By | 1,135 More
It’s Amazing: Rodeo-Themed DeVries Corn Maze Open to the Public

The theme this year is Rodeo, with cowboys, bull riders and other rodeo scenes are carved from the rows of corn.

Read More

Teachers’ Time Top Priority, Summit Concludes

09/25/14 | By | 77 More
Teachers’ Time Top Priority, Summit Concludes

Staff schedules are tight and implementing new classroom initiatives could hinder a teachers’ ability to sculpt an effective curriculum.

Read More

It All Comes Down to Water: Justice Hobbs Meanders Through Water Law

09/25/14 | By | 381 More
It All Comes Down to Water: Justice Hobbs Meanders Through Water Law

This is the system under which Hobbs has labored during his 19-year tenure on the Colorado Supreme Court bench.

Read More

EDITORIAL RANT | Farewell to a True Community Journalist

09/24/14 | By | 546 More
EDITORIAL RANT | Farewell to a True Community Journalist

Next week, Woody will pack up his cameras, lenses and faded Duke T-shirts and heads to Ashville, N.C., to work for the ‘Citizen-Times.’

Read More

Former San Miguel County Commissioner Vern Ebert Dies at 80

09/24/14 | By | 275 More
Former San Miguel County Commissioner Vern Ebert Dies at 80

Career military man found a home in Telluride’s outdoors and with its people.

Read More

Structure Fire Razes ‘Miracle House’ in Norwood

09/23/14 | By | 261 More
Structure Fire Razes ‘Miracle House’ in Norwood

Firefighters were able to keep an adjacent garage from burning down as well as keep the fire from the surrounding grassy areas.

Read More

Steeled for Success

09/22/14 | By | 55 More
Steeled for Success

Metal Artist Jeff Skoloda Hits His Stride

Read More

Ridgway Digs Into Lake Otonowanda Rehab Project 

09/20/14 | By | 156 More
Ridgway Digs Into Lake Otonowanda Rehab Project 

Workers focused on advancing this tunnel system jokingly calling for “holy water” last week, to expedite the laborious tunnel-boring process.

Read More

Colorado Hops Boom Keeps Pace With Craft Beer Industry

09/18/14 | By | 230 More
Colorado Hops Boom Keeps Pace With Craft Beer Industry

The amount of hops produced this year in Colorado is expected to be a new record, but it’s relative.

Read More

ELEVATED | ‘Spirit Bird’ Writer, Boettcher Retreat

09/18/14 | By | 82 More
ELEVATED | ‘Spirit Bird’ Writer, Boettcher Retreat

Drue Heinz Literature prizewinner reads in Ouray and Telluride, and the Boettcher Foundation Board retreats to Telluride, all in the arts this week.

Read More

Climbers Recount Daring Mt. Sneffels Rescue Mission

09/17/14 | By | 3,799 More
Climbers Recount Daring Mt. Sneffels Rescue Mission

“I’ve always said, I’m the luckiest dude on the planet,” the injured climber said following rescue.

Read More

New Trail System to Connect City Open Spaces

09/17/14 | By | 65 More
New Trail System to Connect City Open Spaces

The Montrose Recreation District along with the city are prepared to submit a proposal to Great Outdoors Colorado.

Read More

VIDEO | Mountains to Desert 2014

09/17/14 | By | 67 More
VIDEO | Mountains to Desert 2014

The famed Mountains to Desert bike ride is coming Sept. 20. Here’s a section of the route cyclists will be riding.

Read More

VIDEO | Get Ready for Winter

09/17/14 | By | 87 More
VIDEO | Get Ready for Winter

With the leaves changing, Telluride’s best season is just around the corner.

Read More

R&R | The Best of the Best at Telluride Blues and Brews

09/17/14 | By | 92 More
R&R | The Best of the Best at Telluride Blues and Brews

Top sets, memorable sit ins, and best debut performances from the 21st Telluride Blues & Brews Festival.

Read More

A Telluride Couple’s High Desert Retreat

09/15/14 | By | 241 More
A Telluride Couple’s High Desert Retreat

Over a five-year period starting in 1995, Telluride architect
Cal Wilbourne and interior designer Martha Gearty
built a desert home completely on their own, using little more than their own manpower and two boat winches.

Read More

Forest Service Seeks Answer for Dying Forests

09/13/14 | By | 159 More
Forest Service Seeks Answer for Dying Forests

The rise of the spruce bark beetle comes just as the pine beetle infestation in northern Colorado is tapering off.

Read More

A Preservation Celebration at the Ghost Town of Animas Forks

09/11/14 | By | 103 More
A Preservation Celebration at the Ghost Town of Animas Forks

Now, the ghost town will be able to withstand many a harsh winter to come.

Read More

ELEVATED | Reap What You Sow Art for Kids, Welcoming the Harvest

09/11/14 | By | 42 More
ELEVATED | Reap What You Sow Art for Kids, Welcoming the Harvest

Children’s art classes in Telluride, Ridgway and Montrose, and welcoming the harvest, all in the arts this week.

Read More

OURAY COUNTY BRIEFS | Contractors Uncover Secret Tire Stash at Gunn Dump

09/10/14 | By | 221 More
OURAY COUNTY BRIEFS | Contractors Uncover Secret Tire Stash at Gunn Dump

Social media policy comes under scrutiny…Road dispute flairs up again.

Read More

Savor the San Juans: A Home-and-Chef Tour

09/10/14 | By | 78 More
Savor the San Juans: A Home-and-Chef Tour

Savor the San Juans showcases the region’s best locally produced offerings, from delectables to buildings to design.

Read More

Udall, Gardner’s First Debate Highlights Crucial Battle for Senate Seat

09/08/14 | By | 84 More
Udall, Gardner’s First Debate Highlights Crucial Battle for Senate Seat

The Udall-Gardner race is considered one of the most critical races in the U.S.

Read More

Riding Into the Future of Ridgway’s Ranching Heritage

09/07/14 | By | 129 More
Riding Into the Future of Ridgway’s Ranching Heritage

Some kids take the bus to school. Others walk, or ride their bike. Gentry Gobey rides a horse named Zipper.

Read More

Hot Springs Pool Overhaul Poised to Launch this Fall

09/05/14 | By | 157 More
Hot Springs Pool Overhaul Poised to Launch this Fall

Much of what needs to be fixed is not readily apparent to anyone except those who are intimately familiar with its archaic workings.

Read More

R&R | The Road To Blues & Brews: One-On-One With Bombino

09/04/14 | By | 178 More
R&R | The Road To Blues & Brews: One-On-One With Bombino

Bringing music from his Saharan city of Agadez in Niger, Bombino talks about his Tuareg history and major moments in his music career.

Read More

Great Outdoors Company Opens in Montrose

09/04/14 | By | 926 More
Great Outdoors Company Opens in Montrose

Owner Steve Omernik said the The Great Outdoors Company, located at 10 S. Selig Avenue in downtown Montrose, will celebrate its grand opening this weekend.

Read More

ELEVATED | CO/BKLYN and a Spelling Bee

09/03/14 | By | 48 More
ELEVATED | CO/BKLYN and a Spelling Bee

CO/BKLYN Half Drop art show and an adult spelling bee, both in Telluride in the arts this week.

Read More

Citing ‘Lack of ‘Transparency,’ City Cuts Ties With MEDC

09/03/14 | By | 147 More
Citing ‘Lack of ‘Transparency,’ City Cuts Ties With MEDC

Councilors said the city will hand over to MEDC money held in escrow following a July real-estate deal in the Airport Industrial Park .

Read More

Hickenlooper Shines Spotlight On Local Business Success Stories

09/03/14 | By | 110 More
Hickenlooper Shines Spotlight On Local Business Success Stories

“Ridgway is emblematic of Colorado,” HIckenlooper said.

Read More

Man Survives Single-Vehicle Accident on Red Mountain Pass

09/01/14 | By | 780 More
Man Survives Single-Vehicle Accident on Red Mountain Pass

The victim spent a night exposed to the elements before emergency responders rescued him on Monday morning.

Read More

Telluride Adaptive Ski Program Heads to Chile

08/29/14 | By | 100 More
Telluride Adaptive Ski Program Heads to Chile

First Annual International Freeride camp helps bring awareness to South America.

Read More

Completion of Fairgrounds Project Took ‘A Great Many Hands’

08/29/14 | By | 80 More
Completion of Fairgrounds Project Took ‘A Great Many Hands’

The community has come together again, to help build the new rodeo grounds.

Read More

TFF’s Answer, as Always: The Program

08/28/14 | By | 188 More
TFF’s Answer, as Always: The Program

TFF’s mission is simple: to show good movies. The festival is back in its 41st anniversary.

Read More

Cooking Away for Farmacy Bucks

08/27/14 | By | 61 More
Cooking Away for Farmacy Bucks

Ten families are working with Local Farmacy Rx, a local non-governmental program, to learn to cook – and eat well – together.

Read More

ELEVATED | Surveying Landscapes

08/27/14 | By | 95 More
ELEVATED | Surveying Landscapes

Landscape photography in Telluride, Ouray and Montrose; a Ridgway library fundraiser; and a retreat with poet Rosemerry Trommer.

Read More

VIDEO | Friday Night Lights at Montrose High School

08/26/14 | By | More
VIDEO | Friday Night Lights at Montrose High School

A video time lapse of the Indians’ first game of the season on Friday, Aug. 22.

Read More

Room With a View

08/24/14 | By | 54 More
Room With a View

A capacious loft above Main St. Montrose lets the outdoors in.

Read More

Higher Rent Could Close Haven House Near Olathe

08/21/14 | By | 87 More
Higher Rent Could Close Haven House Near Olathe

According Haven House’s Larry Fredericksen, without financial help, the 67 percent increase in rent could shut the facility’s doors.

Read More

VIDEO | Uncompaghre River Report

08/21/14 | By | 109 More
VIDEO | Uncompaghre River Report

The tour was developed to give local officials and residents a first-hand experience of the river since improvements were made.

Read More

Will Construction Boom Change the Face of Telluride?

08/21/14 | By | 393 More
Will Construction Boom Change the Face of Telluride?

The end of recession and a better economy ushers in a wave of new projects.

Read More

ELEVATED | Feasting on Robots

08/21/14 | By | More
ELEVATED | Feasting on Robots

A robots exhibit and historic eating tour in Telluride, and a Celtic-music concert in Montrose, all in the arts this week.

Read More

Greenspan to Run for County Commissioner

08/20/14 | By | 123 More
Greenspan to Run for County Commissioner

An unaffiliated candidate, Greenspan will challenge Democratic incumbent candidate Joan May in the Nov. 4 election.

Read More

Montrose Football Stands Tall

08/20/14 | By | 99 More
Montrose Football Stands Tall

Because the movie was a true story about a football team, a death, and the pressure and reality of growing up the MHS team was able to draw some comparisons.

Read More

It’s All a Facade

08/18/14 | By | 132 More
It’s All a Facade

Among Mesker enthusiasts, Ouray is a hands-down favorite, with 14 surviving examples.

Read More

A Sense of Motion Finds a Home in Montrose

08/16/14 | By | 583 More
A Sense of Motion Finds a Home in Montrose

SOM Footwear’s local manufacturing operations of simple, fashionable sneakers are up and running.

Read More

How the Montrose Mouse ‘Saved the Dallas’

08/15/14 | By | 156 More
How the Montrose Mouse ‘Saved the Dallas’

But for a cartoon mouse and 1,500 urine sample bottles, the Ridgway Reservoir may never have existed.

Read More

Telluride Food Tours: Not Just About Food

08/14/14 | By | 173 More
Telluride Food Tours: Not Just About Food

The tour meanders along the sunny streets, giving the tour an eclectic flair while avoiding monotony.

Read More

VIDEO | From Crop Dusting to SAR, 45 Years of Service

08/14/14 | By | 355 More
VIDEO | From Crop Dusting to SAR, 45 Years of Service

Every summer, Olathe Spray Service Air Tractor planes and Bell helicopters buzz over rural the farmlands of the Western Slope.

Read More

Ouray Sawtooth Mountain Ranch Project Finds Funding

08/12/14 | By | 108 More
Ouray Sawtooth Mountain Ranch Project Finds Funding

The Sawtooth Mountain Ranch Project complements 15,000 acres of land already protected along the San Juan Skyway.

Read More

A Grand New Look for the Ouray County Fairgrounds

08/12/14 | By | 74 More
A Grand New Look for the Ouray County Fairgrounds

Ribbon cutting ceremonies are planned for Aug. 28 at 4:30 p.m. and Aug. 30 at 4 p.m. respectively.

Read More

Great Views in the Most Scenic Corner of the U.S.

08/11/14 | By | 303 More
Great Views in the Most Scenic Corner of the U.S.

Read More

The 33rd Annual Telluride Mushroom Festival Takes Place Aug. 16-19

08/10/14 | By | 57 More
The 33rd Annual Telluride Mushroom Festival Takes Place Aug. 16-19

Offers everything from guided forays to presentations on mushroom cultivation, anthropology, remediation, and significant research.

Read More

Ouray Improves Ditch, Pursues New Water Rights

08/07/14 | By | More
Ouray Improves Ditch, Pursues New Water Rights

The city improves its water system with an eye to what will likely be a shrinking water supply across the West.

Read More

dZi Foundation Rides Again in Trois Etapes Cycling Event

08/06/14 | By | More
dZi Foundation Rides Again in Trois Etapes Cycling Event

The Trois Etapes is a grueling, multi-day “fantasy camp” of European road racing.

Read More

Montrose Man Accused of Removing Barricade From Black Canyon Pleads Not Guilty

08/06/14 | By | More
Montrose Man Accused of Removing Barricade From Black Canyon Pleads Not Guilty

Bentley claims the government had no authority to close the entrance.

Read More

Summer Sensations at Smak Bar and Restaurant Rev

08/06/14 | By | 46 More
Summer Sensations at Smak Bar and Restaurant Rev

Both have always incorporated local ingredients on their menu and currently feature items from Zephros Farms, Tomten, Farms, Avalanche Goat Dairy and the Southwest Fresh Farm Co-op.

Read More

GUEST COMMENTARY | Marmot Hitchhikes to Olathe

GUEST COMMENTARY | Marmot Hitchhikes to Olathe

The marmot climbed up into the vehicle, probably into the engine compartment, and made a long hot trip of over 70 miles.

Read More

New Press Box at MHS Football Field Underway

08/01/14 | By | More
New Press Box at MHS Football Field Underway

The rickety wooden building with loose nails and boards, which swayed in the breeze was torn down last week to make way for an upgrade.

Read More

ELEVATED | Blossoming Artists, Wildflower Walk, Forest Film

07/31/14 | By | More
ELEVATED | Blossoming Artists, Wildflower Walk, Forest Film

Blossoming artists in Montrose, wildflower walk and a forest film in Durango, all in the arts this week.

Read More

Ridgway’s Rick Hodges Gets Hardrock Ticket Punched for 10th (and Final?) Time

07/30/14 | By | More
Ridgway’s Rick Hodges Gets Hardrock Ticket Punched for 10th (and Final?) Time

Hodges has always loved the challenge of a nice long run, and the training that leads up to it.

Read More

States Look to Colorado for Guidance After Half A Year of Legalization

07/30/14 | By | More
States Look to Colorado for Guidance After Half A Year of Legalization

Telluride has received a total of $89,752 for the five months of retail and medical marijuana sales.

Read More

Event Planned to Honor Builders of Ridgway Dam and Reservoir

07/29/14 | By | More
Event Planned to Honor Builders of Ridgway Dam and Reservoir

Construction eventually started in 1978 and the reservoir filled completely for the first time in 1990.

Read More

VIDEO: The Wood Brothers | Static Session

07/29/14 | By | More
VIDEO: The Wood Brothers | Static Session

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

Read More

VIDEO: Telluride Snowmaking Upgrades Underway

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

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

Read More

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

07/28/14 | By | More
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.

Read More

Felt App Gives New Life to Handwritten Cards

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

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

Read More

Snowmaking Gets Bigger, More Efficient

07/24/14 | By | 108 More
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.

Read More

ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | Remembering JJ Cale

07/24/14 | By | 83 More
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.’

Read More

Harvest Time | Sweet Corn Crop Down From Last Year

07/23/14 | By | 47 More
Harvest Time | Sweet Corn Crop Down From Last Year

Olathe farmer John Harold says the goal this season is to harvest 620,000 boxes of corn.

Read More

ELEVATED | The Girls in the Band, The Tao of Bluegrass….

07/23/14 | By | More
ELEVATED | The Girls in the Band, The Tao of Bluegrass….

All in the arts this week.

Read More

In the Wheelhouse of the Season’s Best Fishing

07/23/14 | By | More
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.

Read More

Healing Power Without the High

07/22/14 | By | 62 More
Healing Power Without the High

Mary Jane’s Medicinals Promises the Medicinal Benefits of Weed in a whole new way.

Read More

VIDEO: Front Country – Static Session

07/17/14 | By | More
VIDEO: Front Country – Static Session

Front Country plays in Telluride.

Read More

128th Montrose County Fair | Get Ready for the Swine Show

07/16/14 | By | More
128th Montrose County Fair | Get Ready for the Swine Show

Kimble Avery, a fourth grader at Johnson Elementary School, is participating in her first year of Montrose County 4-H.

Read More

A Food and Wine Spectacular at The Peaks

07/16/14 | By | More
A Food and Wine Spectacular at The Peaks

An evening like this – the food and wine spectacular – is, it would seem, becoming as much of an attraction as any other art form or type of entertainment on a high-end resort’s menu of offerings.

Read More

New Rope Course in Mountain Village Offers Fun for All Ages

07/14/14 | By | More
New Rope Course in Mountain Village Offers Fun for All Ages

Could be the beginning of a full-blown aerial adventure course.

Read More

Broadband for Ophir Residents Might Finally Become a Reality

07/10/14 | By | More
Broadband for Ophir Residents Might Finally Become a Reality

Voters will decide in November whether to allow San Miguel County to get into the business of providing broadband services.

Read More

GHDC Plans Appeal, Bear Creek Road, New Cabin

07/09/14 | By | More
GHDC Plans Appeal, Bear Creek Road, New Cabin

Ever since the GHDC purchased three contiguous Bear Creek mining claims in 2010, its partners Ron Curry and Tom Chapman have speculated on what they may build there.

Read More

City, MEDC Move Forward With Land Dispute

07/09/14 | By | More
City, MEDC Move Forward With Land Dispute

The question remaining is which entity – the city or MEDC – will retain proceeds from the sale.

Read More

R&R | The Regional Rundown: What to Catch on the Western Slope This Week

07/09/14 | By | More
R&R | The Regional Rundown: What to Catch on the Western Slope This Week

The band has conquered all the hot venues on the Front Range, and are now setting their sights West with a 5 date run that includes Durango, Carbondale, Crested Butte, Aspen and Georgetown.

Read More

Gardner’s Focus Is Working Class Colorado

07/08/14 | By | More
Gardner’s Focus Is Working Class Colorado

It appears unlikely the GOP will lose control of the House of Representatives this year, making control of the Senate this year’s largest political battle.

Read More

A TREASURE TROVE OF ROCK HISTORY

07/04/14 | By | 55 More
A TREASURE TROVE OF ROCK HISTORY

‘He’s just a real country boy,’
says Joe Cocker’s wife, Pam.

Read More

Udall’s Re-Election Strategy Hinges on Finding New Voters, Chasing Ballots

07/03/14 | By | More
Udall’s Re-Election Strategy Hinges on Finding New Voters, Chasing Ballots

Udall predicts the election, which pits himself against Congressman Cory Gardner, will be very close.

Read More

Get Hosed at Ouray’s Fourth of July Water Fights

07/03/14 | By | More
Get Hosed at Ouray’s Fourth of July Water Fights

The Fourth of July promises to be drenched in drama once again this year.

Read More

A Close-Up View of Washington, D.C.

07/02/14 | By | More
A Close-Up View of Washington, D.C.

Gus Jarvis reports that this year’s Colorado Capital Conference in Washington offered invaluable insights and a refreshing view of our nation’s leaders.

Read More

The 14 Acts You Can’t Miss During Telluride’s Festival Season

07/02/14 | By | 46 More
The 14 Acts You Can’t Miss During Telluride’s Festival Season

Read More

Science on Parade

07/01/14 | By | More
Science on Parade

For the first time since 2003, the Telluride Science Research Center will be represented in the town’s annual Fourth of July Parade.

Read More

Say No to Stale Beans and Yes to Exotic Earth Coffee Roasters

06/30/14 | By | More
Say No to Stale Beans and Yes to Exotic Earth Coffee Roasters

Exotic Earth Coffee Roasters in Ridgway is a place where you can enjoy a fresh cup of coffee while picking up fresh beans.

Read More

VIDEO | Gus Learns to Make Talay’s Famous Thailandaise Sauce

06/30/14 | By | 49 More
VIDEO | Gus Learns to Make Talay’s Famous Thailandaise Sauce

You can try Thailandaise Sauce at Siam’s Talay Grille in Mountain Village or Siam Telluride.

Read More

Parade, Picnic, Games…And Maybe Fireworks in Telluride

06/29/14 | By | More
Parade, Picnic, Games…And Maybe Fireworks in Telluride

Featured in Martha Stewart Living magazine last year, the Telluride parade – starting, as always, at 11 a.m. sharp – is a summer staple.

Read More

Fortune Minerals Settles in for Long Haul at Revenue Silver Mine

06/26/14 | By | 82 More
Fortune Minerals Settles in for Long Haul at Revenue Silver Mine

Work at the Revenue Silver Mine is progressing at a brisk clip, following the Canadian company’s move to acquire the property last month.

Read More

Following Marijuana Legalization, Montrose Soils Business Booms

06/25/14 | By | More
Following Marijuana Legalization, Montrose Soils Business Booms

Jeremy Silva’s business is serving as a success story even though he doesn’t actually sell marijuana in any form.

Read More

Council Kills Hotel Ajax, Denying Waiver Request

06/24/14 | By | More
Council Kills Hotel Ajax, Denying Waiver Request

As a result, unless the developer, Randy Edwards, was bluffing, the parcel will be developed instead as condominiums.

Read More

Ridgway Artist Transforms Trash Into Treasure at Sweetbird Studio

06/24/14 | By | More
Ridgway Artist Transforms Trash Into Treasure at Sweetbird Studio

In addition to necklaces, rings, bracelets and earrings, Nancy Anderson makes purses, belts, belt buckles, sculptures and even shrines with wearable pieces inside.

Read More

Upcoming Telluride Wine Festival Should Be the Best Yet

06/24/14 | By | More
Upcoming Telluride Wine Festival Should Be the Best Yet

Attendees can expect to eat, drink, laugh, and learn. Prices for individual events vary, and limited tickets will be available at the box office of events not yet sold out.

Read More

The Main Event

06/22/14 | By | 35 More
The Main Event

On the Telluride Via Ferrata

Read More

2014 Telluride Bluegrass Festival: A Force of Nature

06/18/14 | By | More
2014 Telluride Bluegrass Festival: A Force of Nature

“It will be the first time they’ve all played together since IBMA,” Ferguson said, of Alison Krauss, Jerry Douglas, Béla Fleck, Sam Bush and Del McCoury’s Sunday night appearance.

Read More

Henderson, White Approve Majestic Skies Agreement

06/18/14 | By | More
Henderson, White Approve Majestic Skies Agreement

Upon execution of the agreement, Majestic Skies will become a second fixed-base operator at the Montrose Regional Airport.

Read More

Remembering Anabelle, Who Never Lost a Fight

06/18/14 | By | More
Remembering Anabelle, Who Never Lost a Fight

We had completely leashless lives, the two of us, and were the better – and banged up – for it.

Read More

U.S.S. Montrose Celebrated in Montrose

06/18/14 | By | More
U.S.S. Montrose Celebrated in Montrose

The vessel ferried thousands of soldiers and supplies to war during World War II, then in Korea and Vietnam.

Read More

Photographer Ingrid Lundahl’s New Book Chronicles ‘Outlaw Spirit’ of Telluride

06/18/14 | By | 53 More
Photographer Ingrid Lundahl’s New Book Chronicles ‘Outlaw Spirit’ of Telluride

Lundahl’s new book, Telluride: The Outlaw Spirit of a Colorado Town, comes out Labor Day weekend

Read More

Welcome Home Montrose Featured on the ‘Glenn Beck Show’

06/15/14 | By | More
Welcome Home Montrose Featured on the ‘Glenn Beck Show’

Beck invited the group to talk about the need to help veterans, and the process involved in opening a center to help those most in need of a fresh start with community-oriented resources.

Read More

Red Mountain Pass Now Open to 2-Way Traffic

06/14/14 | By | More
Red Mountain Pass Now Open to 2-Way Traffic

OURAY COUNTY – A new Corvette belonging to former Colorado Transportation Commissioner Steve Parker was the first car to roll over a newly paved section of US 550/Red Mountain Pass after a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday evening to mark the completion of months of rockfall mitigation work there. The transportation artery between Ouray and Silverton […]

Read More

R&R | PDX Lo-Fi Rock Darlings Wild Ones Settle in Telluride for a Night

06/13/14 | By | More
R&R | PDX Lo-Fi Rock Darlings Wild Ones Settle in Telluride for a Night

Portland band Wild Ones combines 90s alternative with modern pop rock at The Moon.

Read More

Life Lessons in ‘the Black’

06/12/14 | By | More
Life Lessons in ‘the Black’

Bud Williamson, an accomplished adaptive athlete, has not had the use of his legs since the age of 20. Now, he’s the first adaptive athlete to climb in the Black Canyon.

Read More

At Long Last, Ridgway Dam Hydro Plant Is Spinning Water Into Energy

06/12/14 | By | 38 More
At Long Last, Ridgway Dam Hydro Plant Is Spinning Water Into Energy

The emissions reduction benefit is equivalent to removing about 4,400 cars off the road each year.

Read More

Remembering 22

06/11/14 | By | 71 More
Remembering 22

Grayson Burris was a friend, son and teammate who died in the course of rescuing a friend from drowing.

Read More

Clark’s Expansion Aims to Offer More Choices to Grocery Shoppers

06/11/14 | By | More
Clark’s Expansion Aims to Offer More Choices to Grocery Shoppers

The goal is to also to keep prices lower by offering more low-cost alternatives.

Read More

The Sheriff Goes Off…

06/10/14 | By | More
The Sheriff Goes Off…

San Miguel County Sheriff Bill Masters has posted a video from the location of a Telluride High School graduation party. The lesson for the kids: Mind your receipts.

Read More

New Dog Den Will Give More Pooches a ‘Second Chance’

06/08/14 | By | More
New Dog Den Will Give More Pooches a ‘Second Chance’

In Ridgway, a new purpose-built Dog Den at Second Chance Humane Society’s Animal Resource Center doubles the shelter’s capacity and ability to save lives.

Read More

Beekeeping a Passion and Essential for Local Agriculture

06/07/14 | By | More
Beekeeping a Passion and Essential for Local Agriculture

It is a challenge keeping bees healthy and poison-free.

Read More

Spilling Over the Crystal

06/05/14 | By | More
Spilling Over the Crystal

This happens only once in a while. Watch it now.

Read More

Hydroelectricity Cuts Through Red Tape

06/05/14 | By | More
Hydroelectricity Cuts Through Red Tape

New law promotes flow of more hydroelectric projects.

Read More

‘Maid in the Shade’ Heads to Montrose

06/02/14 | By | More
‘Maid in the Shade’ Heads to Montrose

A pair of thunderous engines once used in a global fight for peace against evil will descend into Montrose next weekend.

Read More

Moving On: Ouray School Bids Adieu to Three Beloved Teachers

05/30/14 | By | More
Moving On: Ouray School Bids Adieu to Three Beloved Teachers

The Ouray School stage will be named after Nixon, and a special bench in the playground will be dedicated to Kern.

Read More

Wright Opera House Set to Reopen This Weekend

05/29/14 | By | More
Wright Opera House Set to Reopen This Weekend

This Saturday the opera house reopens to the public with a sold-out Hayes Carll concert.

Read More

Montrose Athlete Heading to South Africa for Powerlifting Competition

05/29/14 | By | More
Montrose Athlete Heading to South Africa for Powerlifting Competition

Words don’t describe how excited I am,” says 21-year-old Jenny Nocas.

Read More

Expect High Water on Gunnison River

05/29/14 | By | More
Expect High Water on Gunnison River

River levels are increasing by the day and expected peak flows are scheduled for June 2.

Read More

Attorney Says Majestic Agreement Violates FAA Grant Assurance Regs

05/28/14 | By | More
Attorney Says Majestic Agreement Violates FAA Grant Assurance Regs

Michael Morgan calls the Majestic agreement ‘unjustly discriminatory.’

Read More

Controlled Burn on the Uncompahgre

05/25/14 | By | More
Controlled Burn on the Uncompahgre

About 755 acres were outlined in the USFS Burn Plan designed to improve the health of Ponderosa Pine habitat and reduce ground and ladder fuels.

Read More

Memorial Museum Opens in New York, and a Montrose Family Member Is There

05/24/14 | By | More
Memorial Museum Opens in New York, and a Montrose Family Member Is There

Montrose physician Bill Faragher lost his 33-year-old sister when American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the building.

Read More

Telluride P&Z Tests a Hotel Developer’s Resolve

05/23/14 | By | More
Telluride P&Z Tests a Hotel Developer’s Resolve

The board recommends a denial of a General Waiver request from the developer of the proposed Hotel Ajax.

Read More

Chapman Loses Access Battle on Gold Hill Road, Bear Creek

05/22/14 | By | 36 More
Chapman Loses Access Battle on Gold Hill Road, Bear Creek

Judge rules that historic access to upper Bear Creek came from Wasatch Trail, not Gold Hill Road.

Read More

A Temporary Halt to Rockwall Work Coming This Weekend

05/22/14 | By | More
A Temporary Halt to Rockwall Work Coming This Weekend

Motorists and local business owners will get a reprieve over the upcoming holiday weekend from the rockfall mitigation work on U.S. 550 Red Mountain Pass.

Read More

Mountainfilm 2014: A Call to Action

05/22/14 | By | More
Mountainfilm 2014: A Call to Action

The theme of this year’s Mountainfilm Festival is Wilderness.

Read More

ELEVATED | Blues, Broads and ‘Tinguage’

05/22/14 | By | More
ELEVATED | Blues, Broads and ‘Tinguage’

Poetry in Telluride, dining in Ridgway, a train ride in Durango and Great Old Broads celebrate 25 years of wilderness advocacy.

Read More

Construction Springs to Life

05/15/14 | By | More
Construction Springs to Life

Marked increases in building permits issued and the valuation of those permits, especially in Montrose, Montrose County and Telluride suggest that construction may be on the rebound.

Read More

First Literary Arts Festival Features Eclectic Events for Book Lovers

05/15/14 | By | More
First Literary Arts Festival Features Eclectic Events for Book Lovers

“This is an opportunity for everyone to get together and party about reading,” says Between the Covers Bookstore co-owner Daiva Chesonis.

Read More

iPads Deemed Essential by Montrose Schools as New Testing Is Set to Begin

05/14/14 | By | More
iPads Deemed Essential by Montrose Schools as New Testing Is Set to Begin

Montrose Schools RE-1J teachers and district officials say that to stay competitive, a massive technology upgrade is required before the start of the 2014-15 school year.

Read More

A New Chapter for the Revenue-Virginius Mine

05/13/14 | By | 327 More
A New Chapter for the Revenue-Virginius Mine

London, Ontario-based project developer Fortune Minerals, Limited is in the process of acquiring the historic Revenue-Virginius Mine near Ouray.

Read More

Anguished Parents Plead for Normalcy at Ridgway Secondary School

05/13/14 | By | More
Anguished Parents Plead for Normalcy at Ridgway Secondary School

UPDATED | May 14, 4:30 p.m. A School Board meeting devolved into a yelling match between board members, parents and Secondary School Principal Jim Bob Hobbs as students watched on in dismay.

Read More

TAB Celebrates a Record-Breaking Year of Fundraising

05/10/14 | By | More
TAB Celebrates a Record-Breaking Year of Fundraising

This year, TAB will be distributing over $177,000 to its seven beneficiaries and is a record amount donated by TAB in a single year.

Read More

FBO Hearing Cancelled for Third Time in Montrose

05/08/14 | By | More
FBO Hearing Cancelled for Third Time in Montrose

The cancellation of the May 8 hearing is to allow for further conversations with Majestic Skies and to address public concern.

Read More

Ouray Police Chief Poised to Implement Community Policing Program

05/05/14 | By | More
Ouray Police Chief Poised to Implement Community Policing Program

The key to making it all work was to establish an open line of communication between the police and property managers.S

Read More

Sarah Landeryou Takes Reins at Wilkinson Public Library

05/03/14 | By | More
Sarah Landeryou Takes Reins at Wilkinson Public Library

With the library now stabilized following a period of turmoil, Interim Library Director Brenda Carns is passing the baton to a new library director.

Read More

Life of Garret Middleton Celebrated by a City

05/01/14 | By | 91 More
Life of Garret Middleton Celebrated by a City

Hundreds of fellow students, teachers and teammates of 15-year-old left-handed batter Garret Middleton gathered at the Sunset Mesa baseball complex last week to say goodbye.

Read More

ELEVATED | Sufis, Bridger and the Clever Mr. Fox

05/01/14 | By | More
ELEVATED | Sufis, Bridger and the Clever Mr. Fox

‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ in Telluride, Rosemerry Trommer at the Palm, and poetry in Ridgway, all in the arts this week.

Read More

Bark Beetles Go to Town on Ouray’s White Fir Forests

05/01/14 | By | 126 More
Bark Beetles Go to Town on Ouray’s White Fir Forests

Soon, the millions of beetles that have hatched and spent the winter munching on newly dying trees will start flying again.

Read More

Down-Climbing Wilson Peak, Fully Gripped

05/01/14 | By | 60 More
Down-Climbing Wilson Peak, Fully Gripped

“The first responder scenarios we practiced outside in the autumn weather were now happening for real.”

Read More

Let Freedom Ring Now in Its Second Year

04/28/14 | By | More
Let Freedom Ring Now in Its Second Year

WRC’s Let Freedom Ring project generates awareness, recognition and gratitude for military veterans on Memorial Day, with wind chimes.

Read More

School Board Report Calls For $22.8 Million Worth of District Improvements

04/25/14 | By | More
School Board Report Calls  For $22.8 Million Worth of District Improvements

Columbine Is the priority, board and staff agree.

Read More

Telluride After the Great Recession

04/23/14 | By | More
Telluride After the Great Recession

To say that 2007 housing crash and subsequent financial crisis hit the region’s real estate markets hard is an understatement. Is the market coming back?

Read More

R&R | High on Horns: 4/20 With Polyrhythmics and Elder Grown

04/23/14 | By | More
R&R | High on Horns: 4/20 With Polyrhythmics and Elder Grown

The arbitrary annual holiday known as 4/20, includes almost every musician and the like-minded fans who flock to see them.

Read More

Niagara Community Garden Almost Complete

04/23/14 | By | More
Niagara Community Garden Almost Complete

Ribbon Cutting Scheduled for April 23.

Read More

Montrose Poised to Become a Gigabyte City

04/21/14 | By | More
Montrose Poised to Become a Gigabyte City

City voters approved Measure A earlier this month, giving city officials the right to provide broadband, cable, phone and other telecommunication services.

Read More

TELLURIDE TRUFFLE

04/17/14 | By | More
TELLURIDE TRUFFLE

Since 1997, Telluride Truffle has become a confectionary staple in Telluride. Piping hot cocoa, handcrafted truffles and irresistible ice cream sundaes are served year-round in Telluride, Mountain Village and Lawson Hill

Read More

UPDATED: County to Ink Agreement for Second FBO

04/17/14 | By | More
UPDATED: County to Ink Agreement for Second FBO

The Montrose County Commissioners say that FAA Grant Assurance regulations are essentially making the decision that a second FBO will be approved at Montrose Regional Airport.

Read More

Telski Finishes Healthy Ski Season

04/12/14 | By | More
Telski Finishes Healthy Ski Season

The ski season was a success for Telski, said its VP of sales and marketing, thanks to a healthy snowfall and new marketing effort.

Read More

Kipori Woods Trades the ‘Big Easy’ for Montrose

04/10/14 | By | 63 More
Kipori Woods Trades the ‘Big Easy’ for Montrose

Word spreads quickly in Montrose when a new local musician steps into the scene with unprecedented chops and a charisma built upon his developing backstory.

Read More

Inspiring a Generation of Healthy Eaters

04/10/14 | By | More
Inspiring a Generation of Healthy Eaters

It’s off to the state finals for the Telluride Grow Dome girls.

Read More

State Hopes to Find Solution to Mule Deer Decline

04/10/14 | By | More
State Hopes to Find Solution to Mule Deer Decline

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is holding a series of seven public meetings around the state to develop a strategy that not only halts the current trend but increase mule deer population to the set objective.

Read More

New Sewer Projects Keep City Constantly Updating

04/09/14 | By | More
New Sewer Projects Keep City Constantly Updating

Each year the City of Montrose spends $4,375,000 to maintain its water distribution and wastewater collection systems.

Read More

2014 MOUNTAINFILM | Have We Lost Our Wilderness?

04/07/14 | By | More
2014 MOUNTAINFILM | Have We Lost Our Wilderness?

Authors Douglas Brinkley and Jared Diamond are just two of the scheduled speakers for Telluride Mountainfilm’s Moving Mountains Symposium, on Friday, May 23.

Read More

A New Era for the Knights of Pythias Building

04/07/14 | By | More
A New Era for the Knights of Pythias Building

History is the focus, as the 120-year-old Knights of Pythias building’s restoration enters its fourth month; the corner building next to the Fox Theater, where Budget Line Furniture was located for decades.

Read More

Ridgway Grad Launches West Africa Project

04/04/14 | By | More
Ridgway Grad Launches West Africa Project

Ridgway High School alum and movement-based educator Kelsey Fox Bennett has been invited to work with students at two schools in West Africa to offer education training to accelerate learning and healing.

Read More

Change in Application Extends Four Corners Review

04/03/14 | By | More
Change in Application Extends Four Corners Review

The Telluride Town Council asks for more clarification before it will vote on a request for zoning waivers for the ambitious development project.

Read More

R&R | Winter Music Season Ends on High Notes

04/03/14 | By | More
R&R | Winter Music Season Ends on High Notes

The slopes are closing, as are the music venues, but not before one last blowout week of shows.

Read More

ELEVATED | Favorites Return

04/03/14 | By | More
ELEVATED | Favorites Return

A jazz musician comes back to Ouray County, and a popular poetry contest returns too, all in the arts this week.

Read More

Yes on B! Voters Approve Montrose Rec Center.

04/03/14 | By | More
Yes on B! Voters Approve Montrose Rec Center.

The proposed 0.3 percent city sales tax increase to build a community recreation center in Montrose received 52 percent of the vote versus 47 percent against it.

Read More

Mountaineer Hilaree O’Neill Gives Everest-Lhotse Presentation for dZi Foundation

03/31/14 | By | More
Mountaineer Hilaree O’Neill Gives Everest-Lhotse Presentation for dZi Foundation

The event is a fundraiser for the dZi Foundation, and will conclude with a brief presentation from dZi Executive Director Mark Rikkers on “Deep Development in Nepal.”

Read More

ELEVATED | Dances with Death, Nature and the Strange

03/28/14 | By | More
ELEVATED | Dances with Death, Nature and the Strange

Visiting poet in Ridgway and poetry plus Burlesque in Telluride, all in the arts this week.

Read More

Fate of Pandora Mill Unknown

03/28/14 | By | More
Fate of Pandora Mill Unknown

The San Miguel Board of County Commissioners expressed a desire to preserve the historic structure at their meeting last Wednesday, March 19. Just how to preserve it is not yet clear.

Read More

Celebrate Ski Town Culture at Scrapple Fest

03/28/14 | By | More
Celebrate Ski Town Culture at Scrapple Fest

Now comes Scrapple Fest, a 1970s-and-80s-themed costume party, complete with a pig roast, a pig chase (mimicking a pivotal scene in the film) and finally, at 8 p.m., a 35 mm screening of the film in the Palm Theater.

Read More

Plane, Victims Retrieved From Ridgway Reservoir

03/28/14 | By | More
Plane, Victims Retrieved From Ridgway Reservoir

Representatives from the aircraft company and the salvage team are now preparing the plane wreckage for transport to Greeley, where the investigation will be headquartered.

Read More

Eliot Muckerman: A Bright Light, Dimmed

03/27/14 | By | 86 More
Eliot Muckerman: A Bright Light, Dimmed

A picture of an irreplaceable fixture in the Telluride community emerged, as one close friend after another took the microphone to remember Eliot Muckerman at a ceremony on Saturday.

Read More

65 Years Under the Stars

03/27/14 | By | More
65 Years Under the Stars

The Star Drive-In Movie Theater celebrates its survival – and its transition to digital.

Read More

R&R | Dynohunter and SunSquabi Keep Colorado Electronic Music Alive

03/27/14 | By | More
R&R | Dynohunter and SunSquabi Keep Colorado Electronic Music Alive

Live electronica in the club and reggae bands on the mountain this week.

Read More

Ouray Ice Park Wraps Up Successful Season This Weekend

03/27/14 | By | More
Ouray Ice Park Wraps Up Successful Season This Weekend

Ice climbing in Ouray winds down this weekend with the pending closure of the Ouray Ice Park for the season. The last day of climbing in the park is Sunday, March 30.

Read More

TSSC’s McCargo, Rowley Take Top Honors at Junior Worlds

03/27/14 | By | More
TSSC’s McCargo, Rowley Take Top Honors at Junior Worlds

“It’s great… to see these young athletes rise to the occasion and see the future of the team in front of our eyes.”

Read More

P&Z OKs Waiver Request for Four Corners

03/27/14 | By | More
P&Z OKs Waiver Request for Four Corners

Telluride’s Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of general waivers on a project that could dramatically reshape central Telluride.

Read More