News Archives

Oct. 8
The Dream Lives
Officials see spike in illicit grows
Fire starts on Vance Drive

Oct. 7
Tiny homes talk takes another step
Low royalty rates not sitting well with commissioners
San Miguel Resource Center shows community appreciation

Oct. 6
Council passes resolution opposing lot lines ordinance
Future of Gay Ski Week uncertain
The science behind this year’s fall foliage

Oct. 5
Illegal marijuana grows found near Gateway
Town Council to consider resolution opposing Question 300
Medical Moment addresses flu vaccine

Oct. 2
Norwood ballot question focuses on emergency medical services
Wilderness preparedness course teaches self-rescue
A new Friday Sports Roundup is in

Oct. 1
Part II of a series on regional recycling
Mayor Stu Fraser celebrated as term comes to a close
RANTswers addresses funding for town projects

September 30
Sorting through the facts: part one of a two part series on regional recycling
Ralph Lauren passes the torch
Broadband effort anything but high-speed 

September 29
Have a little faith: Local pastor talks journey to Telluride
Telluride Area Creative Team (TACT) to share tiny homes update
Hickenlooper zeroes in on Colorado recreation

September 28
Library seeks community input as it looks to the future
Mountains 2 Desert races results are in
Commentary addresses activity on the Valley Floor


September 25
Nucla man saved for a second time, by the same people
Silverton plane crash raises suspicion
A new Friday Sports Roundup is in


September 24
Mountains 2 Desert: from a kid’s point of view
Preliminary report released from Silverton plane crash
Do you have a date to prom?

September 23
Village council loosens reigns on vending cart regulations
Cars and colors abound in Telluride
Telluride takes fourth in top western ski resorts

September 22
No singing the blues post festival
Trial set for Norwood man involved in alleged stabbing
Greater Sage Grouse won’t get federal protection

September 21
Remembering Robin Putnam
Rico woman seriously injured in weekend accident
Sunshine Pharmacy to relocate, Visitor Center to move in

September 16
A river meanders through it: Valley Floor project moves forward
Town approves contract for housing project
A new Masters Minute is in

September 15
Jud Wiebe trash site suspect found guilty
Dispatch center changes on the horizon
Could tiny houses be a big part of Telluride’s future?

September 14
Telluride Town Council to talk tiny houses Tuesday
Mountain Village officials say no E. coli in water after all
Colorado sees significant jump in syphilis cases

September 11
E. coli detected in Mountain Village water
Deepak Chopra visits local students
Imogene Pass runners gear up for Saturday race
An update on lightning-strike survivor, Nick Kennedy

September 10
Truck accident causes outage in Telluride
Comment period on oil and gas lease ends Friday
Little Free Library honors longtime Placerville resident

September 9
An update with BLM
River Trail deck represents a slice of Telluride past
Black Canyon of the Gunnison named international dark sky park

September 8
KOTO talks to Deepak Chopra
San Juan plane crash victim’s names released
Motorcycle crash claims life of Farmington man

September 4
Hickenlooper appoints San Miguel County judge
Hotel Ajax final hearing continued with conditions
The first week of school from the perspective of a first-grader

September 3
San Miguel Resource Center gets new ED
Transit question to skip ballot this year
RANTswers is Film Fest themed

September 2
Wilderness Society lists places too wild to drill
Local wine expert honored with nomination
Animas trout deemed safe to eat

September 1
Officials debrief on Pretty Lights
SHUCKS! Truck loses corn, but residents benefit
Hospital District Board has 2 new directors

August 31
Robin Putnam’s remains found in Nevada
Truck spills thousands of pounds of Olathe Sweet Corn
It’s back to school for local students

August 28
Six are running for School Board
San Miguel County signs mining rules reform petition
Telluride Arts to throw pool party in Transfer Warehouse

August 27
Town preps for Pretty Lights
Telluride firefighters head to Montana to fight blaze
Longtime local, Larry Stevens, passes

August 26
Instant runoff voting, explained
Town council continues discussion on RTA
A New Masters Minute is in

August 25
Candidates announced for mayor, town council races
Local hang glider dies in accident
Council gives nod for next steps on housing project

August 24
Town Council to talk affordable housing, transportation and more
San Miguel County assists in search for missing hiker
Wellness Summit finalizes schedule

August 21
Ophir area mine clean-ups delayed
New superintendent talks school readiness
Mountain Village hashes out priorites


August 20
HARC approves Town Park stage design with recommendations
Mountain Village officials talk bear problems
RANTswers addresses crosswalk question

August 19
Officials aim to snare bear in Village
Judgeship nominees named
County supports grant for trails system

August 18
Locals talk El Nino predictions
Record number of Coloradans committing suicide
CDOT launches new drunk driving campaign

August 17
Local man survives lightning strike
Medical Moment addresses Hantavirus
Animas re-opens, locals plan celebratory parade

August 14
Town Council overrules HARC decision
Legendary cabaret singer to take stage next week
The facts about bears in Telluride

August 13
Town Council “calls up” affordable housing project
Gondola shut-down lasts hours
A mushroom walks into a bar…

August 12
San Miguel Resource Center sees change in leadership
Second-quarter market report for county is in
Focus turns to long-term effects of mine spill

August 11
An unsuspecting Burglar: How to protect yourself in San Miguel County
Grant puts county one step closer to expanded broadband service
Animas River remains closed until next week, at least

August 10
Goose on the loose: restored No. 4 to hit the tracks
Animas River spill worse than originally thought
Rollover on Highway 62 claims life of California man

August 7
Candidates announce bids for mayor
Animas River catastrophe continues
Perseid meteor shower to light up the sky

August 5
Voters to decide on term limits
Local Burners fired up for annual desert event
Hilary Clinton comes to Colorado

August 4
Town Council approves additional height for new park stage
Two resign from Hospital District Board
Public Works seeks more staff

August 3
Sheriff calls for stricter regulations following extensive off-road rescue
Jazz Fest stays smooth despite turbulent weekend weather
The human body and the ocean: scientist reveals the link

July 31
Governments hold broad discussion on transit
Performance to feature dancers with New York City Ballet
Children’s novelist to talk award-winning book on Saturday

July 29
Cocaine trafficking has ties to Telluride
KOTO Duck Race: training is not all it’s “quacked” up to be
Health Equality program tackles food justice

July 28
Local governments to have broad discussion on transit
A year in review with the Telluride Mountain Club
Jud Wiebe suspect pleads not guilty

July 27
Naturita flooding has school officials scrambling
Olive oil dissected: Researcher to lead presentation Tuesday
New trail system opens near Norwood

July 24
Telski to operate the Peaks
Local organization talks Nepal, three years later
A new Friday Sports Roundup is in

July 23
Commissioner term limits come center stage again this week
Rodeo and helping neighbors: how they’re connected
HARC makes decisions on town projects

July 22
Elected officials set to receive first pay increase since ’06
Petition targets school construction project
Masters Minute

July 21
Chuck Horning talks Big Billies and Peaks Resort
A beginner’s guide to Telluride’s rules
Hospital district to hold forum this week

July 20
Forest Service makes decision on Nordic trails
Telluride Foundation fights to protect trademarked logo
The science of cooking with blogger extraordinaire Marla Meridith

July 17
Time capsule unearthed during school construction
EcoAction Partners offers annual report
Market at Telluride now open

July 16
Mountain Village Town Council swears in new members, re-elects mayor
Banking and marijuana: How those in the pot industry are affected
Two believed killed by lightning strike near Aspen

July 15
Voters to decide on lot line issue
Term limit discussion takes heated turn
Town follow county’s footsteps with broadband

July 14
Three-car crash backs up traffic on the spur
Local officials on the hunt for wanted man
Mayor delivers State of the Town

July 13
Scientist to lead town talk on aging
Residents asked to keep a lookout for man on the run
Medical Moment addresses AIDS testing

July 10
Vendors gear up for Ride Fest weekend
Village Bike Park to close early next week
Solar communities crop up across the country

July 9
Market at Telluride to open next week
Museum garners national recognition
First Colorado West Nile case this year diagnosed in Mesa County

July 7
An update with the Transit Advisory Committee
Jud Wiebe trash site suspect appears in court
Telluride loses WWII veteran Phil Miller

July 6
Living classroom connects residents with Valley Floor inhabitants
Arrests, explosions and other holiday weekend news
High Country News: the mineral boom bust

July 3
Local man petitions for term limit ballot question
Friday sports roundup with Will Davis
Plein Air in full swing

July 2
Fireworks show set to dazzle Saturday night
Local man develops new travel app
Partying old-school at the transfer warehouse

July 1

Mountain Village election results are in
Part two of Pandora in the box canyon
A new Master’s Minute is in

June 30
Pandora Water Treatment Plant celebrated
Hospital District closes on site for regional med center
KOTO has a new board member

June 29
Rocket scientist to lead presentation on Mars
Tuesday is election day in Mountain Village
Motorcycle collides with deer near Trout Lake

June 26
New nonprofit brings Deepak Chopra to town
Water restrictions voted voluntary in Mountain Village
Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage nationwide

June 25
Town Council upholds HARC approval on project at Aspen and Columbia
TTB talks marketing, trends and records
Western Conservative Summit is this weekend

June 24
Town Council and school district move forward on agreement
Which way? That way. Decisions made for new signage around town
Mountain Village water pipe construction causes trail closures

June 23
A Bluegrass Breakdown
Hospital District looks at possibility for primary care in Telluride
Ophir mine reclamation project slated for this summer

June 22
Fire near Norwood destroys camper, spreads to forest
Bluegrass bike journey takes two friends 2,000 miles for a cause
Jud Wiebe trash removal mission by the numbers

June 17
Mountain Village Bike Park opens
An interview with Craig Ferguson of Planet Bluegrass
Birth control program extended another year

June 16
New pool opens to sunny skies, giddy swimmers
San Miguel County’s self-sufficiency standards examined
“Bud and breakfast” opens in Durango

June 15
District names new principal
Trash goes for a ride: helicopter helps with Jud Wiebe cleanup
Clark’s remodel is complete

June 12
New Four Corners proposal sees deal with Telluride Arts
County Montrose van involved in accident
New town pool to open Monday

June 11
Welcome to Stoner: A cannabis-conscious community from the ground up
Nordic skiers weigh in on proposed trail changes
Clark’s grand re-opening is Saturday

June 10
Boy Scout troop rescued from ice field near Ouray
Helicopter cleanup to cause intermittent delays
County allocates money toward Ebola awareness
Help save the elephants! Creativity needed for Friday event

June 9
TASP hosts adventure week for disabled veterans
BLM unveils resource management plan
Helicopter cleanup postponed
Mountain Village readies for election

June 8
The sounds of graduation
Construction on school project begins this week
“Eco brokers” help house hunters make smart decisions

June 5
Honga’s changes hands after more than two decades
Telluride Farmers Market vendors brave a blustery opening
Voters to decide if Colorado keeps pot money

June 4
Metal cable stretched across river injures rafters
Little business, big dreams: The story behind Telluride’s newest food cart
Seniors talk past and future as graduation nears

June 3
Wild West Fest is in full swing
Senior prank has local students in trouble
Telski to community: Stay off the lift towers

June 2
Town Council narrowly approves agreement for school district expansion
Last days for LED rebate program approach
Noxious weed seminar this Friday

June 1
Not in our forest: volunteers join forces for illegal camp site cleanup
Spruce beetle management plan released
District in the process of filling principal position

May 28
Campsite cleanup on Jud Wiebe beings this weekend
Wilkinson Public Library celebrates 40 years
A new Masters Minute is in

News for May 27
Public comment sought on proposed ski trails
Going up to the spirit in Ridgway: Inaugural Spiritfest is this weekend
Controversy at the Capitol

New for May 26
KOTO’s executive director resigns
Mountainfilm awards announced
State officials attend local Memorial Day ceremony

News for May 22
Sheriff Masters is fed up with people trashing Telluride
Local photographer captures town’s “outlaw spirit”
Behind the lens with Director Scott Cohen

News for May 21
San Miguel Regional Housing Authority presents annual report
An interview with “Racing Extinction” director
Unlikely partners join forces to preserve Rocky Mountain National Park

News for May 20
Ski resort officials: No lift-service
Mark Fischer Poetry Prize awarded
Bear breaks into Ski Ranches home

News for May 19
Trommer named Western Slope Poet Laureate
Summer wildfire forecast: what experts are predicting
CDOT closes Red Mountain Pass for vehicle recovery

News for May 18
Climbing legend Dean Potter dies in BASE jump accident
Local leaders discuss sales tax increase to support transit
Math and science measure becomes law

News for May 15
Local teens pen book about dinosaur discovery
Music Voyager to make world premiere
Denver makes list of top dog bite attack cities

News for May 14
Norwood man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder
School officials address concerns over expansion project
Telluride Blues & Brews lineup announced

News for May 13
Parent education one focus of youth drug abuse summit
County gears up for annual disposal event
Gov. Hickenlooper tours the Western Slope

News for May 12
Petition aims to preserve historic Telluride
San Miguel Watershed gets graded
Mountain Village Town Council sees record number of candidates

News for May 11
Name of slain night marshal added to national memorial
Norwood celebrates grand opening of Ace Hardware store
Hateful Eight details emerge

News for May 8
Telluride husband and wife talk experience in Nepal
Snowpack at or near a record low
CPW officials offer warning to pet owners
Happy Mother’s Day!

News for May 7
Locals react to news of massive trash site above town
First quarter market report is in
A new “Masters Minute”

News for May 6
Telluride Historical Museum has a new leader
It’s “on season” for Telluride High School seniors
Commissioners proclaim May 2015 sexual assault awareness month

News for May 5
Telluride joins mountain communities in targeting coal industry
LEDs as easy as 1, 2, 3
Federal lands measure fails

News for May 4
Mountainfilm announces lineup
TSRC forces ahead amidst controversy
Severance taxes: A sustainable source of funding?

News for May 1
Forest health the focus of Monday forum
Shakespeare and bullying prevention, a surprising collaboration
Rockfall project in the works

News for April 30
HARC continues final approval on school expansion, again
Production of “Cow Moose” a journey like no other
Telluride Tourism Board seeks new partnership

News for April 29
Heart healthy at the library: grant funding for program renewed
Public invited to weigh in on Town Park stage
Community solar gardens attract interest, and funding

News for April 28
Local teacher completes Boston Marathon, with a little help from his students
Mountain Village readies for water conservation program
Rundola registration is open

News for April 27
Local organization ramps up efforts to support Nepal
Community garden at VCA grows
Mountainfilm announces speaker lineup

News for April 24
Mountain Village housing project construction delayed
Silverton man charged with negligent homicide
A new Friday Sports Roundup is in

News for April 23
Permit for med center helipad approved in Mountain Village
National Park Tourism soars
Gondola receives federal grant funding

News for April 22
Dr. Homer shoots down rumors of retirement
Helipad the focus of Thursday public hearing
First-graders talk Earth Day
School District to sponsor substance abuse summit

News for April 21
Telluride Town Council passes panhandling ordinance
New connector trail keeps recreationists off the highway
It’s National Parks Week

News for April 20
The ins and outs of Telluride’s energy audit
Telluride Film Festival announces call for submissions
Urine to alleviate jellyfish stings? Medical Moment has your off-season answers

News for April 16
Get to know local non-profit Region 10
Steps taken to alleviate spruce beetle epidemic
State’s gun restrictions shift

News for April 15
An update with ski patrol union
Local artist receives grant for burning man sculpture
A new Masters Minute is in

News for April 14
Region sees uptick in emergency response calls
CDOT unveils driving while high campaign
Coloradans react to water rights

News for April 13
A look inside rockfall mitigation
A CDOT traffic update
Scientists unravel mystery hotspot in four corners region

News for April 10
A look inside Telluride’s secret garden
World-renowned Mountainfilm artists announced
An update with Mountain Village construction

News for April 9
A meet ‘n’ greet with new TSRC Executive Director
Commissioners take a stand for public lands
State legislature debates southern CO train

News for April 8
Strange weather warnings for surrounding area explained
Suggestions made for new med center
Standardized testing reform underway

News for April 7
Rafting guides optimistic despite low snowpack
It’s national beer day, and Gunnison gets a brewery
Put on your sunnies: a new Medical moment is in

News for April 6
Housing meeting draws a crowd
Bluegrass announces NightGrass lineup
Rockfall mitigation project begins

News for April 3
Remembering Peter Inglis
Ski resort wraps up another season
A new Friday Sports Roundup is in

News for April 2
An interview with newly-named superintendent Michael Gass
An update with the Transit Advisory Committee
Doctors report increase in mountain injuries this season

Fake news for April 1
Aggressive panhandling ordinance targets Girl Scouts
Town seeks copyright on housing term
Alpine Bank runs out of pens

News for April 1
New Superintendent selected for R-1
The Steaming Bean closes its doors
Mountain Village Town Council candidates brief