Angel Creek Campground closed for safety work
OURAY, Colo. (KJCT) - The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests Ouray Ranger District announced the temporary closure of Angel Creek Campground. The campground is located on a National Forest road. Crews are currently clearing out hazardous tree material. Work began Tuesday to clear out trees showing signs of...
The top 10 places people in Ouray County are looking to buy homes
Stacker compiled statistics about where people in Ouray County are looking to buy homes using cross-market demand and monthly inventory data from Realtor.com.
Twin Peaks lifts curtain on expansion
Multimillion-dollar project features new hot springs, vapor caves, solarium; more phases to follow. To understand Craig Hinkson’s passion for building, you have to flip the pages of history back to the early 1970s, when the mines above Ouray were still pumping out precious metals, residents burned coal to heat their homes and an 11-year-old boy saw the town differently than most his age.
Sheridan Arts Foundation: Wild West Roundup, Free Family Event, 6/9!
Telluride’s Sheridan Arts Foundation celebrates 30 years of the Wild West Fests, June 4-10, 2023, with a week of empowering activities for 34 kids from various Boys & Girls Clubs of America including Mobile, AL; Wichita Falls, TX; Farmington, NM; and youth from Nucla and Naturita, CO. As part...
Doing what he enjoys, David Lavender helps kids figure out who they are
Doing what he enjoys most, Telluride High School English Teacher David Lavender is delivering a speech during today’s senior graduation ceremony. Much to the astonishment of alumni, friends, colleagues and parents who opine that there’s never been a more enigmatic and enthused English teacher, this year marks Lavender’s last year of teaching.
Where does Neil Young stand in Telluride’s festival season lineup?
We, the people of Telluride, love you, your music and your vision. We also love mushrooms — so much so that we have a mushroom festival every year in mid-August devoted to the art and science of mushroom culture. The Telluride Mushroom Festival has been going for 40 years...
Mountainfilm: From Humble Beginnings to a Global Film Festival
Telluride’s “Mountainfilm” is not just your average film festival: it is a celebration of the human spirit, adventure, and the power of storytelling. What started as a small gathering of climbers and outdoor enthusiasts in 1979 has transformed into an internationally renowned event that attracts filmmakers, activists, and artists from all corners of the world.
Telluride Celebrates Class of 2023
The school year is coming to a close. As the Class of 2023 prepares to receive their diplomas and head out into the world, Telluride took the time to celebrate them with the annual Graduation Parade down Main Street. In decked out cars, bikes, , and fire engines to start,...
Tim O’Brien to release new album at 50th Telluride Bluegrass Fest
The countdown to the 50th anniversary of the Telluride Bluegrass Festival (TBGF) is on. Before you know it, fiddles and mandolins will sound from front porches, patchouli and grill smoke will hang in the air, and hula-hooping hippies will wander along the river trail. Of course, the main attraction will be the stellar lineup of bluegrass legends who will take the Fred Shellman Memorial Stage in front of capacity crowds in Town Park, including Grammy winning singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Tim O’Brien.
Telluride Balloon Festival launches this weekend
Telluride is famous for over-the-top, magical experiences. But this one literally beats them all: A key component of it involves a fleet of hot-air balloons floating directly over — just barely over — the rooftops of downtown Telluride Saturday and Sunday morning. If that weren’t enough, the colorful,...
THS seniors’ AVID class gives back
The eight-member AVID class of seniors at Telluride High School, led by teacher Kelly Boykin and assisted weekly by True North Youth Organization staff members, last week donated the proceeds from their class community service project to the youth organization. True North plans to use the funds for the 2023-24 Rising Stars Summer Bridge Program introductory picnic.
Telluride Library & Second Chance: "Our Extraordinary Connection With Animals," 6/8!
On Thursday, June 8th, 5pm, at Telluride’ Wilkinson Public Library, join Second Chance Humane Society for a talk titled “Our Extraordinary Connection with Animals.”. This event is not to be missed. Share the evening with two remarkable local women – Amy Irvine and Erin Cain – who are passionate about nature, animals and the incredible connection they can offer to us all.
Community coming together to preserve 'pieces of history' before next winter
It’s been called “the quintessential Colorado homestead.”. The 900-acre Schmid Family Ranch has been in operation by the same family, about 10 miles west of Telluride, since 1882. It’s been designated a Centennial Ranch by the state’s governor, meaning it has been in existence more than 100 years....
Mountain Village candidate forum is on Tuesday
The Town of Mountain Village will hold a Town Council Candidate Forum Tuesday, June 6, beginning at 5 p.m. at Mountain Village Town Hall. A candidate meet and greet will start at 5 p.m. followed by candidate introductions at 5:30 p.m. The format will include opening statements by each candidate and questions pertinent to the election prepared by the moderator, long-time Mountain Village resident Rube Felicelli.
Second Chance: Sit...Stay...Shop Now Open!
Second Chance Humane Society’s Animal Resource Center (SCHS) and Thrift Shops have been serving San Miguel, Ouray and Montrose Counties since 1994. The shelter is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday 11am – 5:30 pm. Community veterinary services are available by appointment. View shelter pets and services...
Notes from the Front: A report on San Miguel County's climate efforts
Notes from the front: A report on San Miguel County’s climate efforts. During the recent Mountainfilm festival, climate activist Bill McKibben spoke about the need for swift and decisive action to address global carbon emissions. In his presentation, Mr. McKibben expressed dismay that San Miguel County had just placed a six-month moratorium on commercial-scale solar projects. As one of the three San Miguel County commissioners, his words struck deep. It never feels good to have one of your heroes call you out.
Telluride Farmers' Market opens its 20th season
The Telluride Farmers’ Market (TFM) opens its 20th season tomorrow morning, offering a cornucopia of the highest quality regional produce, cheeses, wines, meats, prepared food and artisanal wares. To support local sustainability, the nearly 40 vendors must reside, grow, produce and handmake their products within 100 miles of Telluride.
Colorado Hiking: 3 Tips to Conquer Ouray’s Amazing Perimeter Trail
I had been trying to get a decent weekend to go down and hike the Perimeter Trail in Ouray since late April. It rained every single weekend in May until Memorial Day weekend. With four to five days of sunny weather in a row, the holiday weekend was a great window to get out and explore the San Juan Mountains on one of Western Colorado's most talked about hiking trails.
A community in San Miguel County unites against a proposed solar farm
The Lone Cone Library in Norwood was packed on Tuesday, May 16. More than 200 members of the community are meeting for a presentation on a proposed solar farm just outside of town. The solar farm, Wright’s Mesa Solar Project, is 100 megawatts built on roughly 600 acres over 4...
LIFE AT CHIMNEY ROCK: Annual Festival Celebrates Indigenous Culture
Chimney Rock Interpretive Association (CRIA) invites you to the Life at Chimney Rock Festival at Chimney Rock National Monument on Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4, from 10am to 4pm each day. Family activities and interactive demonstrations of the skills of the ancients will be led by CRIA volunteers...
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