The local economy
By Suzanne Cheavens
In government years, 2027 is right around the corner. That’s when the entities currently funding gondola operations and maintenance will no longer be obliged to foot the bill for what is a unique and free mode of transportation between the towns of Telluride and Mountain Village.
Entering its 37th season, Telski’s Women’s Week ski camps are back with two three-day sessions in January and March, and one five-day session in early February.
Learning a new language is hard work. Now, though, local non-native English speakers can practice their English while munching on Baked In Telluride pizza at the newly launched English Hour.
Lynn Jansen has always been interested in fashion. From a young age, she’s kept up on the latest styles and trends in the industry. Recently, while traveling in Europe, she noticed a shift in how brick-and-mortar stores were operating, including offering adult beverages to shoppers. This con…
Mere hours before opening for the winter, the Thai restaurant on Telluride’s west side — Siam — felt strangely serene Friday afternoon. Yes, new co-owners Fletcher McCusker and Kyle Swenson were still awaiting the final visit by the health inspector, and workers were still nailing down thing…
Fans of Telluride Distilling Company’s libations won’t have to travel to Lawson Hill any longer to enjoy local liquors, as the company opened Saturday a new tasting room in the Franz Klammer Lodge in Mountain Village.
Arts & Entertainment
By Leslie Vreeland
Women and girls of all ages will gather on Saturday to celebrate skiing, snowboarding and the power of female camaraderie by having fun on and off resort mountains around the globe. Telluride is no exception. Bootdoctors, Telluride Ski Resort, K2 & SheJumps — a nonprofit with a mission i…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Monday unveiled shortlists in consideration for the 2019 Oscar awards. Among the documentaries singled out as the year’s best were several that played at Mountainfilm’s 2018 festival.
Smile-generating early snow in the Telluride area is fueling more than the traditional ski-area machine this season.
Telluride Ski Resort has not hosted a World Cup snowsports event since 2011 — and that was for snowboarders. But for the past three days, and continuing today (Sunday), Telluride has borne witness to some of the finest athletes competing in the FIS (Fédération Internationale de Ski).
Telluride High School basketball players confront a double-whammy of midterms this season.
Opinion/ Letter to the Editor
Seems like everyone is in back to work mode after the holiday break — at least locally. While the federal government shutdown drags on, county staff is working hard — and all are ready to make 2019 a great year in San Miguel County.
At the beginning of this year, I wrote a column about all of my non-resolutions. Essentially, the things I would continue doing even though it’s a new year. I did this because I didn’t want to make another resolution that I would not be able to keep, as I have in so many past years. Frankly,…
On Dec. 18, President Trump surprised us all by announcing a sudden pullout of our troops in Syria (said to number over 2,000). “Our boys, our young women, our men, they’re all coming back now. We won, and that’s the way we want it,” he said, while bizarrely pointing towards heaven during th…