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Sadie Farrington knows she’s not a stereotypical butcher. But the owner of the recently opened Tomboy Butcher Shop in Ilium has a passion for meat cutting that can be traced back to her childhood in Northern California. 

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Bill Gordon will be the first to tell you he’s a man of few words. He’s more about doing, not saying. Since the beginning of this year, the owner of Society Conoco has been mulling over and researching the installation of solar panels atop the bustling gas station and convenience store he ow…

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The Adobe Inn, a Ridgway staple for the past 32 years, is shutting its doors Tuesday. The decision was made at the end of August, when longtime employee John Pizzarusso informed co-owners Terre and Joyce Bucknam that he will be moving from the area.

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Born in Texas, raised in Louisiana and now living what she calls “the best chapter of my life,” Pam Guillory is a bright light in Telluride. Not only does she love living in the mountains, but she takes great joy in her job as a Realtor. That joy and passion has elevated her to her latest ro…

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Easy Rider Bike & Sport has been a fixture in Telluride for 22 years, with locals and tourists alike coming to the store to rent mountain bike equipment for outdoor adventures. In the winter, Easy Rider staff tune, repair and rent ski and snowboard equipment. Now well-established, the in…

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The scheme for Telluride Coffee Roasters (formerly The Steaming Bean) to go net carbon neutral was hatched over — you guessed it — cups of coffee.

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Dr. Megan Mahoney and Megan Murphy, RN, recently purchased K-MD Aesthetic Medicine and its Main Street location from Dr. Kay Hamrick Dawson who owned and operated the practice for the past six years. Given Mahoney and Murphy’s shared name — Megan means “pearl” — their new practice is called …

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A town full of small businesses, it’s only natural that Telluride has become the home of many locals’ first ventures. For Roxann “Roxy” Vistocci, owner High Alpine Coffee located in Between the Covers Bookstore, Telluride was the perfect opportunity to pursue life as a business owner. Brookl…

This summer, bike enthusiasts have a new on-mountain playground: the Telluride Bike Park. By the time the park opened to the public on July 5, locals and visitors alike could not wait to get out.

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The orange umbrella that pops up on Main Street adjacent to Elks Park is as sure a sign of summer as Ajax’s tumbling waterfall or the chirr of a broadtail hummingbird in flight. In the pool of shade it casts, Diki Wackenstedt is a study in constant motion as she assembles countless grilled c…

The winter may have seemed as though it would last forever, but the past week marked the return of summer activities in the high country.

There’s a lot happening this summer in Mountain Village, and at the center of it is Snowberry, a new coffee, smoothie and gelato stop located in the Franz Klammer breezeway on Heritage Plaza.

Lasha Farrar has a simple message for her clients and potential clients. “ I love making people feel better,” she said on a wintry day in her cozy treatment room in the MacIntosh Building at 226 West Colorado Avenue.

File Fact: June 10 is considered the official birthday of the Town. It was the date the official name change from Columbia to Telluride was signed by then-Secretary of State James Rice.

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Despite the wintery weather lately, spring is here and summer is just around the corner. Fickle forecasts may not be the best tell tale sign of the season, though. On Wednesday, the first food cart set up outside of the courthouse, which basically means it’s summertime in Telluride or, at le…

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Offseason. It’s that time of year when Main Street hosts more coyotes than tourists and parking is easier to find than a battered, second-hand Nalgene in the free box.

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The 10-parcel lot on the southeast corner of East Colorado Avenue and Willow Street that was to be the future home of a new 50-bed hotel called the Ajax Hotel is under new ownership, as Town Park Partners LLC recently purchased it for $12.75 million.

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The Telluride Regional Medical Center is one step closer to securing a site for a new facility. The Telluride Hospital District, the center’s governing body, announced Tuesday a memo of understanding (MOU) has been signed with Genesee Properties, regarding the potential donation of a 2.6 acr…

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The Telluride Green Room is expanding its marijuana business and opening a sister store in Naturita. Owner Greg Viditz-Ward said he started The Green Room in 2012 and never really planned to come to the West End. Still, he said, the opportunity presented itself and the community there seems …

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