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Jenny Patterson — a champion of education, affordable housing and regional transportation in her roles as a school board and Telluride Town Council member — passed away suddenly and unexpectedly Sunday evening. She was 64. Patterson was diagnosed with lung cancer in July, but was doing well …

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Since 1919, when President Woodrow Wilson established Armistice Day on Nov. 11 to recognize and express gratitude for those who fought in World War I, veterans have been celebrated. The fighting in that war stopped on the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month, and so Nov. 11 was imbued…

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David and Theresa Cannon have taken over senior pastorship at Telluride Christian Fellowship, as former pastor Ketrich Steger and wife, Suella, relocate to Texas to work with the Refuge for DMST. At the refuge, the Stegers will work in rescuing and restoring women involved in sex trafficking.

SAN MIGUEL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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Telluride’s 2019 election is in the books. Voters chose incumbent Lars Carlson and newcomer Adrienne Christy for four-year terms on Telluride Town Council and selected a new mayor, DeLanie Young, from council ranks. The three newly elected officials, as well as former mayor Sean Murphy, mayo…

In March, Steven J. Zwick, former San Miguel County attorney, will be honored with a Distinguished Achievement in the Public Sector Award as a part of the University of Colorado Law School’s annual alumni awards.

The Telluride Education Foundation and Bright Futures for Early Childhood and Families have teamed up to provide a series of Parent Conversations on the topic of resilience, what it means and how to develop it in Telluride’s kids.

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The ballots are in, and the votes are tallied. Residents of Rico voted Tuesday to approve a ballot measure to join the San Miguel Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) and fund transportation services for Rico.

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The Town of Telluride now has a short-term rental tax as voters approved Ballot Issue 300 on 56 percent of the ballots, according to complete but unofficial results Tuesday night.

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Telluride’s new mayor DeLanie Young defeated incumbent Mayor Sean Murphy by a margin more than sufficient to negate the need to set instant runoff voting (IRV) protocols into action. Young garnered 53 percent of the votes to Murphy’s 41 percent; David Oyster finished a distant third with 6 p…

The Telluride High School (THS) eSports club was formed three years ago, when an enthusiastic group of video-gamers started playing together. Just this school year, the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) is piloting eSports as a sanctioned, competitive activity.

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Telluride Town Council fulfilled its fiduciary duties by unanimously adopting the 2020 budget at its Tuesday meeting, well ahead of the state-mandated deadline of Dec. 15.

The U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor ,227-182, of the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy (CORE) Act Thursday. The CORE Act is the first Colorado public lands bill to go through Congress in more than a decade.

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All five school board candidates running for three open seats in next week’s election have suggested the importance of alternative learning for local students who don’t plan to attend college. What used to be called “vocational” classes are now referred to as “career and technological educat…

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A majority of Telluride Town Council members agreed on taking a wait-and-see approach to new state rules surrounding the establishment of places where the public can consume marijuana. All members of council were present and heard from members of the community who are concerned about what th…

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With Election Day less than a week away, local citizens and public service hopefuls filled Rebekah Hall Wednesday evening for a candidates forum hosted by the Telluride Association of Realtors. While attendees submitted questions and candidates squared off on a variety of issues, the three c…

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The annual Halloween parade down Main Street is always a must-see. Here are some sights from Thursday's event.

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The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy (CORE) Act this week. Colorado Congressman Joe Neguse co-sponsored the bill with Senator Michael Bennet.

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The Telluride Education Foundation hosted a forum for the five Telluride School Board candidates Monday night at the Michael D. Palm Theatre. There are three seats, which carry a four-year term, up for grabs during this year’s election. Incumbents Jenni Ward and Dylan Brooks, and newcomers A…