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Everybody loves a heartwarming children's book, especially around the holidays. This year, the Telluride community is in luck as local Madeleine Kunda recently illustrated a Christmas children's book titled "The Wish of Wishes." The book was released on Nov. 26. Kunda partnered with her chil…

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The Listening Club, a program hatched and sustained by Wilkinson Public Library staff, convenes again Monday at 6 p.m. at Telluride Music Co. and via Zoom. Sign up at telluridelibrary.org.

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During Thanksgiving Week last year, 354 impaired drivers were arrested on Colorado roadways — and that was during a period when many people weren’t traveling.

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While high school can be awkward and miserable for many reasons, unfortunately, teens also have to worry about sexual assault and abuse. The San Miguel Resource Center, with the help of the Telluride School District, has aimed to address such issues through a recently formed Peer Advocacy Cl…

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Citing the upward-spiraling COVID-19 caseloads both locally and statewide, and the continued strain on hospitals, San Miguel County Public Health Director Grace Franklin recommended Wednesday that the county’s indoor mask mandate remain in place through the end of January 2022. The current m…

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The issue a lot of skiers and snowboarders have run into this year is where to buy used equipment and how to clear out storage rooms filled with gear they no longer use and would typically sell at a ski swap.

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On the heels of last week’s authorization by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines for use as boosters for adults ages 18 and over, San Miguel County health officials announced its latest vac…

With an expected increase in visitors and families to the area celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday, Telski reminded the community that the mountain is currently closed for all public access, according to a news release Tuesday.

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Bev Schulman is the new interim Telluride Regional Medical Center CEO, the facility’s board decided during its regular meeting Friday, ending a months-long search after former CEO Karen Winkelmann resigned at the end of September.

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Increasingly, “Milky Way” is more than a candy bar, or the name of the elegant spiral galaxy that encompasses Earth’s solar system. It’s also a mark of accomplishment: The International Dark-Sky Association, a Tucson-based organization, designates spots with exceptionally clear views of our …

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The annual San Miguel County Turkey Trot is back. Thanksgiving morning, join the county in your best turkey regalia and run, or walk, the 5K on Ilium Road. Check-in opens at 9 a.m., and the race begins at 9:30 a.m.

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Brian Aitken, 38, of Telluride, was arrested and charged with criminal attempt first-degree murder in connection to a shooting Friday, during which one person was injured.

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Telluride Mountain Club (TMtC) is seeking input from local trail lovers through its Telluride Regional Trails Survey, which is available online through the end of the year at surveymonkey.com/r/tmtctrails.

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The holidays are here and the San Miguel County Public Health Department reminds residents and visitors to use precautionary measures to protect themselves and loved ones against COVID-19 while gathering. According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), one in 4…

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The Wilkinson Public Library has a new Latinx outreach specialist.

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Twice a year, gondola workers and members of the Mobile Area Rapid Rescue System (MARRS) get together for rescue training. On Wednesday, seasonal gondola employees, as well as this Daily Planet reporter, sit in the cabins and wait to be rescued by MARRS members.