October has been busy at the Telluride Regional Medical Center. Other than preparing for flu season, including offering and administering flu shots, the med center recently received a new computed tomography (CT) scanner and relaunched a popular program.

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Telluride Town Council directed staff Tuesday to move forward with an affordable-housing pilot program that will create nine temporary parking spaces for recreational vehicles in the Telluride Town Park parking lot this winter.

Walter Boyt Farnham passed away on Oct. 14, 2021, in Olathe, Colorado, age 84.

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They call it Junk of the Unc, the charming flotilla of wobbly watercraft that “races” (perhaps a generous term in low-flow years) across the Uncompaghre River at Ridgway RiverFest.

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Few in the American West have been spared the effects of the region’s long-standing drought, but on the frontlines of the sere conditions are those who work most closely with the land — farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers. San Miguel County created a program, Payment for Ecosy…

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The Telluride Venture Network (TVN) and The Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder recently hosted a business workshop called “Demystifying Entrepreneurship — StartUp to ScaleUp” in Norwood.

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The Holiday Bazaar is back after a year hiatus due to COVID-19, organizers announced recently. The bazaar has been a Telluride tradition since 1983 and will take place the weekend of Dec. 3-5.

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Each week leading up to Election Day, Nov. 2, the Daily Planet will publish Telluride Town Council candidate answers to a questionnaire compiled by Planet editorial staff. They will be published in the order in which they were received.

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The West End area may not be synonymous with trail running, but a group of enthusiasts would like to change that. Locals Sheamus Croke, Mason Osgood and Dave Chew are fans of the trail system throughout the Nucla-Naturita area and decided to organize the first-ever Hanging Flume 50K ultrarun…

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Telluride has long been a hotbed of innovation, progressive thought, and a welcoming home for every era’s great thinkers, professionals and experts in numerous fields. When the COVID-19 pandemic muscled its way into the national consciousness last March, San Miguel County Public Health Direc…

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Chairs quickly filled during Tuesday night’s debate at the Sheridan Opera House SHOW Bar. The purpose of the debate was to discuss the two upcoming Town of Telluride ballot initiatives regarding short-term rentals, 2D and 300.

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Journalist Judy Muller and organizers from the Colorado News Collaborative (COLab) hosted a screening of the award-winning documentary “Storm Lake: A Newspaper, A Community, A Family” Monday night at the Sheridan Opera House.

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Telluride has long been known as a world-class ski resort. That’s not necessarily news, or surprising, to anyone at this point. But what many may not know is that the Telluride Science Research Center (TSRC) has become world-renown in its own right over the past 37 years. Through events like…

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Each week leading up to Election Day, Nov. 2, the Daily Planet will publish Telluride Town Council candidate answers to a questionnaire compiled by Planet editorial staff. They will be published in the order in which they were received.

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It was an amazing story the one about the bull elk with a tire around its neck. Perhaps you’ve heard it by now: The 600-pound animal was tranquilized by wildlife officials last weekend, a mile south of Pine Junction (on the Front Range), and the tire was removed.

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The sound of helicopter blades reverberating off the cliff sides at the east end of the valley Tuesday morning will herald the completion of the final element of the Bridal Veil Trail — the installation of a footbridge spanning Ingram Creek. The work will take place from about 9-11 a.m. Acco…

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In discussing the 2022 budget Thursday, San Miguel Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) officials decided that an ebike share program that was previously planned may not be happening as soon as they’d like after all, if at all.