He’s one of rock’s best musicians, famously supporting vocalists Rod Stewart and (for the last several decades) Mick Jagger as a guitarist in the Rolling Stones.

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On a brisk, beautiful morning in mid-February, Cari Galbraith and a crew of 15 others finished their final preparations, rigged their rafts and joyfully launched onto the waters of the Colorado River for a 25-day trip through the remote wilderness of the Grand Canyon. Although Galbraith had …

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As difficult as the COVID-19 pandemic has made planning for the future, government officials and the summer’s festival and event directors are tasked with looking toward the future.

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The first round of voluntary COVID-19 antibody blood tests was completed in the East End of San Miguel County Tuesday, according to officials. As of Monday, 4,482 residents had been tested, including 197 essential workers in the West End who were tested at Norwood High School’s all-purpose room.

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Earlier this week, Gov. Polis enacted statewide restrictions for Coloradans to stay at home, something Telluriders had already been doing.

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Despite a truncated ski season and an abrupt end to on-snow competitions as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the Telluride Ski & Snowboard Club (TSSC) had some good news to share. 

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The Covid-19 pandemic, the early closure of Colorado ski resorts and subsequent restrictions aimed at suppressing spread of the virus, have combined to leave local business owners and their employees, as well as nonprofits, reeling. 

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While most local businesses have been shuttered due to state orders in response to the COVID-19, Telluride marijuana shops have been maintaining a steady stream of customers. 

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As precious as the ore that once drew prospectors to the Telluride valley, a team of local entrepreneurs has collaborated to create an equally valuable commodity these days — hand sanitizer.

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Though the lifts have stopped spinning and the restaurants are devoid of hot chocolate sippers, that hasn’t stopped many locals from slapping skins on their skis and slogging uphill in pursuit of those fluffy downhill turns. Since Telluride Ski Resort finished closure operations last week, t…

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San Miguel County officials announced its testing schedule Thursday morning, including times and how to sign up for the voluntary blood draw. 

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San Miguel County Department of Public Health and Environment received the results for the first group of those who had the COVID-19 ELISA blood test Tuesday, according to a news release.

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In an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19, last week Gov. Jared Polis ordered all public and private schools in Colorado to close through at least April 17. The Telluride School District, along with the Telluride Mountain School (TMS), have been closed since March 16.

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Lawson Hill is home to some 500 souls that range in age from infants to the elderly. Just a few miles outside of Telluride proper, the deed-restricted subdivision is a community in and of itself, a vibrant collection of families and singles, some new to the area, some having lived there for …

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Though it was a beautiful, warm spring day, local mountain guide Fischer Hazen wasn’t teaching an eager group of spring break clients how to tie in for their first ice climbing experience or taking a carefree ski lap of his own on the mountain. Instead, although feeling healthy, he was waiti…

Last week, as part of a package of special health-related measures aimed at addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Jared Polis announced that the state was adding an “emergency special enrollment period” for the individual marketplace.

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San Miguel County Public Health officials, working with dozens of emergency operations personnel, will begin the new county-wide COVID-19 blood test initiative this week, according to a news release.

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Photos and news footage from across the nation depicting grocery shelves emptied of toilet paper, wipes and cleaning products abound. Locally, there’s little different from the national situation, as shelves have been stripped of many items.

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Sunday is a holy day in the Christian faith, a time when congregations gather together for prayer.

The stay-in-place measures designed to curb the spread of Covid-19 have launched hundreds of funny memes, entertaining videos and lighthearted social media posts, but there is a darker side to the lockdown: It’s implications for those living in abusive households.