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It’s almost Halloween so here’s some scary news — COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths are on the rise across the country, including Colorado. As of press time Wednesday, there were approximately 8.85 million cases, including 227,000 deaths, in the United States. This is all on the ve…

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For most Coloradans, it’s no a surprise that the marijuana of today is not the pot of Willie Nelson’s heyday. Technology and scientific techniques within the cannabis industry have progressed by leaps and bounds since recreational legalization in 2012, and a lot of money has been poured into…

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time for family members, friends, coworkers and neighbors to reflect on the prevalence and impact of domestic violence in communities nationwide. This October, it’s also a time for communities to consider how the COVID-19 pandemic adds to the b…

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Telluride’s marketing efforts came under scrutiny at Tuesday’s Town Council meeting due, in part, to a pandemic-tinged summer that drew nearly as many tourists as any festival-flecked season, and which saw 30 percent more owner stays than ever. Specifically, the town’s allocation of a portio…

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As if Ullr knew Monday marked exactly one month until Telski’s expected Opening Day date of Nov. 26, the area was covered in a fresh coat of snow, which was the first significant snowfall since a one-off system dumped several inches over town in early September.

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The county’s government officials can agree on at least one thing, and that is, when it comes to governing during a pandemic, it was everyone’s first rodeo. And though certain protocols are in place to aid governments in the event of an event as calamitous as the runaway virus that shuttered…

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Lately, I’ve been missing my grandfather, who passed away a few years ago. Perhaps for awhile, it simply felt like it had been too long between visits, and only somewhat recently have I felt, with a pang of melancholy, the realization that I’ll never see him again. 

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Telluride High School alum Dr. Carl DeSelm, M.D., Ph.D., recently received a prestigious award for his work in the field of cellular immunotherapy.

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An elk’s ribcage — bright pink, still in the process of being picked clean by scavengers — was visible along the route to Placerville from the Dallas Divide earlier this week.

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Camilo thinks we should elect a president who will fund the Wilkinson Public Library to get more books. Jose Felix thinks kids should get the vote — “the more votes the better” — and wants a president who will make college cheaper. Kaitlyn is against dictatorship: “Voting is important so tha…

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Every picture tells a story, the saying goes, and this is not a pretty one.

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Everyone’s heard the saying, “When one door closes, another one opens.” It’s a metaphor that means when something doesn’t work out like you wanted another opportunity will arise. In the case of the Telluride Science Research Center (TSRC) it’s taken more literally. The organization recently …

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October brings to mind the crunch of yellow leaves, dropping temperatures, spooky costumes and pumpkin spice everything. For the students and teachers of the Telluride School District it also brings to mind kindness and compassion. Though kindness is cool all year round, October is National …

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Local officials would vastly prefer to be safe than sorry. To that end, the San Miguel Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) directed county emergency director Henry Mitchell to start formulating a plan that would address the unwanted scenario of a severe outbreak of the COVID-19 virus this winter.

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Voting by mail this election season is fraught with risks.

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The day has finally come — the Ah Haa School for the Arts officially purchased its new home in the Silver Jack building on Pacific Avenue.

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Smoke that’s been visible in the Telluride area is from the Ice Fire, which started Monday afternoon on the north side of South Mineral Road near the Ice Lakes Trailhead west of Silverton.

Few visitors to Ridgway State Park’s Pa-Co-Chu-Puk area, the most popular place in all of Ouray County when it comes to fly fishing, are likely to think about the garbage people leave behind here.

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School during the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t only been different in the classroom. Providing essentials to successfully navigate an academic year that includes limited class sizes, online learning capabilities and proper public health protocols requires more than just sweat equity, which Tellu…

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Owners of each of the 229 deed-restricted units in the Town of Telluride have started to receive notice that their compliance check paperwork is due. The checks, which occur every other year, are conducted to ensure that owners still qualify for their affordable housing. And, though the COVI…