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Since 2003, the Telluride Foundation Board of Directors has given the annual Citizen of the Year award to community members who make a difference throughout the region. Over the years, the award has gone to individuals in the arts and nonprofit communities, as well as emergency response grou…

Josephine Grasselli Winter, a mother, philanthropist and supporter of Tulsa society, died of heart disease, on Dec. 30, 2021, at her home near the Philbrook Museum of Art. She was 89.

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The San Miguel Authority for Regional Transportation’s (SMART) board and staff held its monthly meeting Thursday via Zoom and tackled issues both new and ongoing. Among them are potential tweaks to the popular Lawson Hill link, policies surrounding unruly passengers, and the go-ahead to hire…

SAN MIGUEL SHERIFF’S OFFICE

DEC. 31

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After years of discussion, beacon checking stations at backcountry entrance points around the mountain have come to fruition. The stations are a collaboration between Jagged Edge Mountain Gear, the Peter Inglis Avalanche Education Fund (PI Fund), U.S. Forest Service and Telski.

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After a decade-plus as the Telluride Tourism Board’s CEO and president, Michael Martelon is stepping down. The tourism board announced Thursday the mutual decision to “pivot,” including a change in leadership, citing “recent discussions involving destination marketing and management going fo…

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Mason Osgood has always strived to do what’s right for the local environment and wildlife. Hired in 2019 as Sheep Mountain Alliance’s first Americorps VISTA intern, he served as the nonprofit’s community outreach coordinator for the past two years in engaging people through various programs.…

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Peggy Kanter is stepping down from her elected position as San Miguel County assessor, effective Feb. 5. She has held the post since she was first elected in 1978. At a special meeting Tuesday, the Board of County Commissioners and county staff discussed the process they will employ to appoi…

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Lucas Foster is busy making waves in the world of snowboarding. The 22-year-old Telluride native took home fifth place in the men's halfpipe competition at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix at Mammoth Mountain on Saturday and finished as the highest-ranked American in the halfpipe competition.

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The virus is on the rise again, and indoor venues have mostly shuttered their doors.

In late December, seven entrepreneurs presented their business concepts in front of an audience at the Wilkinson Public Library. The showcase was the finale for the “Cómo Construir Un Negocio” (“How to Build a Business”) program launched in October by the Telluride Venture Network (TVN).

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Telluride has been calling Jason Corzine since he first viewed the valley as an eight-year-old. He and his family were visiting friends back then, but little did he know at the time that he’d one day be frequently working within the region. Later on in life, while with The Trust for Public L…

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Tucked into a cozy alley space just off of Pacific Avenue, Telluride Veterinary Clinic has been welcoming patrons and their pets since 2002 under the leadership of Allison Branson.

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Whether it’s referred to as small cell wireless service facilities or 5G, its arrival to the Town of Telluride is inevitable. In anticipation of the next generation cell service, which calls for, as opposed to 4G’s large towers, multiple transmission facilities placed within urban centers, t…

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For 12 years, Coffee Cowboy’s little green cart on Colorado Avenue has been emblematic of the community. In below-freezing temperatures, locals would gather around the patio for a cup of coffee and to share the latest town tea. Visitors come and snap photos of the cart covered in fresh snow …

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The big storms have long since exited the box canyon, and so have many holiday visitors. What could be better for guests at the Telluride Ski Resort?

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Wednesday afternoon, the Ecology Commission and town officials met via Zoom to review and finalize the 2022 work plan. The agenda focused on items like the Climate Action Plan (CAP), updating its language, and assigning tasks within the plan.

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March of this newly-hatched year will mark two years since thee COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe. Tiny San Miguel County was not spared, especially in recent weeks as the omicron variant, hot on the heels of the delta variant, has rocketed positive cases in the hundreds. Not even pre-vaccin…