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Lars Carlson is the sole incumbent running in this year’s Telluride Town Council race for two open seats. He is enthusiastic and committed to his role as a representative on council, but he admits it wasn’t easy at first.

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Last season’s long winter and heavy snowpack has helped prevent severe wildfires in Colorado. In California, however, the prolonged drought and lack of sufficient recent precipitation has led to dangerous conditions for wildfires. 

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Adrienne Christy is heading into her seventh winter in Telluride and couldn’t be happier about it. The first-time candidate is Colorado born and raised who, while living in Denver, realized the city life was not a great fit.

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Five candidates are running for three Telluride school board positions in November’s election. All three positions carry a four-year term. The candidates are Dylan Brooks, Cheryl Carstens Miller, Adam S. Chambers, Jenni Ward and Len Metheny. All have had or currently have children in the dis…

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Luigi Chiarani is a 32-year resident of Telluride who has never run for political office until throwing his hat in the ring for one of two open seats on Telluride Town Council this year. His campaign slogan is “Take it easy.” It’s more than the refrain of a popular song, but his overall attitude.

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Every year, Wendy Basham, co-owner of Telluride Toggery, charts customer behavior across Telluride’s “seasons”: from winter on the ski slopes to big summer concerts to the festivals of autumn.

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Telluride’s open space acreage increased by a little over 57 acres with the purchase of three parcels that Town Council unanimously approved at its Tuesday meeting. The parcels were purchased from the San Miguel Conservation Foundation for $635,000, plus closing costs. The money comes from t…

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Telluride teacher Laurel Henderson is making sure the future of journalism is bright, as her and her students recently launched the new student news website THS Today (thstoday.com).

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Telluride Town Council began its annual budget discussions Tuesday with a first look at several funds that comprise the overall budget. The proposed 65 percent rate hike depicted in the Water and Wastewater Enterprise funds dominated council’s morning discussion as council member Jessie Rae …

Mike Bordogna officially took over as the new San Miguel County manager Thursday. Outgoing county manager Lynn Black oversaw the transition. She officially retired at the end of this week, after serving San Miguel County for 24 years. (Editor’s note: See Associate Editor Suzanne Cheavens’ fr…

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By the time you read this, Lynn Black will have left her office on the third floor of the Miramonte Building for the last time. Having served as county administrator for the last 24 years, Black announced her retirement last year. Her last day was Friday.

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The smoke arrived at just the wrong time — if you were attending an outdoor music festival, that is, and mistook the haze for the presence of a wildfire.

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Coco, the female brindle boxer who was shot and left for dead along County Road X48 late last year, now has a forever home, complete with loving parents and a puppy brother who can’t get enough of his new sister.  

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Western Colorado University’s graduate students involved in the Mountain Resilience Coalition (MRC) met with the Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) at the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FOA) headquarters earlier this month to further develop strategies and acti…

Telluride residents, community members and town officials mixed and mingled with three final candidates for Telluride chief marshal at a social event Thursday. Current chief marshal Jim Kolar announced his retirement earlier this year.