• Doers: Lily Sullivan, Just for Laughs

    20 hours ago.

    What’s funny? Blowing raspberries at every little thing that weighs heavy on us: elections, global warming, the guest list for our upcoming party. Sometimes humor is so arch a person could drive a double decker bus through it. What’s funny can also…

  • Shrink Rap: Dr. Paul on Painkiller Addiction

    4 days ago.

    Editor’s Note: Dr. Paul Hokemeyer is a part-time local, who lives and works in Manhattan, Malibu, and Telluride. He is a nationally recognized expert on Eastern philosophies, relationships, and emotional healing. A Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, he holds a Ph.D in psychology,…

  • Telluride Ski Resort Joins Mountain Collective For 2016-17 Season

    5 days ago.

    Telluride Ski Resort announced that it would be joining The Mountain Collective (TM) alliance, a collaborative pass program providing access to some of North America’s best ski mountains. With the addition of Telluride, Mountain Collective pass holders will now be…

  • The Short Version: Free College?

    6 days ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Last week, Cleo Abram looked at the option of mandatory voting. Given that jury…

  • The Incredible Brain of Simone Biles

    1 week ago.

    Telluride First’s 2nd annual Integrative Wellness Summit takes place Friday, September 9 - Sunday, September 11 at the Telluride Conference Center, Mountain Village. This year’s theme: Looking Forward, Aging Backwards: Frontiers of Health, Wellness & Brain Science. Speakers include Dr. David Agus,…

  • The Short Version: Should Voting Be Mandatory?

    1 week ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Last week, Cleo Abram looked at the Bernie or Bust movement and it implications on…

  • TIO Montana: Wrap-up, Pilots And Airplanes

    2 weeks ago.

    Let me start by saying that serendipity often reveals itself through our mistakes. I'll explain later. Our adventure with the family officially ended with a Friday morning breakfast in Columbia Falls. Kimm, Mike and Matthew detoured into the Park for…

  • The Short Version: Bernie or Bust?

    2 weeks ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Last week, Cleo Abram assessed Hilary’s VP pick, Tim Kaine. This week she examines…

  • 1st Annual Rico Rendezvous, 8/7

    3 weeks ago.

    With its good bones, the Mercantile Building stands proudly in the center of Rico’s historic Main Street, yet it has seen few-to-no occupants since the 1980s. Help breathe life back into this historic building with scores of Rico supporters this Sunday, August 7, 2016, when…

  • TIO Montana: Glacier National Park

    3 weeks ago.

    One could say Susan and I are empty nesters once removed: with one grandson out of college and on his own, two others out of the house and in college, our grand-daughter not far behind, family get-togethers require a little more planning.…

  • Changing How We Look at the Natural World

    4 weeks ago.

    David Suzuki, Ronald Wright and Telluride Mountainfilm regular Wade Davis talk about the fact “We Must Change the Way We Look at the Natural World.” Insights in this EcoWatch blog by James Hoggan that follows. In my last blog I reported some dire…

  • The Short Version: Tim Kaine for VP

    4 weeks ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Last week, Cleo Abram took a hard look at Trump - in the…

  • The Short Version: Justice Ginsberg on the Presidential Race

    1 month ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Last week, Cleo Abram too a hard look at anti-Semitism (and Donal Trump). This week,…

  • MIXX: Understanding Polarization in American Politics

    1 month ago.

    "Understanding Polarization in American Politics" is a FREE event at MIXX. Please email your RSVP to contact@mixxprojects.com or call 970-797-4040. Are any of these questions on your mind today? (Or I could ask: Are you breathing?) Where are we in American politics and…

  • The Short Version: Donald Trump & Anti-Semitism

    1 month ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Last week, Cleo Abram analyzed one of many hot buttons issues dividing our country: the Texas…

  • The Short Version: Texas Abortion Ruling

    1 month ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, determine why an issue is important, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. Last week, The Short Version looked at gun deaths like those in Orlando:…