• Talking Gourds Poetry Club: Poet Matt Hayes Featured

    Yesterday

    The Talking Gourds Poetry Club presents St. Louis native Matt Hayes as guest poet this first Tuesday of the month, February 3, 6 p.m. at Arroyo Telluride. Autistic from birth, Hayes has been communicating since age 5 through a process of…

  • Outlaw Reflections: “Back to Telluride" & “Rust"

    4 days ago.

    Sharing two stories from TIO regular contributor Oleh Lysiak. The first, “Back from Telluride," is an edited excerpt from the "Telluride" chapter of one of his edgy, funny, insightful books, “Art, Crime & Lithium," published May 2013 by Tao Fish Books. The…

  • Telluride Library: Crafting the Human Future

    1 week ago.

    Lawry de Bivort on the future of humankind at the Wilkinson Public Library, Wednesday, January 28, 6:00 p.m. Humankind—including each one of us—is the first species in planetary history to have the ability to beneficially manage our own evolutionary future. True, we are…

  • Telluride Library: Top Circulating Books of 2014

    2 weeks ago.

    From the Pacific Crest Trail to infamous 19th-century female abolitionists, Wilkinson Public Library patrons like to take journeys - via books at least when the snow is too good to leave the area- and like to follow protagonists with diverse…

  • Between the Covers: Book It!, Fire Fest Edition

    4 weeks ago.

    Editor’s note: Book It! is a weekly column from Daiva Chesonis, co-owner of your favorite local bookstore, Between the Covers. The blog will offer tips about what to look for in the store when you stop by to browse or for a…

  • Talking Gourds Poetry Club

    4 weeks ago.

    Goodtimes & Trommer featured at Arroyo Telluride, Tuesday, January 6, 6 p.m. The Telluride Institute presents Talking Gourds hosts Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer of Lower Placerville and Art Goodtimes of Wright’s Mesa as featured performers in Telluride. The nonprofit also kicks off a…

  • Outlaw Reflections: Honoring Karen LeQuey

    4 weeks ago.

    TIO regular contributor Oleh Lysiak sent this story in honor of the memory of Karen LeQuey, who just died. Oleh wrote the story for Karen and husband Keith Le Quey to honor the couple’s infamous annual biker bash in Norwood. It was originally…

  • Poets’ Corner: Nuggets for the New Year

    4 weeks ago.

    You’ve made a little list and checked it twice. No, not that list. Christmas is over. Your New Year’s Eve resolutions. The top 10 usually include losing weight, eating more healthily, exercising more, stopping smoking, sticking to a budget, saving money, getting more…

  • Between the Covers: Book It!

    1 month ago.

    Editor’s note: Book It! is a weekly column from Daiva Chesonis, co-owner of your favorite local bookstore, Between the Covers. The blog will offer tips about what to look for in the store when you stop by to browse or for a…

  • Outlaw Reflections: Winter Solstice

    1 month ago.

    The term solstice means "sun stands still." On the year's two solstices (winter and summer) the sun appears to halt in its incremental journey across the sky and change little in position during this time. Of course, contrary to appearances…

  • Poets’ Corner: 2 for Winter Solstice

    1 month ago.

    A few facts about the winter solstice from Mashable. 1. It happens at a specific time The winter solstice isn't the full day of Dec. 21, but rather occurs at a specific time. At that point, the sun is shining…

  • Outlaw Reflections: Youngest of the Old Timers

    1 month ago.

     Oleh Lysiak talked with old-time Telluride local Johnnie Stevens for a story originally published February 21, 1996 in The San Miguel Post. The interview is an eye-opener: there was a Telluride before there was a ski resort and pre-1972, there was a community…

  • Telluride Library: Learn More About Your Body to Improve Your Skiing

    1 month ago.

    Learn what your body can do to improve your skiing with enhanced body awareness at talk at Wilkinson Public Library on Monday, December 8, 6:30 pm. Dr. Kim Hewson is a renowned orthopedic surgeon, who became a ski instructor at age 66…

  • Outlaw Reflections: A Placerville Lifetime

    1 month ago.

    Among the many adjectives friends and acquaintances of former Telluride resident Oleh Lysiak would use to describe him, one would not be “sappy sentimentalist.” But they would be wrong. Under that tough, gruff exterior lies a giant marshmallow. Oleh’s soft spot is aroused when…

  • Telluride Library: Holiday Prelude & More

    1 month ago.

    Editor’s note: Before the Bah, Humbugs fall out of your mouth like cold breath on a winter morning, try a visit to Telluride’s five-star (yes, once again, a winner) Wilkinson Public Library for “Holiday Prelude” fun and games, as follows:…

  • TIO Denver: "Mystery and Mistletoe” Writers Showcase

    2 months ago.

    “Mystery and Mistletoe” Writers Showcase at Denver Press Club Thursday, Dec. 11; "Soldier Girls" author Helen Thorpe will MC. The Rocky Mountain Chapter of Mystery Writers of America today announced the first annual holiday showcase at the Denver Press Club…