• “Trapline": Get Caught Up with Allison Coil

    1 week ago.

    Mark Stevens latest title is a finalist for the 2015 Colorado Book Award  It’s impossible to read Trapline, Mark Stevens’ third book in the Allison Coil mystery series, and not be ensnared. Trapline is more than just a carefully wrought…

  • Outlaw Reflection: Paddle Moon

    1 week ago.

    The end of ski season marks the official start of Telluride’s anodyne off season, when many locals hit the road in search of adventure near and far. This story by former Telluride local Oleh Lysiak is about one perfect solo fishing expedition in a…

  • Outlaw Reflections: Baja

    2 weeks ago.

    The end of ski season this coming weekend marks the official start of Telluride’s off season, when many locals head for the hills – or rivers and streams. This story by former Telluride local Oleh Lysiak is about a favorite hang among…

  • Outlaw Reflections: Virgin

    2 weeks ago.

    Telluride knows from virgins. Well, a few. Only recently the town, supported by Quentin Tarantino and the cast of  his upcoming movie, “The Hateful Eight,” sacrificed a virgin to Ullr, Norse God of Snow, to end the drought. And by gum…

  • Annual Mark Fischer Prize Ups Award Ante to $1000

    1 month ago.

    Celebrating its 18th year, the Mark Fischer Poetry Prize has increased its cash award to $1,000 for this year’s winning poem and opened its eligible contestants to any poet living west of the Mississippi, according to the event’s organizers, San Miguel…

  • Talking Gourds Poetry Club, March 3

    1 month ago.

    The Talking Gourds Poetry Club presents two Ridgway poets, Erika Moss Gordon and Leigh Robertson, for its First Tuesday poetry reading, March 3, 6 p.m. at Arroyo Telluride.   Gordon writes poetry, works for the Telluride Film Festival in community outreach and teaches…

  • Talking Gourds: Poets Goodman & Potts Come to Colordo

    2 months ago.

    Talking Gourds Poetry Club is happy to offer two special poetry events beyond our normal First Tuesdays: visits by California poet D.R. Goodman and the legendary Charles Potts of Walla Walla, Washington. D.R. Goodman will be the featured reader as…

  • Poets’ Corner: Rosemerry for Valentine’s Day

    2 months ago.

    On Valentine’s Day, it all seems so straightforward, so simple: he gives you a little box or a big bouquet, chocolates too maybe; you give him, what?, basketball tickets. Long glance looks over a romantic dinner. But through her words, her…

  • Poets’ Corner: Gordon for Valentine’s Day

    2 months ago.

    Nothing is in stone about the Christian martyr who was buried near Rome on February 14. There were a number of different Saint Valentines: even Pope Gregory had no clue who the guy was when he established a feast in…

  • Poets' Corner: Feela for Valentine’s Day

    2 months ago.

    On Valentine’s Day, in some countries, a young woman may receive a gift of clothing from a young man. If she keeps the threads, it means she will marry him. But most men in this country hedge their bets: married or…

  • Former CIA Agent/Author Bob Baer: "The Perfect Kill"

    2 months ago.

    Let’s play a  little game of free association. I say “Syriana” and you say?… Bet your answer is Telluride Film Fest 2011 tributee George Clooney, who starred in the 2005 geopolitical thriller about oil, the Middle East, corporate greed, oil,…

  • Talking Gourds Poetry Club: Poet Matt Hayes Featured

    2 months ago.

    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…

  • Telluride Library: Crafting the Human Future

    2 months 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…

  • Between the Covers: Book It!...Puck It!

    2 months ago.

    Editor’s note: Book It! is a (mostly) 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…

  • Telluride Library: Top Circulating Books of 2014

    3 months 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…

  • Telluride Library: Ebola, What’s Happend? What’s Happening?

    3 months ago.

    Get a firsthand account of the ravages of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, as well the medical and scientific background of the virus itself, Thursday, January 15, 6:00 p.m. at the Wilkinson Public Library. The ongoing outbreak of Ebola in…