• Valley Floor: At Mountainfilm + 10th Anniversary Celebration, 6/1-6/3

    Yesterday

    Save the date. The celebration of 10th anniversary of Telluride's Valley Floor acquisition to take place Thursday - Saturday, June 1-3, 2017. The extended Telluride community is invited to raise its voice in hosannas to one of Telluride’s most iconic and well-loved public…

  • Caterpillar V. Plastic

    2 weeks ago.

    With regard to the environment, the news is mostly, well, not so good. In fact, the planet has breached 410 ppm for the first time in history and some scientists are saying we have only 10 years left to save the…

  • The Short Version: Climate Change

    3 weeks ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, the week’s most controversial issues, determine why a particular issue is important and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. In a recent iterations of The Short Version, Cleo Abram talked about Bill…

  • Pinhead Climate Institute: Striving Towards A Green Telluride & Beyond

    2 months ago.

    In a town as dependent on the environment for its livelihood as Telluride is, it is difficult to believe we generate nearly twice the amount of carbon per person as the national average. That’s you and me – all of…

  • Foundation: 3 Teams to Compete for $50K Innovation Prize

    2 months ago.

    Last month, the Telluride Foundation chose three finalists out of the eight heavyweights who applied to compete for its brand new $50,000 Innovation Prize. An initiative of Telluride’s very own Pinhead Institute, the brand new Pinhead Climate Institute, is the only regional contender. At this special…

  • Lessons Aspen Can Learn from Telluride

    3 months ago.

    Our little mountain haven, heaven to many, is getting a whole lot of love from the main stream media these days. First Forbes, then Vogue, now Architectural Digest. Michael Goldberg, one-half of the new partnership that now owns the Telluride…

  • Telluride Real Estate News: How Smart Zoning Preserves Telluride As Boutique Destination

    3 months ago.

    Telluride Real Estate News twins with Robert Stenhammer, an associate broker with Telluride Real Estate Corp./Christie’s International Real Estate. With a BA in business, an MBA in hospitality and tourism, and over 20 years of experience in the fields, Robert’s expertise…

  • San Juan Mountains Weather Forecast ~ Tuesday, December 13, 2016

    5 months ago.

    Ed. note: Our friend Jerry Roberts has been watching the weather in the San Juan Mountains for decades. The services he checks out, in addition to his on-the-scene observations give us a unique view of the weather that affects us.…

  • Mountain Village: Smart Irrigation & Water Conservation

    9 months ago.

    Mountain Village launches its sixth and final environmental incentive program for 2016. Smart Irrigation entices residents to conserve water. The premise behind the Town of Mountain Village's newest incentive – Smart Irrigation Controls – is to help water customers use only…

  • Changing How We Look at the Natural World

    10 months 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…

  • Colorado River: Talk + Film at Jagged Edge, 7/28

    10 months ago.

    Telluride’s Jagged Edge and The Nature Conservancy celebrate 50 years of conservation in Colorado with talks and a film screening. The focus of the evening is the Colorado River, one of the most endangered rivers in the U.S. The free event…

  • Pinhead Punk Science: Southwestern Rock Art

    10 months ago.

    Telluride’s Pinhead Institute's Punk Science program brings fascinating STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) topics during its annual summer Punk Science learning series for kids. On the plaza at the Wilkinson Public Library every Tuesday starting July 5 through August 2, 5:15 -…

  • Mountain Village: Incentive Programs Galore

    11 months ago.

    For more information on Mountain Village incentive programs, go here.   The Town of Mountain Village is investing over $170,000 in community incentive programs focused on the environment. The reason for doing so is simple and two-fold: Mountain Village wants…

  • Regional SMART Transit

    12 months ago.

    Town of Mountain Village survey supports Smart Transit. Government one step closer to an election. The Town of Mountain Village,  The Town of Telluride, and San Miguel County recently released the results of a transportation survey, which found that most responders are…

  • Spring Sunday: Camping for Mother’s Day Please!

    1 year ago.

    I’ve never been a Sunday Brunch Mother’s Day kind of girl. Don’t get me wrong, I love migas and mimosas as much as the next mom. Serve them up with hot coffee and some cinnamon rolls please! (Let me linger…

  • Mountain Village: Green Country

    1 year ago.

    What color is Mountain Village? The correct answer is not beige, as one visiting journalist suggested (after an all-too-cursory look-see). Somehow he missed the white. Mountain Village is an embarrassment of snow white this winter, perhaps from some breaking open…