• Snow Sunday: Moving Out of Town

    6 days ago.

    My cold arrived the same day that the moving boxes arrived. Of course it did. It made sense in some kind of perverse world order that at the same time that I was that packing up the home that had…

  • Snow Sunday: The Power of Women Friends

    1 week ago.

    My daughter came home in tears from school. Girl drama, as we call it, apparently strikes earlier than it did when we were young. She’s only in the first grade, but already the social hierarchy and personality conflicts are starting.…

  • Snow Sunday: The Gift of Ski Racing

    2 weeks ago.

    Each sport has its own rituals, its own culture, its own weekend routine. And for those of us who grew up as athletes, it is these weekend routines, more so than the competitions, that defined our childhood. For me that…

  • A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum

    2 weeks ago.

    Something familiar, something peculiar, something for everyone is happening tonight –or rather, Friday through Sunday nights, January 29 – January 31, 2016, at 6 p.m. That’s when the Sheridan Arts Foundation Young People’s Theatre presents director Jen Julia’s adaptation – for…

  • Peter Yarrow in Concert 12/29, Just for Kids

    1 month ago.

    A memorable hour of songs for kiddos and their families featuring legendary singer Peter Yarrow. Concert at the Nugget Theater on Tuesday, December 29, 4 - 5 p.m. in support of the Telluride Academy's Mudd Butts International. To reserve seats, contact Wendy Brooks at 970-708-1333…

  • Snow Sunday: What Skiing With Teenagers Can Teach You

    1 month ago.

    It was the last thing I needed to be doing. Ski P.E. at the Telluride Mountain School. I had papers to grade, a house to pack up to rent for Christmas, a graduate school class to prepare for, and a…

  • Telluride, Always for Christmas

    1 month ago.

    What was true two years in 2013 when our regular contributor Jesse James Mctigue originally wrote this story is abundantly true today, as we look out our windows at our winter wonderland: Telluride always for Christmas. A colleague asked me if…

  • Poets’ Corner: A Xmas Gift from Rosemerry

    1 month ago.

    No matter how darn organized you are, it is likely there is at least one person on your Christmas shopping list who has stopped you dead in your (very tired by now) tracks. Or some stocking that is not stuffed…

  • Mountain Village: Holiday Prelude

    2 months ago.

    The Town of Mountain Village is being transformed into the North Pole for this year’s Holiday Prelude celebration. The weekend events take place Friday – Sunday December 11-13, 2015. Holiday Prelude is a collaborative effort among the Telluride Mountain Village Owners Association,…

  • Snow Sunday: Wet Paint, Locked Banks, & World Peace

    2 months ago.

    I had this really snarky, hilarious friend in college named Kristin. Kristin was always saying and doing funny things, like trying to open the doors to a bank at night (someday someone’s going to forget to lock them, right?) and…

  • Telluride Mountain School: (A Video)Thanks From the Kids on Thanksgiving

    2 months ago.

    Out of the mouths of babes... This year, in time for Thanksgiving and the holiday season when gratitude is on the menu along with the turkey and sides, the Telluride Mountain School decided to ask its students what they’re grateful for.…

  • Thanksgiving: Holiday Jokes to Spice Up Your Feast

    2 months ago.

    You  know how it can be with all the family gathered together over the holidays. One wrong move, one smart (read snarky) remark and someone leaves the table in tears. The whole game changes, however, if everyone stays put and tears are from laughter.…

  • Thanksgiving: A History

    2 months ago.

    With snow fall comes the holiday season in Telluride and around the world. You can like the celebrations. You can lump them all into one Scroogey ball. The only thing you cannot do is ignore them. The first event of…

  • Snow Sunday: How To Think About Snow in A Ski Town

    2 months ago.

    Last week, I had a crappy week. I don’t mean “ski town crappy” in that it was off-season so my favorite yoga class was cancelled or the Butcher and Baker had sold out of all their sausage breakfast burritos or…

  • Fall Sunday: The Riches of Telluride's Off-Season

    3 months ago.

    We lead busy lives in Telluride. It goes without saying, they’re delicious lives, filled with outdoor sports and creative pursuits, in lieu of traffic jams. We work hard and then we get to play hard. In the summer, we bike…

  • Telluride Ski Resort: SweetWater & Telluride Brewing Beer Sponsors

    3 months ago.

    SweetWater Brewing and Telluride Brewing Companies named exclusive beer sponsors of the resort through 2017 season. Season tickets/passes for ski resort here.   Telluride Ski Resort recently announced that SweetWater Brewing Company and Telluride Brewing Company will be the exclusive beer…