• Halloween for Kids: ‘70s Versus Today

    Yesterday

    BOO! Did I scare you? Not likely. But this article by Jacqueline Wilson in the Huff Post  just might. If not exactly scare you, it should at least make you long for the good old days when trick or treating did…

  • Fall Sunday: Slow Down and Breathe

    4 days ago.

    I don't watch TV much. I don't really watch TV at all—we don't have a cable or satellite account, so the only programs I see are on the  iPad, the occasional series that was popular enough to replay on Netflix…

  • Casserole Recipes Worth Giving a Second Chance

    1 week ago.

    Leaves are falling with the temperatures. Winter is around the corner. And winter means comfort food: meat loaf, chile, roasts, mac and cheese – and casseroles. Casseroles? Really? Aren’t they so 1950s? According to this article by Alison Speigel in HuffPost…

  • Pinhead: Intern Night

    2 weeks ago.

    Regional high school students, Pinhead Institute interns, share their life-changing internship experiences with the community, Thursday, October 16, Opera House.   Eight fabulous Pinhead Interns each present a short summary of their amazing summers. Sculpt screws to hold a control…

  • Becoming Local: The Telluride Difference

    4 weeks ago.

    When I ride the Gondola into town, it’s only a matter of time before I’m identified as a “local." Usually, it happens by the second tower. Then, the inevitable two questions follow. “You live here? Do you know how lucky…

  • FALL SUNDAY: Marijuana and Moms

    1 month ago.

                            A long time ago, when I was twenty-something and at the apex of my carefree partying lifestyle, I was shocked to learn that an older friend of mine—a…

  • Telluride Library: Marijuana & You

    1 month ago.

    Is it surreal to you that the devil's lettuce can now be bought at a retail store in your town? Are you curious about the effects of marijuana on people and in the community? Alpine Wellness hosts a community forum in…

  • Fall Sunday: Backpacking With Kids in the Weminuche

    1 month ago.

    When you have kids, you give up a few things. Sleep. Money. Time. You accept the trade-off: deprivation for family. Andy and I were down with all of that. But one thing we weren’t okay with giving up was backpacking.…

  • Fall Sunday: What Kids Carry With Them To School

    1 month ago.

    I drop her off, and it’s the same scene every day of the first week. All the other kids sit down in their seats quietly, excited about kindergarten. Not her. She is wailing, and hanging onto my leg, telling me…

  • Summer Sunday: When Grandpa's In Charge

    2 months ago.

    If Facebook ‘likes” are a measure of my parenting coolness, then most indicators show I’m a pretty cool mom. A picture of my seven-year-old, Mollie, jumping off a dock with her cousins – 31 likes. My four-year-old, Belle, euphorically jumping…

  •   Tri-County Health Network: Understanding Regional Health Needs

    2 months ago.

    Asking Regional Residents to Complete Health Survey The Tri-County Health Network (TCHNetwork, a nonprofit comprised of regional health care providers, is working to better understand the health needs of the region. Over the next five weeks, TCHNetwork ‘s Outreach Team…

  • San Miguel Resource Center: Call for Advocates

    2 months ago.

    “Being an advocate is one of the most rewarding things I have done in my time in Telluride, but in addition, the skills I learned in advocate training have been as useful in my daily life as they are for…

  • Is Summer Different Now?

    2 months ago.

    A long time ago and far away, say, in the halcyon (not really) days of the 1950s and 1960s, summer meant road trips, day camp, and ice cream. Labor Day is fast approaching and with the long weekend (that includes…

  • Summer Sunday: Off to Kindergarten

    2 months ago.

        The end of summer always feels too abrupt. I’m never ready for the transition to cooler temperatures and shorter, busier days, but this time it’s going to be an even bigger adjustment: my oldest child will be starting…

  • Telluride Fire Department: PSA Created to Save Lives

    2 months ago.

    The project was the brainchild of the Chief Paramedic of the Telluride Fire Protection District, Emil Sante, who enlisted the help of writer-producer Susan Lilly and documentary filmmaker Ken Bailey. The Telluride Fire Protection District produced a PSA (Public Service…

  • Mudd Butts #28: It’s About Time

    3 months ago.

    It may be children’s theater, but the Telluride Academy’s Mudd Butt Mystery Theatre Troupe has never shied away from the deep issues that confront the human condition. Playfully woven into an often wacky story line enacted by middle-schoolers in wild costumes carrying…