• 13th Annual Mountains to the Desert Bike Ride: Register Early

    2 weeks ago.

    Cyclists can now register for the most beautiful road ride in Colorado. Event takes place Saturday, September 3, 2016. Early registration runs through June 6, 2016, but registration remains open up until the event. Go to www.m2dbikeride.com for specifics about how to register. For…

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

    2 weeks 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…

  • Young People’s Theater Presents: “Max & Minerva’s Magical Machine”

    3 weeks ago.

    For the last original play of her 17-year run, Jennifer Julia, artistic director of Telluride's Sheridan Arts Foundation’s Young People’s Theater, wrote and directed “Max & Minerva’s Magical Machine.” The show is scheduled to be performed by students in grades 3 - 5 at…

  • Spring Sunday: Running as the Days Grow Longer

    1 month ago.

    Ed. Note: When Emily wrote this it was Spring in Telluride. In the meantime we've had two storms, and over 2 feet of snow. So, I've decided to leave the slider image titled "Snow Sunday." Her title will continue to…

  • Telluride Academy: Sunset Scramble

    2 months ago.

    Telluride Academy hosts Sunset Scramble. Snowshoe events takes place Thursday, March 24, 6 p.m. Adventure begins at base of Lift 4, Mountain Village. Visitors and locals, adults and kids are all invited to attend what Telluride Academy hopes will become…

  • Telluride Mountain School & TSSC : Ski & Dance Party, 3/12

    2 months ago.

    Saturday, March 12, Telluride Mountain School and the Telluride Ski & Snowboard Club invite the local community to attend the Second Annual Retro Ski & Dance Party. This adult-only event is the biggest fundraiser of the year for these two organizations.…

  • TASP: “20 Years of Blue” Celebration

    2 months ago.

    Tickets for TASP’s “20 Years of Blue” Celebration, $70 in advance.; $75 at the door here. Tickets will also be for sale in Heritage Plaza in Mountain Village in front of the TASP van on Thursday, March 3, and Friday, March 4,…

  • Snow Sunday: Blackout

    2 months ago.

    When a huge boulder knocked out Telluride’s power a few weeks ago and the entire valley went black for close to 24-hours, a curious thing happened: most of the town was thrilled. People lit candles and settled in for the…

  • Snow Sunday: The Power of Women Friends

    3 months 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

    4 months 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

    4 months 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…

  • Telski Celebrates Telluride Adaptive Sports Program

    4 months ago.

    Recently I had the opportunity to participate in a new initiative by the Telluride Ski and Golf Company. While justifiably proud of Telluride's reputation as a haven for those seeking the biggest drops, the gnarliest lines, Telski has launched the…

  • Snow Sunday: What Skiing With Teenagers Can Teach You

    4 months 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

    5 months 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

    5 months 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…

  • Snow Sunday: Finding Fun at a Vail Hockey Tournament

    5 months ago.

    I have to admit. When I discovered my older daughter Siri had a weekend-long hockey tournament in Vail, I wasn’t thrilled. Time is precious. But it is especially precious during the holiday season when there are cards to mail, cookies…