• Summer Sunday: Ridgway Area Trails Does It Right

    Yesterday

    Mid-July is the peak time for mountain biking on the high-alpine terrain in Telluride. The trails are tacky, the wildflowers are blooming and our legs have the early summer miles that boost our endurance. However, summer is also the perfect…

  • Pinhead: Boot Camp for Computer Coding

    4 days ago.

    Telluride's Pinhead Institute off era computer coding boot camps. Week-long course on fundamentals of coding starts Monday, July 27. Ages 7th grade and up.  Sign up here now. In a world increasingly dominated by technology and the software that makes it…

  • SAFYPT Presents: “Stuart Little"

    2 weeks ago.

    Telluride's Sheridan Arts Foundation’s Young People’s Theater proudly presents”Stuart Little.” Performed by students ages 8-10 at the Sheridan Opera House, Friday, July 17,  1 p.m. FREE. Telluride’s young theatrical talent will once again be on display on Friday, July 17 at 1…

  • Summer Sunday: Confessions of a Telecommuting Mom

    2 weeks ago.

    I’m not supposed to complain. Everybody wishes they could work from home, right? No office, no commute, no drama. But telecommuting when you have young kids around presents its own unique set of challenges. I know some people will understand—parents…

  • Summer Sunday: Backpacking with Grandpa

    3 weeks ago.

    When your 74-year old father-in-law calls to say he wants to spend some time with your kids this summer, you’re thinking the beach. Or maybe a visit back East. Possibly, Disneyland. What you’re not thinking is that he wants to…

  • July 4 Twins with Hot Shot Photo Contest

    4 weeks ago.

    “Cameras don’t take great pictures. Artists take great pictures. And no two artists see the same things the same way,” photographer and social critic Nan Goldin Daniel Tucker founded Telluride’s Ah Haa School for the Arts in 1991 based on…

  • Summer Sunday: Buying A House in Telluride -- An Alternative History

    4 weeks ago.

    It’s easy to fall in love with Telluride, but what’s not so easy is figuring out how to make it all work over the long term –how to negotiate the responsible stuff like finding stable employment, earning a livable income…

  • Mountain Village: Touch-A-Truck

    4 weeks ago.

    Mountain Munchkins Child Care & Preschool hosts the eighth annual Touch-A-Truck, a kid-centric fundraising event at which children can touch, climb, explore, and sit in the driver’s seat of a variety of vehicles: service vehicles, work equipment, fire trucks, and police cars. Open…

  • Summer Sunday: Rafting Ruby-Horsethief

    1 month ago.

    We’d been looking for a way to get on a rafting trip for a while. A raft, with its ample space for food and gear, seemed like the perfect way to get into the wilderness with kids. Enough space to…

  • Wild West Fest: Hello, Dollface

    1 month ago.

    Telluride's Sheridan Arts Foundation presents its Wild West Fest Benefit Concert featuring Durango-based indie-soul power quartet Hello, Dollface. Show takes place Friday, June 5, 2015 and is free and open to the public. But a $5 donation is suggested to go toward our…

  • Wild West Fest: Showcase & Shindig

    2 months ago.

    Event takes place Thursday, June 4, 2015, 4-6 p.m., FREE in Elks Park For the past 24 years, the Sheridan Arts Foundation kicks off the summer with the Wild West Fest bringing 30-50 underserved youth from all over the country…

  • 24th Annual Wild West Fest, Overview

    2 months ago.

    The Sheridan Arts Foundation kicks off its 2015 summer season with the 24th annual Wild West Fest, which runs June 1-7.   Monday, June 1, 36 under-served youth from the Boys & Girls Clubs of America will come to Telluride…

  • Spring Sunday: The Creation

    2 months ago.

    I have learned, through painful experience, never to dismantle The Creation too soon. So it sits there, in the center of the living room, or on a bedroom floor, this giant ball of detritus: broken pieces of toys, blankets, stuffed…

  • Spring Sunday: The Imprint of Travel

    2 months ago.

    I walk into the museum below the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin with eight 11th and 12th grade Telluride Mountain School students and art teacher Craig Wasserman. We stop short to read a quote printed clearly…

  • SPRING SUNDAY: The Wishing Well—A Cautionary Tale

    3 months ago.

    “Don’t let him play so close to the edge!” I warned. “He’s fine,” said my husband. He gets frustrated by my helicopter parenting, the way I constantly hover too close, trying to protect the kids. “Okay,” I fumed. “But he’s…

  • Spring Sunday: First Mountain Quail

    3 months ago.

    Growing up, there are certain markers that define your childhood. The first time you ride a two-wheel bike. The first time you catch a baseball. The first time you read a chapter book on your own. Yet, when you grow…