• Snow Sunday: The First Arc

    4 days ago.

    As parents, we’re supposed to document it all. Her first word, her first tooth, her first step, and if you’re a former ski racer: her first arc. That’s right. The first time she actually arcs her ski using legitimate shin-to-tongue,…

  • Pinhead Institute Gets New 3D Printer: Upcoming Class

    6 days ago.

    Holiday-inspired kids’ classes and more to be offered this winter The Pinhead Institute is pleased to announce the arrival of its new Ultimaker II 3D printer, and with it, upcoming kid’s classes in jewelry- and ornament-making just right for gift-giving during the…

  • Most Popular Baby Names 2014

    1 week ago.

    It used to be Susan and Steven. Now, well, pop culture dictates. According to an article in the Huff Post by Caroline Bologna, programs such as "Orange is the New Black," "House of Cards,” and “Frozen” are influencing the name…

  • Mountain Village: Holiday Prelude

    1 week ago.

    T’is the season and Mountain Village is joining in the celebration. For this year’s Holiday Prelude the weekend of December 12-14, 2014, “uptown” is being transformed into the North Pole. Holiday Prelude, previously known as Winter Fest, is a collaborative…

  • Telluride Museum: Christmas at Schmid Ranch

    3 weeks ago.

    The Telluride Historical Museum once again brings holiday cheer this year with the sixth annual Olde Fashioned Christmas Celebration at the scenic Schmid Family Ranch.  Let the whole family share in one of Telluride’s most well-loved holiday traditions on  Saturday, December 6, 2 –…

  • Thanksgiving Jokes to Season Your Holiday Dinner

    3 weeks 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 any tears are from laughter. I…

  • The Economics Of Thanksgiving 2014

    3 weeks ago.

    A boy reaches for turkey. Thanksgiving is remembered for feasts, family gatherings and ... awkward conversations. You know what I'm talking about. You're back with relatives you haven't seen in years, and the conversation takes a frightening turn towards politics,…

  • Seriously Retro Sex Tips for Teens

    3 weeks ago.

    Holding hands is a sign you are a “fast” girl. Really? Well yes, in virgin pin, poodle skirt days of the 1950s. This article offering “10 Hilariously Bad Pieces of Retro Sex Advice for Teens” from the Huff Post had me laughing…

  • Telluride Mountain Club: Climbing Gym

    4 weeks ago.

    Telluride Mountain Club to run the gym from November 30- April 5, 2015 Mountaineer Alex Lowe once said, "The best climber in the world is the one who's having the most fun." The Telluride Mountain Club (TMtC) invites the community to bring…

  • Fall Sunday: White Rim Redemption

    1 month ago.

    As a mom, I plan outdoor adventures for my family all of the time. It’s usually last minute, with most of the necessary gear and ballpark directions to guide us to our destination. But, as a teacher who also leads…

  • Halloween for Kids: ‘70s Versus Today

    1 month ago.

    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

    1 month 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…

  • Pinhead: Intern Night

    2 months 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…

  • Local Food on Local Plates in Local Schools

    2 months ago.

    How do we get more of the food grown locally actually on local plates?   On Saturday, Oct. 11, the Colorado Farm to School Task Force hosts a stakeholder meeting and workshop in Norwood to gather information and share experiences in doing just…

  • Becoming Local: The Telluride Difference

    2 months 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

    2 months 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…