• Pinhead: Young Astronomers to Join National Youth Summit

    6 days ago.

    Two students from Telluride's Pinhead Institute will visit Washington, D.C. this week at the invitation of the Smithsonian Institution as it hosts a National Youth Summit and public program for past participants of its Youth Capture the Colorful Cosmos (YCCC) astrophotography…

  • The Fling & "9 Reasons You Should Eat Dark Chocolate Every Single Day"

    2 weeks ago.

    Rest assured, Telluride's San Miguel Resource Center did not plant this story. In actual fact Julie R. Thomson, Senior Editor, Taste – you can’t make this stuff up – of the Huffington Post wrote the blog on February 1, just 10 days before the 22nd annual Chocolate Lover’s Fling.…

  • Through a Glass Brightly: Postscript, the Women’s March

    4 weeks ago.

    On a snowy January 21 in Telluride, the Progressive Women’s Caucus of the San Juans facilitated a local Women’s March to coincide with the National Women’s March in Washington, D.C. The goal was to demonstrate Telluride's solidarity with the over 300 marches…

  • Jagged Edge: “Made In the U.S.A."

    1 month ago.

    They’re back and they’re better. We are talking about the “Classic” Journey Vest by Jagged Edge. Enter right now for a chance to win a Jagged Edge Journey vest (men’s or women’s model). By entering the contest, you also become a member of Jagged Edge’s Adventurers Community…

  • Telluride, Always for Christmas

    2 months ago.

    What was true three 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…

  • Joe’s Diner: A True Santa Story

    2 months ago.

    Telluride local Michael Estwanik founded and ran the dearly departed American Songbook series, concerts featuring top performers from Broadway and cabaret, who put on shows that never failed to make our hearts sing. As should Michael’s charming story which suggests Christmas (and Santa) are states of mind…

  • Telluride Museum: Olde Fashioned Xmas at Schmid Ranch, 12/10

    2 months ago.

    On Saturday, December 10, the Telluride Historical Museum and Schmid Family co-host an “Olde Fashioned Christmas at Schmid Ranch.” Celebrate the season with this FREE Telluride tradition. Find your Christmas tree and enjoy festive crafts, hot cocoa, warm chili, Christmas carols, sleigh rides…

  • Telluride Fire Fest: Youth Fire Art Workshop

    3 months ago.

    The Telluride Fire Festival in collaboration with Coldharbour Institute and Alpine Achievers has created a two-day fire art program for local and regional high school students involving the five STEAM themes—science, technology, engineering, art, and math. The workshop will take place in…

  • The Palm: Cashore Marionettes, 10/2

    5 months ago.

    Reserved seating tickets for The Cashore Marionettes at Telluride’s Michael D. Palm Theatre on Sunday, October 2, 4 p.m., are available online at www.telluridepalm.com; general admission tickets can be purchased at the door the day of the event. Ticket prices are $8 for students and children; $12…

  • Shrink Rap: Most Dangerous Times of Year for Your Marriage

    5 months ago.

    Editor’s Note: Dr. Paul Hokemeyer is a part-time local, who lives and works in Manhattan, Malibu, and Telluride. He is a nationally recognized expert on Eastern philosophies, relationships, and emotional healing. A Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, he holds a Ph.D in psychology,…

  • Doers, Talaya Frazier: MicroMarathon, 9/25

    5 months ago.

    CC4C’s 2016 MicroMarathon 4 Inspiration is a family friendly hike for all ages to enjoy, designed to inspire and help little children seeking diagnosis and healing. The event in Telluride is a hike to Hope Lake, in keeping with the mission of giving…

  • Doers, Soleil Gaylord: Her Winning Ways

    5 months ago.

    On 9/11, 16-year-old Telluride local Soleil Gaylord represented the U.S. at the 2016 World Mountain Running Championships in Bulgaria. Four junior women, ranging in age from 16 to 19, were selected from California, Utah, North Carolina, and (Telluride) Colorado. And the results are…

  • Pinhead Institute: Telluride High School STEM Room, Update

    5 months ago.

    Groundbreaking public/private partnership increases local 21st-century learning opportunities.  The Pinhead Institute has teamed with the Telluride School District to equip and operate a new, dedicated STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Room at the Telluride High School, part of anexpansion project…

  • Doers: Soleil Gaylord, Representing U.S. at 2016 World Mountain Running Championships

    5 months ago.

    Please scroll down to the bottom of the story to hear Soleil Gaylord’s podcast. Also, watch the video of her in action at age 5. Key of G please. “Here comes the sun. Here comes the sun…..” And we say,…

  • Telluride Institute: Ideas Festival 2016, Housing Our Community

    5 months ago.

    The Telluride Institute’s Ideas Festival 2016, “Housing Our Community” opens Friday, September 9, 3:15 – 9:40 p.m. (dinner break, 5 - 7 p.m.) at the Sheridan Opera House, continues all-day Saturday September 10, and concludes Sunday afternoon, September 11. Admission…

  • Summer Sunday: Camping, Always Worth It

    6 months ago.

    Our camping plan usually goes something like this. The text comes in: Camping in Crested Butte next weekend? Our reply: Cool. We’ll be there.     However, as “next weekend” approaches so do 100 obstacles. All the “to dos” I’ll…