• Summer Sunday: Camping, Always Worth It

    Yesterday

    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…

  • Nugget Theater: New Avalanche Awareness PSA

    5 days ago.

    A new public service announcement (PSA) screening at Telluride’s Nugget Theater is meant to get locals and visitors to enroll in avalanche awareness classes. With the increase in back-country and side-country users, skiers and boarders need to educate themselves about backcountry protocol,…

  • Shrink Rap: Getting Adequate Medical Care, Not Easy

    2 weeks ago.

    Accessibility to mental health care is more and more in the news, especially in light of all the mass shootings and bombings that now seem to be daily affairs. When I listen to journalists and newscasters discuss accessibility to care, they…

  • Mudd Butts Celebrate 30 Years: “Robin Hood"

    4 weeks ago.

    The 30th annual production of the Telluride Academy's collaborative theater adventure known as the Mudd Butts Mystery Theatre Troupe takes place Thursday, August 4 – Saturday, August 6, 6 p.m., at Telluride’s Palm Theatre. As always, the final show on…

  • Your Inner Athlete: Setting Goals

    1 month ago.

    Dr. Haley Perlus is a regular presenter at the Telluride WOW Festival. This week she talks about why it is a good idea to set goals and asks if the challenges you set for yourself meet, even surpass, your skill set today? https://youtu.be/XGcj_FBNo6o About Dr. Haley Perlus:…

  • Pinhead: Punk Science the Arctic and Climate Change

    1 month ago.

    Telluride’s Pinhead Institute's Punk Science program brings fascinating STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) topics during its annual summer Punk Science learning series for kids. On the plaza at the Wilkinson Public Library every Tuesday starting July 5 through August 2, 5:15 -…

  • Pinhead Punk Science: Southwestern Rock Art

    1 month ago.

    Telluride’s Pinhead Institute's Punk Science program brings fascinating STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) topics during its annual summer Punk Science learning series for kids. On the plaza at the Wilkinson Public Library every Tuesday starting July 5 through August 2, 5:15 -…

  • 7th Annual Hot Shot Photo Contest: And the Winners Are....

    1 month ago.

    We hold these truths to be self-evident... Photography no longer means pictures printed and framed. Photography today is all about an infinite number of images flowing on real-time data streams and captured on webcams, video blogs, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram, platforms…

  • Summer Sunday: Summer Uniforms

    2 months ago.

    We all wore them. We had to. Without exception, every single kid employed at the amusement park by the lake was obliged to wear the same uniform, red and blue striped collared jerseys, khaki shorts. The teenagers who served cotton candy,…

  • Pinhead: 6th Annual Science of Cocktails, 6/25

    2 months ago.

    Pinhead Institute’s 6th annual Science of Cocktails supports local STEM programming. General admission to the Science of Cocktails is $50 and includes private demonstrations, cocktail samples, appetizers, desserts, and a vote for People’s Choice, Top Shelf admission is $100 and also…

  • Mountain Munchkins Hosts 9th Annual Touch-A-Truck

    2 months ago.

    Mountain Munchkins Child Care and Preschool  in Mountain Village will host the ninth annual Touch-A-Truck, a kid-centric fundraising event in which children can touch, climb, explore, and sit in the driver’s seat of a variety of vehicles: service vehicles, work…

  • Summer Sunday: Father's Day

    2 months ago.

    Father’s Day. What does it actually mean? Mother’s Day has clear, crisp expectations: flowers followed by brunch followed by more flowers. But dads lack that stock celebration. As a child, I remember making homemade cards, baking enormous cake-sized cookies, and…

  • Mountain Village: Market on the Plaza Returns

    2 months ago.

    Cue the overture to the “Sound of Music.” In the Telluride region, the hills are alive with the sound of chirping birds, babbling mountain streams, and the constant chatter of festivarians gathering weekly to enjoy the rich cultural bounty. Also…

  • Where TAB Funds Went This Year

    2 months ago.

    The Telluride AIDS Benefit gives away $148,000 to seven beneficiary organizations in 2016. Within the past few weeks, the  Telluride AIDS Benefit (TAB) gave away $148,000 to seven AIDS treatment and prevention groups in Colorado and Africa, marking an incredibly successful year…

  • Mountain Village: New Summer Activities & Events

    2 months ago.

    Free concerts, lectures, wellness events & more to entertain all summer long in Mountain Village. This summer, Mountain Village will be energy-packed and fun-filled, with a variety of free, family-friendly events taking place throughout the Village Core. With favorite events…

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

    3 months 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…