Mike Wyszynski appointed as county clerk, town to restore historic shed for use as a youth center at the Voodoo site, Carol Friedrich named Director of the Year in Colorado, and it's a great time of year to donate to (or volunteer for) Angel Baskets.
Town faces lawsuit about short-term rental fees filed by Mountainside Inn owners, Marshal's Department team recognized for their good work, town council gives preliminary approval for Shandoka F remodel, and opening day for the 2023-2024 ski season is here at last.
We caught up with some Telluride locals to find out what they are grateful for during this Thanksgiving holiday.
Ski resort delays opening until early December, stabbing suspect charged with first degree assault, Teddy Errico is elected to serve as Telluride's mayor, and Himay Palmer gets a lot of attention on Instagram.
Mayoral race is still too close to call, new town council and school board members elected, school bond and hospital mill levy ballot measures pass, Miners volleyball and soccer teams advanced to post-season finals, and Telluride Ski Resort announces photo contest winners.
Town is working on clogged main sewer line, state legislature is looking at increasing the property tax rate for short-term rentals, Telluride business license fees will increase by at least 50 percent, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife is giving away kokanee salmon.
Local ultra runner Jenn Mann logs 236 miles in Moab race, Montrose Airport completes the majority of its $37 million renovation, San Miguel Power Association is raising its access fee, and don't miss the Halloween haunted house, party, and scavenger hunt.
San Miguel County Clerk Stephannie Van Damme and Mountain Village Council member Patrick Berry step down, Colorado voters consider Propositions HH and II, Blue Lakes Trail in Sneffels Wilderness Area could require a permit, and a Big Foot sighting in Southwest Colorado.
Dillon Gustafson arrested for multiple felonies after a traffic stop for reckless driving, Mountain Village has two new public art installations, Telluride School District has a few issues on the November ballot, and it's time for horror movies and cemetery tours.
San Miguel County releases East End Master Plan draft, Telluride Town Council imposes regulatory fees on certain short-term rentals, Telluride gives initial approval to extend water and wastewater to Society Turn parcel, and Original Thinkers festival is back on its feet.
County is offering COVID boosters and flu vaccines, state GOP seeks to block unaffiliated voters from voting in primaries, Telluride's Via Ferrata could be the first to be incorporated into the USFS trail system, and Second Chance Humane Society is full and looking for people to adopt or foster pets.
Armed suspect responsible for the "shelter in place" order is still at large, Deep Creek trail reroute almost complete, ranchers can use lethal force against wolves who kill livestock or dogs, and enjoy the scenery at the Telluride Autumn Classic.
Back when they were just 11 years old, two Telluride girls, Quincy Shoff and Belle McTigue, set a goal to summit 14 of Colorado's Fourteeners—peaks that are above 14,000 feet in elevation—before they turned 14. They succeeded, completing the last of the 14 peaks this summer before their 14th birthdays. What an accomplishment! Way to go, Quincy and Belle.
Black bear is euthanized, ski resort builds straw-bale barrier to mitigate mudslide, draft GMUG forest plan would increase logging, and small Mill Creek Fire fully contained.
Man found deceased in San Miguel River is identified, BLM proposes more stringent regulations and fees on oil and gas leasing, meteorologists are forecasting the peak for fall colors, and Moonbeam Girl jewelry dazzles the stars at Telluride Film Festival.
Telluride installs new parking meters, candidates set for Telluride town council and mayoral races, Colorado offers EV rebates, and Pika Project collects data.
Telluride kids are back in school and 2022 performance assessments are out, Telluride Medical Center is in a financial crisis and seeking a mill levy for funding, Planet Bluegrass owner Craig Ferguson faces harassment allegations, and bears that broke into local homes escape capture and are not euthanized.
Pella Ward, a 16-year-old cyclist from Telluride, has been ripping up the Enduro circuit this summer. This was her first season competing, and after taking third place in her first race as an amateur, she went on to take first place at the next four events held across the West. In her final enduro race in Snowmass, Ward registered in the pro division, and won again. Congrats, Pella!
National Monument boundaries survive legal challenge and President Biden creates new National Monument outside the Grand Canyon, County Commissioners approve rezoning of Ilium property for community housing, Thor Energy receives a permit to do exploratory drilling for uranium in the West End zone district, and yes, Black Bear Pass is still closed.
Bridal Veil Falls, at the east end of the Telluride valley, is the tallest waterfall in Colorado—and also one of the most beautiful. There is a nice trail where you can hike up and check it out for yourself.
Cornet Creek trail is closed due to rockslide, Zach Van Stratt competes in U.S. finals of the DMC DJ Battle in New York City, wildlife officials are considering reintroducing wolverines in Colorado, and Jagged Edge sports store is hosting the Ballard Badass Challenge this month.
Check out a few of the highlights from the 2023 San Miguel Basin Fair & Rodeo.
Thunder Fire near Norwood is completely contained, San Miguel County to issue refunds to Aldasoro homeowners who were charged impact fees in error, Telluride Top Chef competition is heating up, and monsoon season arrives in town.
Results of Telluride's short-term rental study released, Homewood Ranch property on Wilson Mesa listed for sale, Search and Rescue responds to hikers stuck on El Diente route, San Juan National Forest officials warn people to avoid contact with bears when hiking and camping, and get your ducks in a row for next week's KOTO Duck Race.
San Miguel Basin Fair and Rodeo is underway, Imogene Pass will be closed to through traffic for bridge repairs, Telluride Mountain Club to host Party in the Park fundraiser, San Miguel County Planning Commission gives initial approval to rezone Ilium parcel for community housing, and there's still lots of snow in the high alpine basins.